University of Miami Athletics

Chris Maragno


Senior Vice President / Global Partnerships



Chris Maragno -  - University of Miami Athletics

Chris Maragno has over two decades of successful sales, marketing and business development experience in the sports and entertainment industry. Maragno is currently the Senior Vice President of Hurricane Global Partnerships where he is responsible for the Corporate Partnership strategy for the Miami Hurricanes.

Prior to joining Hurricanes Global Partnerships, Maragno was the SVP of Corporate Partnerships for Inter Miami CF where he helped launch their partnership efforts and was responsible for securing their inaugural stadium naming rights partnership.

Before that, Maragno was the Vice President of Corporate Partnerships with The HEAT Group (Miami HEAT and AmericanAirlines Arena) for 12 years. As the Vice President of Corporate Partnerships, he led the corporate partnership division which was responsible for the sales, retention and activation of HEAT Group Corporate Partners and Sponsors. He served as the lead executive for many of The HEAT Group’s most innovative partnerships including securing the HEAT’s inaugural jersey patch partnership. During his career at the HEAT, the corporate sponsorship team received numerous industry accolades including top performance in revenue growth and account retention.