Guest Lecturers

In addition to its distinguished faculty, the Rutgers Global Sports Business MS program prides itself in having executives from professional and collegiate sports, corporate America and the media share their insights with our students. 

Since its inaugural school year of 2016-17, GSB has hosted more than 100 guest lecturers representing a group of the most influential men and women in the sports industry. The esteemed list includes:

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From left: Kenny Albert, Dr. K. Jamil Northcutt, Janet Duch, Gil Beverly.

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From left: Betty Liu, Kevin Sullivan, Rick Cerrone, Lauren Shehadi.

Kenny Albert: American Sportscaster

Courtney Banghart: Head Women’s Basketball Coach, Princeton University

Mike Barbato: Director, Ticket Sales and Business Development, New York Red Bulls

Lindsay Berra: Columnist, MLB.com

Gil Beverly: Former Senior Vice President, Sponsorship, ESPN; Vice President, Sponsorship Marketing, National Sales, Learfield IMG

Michelle Campbell: Former Basketball Player, WNBA, Europe, Rutgers University

Pat Capra: Owner, Lunar Sports

Chris Carlin: Radio Voice, Rutgers University Football; Co-Host Afternoon Drive, WIP Radio, Philadelphia

Peter Robert Casey: Founder, Sports Passport

Rick Cerrone: Former Senior Director of Media Relations, New York Yankees; Vice President, Public Relations, Pittsburgh Pirates; President, Rick Cerrone Communications

Aimee Crawford: Senior Editor, ESPN The Magazine

Allison Creekmore: Senior Director, Major League Baseball

Lou D'Ermilio: Former Senior Vice President, Communications, FOX Sports; President, LOUD Communications

Janet Duch: President, New York Guardians, XFL

Ryan Dunleavy: Beat Writer for Rutgers University Athletics, NJ.com

Paul Epstein: Director of Sales and Business Development, San Francisco 49ers

Doug Feinberg: Women’s Basketball Writer, Associated Press

Jeremy Feinberg: Special Referee, New York Superior Court; Ethics Professor, Columbia University

Jim Fiore: Senior Vice President, Wheels Up; former Director of Athletics, Stony Brook University

Mark French: Founder, Mission Athlete Care

Rachel Gary: Head of Marketing and Communications, ONE World Sports 

Alfreeda Goff: Associate, Spelman Johnson; former Senior Associate Commissioner and Chief of Staff, Horizon League

Don Green: Executive Director, The Napoleon Hill Foundation

Robin Harris: Executive Director, The Ivy League

Kate Hickey: Senior Associate Athletic Director, Rutgers University

Larry Jacobs: Career Development Specialist, Rutgers University

Greg Kish: Vice President, Sales and Service, Los Angeles Stadium Project at Hollywood Park for Legends

Kenny Koperda: Senior Director, New Business Development, New York Mets

Lance Lankford: Chief Operating Office, Turnkey Sports

Milton Lee: Chief Executive Officer, KeeMotion

Eric LeGrand: Keynote Speaker, Sports Broadcaster, Author, Founder, Team Legrand

Brian Leonard: Former Football Player, NFL, Rutgers University

Betty Liu: Anchor, Bloomberg TV; Founder, Radiate Inc

Kevin Malast: Vice President, Talent, Malka Sports

Rick McCabe: Vice President, Corporate Communications, CBS

Jim McCloud: Vice President, Advanced Media, Major League Baseball

Dr. Richard L. McCormick: President Emeritus, Rutgers University

Todd McFall: Economics Professor, Wake Forest University

Bernadette McGlade: Commissioner, Atlantic 10 Conference

Vaughn McKoy: Managing Director and Vice President-Legal, PSE&G

Deb Melnick: Senior Director, Human Resources, New York Red Bulls

Dave Mingey: Founder and President, GlideSlope Inc

Dr. Aneil Mishra: Thomas D. Arthur Professor of Leadership, College of Business, East Carolina University

Dr. Karen Mishra: Instructor, College of Business, East Carolina University

Josh Mora: Executive Director Strategic Partnerships, Full Sail University

Robert Mulcahy: Former Athletic Director, Rutgers University; former CEO, New Jersey Sports Exposition Authority

Dr. K. Jamil Northcutt: Director, Football Administration, National Football League

David Oestricher: Founder, Manhattan Sports Business Academy

Donna Orender: Chief Executive Officer, Orender Unlimited; former President, Women’s National Basketball Association

Paul Perrier: Senior Associate Athletic Director/Chief Compliance Officer, Rutgers University

Kristian Petesic: Chief Scout, Player Personnel, New York Knicks

Stan Phelps: Author, Keynote Speaker, Experience Architect; Founder, 9 INCH Marketing

David Prouty: General Counsel, Major League Baseball Players Association

Janine Purcaro: Former Chief Financial Officer of Athletics, Rutgers University

Rick Resnick: Vice President, Sports Sales, Univision

Steve Rosner: Partner, 16W Marketing LLC

David Sabino: Editor, Outside the Lines, E:60, ESPN

Greg Santore: Principal and Practice Leader, Sports Business, Witt/Kieffer Executive Search

Brian Selander: Partner, SeventySix Capital

Mary Scott: President, Sports and Experiential, United Entertainment Group

Dan Shagawat: Manager, Service and Retention, Madison Square Garden

Lauren Shehadi: Sportscaster, MLB Network

Brian Stanchak: Founder and President, The BDS Agency LLC

Michael Stern: Former Senior Vice President, Oracle; Executive Vice President, Federal Sales, Rubrik

Dr. Deborah Stroman: Clinical Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior, Kenan-Flagler Business School MBA Program, University of North Carolina

Kevin Sullivan: Former Director of Communications, George W. Bush White House; Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, NBC/Universal; Vice President, Communications, NBC Sports, Dallas Mavericks; President, Kevin Sullivan Communications

Sona Van der Hoop: Chief Executive Officer, Defined by Results

Travis Vogan: Assistant Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Iowa; Author

Hugh Weber: President, Prudential Center, New Jersey Devils

Robert Westreich: Chief Tax Officer, Senior Vice President Treasurer, Newell Brands

Nana Yaw: Senior Manager, Premium Sales, San Francisco 49ers

Kim Zivkovich: Director, Athletic Communications, Rutgers University