Board of Directors

Dallas influencers in sports and entertainment

President:     Blake Paul, UBS    After graduating with a Sports Sponsorships and Sales degree from Baylor University, Blake began his professional career with Richards Sports + Entertainment. During that time, he primarily managed the Bridgestone Tire account and i's partnerships with the NFL, NHL and PGA Tour.  Today, Blake serves high net worth families in a wealth management capacity at UBS Financial Services. He joined the Heart of Dallas steering committee as a founding member in 2014 and continues to have a passion for the people and projects involved. Blake and his wife Shannon reside in Richardson with their three strong-willed children.

President:

Blake Paul, UBS

After graduating with a Sports Sponsorships and Sales degree from Baylor University, Blake began his professional career with Richards Sports + Entertainment. During that time, he primarily managed the Bridgestone Tire account and i's partnerships with the NFL, NHL and PGA Tour.

Today, Blake serves high net worth families in a wealth management capacity at UBS Financial Services. He joined the Heart of Dallas steering committee as a founding member in 2014 and continues to have a passion for the people and projects involved. Blake and his wife Shannon reside in Richardson with their three strong-willed children.

Vice President:     Lauren Halsey, FC Dallas    Lauren Halsey joined the FC Dallas organization in June 2013, where she currently serves as the Director of Business Development. Halsey’s primarily work includes building relationships with current and potential partners to strategically develop platforms that drive engagement between brands and fans. As a member of the executive staff, she also supports the organizations global vision to grow the game of soccer through both regionals and national properties.  Originally from Coppell, TX, Halsey graduated cum laude from Kansas State University in 2012 with a duel bachelor of arts in advertising and public relations, and a minor in leadership studies. As a hobby, Halsey is an avid triathlete, and has completed 3 Ironman races.

Vice President:

Lauren Halsey, FC Dallas

Lauren Halsey joined the FC Dallas organization in June 2013, where she currently serves as the Director of Business Development. Halsey’s primarily work includes building relationships with current and potential partners to strategically develop platforms that drive engagement between brands and fans. As a member of the executive staff, she also supports the organizations global vision to grow the game of soccer through both regionals and national properties.

Originally from Coppell, TX, Halsey graduated cum laude from Kansas State University in 2012 with a duel bachelor of arts in advertising and public relations, and a minor in leadership studies. As a hobby, Halsey is an avid triathlete, and has completed 3 Ironman races.

Secretary:     Ally Wilker, Dallas Cowboys     Ally Wilker joined the Dallas Cowboys in January 2019 in Corporate Partnership Marketing after previously serving as the marketing manager at Ensemble. Before that, she was the Marketing and Brand Management Coordinator at the College Football Playoff (CFP) and Business and Events Coordinator at Conference USA. During her time at CFP, Wilker primarily worked with the CFP Foundation, the nonprofit arm of the CFP, and handled all branding, marketing and media operations for the organization. She also supported all CFP Foundation hosted events during the weekend of the national championship game every January.    Originally from Austin, TX, Wilker graduated magna cum laude from Baylor University in 2012 with a bachelor of business administration in marketing and received her master of science in education-sports management from Baylor in May 2014.

Secretary:

Ally Wilker, Dallas Cowboys

Ally Wilker joined the Dallas Cowboys in January 2019 in Corporate Partnership Marketing after previously serving as the marketing manager at Ensemble. Before that, she was the Marketing and Brand Management Coordinator at the College Football Playoff (CFP) and Business and Events Coordinator at Conference USA. During her time at CFP, Wilker primarily worked with the CFP Foundation, the nonprofit arm of the CFP, and handled all branding, marketing and media operations for the organization. She also supported all CFP Foundation hosted events during the weekend of the national championship game every January.

Originally from Austin, TX, Wilker graduated magna cum laude from Baylor University in 2012 with a bachelor of business administration in marketing and received her master of science in education-sports management from Baylor in May 2014.

Membership:     Hunter Harvin, Dallas Cowboys    Hunter Harvin joined the Dallas Cowboys in March 2015, where he currently serves as a Sr. Account Executive of Corporate Partnership Sales. He is primarily responsible for generating revenue by building strategic relationships between new business partners and the club, as well as further developing current partnership marketing initiatives across Dallas Cowboys enterprises. Prior to joining the Cowboys, he spent a year with the Houston Texans organization in their Partnership Marketing Department. He has also held positions with Circuit of The Americas, Kansas City Chiefs, and Spurs Sports & Entertainment.  Hunter is a native of Dallas, TX and a proud alumni of The University of Texas at Austin (2014) where he graduated with a B.S. Communication – Advertising. He is passionate about helping grow the next generation of leaders in Sports & Entertainment, volunteering at Mercy Street Sports in West Dallas, and his family’s golden retriever “Tex”.

