Terrie Mooney has always been interested in sports. When Terrie moved to Florida after graduating from Michigan State University in 1993 with a degree in Communications, her sports career, which has spanned more than two decades, officially began. Throughout her eight-year tenure with Executive Sports International, owned by Jack Nicklaus and led by Steve Nicklaus, Terrie held various positions with ESI, including serving as the pro-am coordinator of the Office Depot LPGA Tour.
In 2001, Terrie transitioned to the position of event manager for the Executive Women’s Golf Association prior to becoming the Director of Sponsorship at the International Polo Club Palm Beach from 2006 to 2016.While working at IPC, Terrie met polo player and childhood non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma survivor Brandon Phillips. Together, they formed Polo for a Purpose as a means to give back to the community and support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Terrie joined the LLS as Campaign Director for Light the Night, an annual LLS fundraiser, in 2016.
In 2018, Terrie and Brandon joined together once again to form Polo for Life, Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising funds to support pediatric patients and their families during and after cancer treatment.