Past BDSE Cohorts

2022 BDSE Cohort – Austin, TX (Feb. 28 – Mar. 2, 2022)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jessica Afriyie – Director of Sales; Virtual Tables
Amanda Byrd – Account Coordinator; POV Sports Marketing
Brittany Dodson – Account Executive; Jacksonville Jaguars
Kaitlin Donahoe – Director of Corporate Partnership Marketing; Pittsburgh Penguins
Alexander Elorriaga – Senior Director, Global Partnerships; University of Miami Athletics | Legends
Joy Essaghof – Associate Manager, Partnership Development Analyst – TMBO; NBA
Jen Fry – CEO; JenFryTalksLLC
Lawrence Garrett – Manager of Global Partnerships Marketing; Monumental Sports & Entertainment
Corina Hewitt – Membership Service, Account Executive; Washington Commanders
Marcus Houston – Account Executive, Partnership Sales; New York Islanders Hockey Club
Charles Jackson – Associate, Business Development; Brown Bears Sports Properties
Roger Jones – Director of Corporate Partnerships; Cleveland Browns
Arsal Lacorte – Account Executive, Business Development – Corporate Partnerships; Chicago Bulls
Tiffany Lam – Manager, Member Services; Sacramento Republic FC
Alex Mallen – Director, Corporate Partnerships; Angel City FC
Brooklyn McDaniels – Sponsorship & Partnership Management Coordinator; NFL
Wesley Nakwaasah – Associate Manager, Sponsorships; Keurig/Dr Pepper
Jarrett Nobles – Director, Business Development; Los Angeles Chargers
Brandon Parker – Senior Communications Manager; NFL Players Association
Preeya Patel – VP Client Services & Production; BeCore Experiential Marketing Agency
Brittany Pitt – Senior Sales Associate; Milwaukee Bucks
Malcolm Pittman – Sr. Manager, Corporate & Advisory Partnerships – Insights and Analytics; SPORTFIVE
Eric Robinson – Senior Director, Corporate Consulting; Genesco Sports Enterprises
Lesha Ruffin – Client Services Manager; Wasserman
Mamadou Sall – Ticket Sales Manager; San Diego State University Athletics | Legends
Lindsey Sharp – Director of Special Events; St. Louis CITY SC
Jesse Thomas – Partnerships Marketing Coordinator; New Orleans Saints & Pelicans
Kaia Thompson – Manager, Memberships Sales; DC United
Shantia Washington – Director, Corporate Partnerships; Jacksonville Jaguars
Andrea Young – Account Manager, Diversity Programs; Octagon
Amir Zaffa – Suite Service Manager; Las Vegas Raiders

2020 BDSE Cohort – Atlanta, GA (Feb. 9-11, 2020)

 

Ade Ayodele – Manager of Partnership Development; Charlotte Hornets
Adrianne Bright – Sr. Activation Manager, Partnerships; San Francisco 49ers
Shamaree Brown – Director of Student-Athlete Programs & Compliance; Atlantic Coast Conference
John Cash – Managing Director; The Narmer Group, LLC
Eric Chaves – Inside Sales Manager; PGA TOUR
Brittany Coles – Director of Sales; Spectra
Sara Diaz – Multicultural Marketing; PGA TOUR
Brandon Ellis – Assistant Director of Business Operations; Northwestern University
Allison Fillmore – Executive Director, THE TOUR Championship; PGA TOUR
Kimberly Gordon – Service Rep, Corporate Partnership & Premium Hospitality; Cleveland Guardians
Aaron Henderson – Executive Director; Sucherman Group
Ese Ighedosa – Marketing & Publicity Counsel; Apple
Kelley Johnson – Senior Manager, Brands; Wasserman
Sekou Kaba – Business Growth Specialist/League Operations Assistant; iX.co/National Basketball Association (NBA)
Kelly Lewis – VP, Diversity & Inclusion; TurnkeyZRG
Osvaldo Martinez – Head of Sales Operations; Lagardere Sports
Douglas Morgan – Senior Manager – Business Development; LEARFIELD – Gamecock Sports Properties
Stephon Preston – EA to the CEO; Global Sport Institute
Latrice Sales – Director, JJK Winning in Life; Jackie Joyner-Kersee Foundation
Joe Sargent – Director of Brand Marketing; Kansas City Chiefs
Amanda Shank – Director of Strategic Partnerships; Ripken Baseball
CJ Simmons – Senior Manager, Corporate Partnership Analytics; Monumental Sports & Entertainment
Lexi Swatt – Game Day Host and Public Announcer; Amsterdam Mohawks
Chalen Tolden – Denise DeBartolo York Fellow; San Francisco 49ers
Ashley Turner – Director of External Affairs & Partnerships; DeVos Sports Business Management at UCF
Iman Warren – Senior Membership Services Representative, Premium Clubs; Cleveland Browns
Kenneth Washington – Associate General Manager; Van Wagner Sports & Entertainment
Trevian White – Partnership Activations Coordinator; Minnesota Vikings
Shaina Wiel – Founder/CEO; Minorities in Sports Business 
Kenny Yansen – Manager, National Marketing Solutions; Learfield IMG College

