steve raquel

steve raquel


Steve Raquel is President of Illinois Online Ventures, a social media consultancy that helps professional athletes, business and individuals navigate and succeed in social media. Previously, Steve was Vice President, Athlete Relations and Marketing for, an online sports social network that connects pro athletes with their passionate fan base.

Steve has more than 15 years of sports marketing experience, working on almost every aspect of sports including agency, brand, property and now athlete side. He has a masters and bachelors of Advertising from the University of Illinois, where he was a former Chief Illiniwek, the revered, but now extinct, symbol of the University.

He currently lives in the outskirts of Chicago with a wife of almost 16 years, three future illini children and two dogs.

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    Court Zierk

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    Alex Johnson

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