Jarrod joined Hummingbird Ideas in January of 2014, after a nearly two and a half year stint as Director of Public Relations for Mobile, Ala.-based Red Square Agency. A Mobile native, Jarrod attended the University of South Alabama where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in business administration with a concentration in sport and event marketing.
Upon completion of his degree, he spent nearly five years in Charlotte, N.C., working in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series as a publicist and partnership manager for one of the racing league’s largest organizations, Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates. As a publicist Jarrod managed media relations for two of NASCAR’s well-known drivers. As a partnership manager, he worked to cultivate and manage relationships for some of Chip Ganassi Racing’s largest sponsors including Target, Coors Brewing Co., Bass Pro Shops, McDonald’s, GE, Philips, AXE, Activision-Blizzard Video Games, The Hartford Financial, and TomTom GPS. Ask to see his Daytona 500 ring. It’s BIG. It’s cool.