Former Soccer America marketing executive John Hooper
has been named director of marketing and
partnerships for Sport Pins International.
Hooper will be responsible for leading the company's marketing while forming and implementing partnerships with key organizations. He comes to
SPI, based in Upland, Calif., with more than 20 years of sports marketing experience including roles as vice president of sales and marketing for Soccer America and vice president of marketing and
sponsorships for WPS's FC Gold Pride.
Founded by Connie Bivens
in 1980, SPI has been an awards industry leader for more than three decades,
offering a full range of award and recognition products.