CO-FOUNDER & MANAGING DIRECTOR
Rick Ramsbottom is a leading Canadian sponsorship and marketing executive. Over the past 20 years, Rick has worked in professional sports with the Vancouver Canucks and Vancouver Whitecaps, as well as on major nation-building events including the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
Rick was also the Vice President, Sponsorship Sales and Service for the highly successful Toronto 2015 Pan American and Parapan American Games. In this role, he was responsible for all corporate partnerships and was the leader for the record-setting sponsorship program that delivered $135M in revenue – over three times any previous Pan American Games.
Rick is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of UNITE Partnerships Inc., a sponsorship sales and marketing agency based in Vancouver, BC. UNITE is the agency of record for Panam Sports, Curling Canada, the JUNO Awards, the Vancouver Sun Run, Pacific National Exhibition and UmbraCity. The organization also has a strategic sponsorship sales relationship with Canucks Sports & Entertainment.
A strong believer in community, Rick volunteers his time to coach soccer in his home of Port Moody. He is also Vice Chair for viaSport British Columbia, and is a long-time supporter of KidSport.