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Thank You to Our 2019 Roundtables Mentors

WISE extends a special thank-you to our Speed Mentoring Roundtables mentors!


WISE Arizona

Maria Mwangi |  Director of Sales, Live Nation - Van Buren and Commerica

Rebecca Mobley |  Director of Marketing and PR, State Farm Stadium

Natalie Spruel |  Sports and Media Partnerships, Arizona Diamondbacks


WISE Atlanta

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Heidi Gohlinghorst |  Associate Director Event Planning, Hyatt Regency

John Mitchell | President, Treefort, (CSE)

Cory Moss |  SVP and Managing Director, IMG College Licensing

Erika Shaw |  Sr. Consultant, Premium Membership Service Atlanta Hawks & State Farm Arena

LaTonya Story |  LPS Consulting PR

Roddy White | VWSE Productions, LLC


WISE Boston

Paul Cacciatore |  Vice President of Member Experience, Boston Celtics

Yelena Cashion |  Strategic Marketing Manager, Boston Bruins

Amber Cox |  Vice President of Connecticut Sun, New England Black Wolves

Danielle Criscuolo |  Vice President of Advertising & Brand Management, Eastern Bank

Jeff Cummings |  Director of Network Operations, New England Sports Network

Laura Hannan |  Sr. Director, Consumer Engagement, NBC Sports Boston

Meg Montgomery |  Brand Director, DraftKings

Kristen Moss |  Sr. Director of Communications, Reebok

Rebekah Salwasser |  Executive Director, Boston Red Sox Foundation


WISE Chicago

Michelle Babst | Senior Director, Marketing & Communications, Fight for Children

Natasha Feiger | Account Director, Intersport

Erin Harvego |  Vice President, Marketing, Big Ten Network

Jamie Litoff |  Marketing Manager, Partnerships, Guaranteed Rate

Janice Matacic |  Partnership Solutions Manager, Learfield

Watchen Nyanue |  Vice President, Marketing Partnerships, Chicago Sky

Libby Scales |  Account Director, The Marketing Arm


WISE Cleveland

Jamie Baringer | Assistant Athletic Director for Arena Operations, Bowling Green State University

Penny Forster | Sales Manager, Corporate Partnerships & Premium Hospitality, Cleveland Indians

Monica Gustin |  Director of Business Operations, Greater Cleveland Sports Commission

Megan Rock |  Manager, Fan Experience & Special Events, Cleveland Browns

Emily Thomas |  Senior Manager, Community Relations & Player Programs, Cleveland Cavaliers


WISE Detroit

Marcia Turner |  VP and General Sales Manager, Fox Sports Detroit

Erika Swilley |  Sr. Director, Community & Social Responsibility, Detroit Pistons

Sarah Snyder |  Team Performance Dietitian, Detroit Lions


WISE Houston

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Alicia Vanghel |  Sr. Manager of Events and Marketing, Houston Dynamo and Houston Dash

Diane Freeman |  President, Senior Sales Manager, Four Seasons Hotel Houston

Ellen Ramsey |  President, Let It Fly Events, Lone Star Exhibits & Monte Carlo Plus, LLC

Frances Dyess |  President, East End Chamber of Commerce

Hai Duong |  Community Relations Manager, Houston Rockets

Julie Bass |  Executive Director of General Exhibits and Attractions, Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo

Lesley Brotamonte |  Marketing & Promotions Director, KRBE/Cumulus Radio

Marian Harper |  Vice President of Foundation Development, Houston Astros

Shelly Harper |  Owner, Sharper Media & Consulting, LLC

Stephanie Weaver |  Media Director, Richards/Carlberg

Trang Do |  Human Resources Manager, Houston Texans


WISE Los Angeles

Judi Cordray |  Vice President & General Manager, ESPN

Alyse Courtines |  Vice President, Client Services, MKTG

Marissa Daly |  Vice President & General Manager, Media, Los Angeles Rams

Rachelle Fleischman |  Sr. Market Development Associate, PepsiCo-Propel

Larry Freedman |  Executive Vice President & Chief Business Officer, LAFC

Amy Gaskin |  Head of Partnerships Management, Oak View Group

Hilary Guy |  Coordinating Producer, ESPN

Nikki Hart |  Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs, AXS

Nicole Haynes |  Integrated Media Sales Executive, Ebony

David Higdon |  Global Head of Communications, Esports, Riot Games

Chris Hogan |  Events/Experiential Marketing, CAA

Allison Howard |  Vice President, Corporate Partnerships, Los Angeles Lakers

Felisa Israel |  Principle Owner, 10 Fold Entertainment

Michele Kajiwara |  Senior Vice President, Premium Seating, Staples Center

Heather Karatz |  Executive Vice President & General Council, LAFC

Christina Khosravi |  Director, Business Analytics & Strategy, Los Angeles Lakers

