Gina Rizzi, President of ARCUS Marketing Group, LLC, is a speaker and passionate advocate for helping businesses drive financial performance while positively impacting society and the environment. An active investor and entrepreneur, she is also a Principal and founding partner of a life sciences company, real estate investment firm, and Radius Sports Group, a wholly-owned subsidiary that provides sustainability consulting within the golf and sports industry.
Prior to founding ARCUS in 2010, Ms. Rizzi led business development operations at Avis Budget Group, Inc. She pioneered operations responsible for new store openings at automotive dealerships, supplier diversity platform best practices, environmental sustainability, motorsports partnerships, and strategic alliances. Ms. Rizzi held positions at Time Inc. and 3M; she also served four years as executive director of Free Arts for Abused Children of Illinois, a non-profit helping abused, homeless, and neglected children.
She is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame, with a Master of Business Administration, Cum Laude, and Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Advertising, High Honors. She holds a Certificate in Sustainable Energy Management from Presidio Graduate School and a Certificate in Sustainability Best Practices from the Global Business Travel Association. Ms. Rizzi serves on the World Golf Foundation (WGF) Diversity Task Force, is Chair of the WGF Supplier Diversity Sub-Committee, and is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council.