2019 BDSE Cohort – Las Vegas, NV (Feb. 10-12, 2019)

 

Kara Adams – Senior Manager, Guest Experience; Washington Nationals
Kris Adams – Career Counselor; Arizona State University
Brian Albritton – Manager, Suite Sales; Lyft
Joyce Bell – Associate Athletic Director for Risk Management; University of Southern California
Marcus Bowman – Senior Associate Athletic Director and Chief of Staff; University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Ronald Brewer – Manager of Player Engagement; Cleveland Browns
Nicole Britenriker – Senior Talent Team Advisor; NBA
Jana Brooks – Manager, Event and Tenant Services; Maryland Stadium Authority
Megan Caligiuri – Associate AD, Content Creation & Fan Engagement; University of Nevada, Las Vegas Athletics
Erin Davison – Director, Research; TurnkeyZRG
Jordan Delegal – Territory Specialist; Wilson Sporting Goods
Stephanie Delgado – Director, Global Business Development; PGA Tour
Clifton Douglass – Assistant Commissioner for Sports Services; Conference USA
Drew Friedman – Partnership Marketing Coordinator; San Jose Earthquakes
Stephanie Gaywood – Director of Community Engagement; Oakland Athletics
Asia Gholston – Marketing Director; Jacksonville Jaguars
Jenny Haag – Owner/President; RISE DBI
Anthony Harris – Operation & Logistics Manager; NFL Player’s Association
Andre Harris – Director of Life Skills; Southern Methodist University
Darian Johnson – Customer Success & Marketing Manager, Sports & Ent; EVERFI
Zenab Keita – Manager, Partnership Development; Golden State Warriors
Thomas Lebale – Sports Talent Brand Manager; Lagardere Sports
Ron Li – SVP, Client Strategy; Navigate
Megan Meisse – Senior Recruiter; Prodigy Search
Belicia Montgomery – Director, Diversity & Inclusion; Minor League Baseball
Nerissa Robinson – Manager, Diversity and Talent; PGA Tour
Omar Sandiemanie – Associate Recruiter; Prodigy Sports
Eric SanInocencio – Brand Marketing Manager; Amazon
Annette Scott – Senior Manager, Partnerships; Carnival Cruise Line
Julie Shaw – Coordinator, Youth Basketball; LA Clippers
Troy Snead – Premium Sales Executive; Phoenix Suns
Nicole Sullivan – Manager, Service & Retention; FSU Athletics & Seminole Boosters, Inc.
Wincy Wong – Senior Manager, Partnership Activation; Miami Dolphins

2018 BDSE Cohort – Frisco, TX (Feb. 11-13, 2018)

 

