Meet-the-MSBA-Alumni
Jason Belzer
President / GAME, Inc.
James Carmichael
Brand Director / National Football League
Dan Gaiman
Vice President, Global Partnerships / BSE Global
Brad Aikins
Client Partner / Twitter
William Mao
Vice President - Global Media Consulting / Octagon
Jay Bavishi
Marketing Manager / Twitter
Julia Cheney
Sports Consulting Agent / Creative Artists Agency
Brett Cummings
Vice President / FleishmanHillard
Kelsey Philpott
Senior Director, Global Sports & Entertainment Consulting / GMR Marketing
Brandon Swibel
Founder & Partner / Rubicon Talent
Kelly Higgins
Manager, Corporate Partnerships / New York Mets
Mark Zablow
Founder & CEO / Cogent Entertainment Marketing
Max Paulsen
Director, Business Development / National Hockey League
Marc Raiken
Senior Director, Athlete Marketing & Sales / Wasserman
Dan Rosenthal
Vice President, Premium Sales & Ticketing / NFL On Location Experiences
Jared Schoenfeld
Vice President, Brand Partnership Sales / The Players' Tribune
Nick Spike
Senior Vice President, Business Development / Thuzio
Harrie Bakst
Partner / Weinstein Carnegie Philanthropic Group
Rose Barre
Director, Premium Sales & Service / New York Yankees
Jade English
Public Relations + Strategic Marketing and Branding Coordinator / Roc Nation
Brandon Etheridge
Assistant Labor Relations Council / National Football League
Chris Farrell
Vice President, Partnership Marketing / Leverage Agency
David Hochman
Specialist, Business Communications / Major League Baseball
Darius Naficy
Director, Integrated Marketing / LeadDog Marketing
Josh Rose
SVP Business Development / Fevo

Jason Belzer
President / GAME, Inc.
Cory Blidstein
Senior Manager, Marketing / Whistle Sports
Emily Black
Marketing / Hashtag Sports
David Brody
Director, Global Marketing Partnerships / National Basketball Association
Brielle Buckler
Learning Program Manager / National Basketball Association
Vinnie Butera
Manager, Brand Partnerships / Whistle Sports
Franklyn Calle
Associate Editor / SLAM Magazine
James Carmichael
Brand Director / National Football League
Courtney Chase
Training Assistant / Hunterdon Hoops
Katie Cross
Director, Partnership Marketing / BSE Global
Ashley Daniel
Marketing Manager / National Football League
Adam Daroff
Manager, Brands - Projects / Wasserman
Justin Davies
Associate Manager, Brands / Wasserman
T.J. Doganiero
Account Executive, Sports & Entertainment / Leverage Agency
Abe Dube
Manager, Corporate Partnerships / NFL On Location Experiences
Samson Feldman
Manager, Business Operations - NBA G League / National Basketball Association
Jeff Fischer
Senior Manager, Global Partnerships / BSE Global
Amanda Flynn
Manager, Operations / Major League Soccer
Matt Fox
Manager, Public Relations / Fanatics
Louis Frangella
Manager, Strategic Partnerships / The Howard Hughes Corporation
Jacob Frank
Manager, Collectively Bargained Benefits / National Football League
Sumner Franklin
Associate Manager, Golf / Wasserman
Marcus Fuller
Analyst / FanDuel
Logan Furr
Director / Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment
Dan Gaiman
Vice President, Global Partnerships / BSE Global
Kaitlin Gascoyne
Intern / National Basketball Association
David Giglio
Director, Marketing Activation / United States Olympic Committee
Kate Girotti
Vice President, Global Marketing / BSE Global
Greg Goldring
Senior Director, Sports & Entertainment Brand Marketing / Platinum Rye Entertainment
Chelsea Greenway
Event Coordinator / Metropolitan Hospitality
Marc Grelsamer
Director of Operations / MBK Sports Management, LLC
Jakob Gutierrez
Associate Manager, Properties / Wasserman
Frank Higgins
Senior Manager, Golf / Wasserman
Carson Holden
Client Relationship Specialist / The Madison Square Garden Company
Erica Joseph
Business Intelligence Executive / City Football Group
Brian Jungreis
NBA Agent and Director of Basketball Operations / YouFirst Sports
Jason Karlowski
Associate Director of Sports & Content Marketing / Modell's Sporting Goods
Kahlil Keys
Manager, Global Partnerships / Legends
Kelly Krautheim
Account Manager, Client Service / IMG Live, LLC
Brenden Lee
Sports Partnerships Communications Lead / Twitter
Katie Lentz
Administrator, Baseball Assistance Team / Major League Baseball
Nate Liebes
Business Development Analyst / National Football League
William Mao
Vice President - Global Media Consulting / Octagon
Jasmine McGee
Business Development Coordinator / Excel Sports Management
Max McGonigle
Manager, Marketing Solutions / Revelent Sports
Ryan McKenna
Senior Manager, Talent Partnerships / Thuzio
Mike Meisner
Sales Coordinator / Excel Sports Management
Christina Milano
Director, Business Development / Excel Sports Management
Ricardo Munoz
Manager, Brand Strategy & Activation - Endeavor Global Marketing / Endeavor
Emily Nesi
Manager, Corporate Partnership Activation / New York Mets
Drew Northfield
Manager, Athlete Sales & Marketing / Wasserman
Ryan Nowack
Manager, Team Partnerships / The Madison Square Garden Company
Conor O'Flaherty
Director, Brand Strategy & Development / SME, Inc.
Jeme Obeime
Associate Marketing Manager / Mission Athletcare
Sawyer Opalich
Associate Manager / Wasserman
Leo Parsons
Manager, Sales Process / The Madison Square Garden Company
Kelsey Philpott
Senior Director, Global Sports & Entertainment Consulting / GMR Marketing
David Picioski
Senior Analyst, Global Brand Partnerships & Experiential Marketing / American Express
Molly Rauhauser
Senior Manager, People & Talent / CSM Sport & Entertainent
Melanie Rose
Marketing Coordinator / The Legacy Agency
Alex Rosen
Counsel / Major League Baseball
Matt Seidmon
Sales Strategist / IBM
Courtney Sergeant
Account Supervisor / Engine Shop Agency
Andrew Shahadi
Vice President, Strategic Partnerships / Howard Hughes Corporation
Fred Stillman
Executive Assistant, Casey Close / Excel Sports Management
Tamarah Strauss
Account Supervisor / DKC
Brandon Swibel
Founder & Partner / Rubicon Talent
Leland Taylor
Manager, Player Personnel / National Football League
Matt Ungaro
Manager / GMR Marketing
Zachary Wang
Category Specialist - Sporting Goods / Jet.com
Nailah Waterfield
Marketing Manager / Excel Sports Management
Brooke Williams
Coordinator, Strategy & Brand Activation - New Era Pinstripe Bowl & Yankee Stadium Events / New York Yankees
Kellen Williams
Strategic Marketing & Partnership / CSM LeadDog
Mark Zablow
Founder & CEO / Cogent Entertainment Marketing
Andres Zapata
Manager, Marketing Partnerships / The Madison Square Garden Company


