Having joined Wasserman Media Group in 2001, Matt Wikstrom is a vice president on the global sales and business development team. In this role, Wikstrom markets high-profile sponsorship opportunities for a variety of properties to the world’s leading corporate brands. Prior to his role at Wasserman, Wikstrom served as president of Los Angeles’ Arena Football League (AFL) team, LA Avengers, owned by Casey Wasserman. During his tenure, the Avengers increased sponsorship and ticket revenue by over 100%. Wikstrom also served as a member of the AFL’s Board of Directors, Operations Committee and Marketing Advisory Board. From Ogden, Utah, Wikstrom holds a B.S. in history from Trinity College. He currently sits on the advisory board for both the Los Angeles Sports and Entertainment Commission.