Legends, which is backed by New Mountain Capital, has appointed Joseph M. Cormier as chief financial officer. Previously, he was executive vice president and CFO of Camber Corporation. Based in New York City and Culver City, California, Legends is a provider of hospitality, merchandise, ticket sales, planning, sponsorships and experiential services to the sports and entertainment industries.
NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Legends today announced the appointment of Joseph M. Cormier as Chief Financial Officer. In his role at Legends, Cormier will be responsible for all the fiscal functions of the company and its economic corporate strategy, where he will act as an operational partner to the CEO and executive leadership team, to deliver on the company’s growth objectives.
“Upon meeting with Joe, we knew he would fit within our culture, with the necessary experience to deliver results and lead Legends from a financial perspective,” said Shervin Mirhashemi, Legends’ President, and CEO. “Joe’s background, acumen and financial vision will be instrumental as we experience continued growth, where he will play a key role in our efforts to expand and mature our business.”
Before joining Legends, Cormier was the CFO of several public and private equity backed enterprises, where he was instrumental in delivering shareholder returns, by executing on the business strategy of the enterprise and leading the firms through successful sale transactions. His most recent role as EVP and CFO of Camber Corporation saw a successful realization of ownership’s investment through its sale to a public company in late 2016. Joe has extensive experience in M&A transaction execution and capital raising across the business lifecycle.
“I am very excited to join the Legends management team as we are poised to further accelerate the growth of the business,” said Cormier. “We have the backing of iconic brands in the Dallas Cowboys, New York Yankees and Live Nation, in addition to a preeminent private equity partner in New Mountain Capital, which allows us to capitalize on numerous opportunities in the marketplace.”
Cormier received his Bachelors of Arts in Economics and Political Science from Columbia University, where he was a three-year letterman on the varsity football team. In his spare time, Cormier enjoys golf, CrossFit and participating in triathlons.
As a holistic solution provider in the sports, music and entertainment industry, our visionary approach delivers solutions for legendary brands. Legends is led by industry veterans with an unparalleled amount of collective experience in Global Planning, Global Sales, and Hospitality. We are the architects of premium sports and entertainment guest experiences.
We are proud to serve our distinguished roster of sports, entertainment and attraction clients which consist of thought leaders, iconic brands and events including Yankee Stadium, AT&T Stadium, nearly 40 Live Nation venues, One World Observatory, Los Angeles Football Club, Golden 1 Center, Manchester City FC, University of Notre Dame, Los Angeles Angels, Los Angeles Stadium and Entertainment District at Hollywood Park, Atlanta Falcons, NFL, Rose Bowl, University of Southern California, Villanova, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Super Bowl 50 and Indianapolis 500. For more about Legends business and career opportunities, visit www.legends.net.