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Where Are They From?


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University of North Dakota
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Who Are They?


  • Jamy Baron
    Jamy Baron
    Boston University
  • Sofia Bonilla
    Sofia Bonilla
    University of Southern California
  • Kiley Burns
    Kiley Burns
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Mason Darrow
    Mason Darrow
    Princeton University
  • Dayna DeBlasi
    Dayna DeBlasi
    University of California, Berkeley
  • Abby Desai
    Abby Desai
    Santa Clara University
  • Sumner Franklin
    Sumner Franklin
    University of Kentucky
  • Morgan Fuller
    Morgan Fuller
    University of Wisconsin–Madison
  • Kaitlin Gascoyne
    Kaitlin Gascoyne
    The University of Texas at Austin
  • Eleni Georgiafandis
    Eleni Georgiafandis
    University of Louisville
  • Devon Grenier
    Devon Grenier
    University of North Dakota
  • Jon Hefner
    Jon Hefner
    Auburn University
  • David Huston
    David Huston
    University of Michigan
  • Kristin Kawecki
    Kristin Kawecki
    Ohio University
  • Megan Kelly
    Megan Kelly
    Syracuse University
  • Samir Khoury
    Samir Khoury
    University of Pennsylvania
  • Brett Kornfeld
    Brett Kornfeld
    Indiana University Bloomington
  • Gray Malias
    Gray Malias
    Yale University
  • Angelo Milone
    Angelo Milone
    Villanova University
  • Malcolm Montilus
    Malcolm Montilus
    New York University
  • Sawyer Opalich
    Sawyer Opalich
    University of South Carolina
  • Natalie Pfeifer
    Natalie Pfeifer
    University of Nebraska–Lincoln
  • Ryan Schlaepfer
    Ryan Schlaepfer
    Temple University
  • Louis van der Wal
    Louis van der Wal
    University of Michigan
  • Zack Vollmer
    Zack Vollmer
    The Ohio State University
Jamy Baron
Boston University

MSBA Class of 2017

MSBA Internship: Real Estate Legal Intern – Foot Locker, Inc.

MSBA Mentorship Collective:

  • Dan Asip – The Madison Square Garden Company
  • Andres Zapata – GMR Marketing
  • Justin Vine – Mayer Brown LLP

Blog Posts:

  1. Day 11: Enjoy the Journey
  2. Day 36: Internship Extravaganza
Sofia Bonilla
University of Southern California

MSBA Class of 2017

MSBA Internship: Planning Intern – Mission Athletecare

MSBA Mentorship Collective:

  • David Giglio – United States Olympic Committee
  • Ricardo Munoz – WME | IMG
  • Riche Leveille – Cogent Entertainment Marketing

Blog Posts:

  1. Day 23: A Brand New MISSION
  2. Day 37: The Outer Lens
Kiley Burns
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

MSBA Class of 2017

MSBA Internship: Communications Intern – Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment

MSBA Mentorship Collective:

  • Brett Cummings – FleishmanHillard
  • Jacob Frank – National Football League
  • Mark Burns – SportTechie

Blog Posts:

  1. Day 5: Stay Curious
Mason Darrow
Princeton University

MSBA Class of 2017

MSBA Internship: Brand Partnerships Intern – The Players’ Tribune

MSBA Mentorship Collective:

  • James Carmichael – National Football League
  • Abe Dube – NFL On Location Experiences
  • Shane Stewart

Blog Posts:

  1. Day 10: Capturing Attention
Dayna DeBlasi
University of California, Berkeley

MSBA Class of 2017

MSBA Internship: Brand Partnerships Intern – Whistle Sports

MSBA Mentorship Collective:

  • Dan Gaiman – Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment
  • Louis Frangella – American Express
  • Emily Black – Hashtag Sports

Blog Posts:

  1. Day 24: Painting a Bigger Picture
  2. Day 34: Trust the Process
Abby Desai
Santa Clara University

MSBA Class of 2017

MSBA Internship: Finance Intern – Krossover

MSBA Mentorship Collective:

