Catie Griggs was named Vice President, Business Operations for Atlanta United on Aug. 28, 2017.
Griggs is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day business operations for Atlanta United and ATL UTD 2, including Ticket Sales & Service, Marketing, Communications & Community Relations, Digital, Finance, Sponsorship Sales & Service, and Facility Operations. Under Griggs’ leadership, the club had another historic season, both on-and-off-the field, in 2018. Atlanta broke the league’s single-game attendance record (72,243) and single-season average (53,002), while also compiling each of the Top 10 most attended matches in league history.
Griggs joined the club from Futures Sport & Entertainment, a cross-platform media and sponsorships analytics consultancy that is part of the Interpublic Group of Agencies. Griggs launched the firm’s Americas operations in 2015 and led it to significant client and revenue growth until her departure in 2017.
Prior to joining Futures Sport & Entertainment, Griggs spent five years at Turner Broadcasting in various roles, including strategy, business operations, strategic partnerships and business development. In September 2017, Griggs was recognized by Sports Business Journal as a Game Changer, which honors women making an impact across the sports landscape.
The North Carolina native holds B.A. and MBA degrees from Dartmouth College. Catie and her husband Justin live in Atlanta with their son.