Frank Arredondo – Associate Executive Director; YMCA of Greater San Antonio
Will Baggett – Operations Coordinator; College Football Playoff
Tajma Brown – Founder; Brown Girl Book Geek
Erin Davidson – Manager, Research; TurnkeyZRG
Racquel Douglas – Brand Partnerships; NFLPA
Ashleigh Edgerson – Founder; The Sisterhood Foundation
Kimberly Francois – Sponsorship Operations Manager; NBA Digital
Paris Freeman – Account Executive, Group Sales; Oakland Athletics
Shalisa Griffin – Manager of Business Development & Events; Central Florida Sports Commission
Morgan McLeod – Account Director; Bendigo
Abby Jacobs – Director, Strategic Partnerships; Xenith
Brandy Jamison – Partnerships Manager; Learfield IMG College
Ginette Javier – ESPN West Palm Beach Producer; Good Karma Brands
Tyler Jones – Assistant AD, Fan Engagement; Ohio State University
Ashley Landers – Director of Marketing & Community Relations; Rice University Athletics
Erika Loomer – Events Manager; Stand Together Foundation
Cristina Melgarejo – Marketing Manager; Visa
Casey Miller – Director of External Relations; Positive Coaching Alliance
Natasha Oakes – Senior Associate AD for Compliance; University of North Texas
Amanda Orick – Assistant Manager; Humble Root
Annette Parker – Executive, Golf Department; CAA Sports
Temeka Samuels – Associate AD/SWA; Alcorn State University
Trayvean Scott – Executive Associate Athletic Director; Southern University Athletics
Ngum Suh – Co-Founder & Director; The Ndamukong Suh Family Foundation
Terrance Thomas – Premium Partnership Sales Manager; Detroit Lions
Nate Thompson – Innovation Advisor; City of Houston
Tray Thompson – Account Executive; Dallas Mavericks
Curtis Walker – Vice President; TurnkeyZRG
Kevin Wilson – Investigative Analyst; Pentagon Force Protection Agency
Jerome Wright – Director, Reds Youth Academy; Cincinnati Reds

2017 BDSE Cohort – Minneapolis, MN (Feb. 12-14, 2017)

 

Ivy Anderson – Account Manager; WME | IMG
Ernest Baskerville – Director of Sport Marketing; John R. Wooden Award
Mackenzie Blondin – Senior Specialist, Strategic Business Ventures; New York Yankees
Maribel Castro – Manager, VIP Services; Washington Nationals
Raphael Collins – Senior Service Representative, Corporate Partnersh; Cleveland Indians
Keely Couillard – Director of Corporate Relationships; American Cancer Society
Courtney Counts – Director of Community Outreach; Science Spark Inc.
EJ Cutliff II – Founder; Vegas World Sports & Entertainment
Shantonie Derrick – Partnership Activation Manager; Memphis Grizzlies
Alicia English – Assistant Athletic Director – External Operations; Abilene Christian University Athletics
James Ericson – Account Manager; Whelan Event Services
Marcus Guthrie – Corporate Partnerships Manager; Share Our Strength No Kid Hungry
Robert Henriquez – Premium Service, VVIP’s – Raiders; Las Vegas Raiders
Hunter Horenstein – Director of Fan Engagement; Myrtle Beach Pelicans
Alicia Jessop – Associate Professor; Pepperdine University
Paul Lockhart – Korris – Director of Business Strategy for Athletics; Rice University
Tristan Mitchell – Director, Client Consulting & Services; GMR Marketing
Chris Molina – Manager, Purchasing; St. Louis Cardinals, LLC
Shulmith Muthyala – Associate AD for Annual Giving; Rice University Athletics
Cassandra Nicaisse – Sr Manager, Partner Services; NFL Players Association
Deanna Repollet – Manager, Premium Partnerships; BSE Global
Jason Robinson – Payroll Coordinator; Navigant
Nikki Romolo – Vice President, Hospitality; Sporting KC
Laniesa Shafer – Sr. Partnership Activation Account Manager; Oklahoma City Thunder
Maria Solomon – Senior Manager, Corporate Partnerships; The Tour of America
Taunita Stephenson – Director, Birmingham Crossplex; City of Birmingham
Katie Tang – Vendor Manager, Books; Amazon
Christian Trigg – Senior SBL Sales Consultant; San Francisco 49ers
Jamaal Walton – Associate AD for External Operations; College of Charleston
Reginald Whitted II – Account Executive, Group Sales; St. Louis Cardinals
Joshua Woods – Account Manager; PGA Tour

2016 BDSE Cohort – Portland, OR (Feb. 14-16, 2016)

 

