Our management team has vast experience managing in-venue and e-commerce merchandising programs for countless high profile, large scale sporting events including the Olympic Games, Super Bowl, Final Four, NBA & NHL Finals, World Series, CFP National Championships, All-Star Games, the U.S. Open, Tough Mudder, New York City Marathon and numerous college Bowl Games.
Meet the team
Wes Day Chief Executive Officer
Wes Day is Chief Executive Officer for Dyehard Fan Supply and President of Teall Sports & Entertainment, parent company to Dyehard. Prior to Dyehard and Teall, Wes was the Co-founder and Chief Financial Officer of Encapsio, an early stage biotechnology company based in Durham, NC. Wes also spent six years with BB&T bank (now Truist) as Vice President and was involved with Wealth Management, Corporate Banking, and Credit Operations. Wes holds a BS from Wake Forest University, magna cum laude, and an MBA from Duke University Fuqua School of Business where he was a Fuqua Scholar. Day was recently honored as one of Sports Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 in the class of 2020.
Ryan O’Callaghan Chief Operating Officer
Ryan is responsible for managing the financial functions, systems, reporting and the overall fiscal strategy of Dyehard Fan Supply. His experience consists of more than 20 years serving in a variety of finance and accounting roles spanning several industries including retail, wholesale, manufacturing and financial services. Ryan received his B.S. in Accounting from Appalachian State and his MBA from the University of North Carolina in Greensboro. He is a licensed CPA in the state of NC
Anna Kolda New Business Development
Anna leads all cross-company and firm operational efforts for new business. Hailing from ISP Sports, IMG College and WME|IMG she has nearly a dozen years of executive administrative and management team experience. She has a strong background in business development, project management, event planning and teambuilding with a proven ability to support operations and executive leadership through periods of fast-paced change and acquisition. Anna is a graduate of Texas A&M University.
Patrick Hill Senior Vice President, Merchandising
Patrick is a merchandising business leader with over 20 years of experience leading product creation, operations, projects, and team in a global cross-matrix organization. He brings over 16 years of licensed sports and event expertise, as well as product innovation to the Dyehard organization and has extensive experience in hot market and special events.
Patrick is a Clemson Tiger, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Business (Sports Marketing).
Karen Fitzgerald Merchandise Manager
Karen oversees the Dyehard buying team and all buying plans, protocols, and processes for the company. With her strong understanding of the global marketplace and tenure with Kayser-Roth Corporation and Hanesbrands, Karen brings years of extensive merchandising experience, as well as organizational and functional leadership to the Dyehard team.
Karen graduated from the University of Missouri with a Bachelor of Science, Interior Design.