  • Molly Rauhauser – CSM Advisory Group
  • Lauren Hutt – MP & Silva
  • Nate Liebes – National Football League

Blog Posts:

  1. Day 14: Decisions Made Easy
  2. Day 32: Pivot! Pivot! Pivot!
Sumner Franklin
University of Kentucky

MSBA Class of 2017

MSBA Internship: Sales & Marketing Intern – PGA TOUR

MSBA Mentorship Collective:

  • Max Paulsen – National Hockey League
  • Frank Higgins – Wasserman
  • Grant Norris-Jones – Ultimate Fighting Championship

Blog Posts:

  1. Day 16: Know Your Pinstripes
Morgan Fuller
University of Wisconsin–Madison

MSBA Class of 2017

MSBA Internship: Athletics Health & Wellness Intern – DREAM

MSBA Mentorship Collective:

  • Courtney Sergeant – Engine Shop Agency
  • Thomas Padula – The Madison Square Garden Company
  • Melanie Rose – LeagueApps

Blog Posts:

  1. Day 17: The Difference Between Impossible and Possible
  2. Day 31: Dear Mom and Dad
Kaitlin Gascoyne
The University of Texas at Austin

MSBA Class of 2017

MSBA Internship: Partnership Marketing Intern – Brookyln Sports & Entertainment

MSBA Mentorship Collective:

  • Julia Cheney – CAA Sports
  • Alex Rosen – Major League Baseball
  • Fred Stillman – Excel Sports Management

Blog Posts:

  1. Day 3: Be Normal
Eleni Georgiafandis
University of Louisville

MSBA Class of 2017

MSBA Internship: Brand Partnerships Intern – Whistle Sports

MSBA Mentorship Collective:

  • Jay Bavishi – Twitter
  • Emily Nesi – New York Mets
  • Sag Samimi – Cogent Entertainment Marketing

Blog Posts:

  1. Day 18: Welcome to Your Room
Devon Grenier
University of North Dakota

MSBA Class of 2017

MSBA Internship: Sports Marketing Intern – Overtime

MSBA Mentorship Collective:

  • Nick Spike – Thuzio
  • Melcolm Ruffin – National Basketball Association
  • Samson Feldman – Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment

Blog Posts:

  1. Day 6: Just a Kid From North Dakota
  2. Day 28: Midway Vibes
Jon Hefner
Auburn University

MSBA Class of 2017

MSBA Internship: Basketball Operations, Communications & Marketing Intern – ASM Sports

MSBA Mentorship Collective:

  • Greg Goldring – Platinum Rye Entertainment
  • Vinnie Butera – Whistle Sports
  • T.J. Doganiero – Leverage Agency

Blog Posts:

  1. Day 12: War Room
  2. Day 30: The Secrets of Wealth
David Huston
University of Michigan

MSBA Class of 2017

MSBA Internship: Marketing Intern – Cogent Entertainment Marketing

MSBA Mentorship Collective:

  • Brandon Swibel – Rubicon Talent
  • Drew Northfield – Wasserman
  • Oruny Choi – Bleacher Report

Blog Posts:

  1. Day 20: Catch Me If You Can
Kristin Kawecki
Ohio University

MSBA Class of 2017

MSBA Internship: International Sales Intern – Krossover

MSBA Mentorship Collective:

  • Ari Mark – National Basketball Association
  • Erica Joseph – City Football Group
  • Adam Daroff – ShooWin

Blog Posts:

  1. Day 7: Saturday in the City
Megan Kelly
Syracuse University

MSBA Class of 2017

MSBA Internship: Group Sales Intern – The Madison Square Garden Company

MSBA Mentorship Collective:

  • Brad Aikins – Twitter
  • Chelsea Greenway – Metropolitan Hospitality
  • Jeme Obeime – Mission Athletecare

Blog Posts:

  1. Day 19: Groceries Are Expensive
Samir Khoury
University of Pennsylvania

MSBA Class of 2017

MSBA Internship: Digital & Ticketing Strategy Intern – United States Tennis Association