Zaid Abdullah – Manager, Sponsorship Activation; Washington Nationals
Evans Adonis – Director, Membership Sales; Miami Marlins
Marvin Aylor Jr. – Director, Partnership Marketing; NASCAR
Bryan B. Blair – Vice President & Director of Athletics; University of Toledo
Erin Brown – Strategy and Organizational Performance Coordinator; World Rugby
Kelly Candotti – Director of Development; Marcus Center for the Performing Arts
Brandon Cates – Business Coordinator; Howard University
Mae Cichelli – Marketing Manager; BlueDot Innovation
Khalia Collier – Owner & VP of Community Relations; St. Louis Surge & St. Louis City SC
Markeisha Everett – Assistant Athletic Director of Marketing; University of Pittsburgh – Department of Athletics
Kirsten Grohs – Manager of Football Administration; Atlanta Falcons
Nuvia Guzman – Group Director, Integrated Marketing; Octagon
Crystal Hudson – First Duty Public Advocate of Community Engagement; Office of the New York City Public Advocate
Cathy Jerome – Sr Manager, Marketing Planning; Office Depot
LaTonya Johnson – Senior Sports Manager; Disney Sports Attraction, ESPN Wide World of Sport
Kara Kawakami – Premium Hospitality Manager; Minnesota United FC
Will Kent – Manager of Partnership Marketing; Minor League Baseball
Chevonne Mansfield – Deputy Athletics Director/SWA; Florida Memorial University
Marquel Martin – Marketing Agent; Creative Artists Agency (CAA)
Corinne Milien – President; The Winning Edge Leadership Academy
Vincent Pierson – CEO & Principal Strategist; VSP Solutions
Nicole Pincus – Director, Business Leadership; Momentum Worldwide
Brandon Putnam – Manager, Player Marketing; NFL Players Incorporated
Samantha Rubin – Account Manager – Rights (North America); Mirrorball
Juan Sainz – Business Development Executive; Prodigal LLC
Ashley Stadler Blank – Assistant Professor of Marketing Xavier University
Maria Taylor – Sports Broadcaster; NBC Sports
Jane Teixeira – Associate Commissioner, Senior Woman Administrator; The Pacific West Conference
Jennifer Vu – Director of Premium Services; Oakland Raiders
Stacy Wencel (Quan) – Manager of Corporate Responsibility; Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Elisa Wills – Senior Partnership Manager; Western & Southern Open
Amy Ziskin – VP, Partnership Marketing & Suites; Portland Timbers

2015 BDSE Cohort – Cincinnati, OH (Feb. 8-10, 2015)

 

Illianna Acosta – Senior Partner Manager – Channel Sales; YuMe
Jose Pablo – Arnau Strategy Manager; Grupo Chespirito
Lindsey Arnold – Senior Manager Corporate Partnership Activation; San Francisco 49ers
Kylee Barnett – Strategic Operations Sourcing Manager; A. T. Kearney
Nikki Bowey – Area Director; Jacksonville Jaguars
Michael Carrasquillo –  Johnny Marines Enterprises
Melissa DeJesus – Production; BeCore
Deandra Duggans – Director, Advertising & Branding; Baltimore Ravens
Keira Durrette – Sr. Director Strategic Partnerships; Greater Columbus Sports Commission
Mary Eiland – Associate Director of Championships Marketing; NCAA
Karim Fathi – Digital Manager; Lagardere Sports
Chris Grant – Associate Commissioner of Sports Management & Championships; Pac-12
Jessica Harbison Weaver – Associate Athletic Director for Compliance & Academics; Concordia University – Portland
Randall Harris – Co-Founder; Otto Inc.
Cheray Haynes – Event Specialist; Ticketmaster
Stephanie HollandUniversity of San Francisco
Alexa Huchingson (Linger) – VP, Business Development; Navigate Research
Kristen Jacob Smith – Associate Director of Championships and Alliances; NCAA
Brian Jemison – Director, Client Services; Detroit Tigers
Rishi Lal – National Director – Brand Partnerships; Canadian Hockey League
Heather Lawrence-Benedict – Associate Dean, Graduate Programs and Professional; Ohio University
LeeAnne Looney – Social Media Director; Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P.
Hosei Maruyama – Director, Facility Operations; St. Louis Cardinals
Theophilus Mitchell – Digital Solutions Specialist; Technogym
Charles Nieves – Freelance Sales Specialist
Cesar Sanchez – Sports Marketing Manager; Kia Motors America
Jerry Vaughn – Academic & Membership Affairs; NCAA
Tiffany White – Communications Coordinator; Los Angeles Rams
Morris White – Digital Marketing Consultant; RevLocal
Keisha Wyatt – Director Of Strategic Partnerships; Dallas Mavericks

2014 BDSE Cohort – Dallas, TX (Feb. 9-11, 2014)

 

