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Steve Prawdzik

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Steve Prawdzik, Assistant Professor
Management, Associate Department Chair
Maine College of Business
EDD from United States Sports Academy, 2017
MBA from Western Michigan University, 1981
Grand Rapids Campus
616-871-3962

Steve Prawdzik has over 25 years of business experience. He was the Director for Flair Communications Agency Inc. and the Chicago Marathon, National Marketing Manager of Brooks Shoes/Wolverine Worldwide, Group Leader and Director of Sports Marketing for Amway Corp, and Director of Brand Marketing for J.W. Messner/Marketing Tools Inc. Steve has worked with the Orlando Magic, the NBA globally, FIBA, Shaquille O\'Neal, Rik Smits, Oscar Schmidt/Brazil, Dominique Wilkins, Bill Rodgers and Greg Meyer, the Asian Basketball Confederation, Nagano Japan Winter Olympics, and Sr. PGA legend Gary Player.

He owns Project Sports Marketing, LLC with clients including the Champions of Character, Gus Macker, 5/3 River Bank Run, Grand Rapids Sports Hall of Fame, West Catholic High School and the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame. He was recently appointed to the Advisory Board of the new West Michigan Sports Commission. Steve is a graduate of Western Michigan University and played football (QB) for the Broncos.

Awards:
  • Hometown Hero, 1990