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Thank You to Our 2020 Roundtables Mentors

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

WISE Arizona

Bridget Binsbacher | Executive Director, Cactus League 

Kate Calhoun | Director of Sales and Marketing, Tucson Convention Center and Arena

Jody Jackson | Fox Sports Arizona

Nona Lee | Executive Vice President/Chief Legal Officer, Arizona Diamondbacks

Amilyn Pierce | Vice President of Government Affairs, Arizona Diamondbacks

Trisha Smith | Regional Marketing Manager, Topgolf

 

WISE Atlanta

Andrea Carter | Vice President of Corporate Responsibility & Inclusion, Atlanta Hawks 

Amanda Dinkel Manager of Community Relations, Atlanta Falcons

Ellen LuceyDirector of Championships & Alliances, Corporate Relations, Marketing and Branding, NCAA

Corinne Milien | Executive Director, The Winning Edge Leadership Academy

Jerome RodgersSenior Associate Commissioner, ASUN Conference 

Adam Zimmerman | Senior Vice President, Atlanta Braves

 

WISE Boston

Kamilah Avant | Director of Diversity Programs also President, NAMIC at Color Magazine

Josh Brickman | Vice President, Business Strategy at TD Garden, Boston Bruins

Carrie Campbell | SVP Sales & Service, Fenway Park Events, Boston Red Sox

Stephanie Connolly  Local Sales Manager, NBC Sports

Jessica Fadale | Senior Manager, Acquisition Marketing, Hudl

Peter Fayette | Director of Operations, Boston Celtics

Rick Jaffe | Vice President, Programming & Production, NESN

BriAnne Newman | VP Consulting, Events and Experiences, Fenway Sports Management

Justine PouravelisSupervising Producer, NESN

Andrea Rosen | Deputy General Counsel, Head of Business Affairs, Global Brand and Marketing, Puma

Vanessa Spatafora | Sr. Program Manager of Inclusion, Equity & Belonging, DraftKings

Ben Wantanabe Senior Editor, NESN

 

WISE Charlotte

Tera Black COO, Charlotte Checkers

Natalie Brown Director, Corporate Citizenship, Ally Financial

Lauri Eberhart | Founding Partner, Apollo

Jessica Fickensher | Chief Experience Officer, SMI

Maeve Hagen | President, Taylor Charlotte

Ese Ighedosa | Associate Counsel, Panthers

Nichelle Levy | Senior Counsel, NASCAR

Nancy MacDonald VP, Brand Marketing, FOX Sports

 

WISE Chicago

Nick Addison | Account Executive, Bleacher Report

Leslie Delworth | Director of Events, Cross Country Mortgage

Ashley Facchini | Director, Corporate Partnership Development, Marquee 360

Susan Goodenow | Vice President, Marketing & Communications, Chicago Bulls

Hilary Hansen | Former Project Director, Exhibitions, IMG Events

Julie Hammer | Director of NY for Life Program

Dan Koziak | Senior Director Analytics, IEG

Jase Roan | Senior Associate, Sports Marketing, KPMG US

Mary Sever | Senior Director Partnerships, Chicago Fire Soccer Club

Laura Warren | Senior Associate General Counsel, Depaul University

 

WISE DFW

Sarah Davis | Learfield

Summer Pailet Soulprenuers

Lisa RubensteinACC, ICF Certified Coach

Erika Swilley | ACC, Gallup Certified Strengths Coach

Jamie Wolf Golds Gym

 

WISE Houston

Natalie Alvarado | Houston Rockets

Abby Brantley | Houston Astros

Marilyn DeSimone | Landry’s

Arianne Dowdell | Houston Methodist 

Sarah Frazier | Entercom

Muffy King | Houston Marathon

Jackie Maldonado | Houston Texans

Dionna Widder | Houston Dynamo/Houston Dash

 

WISE Los Angeles

Naz Aletaha | Head of Esports Global Partnerships & Business Development, Riot Games

Hanna BolteFounder, Bolte Media

Ryan BrownFinancial Advisor, Northwestern Mutual

Allison Citelli | Sr. Director of Business Development & Events, LA Sports & Entertainment Commission

