Goldin Auctions, the industry’s fastest growing auction house has named sports marketing and collectibles industry veteran Jim Stefano, Director of Marketing and Business Development. The announcement was made by Ken Goldin, Founder of Goldin Auctions.
In joining Goldin Auctions, Stefano returns to his New Jersey roots after spending four years as Senior Director of Product Development at Panini America in Texas. Previous to that he spent five years at Access Sports Media in New York City, as Senior Director of Sports Partnerships and 10 years in the sports collectibles industry. This included seven years at Fleer Skybox International as the Vice President of Product Development plus stints early in his career at Score Board and Tri Star Productions.
“Jim’s broad experience in the sports collectibles industry, extensive relationships, marketing savvy and personal affinity for sports memorabilia makes him a great addition to our team,” said Mr. Goldin. “We know Jim will help us continue our rapid growth by developing innovative partnerships and marketing initiatives.”
About Goldin Auctions
Sports memorabilia impresario Ken Goldin has sold more than $600 million in memorabilia from many of the biggest names in sports, history and pop culture and was the pioneer of using the medium of television to sell sports memorabilia. Over the past few years, Goldin Auctions sold Babe Ruth’s 1918 contract for a record $1.02 million, a Honus Wagner T206 card for a public sale record $3.12 million, the Mike Piazza Post-9/11 home run jersey for $365,000, and the 1979-80 Wayne Gretzky PSA 10 rookie card for a record $465,000. Goldin Auctions strives to break new ground and offer collectors the best in collectible treasures up for auction in the marketplace. All game worn or autographed items come with team, player, league or additional LOA from industry leading authenticators; and collectors can bid with confidence that their proxy/ceiling bids remain confidential. For more information, visit www.goldinauctions.com.