A Team-Centric, Inclusive Leadership Style with Martie Cordaro, President of the Omaha Storm Chasers and Union Omaha
Level Up Podcast
Martie Cordaro is the President of the Omaha Storm Chasers and Union Omaha. He has been with the Omaha Storm Chasers since 2007 and was recently honored with the George Brett Commitment to ALS Award. Martie was also recognized as the Minor League Baseball Executive of the Year in 2013, the Sarpy County Business Leader of the Year in 2014, and more. Community has consistently been at the forefront of Martie’s daily efforts, and his team has received multiple honors for their community work, including Ballpark Digest’s Charity Team of the Year Award. In 2020, Martie led his team through the pandemic and hosted more than 180 events for Omaha Storm Chaser fans. In this episode… For Martie Cordaro, the best leadership approach is team-centric. As he says, leaders should celebrate the diverse backgrounds, ideas, and identities within a community. So, what is his advice for creating an inclusive, harmonious space that everyone can enjoy? Influenced by the spirit of the community in his hometown of Ruston, Louisiana, Martie has built a career that is driven by people. As the President of two sports organizations, Martie is committed to the players, the fans, and his employees. That’s why he focuses his efforts on social justice, LGBTQ+ support, and making diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives a part of his organizations’ daily work. In this way, Martie is leading a team that helps the community develop as a whole. In this episode of Level Up, Nick Araco is joined by Martie Cordaro, the President of the Omaha Storm Chasers and Union Omaha, to talk about growing your community through diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives. Martie discusses how he leads within the sports entertainment industry, the importance of celebrating diverse teams, and his process for hiring passionate individuals. Plus, Martie shares how you can uplift your community each day. Stay tuned!
We have a league! We have a schedule! We have a coaching staff!The Storm Chasers first game back at Werner Park is less than 50 days away! On a jam-packed episode of The StormCast, Jake Eisenberg and Tony Boone break down the 2021 schedule, discuss Omaha's new opponents in the Triple-A East, and introduce the members of the Chasers' coaching staff. Plus, a conversation with Storm Chasers president Martie Cordaro about the excitement building for home opener on April 13th, the organization's long-standing partnership with the Royals, and more!Full episode breakdown:introduction to the 2021 schedule (2:33)breakdown of the teams in the newly-formed Triple-A East (9:51)historical ties between Omaha and its various opponents in the Triple-A East (14:00)CONVERSATION WITH MARTIE (26:33-45:06)on Omaha's long-standing partnership with Kansas City (27:37)COVID protocol hurdles for 2021 (29:09)the Storm Chasers 42 total games, and 24 home games, against Iowa (31:49)expectations for daily promotions (34:14)timetable to game times to be announced (35:44)potential promotions/giveaways for 2021 (36:29)travel adjustments (38:25)familiarity of the coaching staff (40:28)potential for Royals top prospects in Omaha, as well as other AL Central prospects from other teams (41:41)Jake and Tony introduce the new Royals affiliates, Quad Cities and Columbia (47:25)the uniqueness of Omaha's long relationship with Kansas City (52:56)an introduction to the 2021 coaching staff (54:54)answer to last episode's trivia question (1:04)new trivia question (1:07)TRIVIA QUESTION: Which was the most recent International League team that Omaha faced?Be sure to stay up to date with the Storm Chasers on social media by following the team on Twitter (@OMAStormChasers), Instagram (@omahastormchasers) and Facebook (Omaha Storm Chasers). Don't forget to subscribe, rate, and review the show! Share any comments or questions via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
President of the Omaha Storm Chasers Martie Cordaro
The Nick Handley Show
Put your Best Foot Forward with Mary Kyle and Martie Cordaro
Entrepreneurs on Fire
Mary Kyle is a Senior Technology Recruiter at First National Bank of Omaha where she leads efforts for technology hiring strategy, recruiting and coaching students. MartieCordaro is President of the Omaha Storm Chasers and Union Omaha. He was previously the Baseball America Minor League Executive of the Year and PCL Executive of the Year. Top 3 Value Bombs: 1. Whether you’re in sales or not, be a celebrity of influence in the world that you live in. 2. Map out a plan so you can focus on what you want to accomplish during a time. 3. Personal branding is important. That branding starts in college with your reputation, how your peers and professors recognize you, your academic achievements, volunteering and so on. Connect with Mary on LinkedIn - Mary's LinkedIn Sponsors: Thrivetime Show: Looking for a business coach who has helped thousands of entrepreneurs just like you to increase their profitability by an average of 104% per year? Schedule your free consultation today with Clay Clark at ThrivetimeShow.com/fire! Creighton: A degree from Creighton’s Heider College of Business will empower you to think boldly, lead confidently, and shape your future. For more program info, to schedule an appt with an enrollment specialist, or to start an application today, go to Gradschool.Creighton.edu!
October 8 - Segment 8 - Martie Cordaro: President of Storm Chasers/Union Omaha
The Gary Sharp Show
Martie joins Gary at Werner Park and talks Bands & Brews, what's going on the rest of Fall at Werner, Union Omaha so far this year, Storm Chasers and Minor League Baseball, Bob Gibson memories and more!
"I Can't Find My Teeth" (w/ Martie Cordaro, President of the Omaha Storm Chasers & Union Omaha)
Pulling Tarp Podcast
Martie Cordaro, President of the Omaha Storm Chasers & Union Omaha, hops on the Pulling Tarp Podcast to chat about what it's like to be the President of a Triple-A MiLB team and a professional soccer team, MiLB diversity, and playing the drums. Martie also touches on what it's like to manage the process of moving into a new stadium and rebranding a Triple-A team. Martie shares some great fan interactions, as well!
August 26, 2020. Hour 3: Monumental day in the NBA, Martie Cordaro & PFF All-Big Ten Teams
The Nick Handley Show
On the third hour of The Nick Handley Show, it's a monumental day in the NBA as all 3 games are on strike and will be postponed. Next, we talk with Martie Cordaro, President of the Omaha Storm Chasers and Union Omaha. Then Nick fills us in on some Husker football players that are named to the Pro Football Focus All Big Ten teams or honorable mentions.