Membership:

Hunter Harvin, Dallas Cowboys

Hunter Harvin joined the Dallas Cowboys in March 2015, where he currently serves as a Sr. Account Executive of Corporate Partnership Sales. He is primarily responsible for generating revenue by building strategic relationships between new business partners and the club, as well as further developing current partnership marketing initiatives across Dallas Cowboys enterprises. Prior to joining the Cowboys, he spent a year with the Houston Texans organization in their Partnership Marketing Department. He has also held positions with Circuit of The Americas, Kansas City Chiefs, and Spurs Sports & Entertainment.

Hunter is a native of Dallas, TX and a proud alumni of The University of Texas at Austin (2014) where he graduated with a B.S. Communication – Advertising. He is passionate about helping grow the next generation of leaders in Sports & Entertainment, volunteering at Mercy Street Sports in West Dallas, and his family’s golden retriever “Tex”.

Philanthropy:     Mallory Martin,    International Justice Mission   Mallory Martin serves as IJM’s Director of Strategic Partnerships for the North Dallas and Fort Worth area. She meets with supporters across North Texas to provide opportunities for engagement in the work of justice, and frequently travels to speak at seminars, conferences and other settings to share about IJM’s mission.  Before joining IJM, Mallory spent nine years in the sports industry focused on corporate sponsorship sales. Mallory graduated with a B.S. in Marketing from the University of Missouri where she continued to receive her M.B.A. Mallory and her husband, Carter, live in Dallas, TX with their son, Russell, and their daughter, Abby.

Philanthropy:

Mallory Martin, International Justice Mission

Mallory Martin serves as IJM’s Director of Strategic Partnerships for the North Dallas and Fort Worth area. She meets with supporters across North Texas to provide opportunities for engagement in the work of justice, and frequently travels to speak at seminars, conferences and other settings to share about IJM’s mission.

Before joining IJM, Mallory spent nine years in the sports industry focused on corporate sponsorship sales. Mallory graduated with a B.S. in Marketing from the University of Missouri where she continued to receive her M.B.A. Mallory and her husband, Carter, live in Dallas, TX with their son, Russell, and their daughter, Abby.

Events:    Carla Rosenberg,    Lagardere Plus   Prior to founding MATCHPOINT, now a part of Lagardere Plus, Carla spent 8 seasons working in the professional sports industry with the Texas Rangers Baseball Club and The Dallas Stars Hockey Team. Carla has used her event marketing expertise to help professional sports teams, athletes and nonprofits maximize their exposure and take their events to the next level.  While helping athletes manage their Foundations and having her finger on the pulse of the Dallas philanthropic scene, her ability to maximize revenue opportunities and execute championship level charity events has earned her notoriety as a game changer in the industry. From professional tennis tournaments to galas, she and her team have planned and executed some of DFW’s highest profile events.  Carla holds a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she played four years of tennis on a NCAA Division-I Athletic Scholarship. She graduated with highest honors, as well as Academic All-American + All-Big Ten accolades. She also achieved her Masters of Business Administration in Marketing/Sports + Entertainment Management from the University of Dallas in Irving, Texas.

Events:

Carla Rosenberg, Lagardere Plus

Prior to founding MATCHPOINT, now a part of Lagardere Plus, Carla spent 8 seasons working in the professional sports industry with the Texas Rangers Baseball Club and The Dallas Stars Hockey Team. Carla has used her event marketing expertise to help professional sports teams, athletes and nonprofits maximize their exposure and take their events to the next level.

While helping athletes manage their Foundations and having her finger on the pulse of the Dallas philanthropic scene, her ability to maximize revenue opportunities and execute championship level charity events has earned her notoriety as a game changer in the industry. From professional tennis tournaments to galas, she and her team have planned and executed some of DFW’s highest profile events.

Carla holds a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she played four years of tennis on a NCAA Division-I Athletic Scholarship. She graduated with highest honors, as well as Academic All-American + All-Big Ten accolades. She also achieved her Masters of Business Administration in Marketing/Sports + Entertainment Management from the University of Dallas in Irving, Texas.

