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Vice President, Business Operations Toronto FC and Toronto Argos

Currently in his 21st season at MLSE, Chris Shewfelt has worked in virtually all disciplines within the sales and marketing groups. Previously he held leadership responsibilities across partnerships, ticketing, marketing, community sport partnerships and service. In February 2018, Shewfelt was promoted to the position of Vice President, Business Operations with Toronto FC and the Toronto Argos.

Previously, Shewfelt served as of Head of Business Operations TFC and Global Partnerships MLSE, Sr. Director of Global Partnerships, MLSE and Director Corporate Partnerships and Community Sport Partnerships, Toronto FC. Early in his career Shewfelt held various positions within Corporate Partnerships and Ticket Sales at MLSE.

Shewfelt, 43, is a two-time winner of the MLS Partnerships Executive of the Year (2008 and 2017) and was honoured in 2015 by the CANADA Sport Business Awards as one of the “5 to Watch”. Chris is also a five-time National Champion in Men’s Softball and has represented CANADA in international competition.

Shewfelt was born and raised just outside the city of Hamilton in Copetown. He graduated Brock University with a degree in Sport Management in 2002.

Shewfelt resides in Grimsby with his wife Stephanie their two sons Evan (13) and Luke (11).