TEAM Board Member Profile – Jeff Jannarone, Director-at-Large


“I want to be a “TEAM” player and bring my training, education, and experience to the organization to assist with the promotion of responsible drinking and positive fan behavior.”

— Jeff Jannarone

Alcohol and Drug Investigations/Dram Shop Expert Managing Partner
Jannarone Consulting

Jeff’s Mission Moment with TEAM

For more than two decades, Jeff has been a trainer and Master Trainer for TAM (Techniques of Alcohol Management), an alcohol server training program provided by the National Hospitality Institute. Jeff is also a certified TiPS trainer and a ServSafe Alcohol Instructor. Jeff became a TEAM trainer in 2020.

Jeff has been retained by both plaintiff and defense law firms across the United States. To date, Jeff has been retained on over 200 cases, some of which involve sports stadiums.

Jeff has his own consulting firm where his team conducts compliance inspections for venues both large and small. His consulting firm assists venues to become Safety Act certified by the United States Office of Homeland Security.

A mission moment for Jeff is is finding TEAM through member organization NHTSA. After researching TEAM Coalition, Jeff shared that he, “learned that TEAM is a Coalition that combine an alliance model to create a mutual benefit [to stakeholders]. The TEAM Coalition mission of promoting responsible fan behavior seemed like a natural fit.”

Serving on TEAM Coalition’s Board of Directors

Jeff was elected Director-at-Large for TEAM Coalition in June 2021. Jeff highlighted that his background will provide him the tools to assist TEAM Coalition in building on the alliance of members and strategic partners by building on the diverse organizational benefits.

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TEAM Coalition
TEAM Coalition is an alliance of professional and collegiate sports, entertainment facilities, concessionaires, stadium service providers, the beer industry, distillers, broadcasters, traffic safety experts and others working together to promote responsible drinking and positive fan behavior at sports and entertainment facilities. TEAM Coalition members and supporters include Spectra, NASCAR, Anheuser-Busch Companies, Live Nation, Major League Soccer, National Basketball Association, National Football League, National Hockey League, National Collegiate Athletic Association, Aramark, Delaware North Sportservice, Legends, Beer Institute, National Beer Wholesalers Association, Constellation Brands, Molson Coors, Brown-Forman, Lyft, National Association of Broadcasters, International Association of Venue Managers, Stadium Managers Association and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For more information visit


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