Valorie Kondos Field |  Head Coach, Gymnastics, UCLA

Allen Narcisse |  General Manager, Lyft

Kiesha Nix |  Executive Director, Los Angeles Lakers Youth Foundation

Sandy Nunez |  Associate Producer, ESPN

Craig Pittens |  University Athletic Director, Loyola Marymount

Jen Pransky |  Associate Producer, FOX

Amy Randall |  Co Head, Social Impact Practice; EVP, Marketing and Communications, Propper Daley

Shelley Smith |  Reporter, ESPN

Fabiola Torres |  Vice President, Global Marketing, Beats by Dre

Jeanne Vetter |  Associate General Manager, FOX Sports — USC

Cassie Zebisch |  Director, Communications, AEG



Ishwara Glassman Chrein | Head of Sports Partnerships, Verizon Media / Yahoo Sports

Glenn Horine |  Partner, SRiCheyenne

Courtney Fitzgibbons |  Assistant Dean for Academic Planning and Career Development, New York Law School

Van Adams |  Principal, The VanAdams Sports Group; Founder, Gathering on the Greens®; WISE NYC Metro Chapter, President

Sandy Sharp |Associate Director, Wharton Executive Education; Executive Coach, The Sandy Group


WISE San Diego

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Jen Fitzgerald  |  Global Marketing, Adidas

John Gilson  |  Vice President of Revenue-Digital, SpyOptic

Jennifer Garrett  |  Director of Pricing & Product, 24 Hour Fitness

Daniel McHugh  | Chief Marketing Officer, Monster Energy

Ronda Sedillo  |  Senior Vice President / CFO, San Diego Padres

Lauren Springfield  |  Director of Corporate Group Sales, 24 Hour Fitness

Laura Wolf Stein  |  Marketing Director, Challenged Athletes Foundation


WISE SF Bay Area

Julia Chen Davidson | Head of Global Partner Marketing, Google Home

Lauren Coberly |   Global Marketing Lead, Box

Maggie Connor |   Sr. Manager, HPE Global Sponsorships & Alliances, HPE

Ariel Fiegenbaum | Principal, Strategic Partnerships, Sutter Health

Kristen Gambetta | Director of Sports and Entertainment, Rakuten

Amy Gardner |   Executive Director of University Business Partnerships and Services, University of California, Berkeley

Mackenzie Goepel |Associate Counsel, San Jose Sharks

Megan Herrity | President, Moxie Travel

Jessica Smith | VP Sponsorship, San Jose Earthquakes

Candce Wozniak |Director, Partnership Engagement, SF Giants


WISE Twin Cities

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Katie Mattis |  Sr. Vice President Corporate Partnership Sales & Activation, Minnesota United FC

Bryant Pfeiffer |  Executive Vice President, Chief Revenue Officer, Minnesota United FC 

Courtney Reis |  Vice President of Destination Branding & Strategy, Meet Minneapolis

Karin Nelson |  Vice President Legal & Social Impact, Minnesota Vikings

Tanya Dreesen |  Vice President Partnership Activation & Special Projects, Minnesota Vikings



Amy Lukas |  Partner, Infinite Scale

Kari Holt-Larson |  VP of Community Relations & Special Events, Utah Jazz

Maxine Turner |  Owner, Cuisine Unlimited

Kevin Dustin |  Director of Athletics and Recreation, Salt Lake Community College

Steve Borland |  VP/GM, Utes Sports Properties (Learfield/IMG)


WISE Washington DC

Brittany Bell-Surratt |  Assistant Athletic Director for Media Relations, Howard University Athletics

LaRhonda Burley | Vice President, Partnerships, National Fitness Foundation

Lisa Delpy Neirotti, PhD | Associate Professor & Director, Sports Management Programs, The George Washington University School of Business

Kelley Evans | Writer, Producer, Editor, ESPN, The Undefeated

Ashley Forrester | Corporate Director, Communications & Marketing, Events DC

Ronnie Gold |Event, Conference and PR Specialist 

Sophie Gage | Counsel, Business & Legal Affairs, NFL Players Association

Diana Pulupa |  Director of Creative Services, Georgetown Athletics

Amanda Tischler | Vice President of Marketing, Washington Capitals

Above mentors are scheduled to participate and is subject to change.