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Published on: Aug. 12, 2022
Savannah Sports Councils Welcomes a New Events Manager

Savannah Sports Council is excited to welcome a new Events Manager! Marissa Guarneiri joins the Savannah Sports Council after serving as the Director of Volunteers and Special Projects at Chattanooga Sports.

As Event Manager of the Savannah Sports Council, Marissa will serve as Race Director of the Enmarket Savannah Bridge Run and the Publix Savannah Women’s Half Marathon. Additionally, she will manage the Enmarket Savannah Hockey Classic and the Georgia Power Sports Awards in addition to numerous other sports events hosted here in Savannah.

Marissa graduated from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with a degree in Sports Management. She started her career at Chattanooga Sports as an Event Manager in 2019. Here, she had direct oversight of the Chattanooga Marathon and the TSSAA BlueCross Bowl State Football Championships. Additionally, she oversaw numerous outdoor events that came to town including the Ironman 70.3 & 140.6 and the Head of the Hooch rowing regatta. Before joining Chattanooga Sports, Marissa worked for Operation Get Active, a Chattanooga non-profit organization that uses soccer to teach kids active and healthy lifestyles.

Excited to welcome her aboard, Savannah Sports Council Director Rob Wells says: “I’m thrilled to have Marissa join our team. Her experience managing the Chattanooga Marathon and Tennessee High School Football State Championships is impressive and we look forward to the new ideas she will bring to the Savannah Sports Council.”

Marissa starts on Monday, August 22.  We are thrilled to have her join the Sports Council team!

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