Director, Global Sales – Sports, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
Chapter Board - Minnesota
Tim Ellis oversees the group sports market segment for the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group globally. Based in Minnetonka, MN, the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is one of the world's largest and most dynamic hotel companies. It has an expanding portfolio of more than 1,370 hotels in operation and under development, a global footprint covering over 110 countries and territories, and a powerful set of global brands: Quorvus Collection, Radisson Blu®, Radisson®, Radisson RED, Park Plaza®, Park Inn® by Radisson and Country Inns & Suites By Carlson SM
Received bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications with an emphasis on Public Relations and Advertising from Moorhead State University, MN. Obtained a Master’s Degree in Education in Sports Management from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Served as a graduate assistant in Intercollegiate Athletics where Tim helped manage NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Regional tournaments, various Big Ten Conference Tournaments and as media relations contact for Women’s Volleyball, Cross-Country and Track & Field.
“I’m honored to be part of such a worthy and important movement with Positive Coaching Alliance. Sports is such an integral part of my life, both personally and professionally, and I want to be on the front lines to ensure young athletes, including my children, are experiencing the best sports has to offer with life lessons in discipline, sportsmanship and wellness. The Golden Rule of treating others the way you want to be treated, applies to sports and competition and I am eager to help PCA deliver this message in Minnesota and beyond which will make athletes better people.
Ellis is a father of 4 children, all involved in youth sports, and is married to his wife Julie of 13 years.