Marketing:     Lauren Allison   , MVPindex   Lauren Allison was one of the first employees of MVPindex when it was founded in 2012. As senior director of insights, she uses the company's proprietary data and platform to create actionable insights for clients that include brands, agencies, media, teams, leagues, and celebrities in sports and entertainment.  Prior to MVPindex, Lauren managed digital strategy and creative services for Townsquare Media and was a web developer and multimedia journalist at The Dallas Morning News. She got her start at Citadel Broadcasting in Baton Rouge, where she was a radio producer, personality, and webmaster. Her main expertise lies in digital marketing consulting for influencers such as athletes, actors, journalists, and radio personalities.  Lauren lives in Rockwall, Texas with her husband, two daughters, and their menagerie of animals. She is also an actress who has voice acting credits through FUNimation.

Marketing:

Lauren Allison, MVPindex

Lauren Allison was one of the first employees of MVPindex when it was founded in 2012. As senior director of insights, she uses the company's proprietary data and platform to create actionable insights for clients that include brands, agencies, media, teams, leagues, and celebrities in sports and entertainment.

Prior to MVPindex, Lauren managed digital strategy and creative services for Townsquare Media and was a web developer and multimedia journalist at The Dallas Morning News. She got her start at Citadel Broadcasting in Baton Rouge, where she was a radio producer, personality, and webmaster. Her main expertise lies in digital marketing consulting for influencers such as athletes, actors, journalists, and radio personalities.

Lauren lives in Rockwall, Texas with her husband, two daughters, and their menagerie of animals. She is also an actress who has voice acting credits through FUNimation.

Membership :    Nicole Britneriker, Learfield IMG College   Nicole Britenriker, a former student-athlete for the University of Kentucky Wildcats, has served in the professional and collegiate sports landscape in a variety of roles including sponsorship, sales, corporate partnership development, ticketing and now talent acquisition.  Nicole is the Manager-Talent Acquisition for Learfield IMG College, which manages the multimedia rights and sponsorship initiatives for more than 200 collegiate properties nationwide. Nicole and her team work from the company’s Plano, Texas headquarters and are continually pursuing and vetting quality candidates to fill open positions across the country within Learfield and its affiliated companies. She joined Learfield in 2014 as the Manager-Business Development to develop corporate partnerships on behalf of Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky. She has also served with Learfield IMG National Sales in assisting with the engagement and sponsorship activation elements for numerous blue-chip companies investing in collegiate sports. Prior to Learfield IMG, Nicole was with the NFL’s Cincinnati Bengals, working in ticket sales and premium seating for three years, where she generated $3MM in ticket revenue for the organization.  An advocate for diverse and inclusive sports organizations, she serves on the National Sports Forum’s Business of Diversity in Sports and Entertainment (BDSE) Committee, as well as being the sitting Vice President for the Black Sports Professionals - North Texas.

Membership :

Nicole Britneriker, Learfield IMG College

Nicole Britenriker, a former student-athlete for the University of Kentucky Wildcats, has served in the professional and collegiate sports landscape in a variety of roles including sponsorship, sales, corporate partnership development, ticketing and now talent acquisition.

Nicole is the Manager-Talent Acquisition for Learfield IMG College, which manages the multimedia rights and sponsorship initiatives for more than 200 collegiate properties nationwide. Nicole and her team work from the company’s Plano, Texas headquarters and are continually pursuing and vetting quality candidates to fill open positions across the country within Learfield and its affiliated companies. She joined Learfield in 2014 as the Manager-Business Development to develop corporate partnerships on behalf of Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky. She has also served with Learfield IMG National Sales in assisting with the engagement and sponsorship activation elements for numerous blue-chip companies investing in collegiate sports. Prior to Learfield IMG, Nicole was with the NFL’s Cincinnati Bengals, working in ticket sales and premium seating for three years, where she generated $3MM in ticket revenue for the organization.

An advocate for diverse and inclusive sports organizations, she serves on the National Sports Forum’s Business of Diversity in Sports and Entertainment (BDSE) Committee, as well as being the sitting Vice President for the Black Sports Professionals - North Texas.

