Bob Patison has been the number two executive behind Forrest Lucas in the rapidly expanding Lucas Oil empire for the past 18 years. In addition to being President of MAVTV and Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Lucas Oil Products, Inc, he oversees both MAVTV and Lucas Oil’s ever-burgeoning interests and investments in motorsports and television production. Today Lucas Oil Products is a lubricant power-house marketing two hundred and fifty premium oil products in twenty six countries and producing more than three hundred hours of television for CBS, CBS Sports, NBC Sports, and MAVTV through its Lucas Oil Production Studios.

(951) 270-0154

Dan Teitscheid has joined MAVTV as VP of Content Distribution & Partner Marketing. A 30-year veteran of the television industry, Teitscheid spent 16 years with Viacom, rising to Vice President of Affiliate Sales and Marketing at MTV Networks before joining Disney and ESPN Media Networks in May 2008. During the course of his career, Mr. Teitscheid has been involved in the introduction, launch and brand development of more than 25 cable TV networks.

  (951) 817-6669


Ed Niemi, Vice President of Distribution at MAVTV, served for the past seven years as the VP of Affiliate Relations & Distribution for SportsTime Ohio (STO) - the TV home of the Cleveland Indians. Niemi was instrumental in growing STO into a fully fledged 24/7 Regional Sports Network (RSN). He will be responsible for all aspects of the Affiliate Sales Department including negotiating distribution contracts and developing and maintaining strong relationships with MAVTV's cable and satellite affiliates.

  (951) 817-6664


Jason Patison has been part of the Lucas Oil family since he was a freshman in high school, working in the warehouse during summer vacations. Since that time Patison has occupied various roles at Lucas Oil Products while completing his Bachelors and Masters programs at the University of Laverne. In 2011 Lucas Oil acquired MAVTV, shortly after Patison transitioned over to the network and it has proven to be a perfect fit. He enjoys the challenge of rebranding the network in attempt to become THE motorsports destination and his experience with Lucas Oil Products, combined with his years behind the wheel of various racecars, puts him in a unique position to relate to MAVTV’s target audience.

(877) 475-1711