We deliver brand awareness and exposure to products, brands, leagues, and talent within the golf space using rich storytelling and engaging content while utilizing our extensive network within the industry.
Trusted industry veterans. Highly experienced connectors. We handle your PR and social media efforts, taking your brand to the next level, while you focus your attention on where it needs to be - on the business.
ALYSON RAMSEY JOHNSON
As the President and CEO of Gilly Group, Alyson focuses on sports marketing, event production, tournament management, and sponsorship activation and works with clients including various private golf clubs, IGL (International Golf Logistics), hospitality programs at The Masters Tournament, THE NORTHERN TRUST on the PGA TOUR, OptiShot Golf, David Impastato Golf Channel Academies, and Stick and Hack.
Prior to launching Gilly Group in September 2015, Johnson spent eight years as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications for Wyndham Worldwide, where she oversaw internal and external communications and media relations, branding, marketing, philanthropy and sports marketing, as well as the Wyndham Championship on the PGA TOUR. Prior to joining Wyndham Worldwide in 2007, Johnson held a variety of sales, marketing and communications positions with various golf organizations, including the New Jersey State Golf Association, the 2005 PGA Championship at Baltusrol, Hamilton Farm Golf Club, the HSBC Women’s World Match Play event, and The Academy of Golf at Royce Brook.
In addition, Alyson has served on the Board for both the NJ Golf Foundation for the NJ Section of the PGA of America (NJPGA) and the American Junior Golf Association Foundation (AJGA).
LinkedIN: Alyson Ramsey Johnson
Instagram: @alysonrjohnson; @thegillygroup
LeslieAnne Wade founded Wade Media Management in December 2010. A strong and trusted advisor to professional athletes, broadcasters and executives across the sports industries, Wade is one of the most well-known experts in sports public relations and communications.
As the Senior Vice President of Communications at CBS Sports for 17 years, she held the highest position ever attained by a woman in the history of the network's sports division. Her responsibilities comprised the network's total media relations effort, including corporate communications and promotions for all CBS Sports businesses, personalities and programming. Additionally, she directed media relations for CBSSports.com, CBS College Sports and CSTV.com. LeslieAnne worked closely with Showtime Sports on several series and specials, including leading publicity for the longest-running series in the history of cable television: Inside the NFL.
Her extensive experience with events promotion includes leading awareness campaigns for broadcast coverage of the Olympic Winter Games, The National Football League, The Super Bowl, the PGA Tour, PGA Championship, The Masters, The NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship and College Football’s Bowl Championship Series, and The U.S. Open Tennis Championships.
LinkedIN: LeslieAnne Wade