Philanthropy    Breon Dennis, Frisco RoughRiders   Breon Dennis served as Assistant Vice President (AVP) of Community Outreach for the Texas Rangers Baseball Club prior to joining the RoughRiders. Breon oversaw the Texas Rangers youth ballpark and camps and clinics. Additionally, Breon was responsible for grassroots marketing, corporate partnerships and outreach within the African American community.  During his time as AVP of Community Outreach, Breon spearheaded many community partnerships with organizations that include the annual Martin Luther King Celebration in Arlington, the Tarrant County HARAMBEE Festival and the Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities initiatives which gives North Texas youth the opportunity to play baseball and softball. In 2012, Breon created a program that provided school supplies to help prepare less-fortunate youth in North Texas for school.  Breon began his career with the Texas Rangers in March 2000 and moved to Director of Baseball Programs in 2003. Breon was promoted to Senior Director of Baseball Programs in 2007 before being promoted in 2010 to AVP of Community Outreach and Youth Ballpark. In the fall of 2012 Breon completed the Major League Baseball Scout Development Program.  Breon currently serves as a board member/council for Black Sports Professional - North Texas, Young Leadership Academy (YMLA) Fort Worth ISD, North Texas Food Bank Plano Committee, United Negro College Fund Leadership Council, African American Museum of Dallas, North Richland Hills Police Foundation and Dallas Influencers in Sports & Entertainment (DISE) .

Philanthropy

Breon Dennis, Frisco RoughRiders

Breon Dennis served as Assistant Vice President (AVP) of Community Outreach for the Texas Rangers Baseball Club prior to joining the RoughRiders. Breon oversaw the Texas Rangers youth ballpark and camps and clinics. Additionally, Breon was responsible for grassroots marketing, corporate partnerships and outreach within the African American community.

During his time as AVP of Community Outreach, Breon spearheaded many community partnerships with organizations that include the annual Martin Luther King Celebration in Arlington, the Tarrant County HARAMBEE Festival and the Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities initiatives which gives North Texas youth the opportunity to play baseball and softball. In 2012, Breon created a program that provided school supplies to help prepare less-fortunate youth in North Texas for school.

Breon began his career with the Texas Rangers in March 2000 and moved to Director of Baseball Programs in 2003. Breon was promoted to Senior Director of Baseball Programs in 2007 before being promoted in 2010 to AVP of Community Outreach and Youth Ballpark. In the fall of 2012 Breon completed the Major League Baseball Scout Development Program.

Breon currently serves as a board member/council for Black Sports Professional - North Texas, Young Leadership Academy (YMLA) Fort Worth ISD, North Texas Food Bank Plano Committee, United Negro College Fund Leadership Council, African American Museum of Dallas, North Richland Hills Police Foundation and Dallas Influencers in Sports & Entertainment (DISE) .

Board Chair:     Kern Egan,    Lagardere Plus   Kern Egan is President, Americas of Lagardère Plus, Lagardère Sports and Entertainment’s global partnership marketing agency. Lagardère Plus’s global client portfolio includes BMW, Bridgestone, Citi, Danone, EA Sports, Epson, Hyundai, Lacoste, MetLife, MetroPCS, Veuve Clicquot, and ZTE, among others.  Kern was named a Forty Under 40 honoree by both the SportsBusiness Journal and Dallas Business Journal, serves on the SMU Athletic Forum's Board of Directors, and is chairman and co-founder of the Heart of Dallas and the Heart of Dallas Bowl. Kern is a graduate of Indiana University.

Board Chair:

Kern Egan, Lagardere Plus

Kern Egan is President, Americas of Lagardère Plus, Lagardère Sports and Entertainment’s global partnership marketing agency. Lagardère Plus’s global client portfolio includes BMW, Bridgestone, Citi, Danone, EA Sports, Epson, Hyundai, Lacoste, MetLife, MetroPCS, Veuve Clicquot, and ZTE, among others.

Kern was named a Forty Under 40 honoree by both the SportsBusiness Journal and
Dallas Business Journal, serves on the SMU Athletic Forum's Board of Directors, and is chairman and co-founder of the Heart of Dallas and the Heart of Dallas Bowl. Kern is a graduate of Indiana University.

Communications    Amanda Larder, Tony Fay PR   Larder joined Tony Fay PR after three years as VP of RD Operations and Business Development at United Way of Metropolitan Dallas (UWMD), focusing on events, volunteer engagement and sponsorships for the nonprofit. Larder joined UWMD after serving as Chief Operating Officer for Dallas-based production company Fay + Sawers Productions (FSP), where she managed daily, business-intensive operations and client cultivation, as well as the coordination of large-scale event logistics, sponsorships and volunteers for the following clients: United Way, the 2014 NCAA Men’s Final Four, National Football Foundation and Big Brothers, Big Sisters of America.  Larder served as Director of Events and Volunteers for the 2012 Tampa Bay Host Committee, where she oversaw the planning and execution of all nonpartisan Host Committee events and community outreach initiatives leading up to the Republican National Convention – including recruitment, training and management of 7,500 volunteers. Prior to that, Larder served as the Director of Volunteer Services for the North Texas Super Bowl XLV Host Committee, a coordinator with the Tampa Bay Super Bowl XLIII Host Committee and the Tampa Sports Authority at Raymond James Stadium.  Larder works for Michael T. Fiur Productions entertainment team for the annual College Football Playoff National Championship and the United States Tennis Association’s Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day the opening weekend of the US Open.