MSBA Mentorship Collective:

  • William Mao – MP & Silva
  • Joe Calafiore – Major League Baseball
  • Leo Parsons – The Madison Square Garden Company

Blog Posts:

  1. Day 22: Just Say Yes
  2. Day 39: Thank You Letter
Brett Kornfeld
Indiana University Bloomington

MSBA Class of 2017

MSBA Internship: Partnership Marketing Intern – Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment

MSBA Mentorship Collective:

  • Marc Raiken – Wasserman
  • Brian Jungreis – ASM Sports
  • Ryan McKenna – Thuzio

Blog Posts:

  1. Day 13: Value the Ball
  2. Day 35: Tour de MSBA
Gray Malias
Yale University

MSBA Class of 2017

MSBA Internship: Sales & Marketing Intern – Mission Athletecare

MSBA Mentorship Collective:

  • Kelly Higgins – New York Mets
  • Nailah Waterfield – Excel Sports Management
  • Matthew Seidmon – IBM

Blog Posts:

  1. Day 9: A Serial Entrepreneur’s Playbook for Success
  2. Day 38: For the Love of the Game
Angelo Milone
Villanova University

MSBA Class of 2017

MSBA Internship: Community Relations & Events Intern – Radegen Sports Management

MSBA Mentorship Collective:

  • Kellen Williams – TLA Worldwide
  • Jason Karlowski – Modell’s Sporting Goods
  • Jakob Gutierrez – Wasserman

Blog Posts:

  1. Day 15: The First Quarter
Malcolm Montilus
New York University

MSBA Class of 2017

MSBA Internship: Digital Sports Intern – Roc Nation

MSBA Mentorship Collective:

  • Mark Zablow – Cogent Entertainment Marketing
  • Amanda Flynn – Major League Soccer
  • Franklyn Calle – SLAM Magazine

Blog Posts:

  1. Day 8: No More Nerves
  2. Day 26: Digital Direction
Sawyer Opalich
University of South Carolina

MSBA Class of 2017

MSBA Internship: Marketing Services Intern – Wasserman

MSBA Mentorship Collective:

  • Jared Schoenfeld – The Players’ Tribune
  • Marcus Fuller – Futures Sport + Entertainment
  • Ryan Nowack – The Madison Square Garden Company

Blog Posts:

  1. Day 4: The Kickoff
  2. Day 33: You Don’t Have to Be Jerry Maguire
Natalie Pfeifer
University of Nebraska–Lincoln

MSBA Class of 2017

MSBA Internship: Venue Services Intern – New York Mets

MSBA Mentorship Collective:

  • Evan Sahr – Paige Hospitality Group
  • Kelly Krautheim – Momentum Worldwide
  • Scott Baum – NFL On Location Experiences

Blog Posts:

  1. Day 1: Stepping Up to the Plate
  2. Day 27: New York Nice
Ryan Schlaepfer
Temple University

MSBA Class of 2017

MSBA Internship: Sales Development Intern – LeagueApps

MSBA Mentorship Collective:

  • Kelsey Philpott – GMR Marketing
  • Spencer Wolf – Premier Partnerships
  • Christian Porter – Foot Locker, Inc.

Blog Posts:

  1. Day 2: The MSBA Way
  2. Day 29: All-Star Break
Louis van der Wal
University of Michigan

MSBA Class of 2017

MSBA Internship: Corporate Partnerships & Marketing Intern – Premier Partnerships

MSBA Mentorship Collective:

  • Alex Schned – Wasserman
  • David Picioski – American Express
  • Mike Meisner

Blog Posts:

  1. Day 25: Louis van der Wal: A Brand
Zack Vollmer
The Ohio State University

MSBA Class of 2017

MSBA Internship: Partnership Marketing Intern – United States Tennis Association

MSBA Mentorship Collective:

  • Dan Rosenthal – NFL On Location Experiences
  • Ben Levy – FanDuel
  • Max McGonigle – Relevent Sports

Blog Posts:

  1. Day 21: Still Hungry