Rose Barre – Executive Director, Sales, Service & Business Strategy; New York Yankees
Ryan Boyd – Co-Founder and CEO; SkyCap
Melissa Brennan – VP, Corporate Partnership Sales; Orlando Magic
Nicole Britenriker – Senior Talent Team Advisor; NBA
Dawn Buth – Assistant Director, Government Relations; NCAA
Jana Cain – Board Member; Stanford Graduate School of Business
Natasha Chambers Stamper – Account Director; The Marketing Arm (TMA)
Carmen Cousins – Marketing Director; American Asset Corporation
Staci Good McNicholas – Founder; FIVE Media Agency
DeAnna Holland – Community Marketing Manager – LA North; Dick’s Sporting Goods
Anthony Holman – Managing Director Championships & Alliances – Operations; NCAA
Corey James – Director, Diversity, Inclusion, Engagement & Foundations; Cleveland Cavaliers
Jason Johns – Director, Consumer Marketing & Sales; BET
Erin Kraebber – Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing; University of Alabama at Birmingham
Alain Laroche – Guest Services Coordinator; Dallas Cowboys
Nancy Laroche – Gold Director of Marketing; Pepsi
Keeshna Levy – Senior Account Manager; Endeavor Global Marketing
Calvet Liburd – Jr. Operations Manager; DC Prep
Marcus Madlock – Regional Manager, Central; LEARFIELD – Amplify
Qiava Martinez – Vice President, Premium Seating & Service; Oakland Raiders
Austin Moss – Director of Player Engagement; San Francisco 49ers
Cicely Nash – Director, Event Production; Sacramento Kings
Helen Michelle Newsome – Financial Advisor Development Program (FADP); Merrill Lynch
Jacquelyn Pannell – Athletic Manager; City Of Daytona Beach
Quinton Pierre-Wash – Manager of Digital Development; Hornets Sports and Entertainment
Donald Rouse – Brand Manager; BA Sports Nutrition, LLC
Blake Sasaki – Sr. Associate Athletic Director, External Relations; San Jose State Athletics Department
Preetam Sen – VP, Corporate Partnerships; Excel
Dairanetta Spain – Sr. Coordinator, Communications and Community Engagement; Memphis Grizzlies
Maria Swanson (Huggins) – Director – Championships Operations; Big 12 Conference
Ivory Tabb – NFL Partnership Manager; American Cancer Society
Priscilla Tala-Tala – Development Manager; Playworks
Claire Walstad (Rinehart) – Director, Strategic Partnerships; PrimeSport
Laura Waters-Brown – Senior Manager; The Collective at Wasserman
Bruce Wimbish – Marketing Manager, Sports Law Practice; Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP

2013 BDSE Cohort – Orlando (Jan. 27-29, 2020)

 

Sheri Barros – Principal, Chief Brand Strategist; SVB Group
Walter Brock – Co-Founder; CrossOvr Collective
Sherri Chisolm-Whiteside – Consumer Digital Marketing; Bank of America
Jose Duverge – Director, Brand Partnership; The Players’ Tribune
Boma Ekiyor – Manager; Sports & Entertainment LP
Patrice Feulner – Sr. Associate Athletic Director for Student Services; Iowa State
Latria Graham Leak – President and CEO; Graham Leak Branding
Kevin Griffin – Senior Vice President–Marketing Strategy; The AdCom Group
Lindsay Hall – Senior Director, Consumer Marketing; NASCAR
Dawn Harris – Director, Diversity; NASCAR
Clarence Hoover – Sharepoint Consultant; Southwire Company
Tara Jackson – Sports Marketing Professional; Body Armor
Barbara Karasek – CEO/Co-owner; Paradise Marketing & Advertising Inc
Jarian Kerekes – Director of Corporate Social Responsibility; TIAA-CREF
Dana Martin – Sports Consultant; Paradigm Sports
Stephanie Mezzano – Festival Director; AEG Presents
Kelly Salmieri – Account Manager, Partnership Development; Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC)
Joni Smoller – Associate Athletics Director, Fan Experience & Sales; K-State Athletics
Katie Stockberger – Director, Partnership Development; Golden State Warriors
Sam Torres – Manager, Suites and Premium Sales; Seattle Sounders FC
Ashley White – Vice President, Partner Development; Wescom Credit Union
Lisa Woodward – Director, Sponsorships; Anheuser-Busch InBev
Brian Wright – Assistant GM; San Antonio Spurs
Christina Wright – Lecturer, Interim Bachelor of Sport Management Program; Ohio University

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