Lani Cooper Founder, Mobot

Mick DavisHead of Ticketing, Premier Lacrosse League

Leslie EvansDirector, Partnership Marketing, World Surf League

Steve Gera Owner/Founder, Gains Group

Lisa GoldbergDirector of Communications, XFL LA Wildcats

Russell Gordon | VP, Events, AEG

Rachel GrushkinDirector, Marketing, Fox Sports Network

Chris HoganEvents & Experiential Marketing, CAA

Kara Keely | Sr. Manager, Experiential Marketing, Coca-Cola

Val Kondos | Author/motivational speaker/former UCLA Women's Gymnastics coach

Jennifer Lau | VP, Action and Lifestyle Sports Division, IMG

Lolita LopezInvestigative Reporter, NBC LA

Jenny MilnesHigh Performance Manager, Red Bull

Caroline Morgan VP, Digital Strategy, LA Dodgers

Naomi RodriguezVP, External Affairs, LA Dodgers

Matt RosenfeldSVP, Tickets & Events Sales, AEG

Dr. Julie ShawMaster Coach & Organizational Development, Mind Gym

Kate SheetsVP, Legal, AEG

Renata Simril Executive Director, LA 84 Foundation

Janet Marie SmithVP Planning & Development, LA Dodgers

Danielle SnyderSVP, Security, AEG

Suzanne TaddeiDirector, Strategic Partnerships, Tiffany & Co.

Fabiola Torres 

Lexi VonderliethVP, Partnership Marketing, LA Rams

Natasha Watley | Founder, Natasha Watley Foundation (former Olympic athlete)

Bailey Witt | VP , Business Development, Live Nation Entertainment

 

WISE NYC Metro

Tricia Betron SVP Advertising Sales, Disney

Francisco Estrada | Senior Manager, Executive Talent Sourcing, Nike

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

Adena Jones | CEO, B38 Inc

Kenny PayneSVP Event Management & Guest Experience, NBA

Sue RodinWISE Founder and President at Stars & Strategies

 

WISE San Diego

Jill Adams | Senior Vice President, Marketing, Qdoba Restaurant Corporation

Jennifer Bower | Vice President, Stadium Partnerships, Legends

Stef Ewing | Head Coach - Softball, CSU San Marcos

Tania Hurt | Vice President Finance, Sony Electronics

Shaka Johnson | Vice President & Associate General Counsel, Sony Electronics

Andrea Leonard | Head Coach - Volleyball & Sr. Woman Administrator, CSU San Marcos

Andrea St. Urbain | Sports Business Consultant, Premium Sports Business Consulting

Wayne Partello | SVP, Chief Marketing Officer, San Diego Padres

 

WISE Seattle

Cathy Cangiano Director of Sales, 710 ESPN

Kerrie Ingham Sr. Director Client Services, Sports Mktg, BDA Sports

Meghan Mead Vice President, iHeartMedia Connections

Mary Kay RossCFO, Root Sports

Robin Heitzman VP of Marketing, Sounders FC

Heather Curtis VP Programming & Business Insights, Swire Coca-Cola

Michelle Delancy Marketing & Events Executive, XFL Dragons

Brooke Sullivan Sr. Director of People & Culture, Seattle Mariners

Julie Prentice Founder & Partner, Atavus

 

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

Bri Bauer | VP of Communications and Engagement, Minnesota Timberwolves & Lynx

Megan Gunderson | VP of Marketing, Minnesota United

Dannon Hulskotter | VP of Marketing and Fan Engagement, Minnesota Vikings

Lara Juras | VP of People and Culture, Minnesota Vikings

Kelly McGrath | Director of Sales, Xcel Energy Center

Laura Meyer | VP of Business Intelligence, Minnesota Timberwolves & Lynx

Christy Grady-Murray | EVP of Business Development, Sportsdigita

Kate Shibilski | VP of Finance, Minnesota Vikings

Lacey Stenson | Partner and Chief of Staff, NorthRock X

Allie Stoneberg | Manager Communications, ESPN

Ryan Tanke | Chief Operating Officer, Minnesota Timberwolves & Lynx

John Thomas | Vice President of Basketball Engagement, Minnesota Timberwolves & Lynx

Kate Townley | Director of Baseball Operations, Minnesota Twins

 

WISE Utah

Hillary Benjamin | Senior VP of Brand Marketing, Backcountry.com

Jessica Klodnicki | Chief Marketing Officer, Skullcandy

Teri Klug | Director of Community Outreach, Visit Salt Lake

Stephanie Lee | General Manager, Utah Royals FC

Lisa Bennion Rasmussen | Chief Revenue Officer, Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation

Chris Redgrave | Director of Community & Outreach, Baskerville Civil Society Institute

 

WISE Washington DC

Kathy Francis | President, WISE National

Sherise Malachai | Special Events & Promotions Manager, Caesars Entertainment

Jessie Niewold | Director, Taste of the Nation, No Kid Hungry

Kelley Walton | Senior Director Global Events & Athlete Tours/Communications, Under Armour

Chris Weiner | Senior Manager Corporate Partnership Sales & Service, Washington Nationals

 


Above mentors are scheduled to participate and subject to change.