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Portland Timbers to Host AthletesTouch Portland Chapter Event at Providence Park on June 12, 2014

Guest Speaker Mike Golub of the Portland Timbers to Speak to Exclusive Networking Organization for Former Professional and Collegiate Athletes

PORTLAND, OR -- (Marketwired) -- 06/10/14 -- AthletesTouch Portland is honored to host President of Business Operations for the Portland Timbers, Mike Golub, as guest speaker at their team meeting on Thursday, June 12, 2014 from 6:00P.M. to 7:00P.M. at Providence Park, home of the Portland Timbers.

This is the third AthletesTouch meeting for their recently launched Portland, Oregon chapter. Two-time recipient of the Major League Soccer (MLS) Executive of the Year Award, Golub will be speaking about how he supported the Timbers' growth since the team became an MLS franchise. Golub has been with the Timbers for four years and has had massive success in creating a loyal following and a season ticket waiting list that lists over 10,000 people.

Golub will give perspective on where MLS is headed, discuss the future of the Portland Thorns FC professional women's soccer team and also provide insight into the success of the National Women's Soccer League. Prior to joining the Timbers, Golub served as the Chief Operating Officer for the Portland Trail Blazers from 2006 to 2008.

"Hearing from a successful professional like Mike will help AthletesTouch members understand the operations behind soccer management," said Justin Blaine, co-founder of AthletesTouch. "These chapter team meetings are a great way for members to meet former athletes, make new friends, network in the local business community and learn about current updates in the sports industry."

This private team meeting is open to AthletesTouch members for $25.00 and will take place at the Portland Timbers stadium at 1844 SW Morrison, Portland, OR 97205. To RSVP for this team meeting, please visit https://athletestouch.com/rsvpmaker/portland-team-meeting-2014-6-12/.

AthletesTouch membership is $500.00 per year and provides all-access to Portland, Oregon chapter events and access to the Members Network.

About AthletesTouch

AthletesTouch is an exclusive community of former college and professional athletes excelling in the world of business. AthletesTouch is comprised of competitors, teammates, friends, and trusted advisors. With chapters throughout the nation, AthletesTouch expects nothing but success at the highest level as business professionals. From the backboards to the boardrooms or the courts to the court of law, AthletesTouch maintains the passion, discipline, and fortitude to thrive in the sport of business.

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