Panelists (Please Click on Name to Open Individual Bios)

John Abbamondi National Basketball Association Vice President, Team Marketing & Business Operations
Tom Ackerman (Moderator) KMOX Radio Sports Director
Lyle Ayes Evercore Managing Director and Sports Co-Head

Howard Balzer


Michael Barnes

SiriusXM NFL Radio; The Sports Exchange


Anders CPA

Talk Show Host; Writer/Editor


Director, Sports, Arts, & Entertainment

Doug Beichley Populous Principal and Project Manager

Lisa Boaz

St. Louis Rams

Director of Marketing

Kelly Cheeseman AEG Sports Chief Operating Officer
Kevin Demoff St. Louis Rams (NFL) Chief Operating Officer
Phil de Picciotto Octagon Worldwide Founder and President
Bill DeWitt III St. Louis Cardinals (MLB) President
Keith Dobkowski Fox Sports Digital Senior Director, Brand Strategy and Communications
Max Eisenbud IMG Tennis Vice President
Eric Fisher (Moderator) Sports Business Journal Sports Writer

Ben Gumpert


Dan Flynn

Sacramento Kings


United States Soccer

Chief Marketing Officer


Secretary General

Amy Huchthausen America East Conference (Div I) Commissioner
Chris Klein Los Angeles Galaxy (MLS) President
Kirk Lacob Golden State Warriors (NBA) Assistant General Manager
Oliver Luck NCAA Vice President
Joseph McNulty The McNulty Group Founder and Managing Partner

Bruce Miller


Senior Principal, Senior Architect

Patrick Rishe (Moderator) Washington University Director, Sports Business Program
Martin Rogers (Moderator) USA Today Sports Writer

David Simon


Tom Stillman

Los Angeles Sports Council


St. Louis Blues (NHL)




Randy Vataha Game Plan LLC President
Patty Viverito Missouri Valley Conference (Div I) Associate Commissioner
Jim Woodcock Fleishman Hillard SVP and Partner
Chris Zimmerman St. Louis Blues President and CEO of Business Operations