Chief Strategy and Development Officer, Tepper Sports & Entertainment
Jake Burns joined Tepper Sports & Entertainment in April 2021 and serves as the Chief Strategy and Development Officer. In his role, Burns focuses on forward-looking, high-level strategic initiatives, encompassing commercial endeavors of significant impact across the enterprise, while also guiding the Business Strategy and Analytics team.
Burns joined TSE following a five-season tenure with the Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball, where he was executive vice president of business operations and oversaw all functions related to revenue generation, including corporate partnerships, licensing, ticket and suite sales, strategy and analytics, broadcasting, marketing, brand management, game entertainment, retail, food and beverage and non-baseball events at Nationals Park.
Prior to joining the Nationals, Burns spent 14 years in organizational and human capital strategy consulting, including eight years with Booz Allen Hamilton, a strategy and technology consulting firm based out of McLean, Va. While at Booz Allen Hamilton, Jake served as a Senior Associate in the firm’s Defense and Intelligence Group where he was responsible for business development, account leadership, client delivery, and implementation of major business transformations.