Meet Our 2018 Mentorship Collectives

Historical Mentorship Roster


Dan Asip
Director, Premium Account Service / The Madison Square Garden Company
Peter Aiello
Account Director / Van Wagner Sports & Entertainment
Nicole Auerbach
College Basketball, College Football & Olympic Swimming Reporter / USA Today Sports
Ben Aziz
Vice President, Strategic Initiatives / Sacramento Republic F.C.
Dana Bonner
Manager, Sponsorship / National Football League
Peter Robert Casey
Founder & Chief Community Officer / Sports Passport
Jose Duverge
Senior Manager, Business Development (Partnership Marketing) / Soccer United Marketing (Major League Soccer)
Jeff Farmer
Manager, Corporate Partnerships / San Diego Padres
Sean Finley
Manager, Sports & Entertainment Partnerships / Madison Square Garden
Dustin Fleischman
Brand Partnerships / Whistle Sports
Tabitha Glisson
Partnership Business Manager / Sacramento Kings
Roman Gorodetskiy
Sports & Entertainment Consultant, Senior Director of Marketing Partnerships & Sponsorship Sales / Leverage Agency
Phil Grieco
Senior Director, Marketing Solutions / Repucom
Brad Griffiths
Director, Sports Marketing / Platinum Rye Entertainment
Mandy Gutmann
Director, Communications / Barclays Center, Brooklyn Nets & New York Islanders
Wes Harris
Senior Coordinator, Basketball Operations / National Basketball Association
Nick Heitz
Account Executive / Mic
Brian Jemison
Director, Sales & Marketing at OUE Skyspace LA / Legends
Abigail Kruger
Corporate Partnerships / Baltimore Ravens
Matt Lacks
Agent / CAA Sports
Alicia Lee
Regional Sports Marketing Manager / Muscle Milk
Evan Levine
Director, Business Development / Soccer United Marketing (Major League Soccer)
Tim Lister
Director, Business Development / NASCAR
AJ Machosky
Vice President, Sponsorships / Vivid Seats
Wendy Morris
Former Sponsorship Sales & Activation Strategy Consultant
Andrea Pagnanelli
Vice President, Commercial / Relevent Sports
Theresa Power
Manager, Inside Sales / New York Islanders
Jake Presser
NFL Agent / SportStars
Uzma Rawn
Senior Director, Sponsorship Sales / Major League Baseball
This is a strong program that continues to get better and better over the years – from the emphasis placed on strong internship placement to the stellar speakers and mentors they recruit – MSBA is doing great work.
Jamie Rocha
Manager, Partnership Management / International Olympic Committee
Rachael Schnell
Director, Brand Marketing / Foot Locker
Austin Smith Hall
Development Associate / Change For Kids
Angelo Solomita
Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs / Radegen Sports Management
Rick Torres
Senior Attorney / Goodwin Procter LLP
Keith Wan
Integrated Sales & Marketing Executive / WWE
Carter Westfall
Vice President, International / Pac-12 Conference
Yao Williams
Director, Partnership Sales (Americas) / Manchester City F.C.
Andrew Zinberg
Senior Vice President, Athlete Marketing & Sales - Golf / Wasserman