Neil Ross is the Director of National Accounts for First Team Media and is the Sales MVP for the company, ensuring that we bring in top-flight sponsors to anchor our publications. Ross is a sales and marketing veteran with over 33 years of executive management experience in Wine and Spirits distribution. Neil has a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing from the University of the Pacific, where he was a standout defensive-lineman from 1980 – 1984, playing for both Bob Toledo and Bob Cope. A native of Newport Beach, CA and former Newport Harbor Sailor, Ross is married to his wife Monica, they reside in Newport Heights, CA with their cat snuggles. The Ross’ enjoy spending their free time in the Coachella valley at their “get away” which is a retro-chic, Palm Springs bungalow home.