Communications

Amanda Larder, Tony Fay PR

Larder joined Tony Fay PR after three years as VP of RD Operations and Business Development at United Way of Metropolitan Dallas (UWMD), focusing on events, volunteer engagement and sponsorships for the nonprofit. Larder joined UWMD after serving as Chief Operating Officer for Dallas-based production company Fay + Sawers Productions (FSP), where she managed daily, business-intensive operations and client cultivation, as well as the coordination of large-scale event logistics, sponsorships and volunteers for the following clients: United Way, the 2014 NCAA Men’s Final Four, National Football Foundation and Big Brothers, Big Sisters of America.

Larder served as Director of Events and Volunteers for the 2012 Tampa Bay Host Committee, where she oversaw the planning and execution of all nonpartisan Host Committee events and community outreach initiatives leading up to the Republican National Convention – including recruitment, training and management of 7,500 volunteers. Prior to that, Larder served as the Director of Volunteer Services for the North Texas Super Bowl XLV Host Committee, a coordinator with the Tampa Bay Super Bowl XLIII Host Committee and the Tampa Sports Authority at Raymond James Stadium.

Larder works for Michael T. Fiur Productions entertainment team for the annual College Football Playoff National Championship and the United States Tennis Association’s Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day the opening weekend of the US Open.

Events    Todd Krumholz, JTK Talent   Todd Krumholz (JTK Talent’s Managing Director) has over a decade of experience in athlete marketing. In that time, Todd has worked alongside dozens of agencies and corporations to deliver a premium client experience aligning the interests of the brands as well as the procured talent. Having worked with brands such as Verizon, Oracle, Bridgestone, ProFlowers, MillerCoors and Pepsi, his experience working with Fortune 100 companies and Hall of Fame athletes is unparalleled in the sports marketing field. A Dallas native and University of Texas grad, Todd lives in Lakewood with his wife Sara and two children, Harper & Joey.

Events

Todd Krumholz, JTK Talent

Todd Krumholz (JTK Talent’s Managing Director) has over a decade of experience in athlete marketing. In that time, Todd has worked alongside dozens of agencies and corporations to deliver a premium client experience aligning the interests of the brands as well as the procured talent. Having worked with brands such as Verizon, Oracle, Bridgestone, ProFlowers, MillerCoors and Pepsi, his experience working with Fortune 100 companies and Hall of Fame athletes is unparalleled in the sports marketing field. A Dallas native and University of Texas grad, Todd lives in Lakewood with his wife Sara and two children, Harper & Joey.

Partnerships    Channing Butler, Connect Partnership Group   Channing Butler is the Senior Director of Sales for Connect Partnership Group. Her primary responsibilities are generating revenue and consulting on behalf of Connect’s diverse portfolio of clients. Prior to joining Connect, Channing was part of the team that opened Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas where she helped develop the corporate strategy and sold sponsorships across the venue and a variety of events, including the F1 USGP race weekend, ESPN Summer X Games, MotoGP, and the Amphitheater business. Channing kick-started her career with the Dallas Stars in Corporate Partnerships and Broadcast, and is a proud alumna of the University of North Texas, where she graduated summa cum laude. Preceding her career on the commercial side of sports business, Channing was a highly competitive motorcycle racer for over a decade, which has translated into her work through dedication, discipline and the desire to win.  Channing has a passion for travel and learning about different cultures around the globe. When she isn’t exploring and enjoying the outdoors, you can find her at a hockey game or volunteering with local animal welfare organizations.

Partnerships

Channing Butler, Connect Partnership Group

Channing Butler is the Senior Director of Sales for Connect Partnership Group. Her primary responsibilities are generating revenue and consulting on behalf of Connect’s diverse portfolio of clients. Prior to joining Connect, Channing was part of the team that opened Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas where she helped develop the corporate strategy and sold sponsorships across the venue and a variety of events, including the F1 USGP race weekend, ESPN Summer X Games, MotoGP, and the Amphitheater business. Channing kick-started her career with the Dallas Stars in Corporate Partnerships and Broadcast, and is a proud alumna of the University of North Texas, where she graduated summa cum laude. Preceding her career on the commercial side of sports business, Channing was a highly competitive motorcycle racer for over a decade, which has translated into her work through dedication, discipline and the desire to win.

