Rick Schanz began his career in sports and music events in 1997 at IMG. He joined Elevation in 2005 and is Vice President and Managing Director of the Detroit office.
Schanz is Elevation’s leading expert in experiential and lifestyle event marketing. He has run multi-million dollar event tours and campaigns for Combos, Pioneer Electronics, Del Monte, Remington, Tylenol, Diageo, Best Buy and others, winning multiple awards for his event work and creative display excellence.
Schanz holds a B.A. in Public Administration & Political Science from Miami University. He resides in Detroit with his wife and two children.