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Ken Ungar

President

Ronda Hite

VP, Finance & Operations

Chris Myers

VP, Marketing & Client Services

Ken Ungar

President

BEST ADVICE EVER GIVEN TO YOU:

Be the best at what you love

GREATEST INVENTION IN YOUR LIFETIME:

The Internet. It’s changed the way we think

PROUDEST MOMENT:

The birth of my sons

Ken Ungar is the president and founder of CHARGE.

Prior to founding the agency, Ungar worked as a marketer, league representative, event promoter and business leader at the highest levels of professional sports, including baseball, basketball, football and motorsports. He is an attorney and a member of the American Marketing Association and the Sports Lawyers Association.

His experience in sports business, personal branding, media training, sponsorships and endorsements as well as agents and legal issues led him to author “Ahead of the Game: What Every Athlete Needs to Know About Sports Business.” Ungar also teaches these important concepts to athletes and teams across the country.

Ungar has worked with marquis brands on sports sponsorships and endorsements, including Bombardier Aerospace, Bridgestone-Firestone, Coca-Cola, Disney, General Motors, Honda, Jim Beam, Microsoft, Nissan, Pepsi, Pioneer, Reebok, Tag-Heuer, Toyota and more.

Ungar’s media interviews have been carried by outlets including ABC News, Ad Age, Associated Press, CNBC, CNN Money, ESPN, Forbes, Fox News, Good Morning America, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, SportsBusiness Journal, Sports Illustrated, USA Today and World News Tonight.

In 2011, Ungar was one of the founders of Sports Circle Indy, a sports business networking organization based in Indianapolis.

Before entering sports, Ungar achieved success in other business arenas. He began his professional career as a practicing attorney where he directed legal matters and handled litigation for corporate clients. Ungar then moved to public service, where he served for four years as deputy chief of staff and executive assistant for government operations for Indiana Governor Evan Bayh.

Ungar is a graduate of Indiana University with a bachelor’s degree in political science and business administration. He went on to graduate from Columbia University with a law degree.

Ronda Hite

VP, Finance & Operations

FAVORITE GADGET:

Anything for kitchen…must have…whether I use it or not

FAVORITE MOVIE:

Pride and Prejudice…who doesn’t love Mr. Darcy?

PROUDEST MOMENT:

Watching my daughter graduate from college

As vice president of finance and operations, Ronda Hite oversees strategic initiatives, contract compliance and financial management, including 401k, for CHARGE, LLC, while also representing the agency within key industry and community organizations.

Hite previously served as chief financial officer for iHoops, the official youth basketball organization of the NCAA and NBA. Before entering the world of sports, Hite was CFO of the North American Utilities Sector for Vertex Outsourcing, LLC, a customer management outsourcing company providing business process outsourcing services for the public utility and energy services industry worldwide.

Originally from North Carolina, Hite graduated from Western Carolina University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in accounting. She currently serves as a board member for the Indiana Chapter of the Lupus Foundation of America and as treasurer for Sports Circle Indy.

Chris Myers

VP, Marketing & Client Services

FAVORITE SPORT:

College Football

FAVORITE MOVIE:

Rudy, Hoosiers, Major League, Goodfellas, etc.

MOST DESIRED SUPER POWER:

Can I just be SuperMan? What can’t he do!

As the vice president of marketing and client services for CHARGE, LLC, Chris Myers serves as a senior marketing representative, providing consulting, marketing, business development and sponsorship services for the Company and its clients, including Honda, NASCAR, St. Vincent Sports Performance and Capital Sports Advisors.

Prior to CHARGE, Myers worked for the Fiesta Bowl and Cactus Bowl for eight years, serving as the corporate partnerships manager.

Myers assisted and developed a national, regional and local sponsorship program for the Fiesta Bowl, resulting in revenue growth. He also was responsible for sales and service of new and existing bowl sponsors, customers and vendors.

Myers graduated from Indiana University with a bachelor’s degree in sports communication. He lives in Carmel with his wife, Megan, and their dog, Webb.