Channing has a passion for travel and learning about different cultures around the globe. When she isn’t exploring and enjoying the outdoors, you can find her at a hockey game or volunteering with local animal welfare organizations.

Advisory Board

Dallas Influencers in Sports and Entertainment (DISE) is proud to announce the first members of its new advisory board, composed of many of the area’s and industry’s leaders. The group will continue to grow and evolve as we accelerate.

We are thankful for their support and look forward to working together to make our personal and professional communities even better! 

PROPERTIES
Dave Brown – General Manager, American Airlines Center
Keisha Dunlap – Senior Associate Commissioner/COO, Conference USA
Andy Swift – Executive Director, Dr Pepper Dallas Cup
George Killebrew – Executive Vice President, Dallas Mavericks
Brad Alberts – President, Dallas Stars
Greg Bibb – President & CEO, Dallas Wings
Geoff Moore – President & COO, Envy Gaming
Michael Tothe – Tournament Director, Ft. Worth Invitational
John Alper – Chief Sales Officer, Frisco RoughRiders
Brad Mayne – President & CEO, International Association of Venue Managers
Nicole Britenriker – Manager - Talent Acquisition, Learfield
Matthew Sign – Chief Operating Officer, National Football Foundation
Jon Drago – Tournament Director, Salesmanship Club of Dallas/AT&T Byron Nelson
Malcolm Farmer – President & General Manager, Texas Legends
Joe Januszewski – EVP, Chief Revenue & Marketing Officer, Texas Rangers
Jason Lake – Founder and CEO, Complexity Gaming
Chad Estis – Executive Vice President of Business Operations, Dallas Cowboys
Dan Hunt ­– President, FC Dallas

BRANDS
Aaron Brinkman – Vice President, Sales, Activision
Joshua Watts – Director, Sports Marketing, AdvoCare
Ryan Luckey – Assistant Vice President, Corporate Brand Marketing, AT&T
Jared Drinkwater – Chief Marketing Officer, BSN Sports
John Davidson – Head of Partnerships, GameStop
Cindy Hourigan – VP Sponsorships, Travel & Events, Brand Activation, Marketing Training, Keurig Dr Pepper
Jason Howarth – Vice President, Marketing, Panini America
Zipporah Allen – Chief Marketing Officer, Pizza Hut
Nick VanderLinden – General Manager, Red Bull
Andy Allmann – Director of Experiential Marketing & Sponsorships, Southwest Airlines
Dedra DeLilli – Group Manager, Olympic/Paralympic Marketing, Toyota
Corey Jones – SVP, Digital Marketing and Branding, Globe Life Insurance 
Craig Kessler, COO, Topgolf

AGENCIES
Bob Beaudine – CEO, Eastman-Beaudine
David Kozack – Principal & Creative Director, HKS
Stan Woodward – CEO, MVPindex
Gregg Hamburger – Chief Integration Officer, The Marketing Arm
Jeff Armstrong – Principal, The Richards Group
Tony Fay – Owner, Tony Fay Public Relations
Jennifer Cho – EVP/GM Southwest, Weber Shandwick
Jordan Woy – Agent/Co-Owner, Willis & Woy Sports Group
Rick Castillo – President and CEO, RC Agency, LLC

MEDIA & TECHNOLOGY
Dan Bennett – Regional Vice President Dallas/Houston, Cumulus Media
David Perry – Vice President, Home Team Sports National Ad Sales, FSN/HTS
Preston Philips – Managing Director, Global Business Development, Intel Sports

COMMUNITY & PHILANTHROPY
Britton Banowsky – Executive Director, College Football Playoff Foundation
Monica Paul – Executive Director, Dallas Sports Commission
Daniel Huerta – Assistant Director, Fair Park & Community Services at City of Dallas
Kit Sawers – President, Klyde Warren Park
Tara Green – President of Program Development, OJB
Claudia DeMoss – Community Funds Officer, The Dallas Foundation

EDUCATION
Kirk Wakefield – Professor & Executive Director, Baylor University (S3)
Peter Carton – Director, Sports Management Program, Southern Methodist University
Scott Wysong – Associate Professor and Academic Program Director, Sports & Entertainment MBA, University of Dallas