David Benson

Director, Marketing and Communications

David grew up in Sherwood Park, Alberta and has broad sport, marketing and communications experience. He has worked for the Edmonton Oilers, Canada Basketball, Strathcona County Parks and Recreation, City of Edmonton, and now Sport Calgary. David has prior volunteer experience with the Western Canada Summer Games, World Masters Weightlifting, Olympic Wrestling Trials, Crowchild Classic, Grey Cup, Continental Cup of Curling, and more. 

He has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Toronto (Rotman School of Management) and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Alberta.

David is responsible for all aspects of Sport Calgary marketing and communications, including website development, publications and sponsorships.

David is married and lives in downtown Calgary. When he isn’t working, you’ll find him learning how to golf, playing basketball, or skiing.

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