Martin Saravia ’09 – A Passion for Sports

Martin dreamed of coming to the U.S. from Argentina to work in sports and he has been able to realize his dreams. Martin is using his global background and passion for sports to follow an exciting career path.

From the Classroom to the Job

Martin completed two internships while he was a student at Menlo, both for the Silicon Valley Sports & Entertainment for the ATP SAP Open Tennis Tournament. Working as the Lead Operations Intern, Martin was responsible for making sure that the stadium and players were ready for each match. An avid tennis player himself, he was able to network and make professional contacts that would lead to his career in sports.

Following graduation, Martin worked as a Website/Hospitality Intern for IMG’s WTA Bank of the West Classic and a Sponsor Services Intern for the ATP Masters 1000 Sony Ericsson Open. Today, Martin has an exciting job on the east coast as a Marketing Manager for GR8 Group in Miami, Florida which focuses on creating unique and customizable experiences for individuals and corporations with focus around major fashion, entertainment, professional sporting events and travel destinations.

Small School, Big Opportunities

Working closely with faculty and staff is a definite advantage to Menlo College and what makes it one of the top business schools in California. Martin has been able to get the knowledge in the classroom and build skills in his internship that he is using every day in his career.

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