Rutland Walker

Marketing, Advertising and Sponsorship Advisor


Rutland Walker is a full-time musician & father of three, and part-time marketing executive. With 23 years of experience in major sports sponsorships, radio, TV, content marketing, search engine marketing, newsprint, and retail promotion- Rut has worked with some of most biggest and best properties in the nation, including IMG, ISP, The Atlanta Braves, The Southeastern Conference, The University of Georgia, Georgia Tech, and Cox Media Group.

Merging his two interests, Rut has also written, produced, and directed campaigns for national brands such as Farmers Insurance and Charter Communications. He has also consulted with major brands like Verizon Wireless, Comcast, Sherwin-Williams, AT&T, Quaker State and Corona on scores of sports and sponsorship marketing.

Rut is now the Senior Vice President of Client Strategy for The Academy of Marketing‎ - a role that allows him to continue to put his clients' interests first and foremost every day.

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