About Us



Tandem Partnerships is an agency that specializes in sponsorship sales, strategy, experiential marketing and fulfillment at high-traffic venues and events nationwide. The breadth of Tandem’s experience with hundreds of venues across the United States enables us to provide seasoned knowledge of sponsorship sales, sponsor partnership strategy, and experiential marketing placement. Meet our team of seasoned sponsorship and experiential marketing professionals:

Tamara Goddard

Vice President, Business Development

Tamara Goddard Swager

Tamara Goddard Swager has over 25 years of sponsorship industry experience, including sales, service, events, and media. Following positions at Disneyland and Clear Channel Radio in Los Angeles, Tamara managed sponsorship services for several sports teams, including the Anaheim Ducks, the Los Angeles Angels, and the Sacramento Kings. Currently, Tamara oversees all facets of Tandem’s business, where she is known as a focused leader with a knack for innovative revenue generation and strategic problem solving. She is a graduate of National University in Costa Mesa, CA, and splits her time between San Francisco and Los Angeles, where she resides with her husband and son.

Scott Bruno of Tandem Partnership by SRK Headshot Day

Senior Manager, Sponsorship Sales

Scott Bruno

Scott Bruno joins Tandem with over 20 years of Hospitality Sales and Marketing experience. The majority of his career to date has been spent with Hilton Hotels where he worked in both Food and Beverage and Sales and Marketing. Following Hilton, Scott worked as the Director of Sales and Marketing and Assistant General Manager for a boutique hotel in Irvine working on creative marketing campaigns to drive new business to the hotel. Most recently Scott worked at the Irvine Company as the Director of Sales for Hotel Irvine. Scott currently lives in Costa Mesa with his wife and two boys, Cooper and Chico (their two dogs).

Kevin Hindenach

Account Executive

Kevin Hindenach

Kevin Hindenach joined Tandem in December 2015 as an Account Executive. Kevin has a history in account management, sales, and event management and works primarily on Sponsorship Sales with our two Fair properties – Alameda County Fair and OC Fair. Prior to joining Tandem, Kevin worked at eReplacements, Stanford Athletics, and Warren Moon’s Sports 1 Marketing. Kevin is a graduate of San Diego State University, and recently completed his Master’s from the University of San Francisco. He currently resides in Mission Viejo, CA.

Lila Sadeghi

Account Executive

Lila Sadeghi

Lila Sadeghi has over 15 years of experience in the entertainment industry, including event management, marketing, publicity, and booking. Holding a management position at the Galaxy Theatre (now the Observatory), Lila worked with all artists, managers, sponsors and promoters coordinating all details of events. Lila joined Tandem in December 2015 as an Account Executive, where she works on event bookings, new business and the sale of premium vendor spaces across the Tandem portfolio of properties. She is a graduate of California State University and she resides in South Orange County with her son.

Emily Copperud of Tandem Partnership at SRK Headshot Day

Sponsorship Services Specialist

Emily Copperud

Emily Copperud brings a thorough understanding of account and event management to Tandem’s Sponsorship Services team. Emily works primarily on servicing all aspects at Tandem’s Northern California properties: PIER 39 and the Alameda County Fair. She has held previous positions with the San Jose Earthquakes and IMG/Bank of the West Classic WTA tennis tournament, as well as managing a competitive gymnastics team. Emily holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona, and a Master’s degree from the University of San Francisco. She lives in San Jose, California with her husband.



Founded in 2001, Tandem offers turnkey placement for experiential marketing and sponsorship at high-traffic venues nationwide. We pride ourselves on the excellent service we deliver to our clients and strive to bring new members to our team who are dedicated to their work and clients.


Tandem is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers competitive salaries and benefits including health, vision, life, 401K, Commuter Check and more.


Interested in joining our team? Please send your resume and cover letter to employment@tandempartnerships.com