A look at the Executives in Sports collection, Issue 16
Building a Brand, Taming Your Title & Keeping Things in the Ballpark
Marian Rhodes, SVP and Chief HR and Diversity Officer of the Arizona Diamondbacks, passes on promotion and perspective advice, for contemporaries and young professionals alike
Protecting the Shield by Building Players’ Brands
NFL Players Inc.’s EVP and GC, Ahmad Nassar, blends legal and business acumen to help players maximize their earning potential.
Behind the Scenes Wizardry & Courtside Magic
Phoenix Suns VP and CIO Steve Reese on the enhanced role of IT in basketball.
Managing Sports, People and Personal Life: Tips from the PAC-12’s SVP of Business Affairs
A bit of a jack-of-all-trades, Woodie Dixon, Jr. has knack for problem-solving. He says it’s his key role—and it’s fun.
Why IT Needs to Be a Star Player in Business
As the self-professed “head coach” of IT at Easton Bell-Sports, Robby McDonald is taking the department’s role from passive supplier of requested projects to business partner on the cutting edge.
When Old is Better Than New
General Counsel Sashi Brown left one of the newest teams in the NFL—the Jacksonville Jaguars—for one of the oldest: the Cleveland Browns. Here’s why.
Why Finance Should Be Played as a Team Sport
Bob Feller, EVP and CFO at Palace Sports & Entertainment, explains why ball hogs are harmful in the Finance Department
Peanuts, Cracker Jacks and the Ultimate Competive Edge
Texas Rangers executive Joe Januszewski is honoring baseball’s past and protecting its future by creating a superior fan experience.
When a Step Back Is Actually a Step Forward
For Under Armour CFO Brad Dickerson, an uncertain career move turned out to be the perfect fit.
What Building a Baseball Team Can Teach You About Building a Career
Having landed his dream job, Arizona Diamondbacks CFO Tom Harris offers tips for getting yours.
Talent Development, As Seen from the Wrestling Ring
SVP of Talent Relations and Talent Development Sean Cleary shares management tips gleaned ringside at WWE.
The Globalization of Basketball: A Human Resources Perspective
Kerry Chandler explains why human resources is one of the NBA’s most valuable players.
Why Controversy Can Be Good for Your Career
Early in his career, a contentious turf war taught Bauer Performance Sports’ Michael Wall everything he needed to know about being an in-house counsel.
Why Baseball Might Be the World’s Greatest Business
Instead of centerfield, Major League Baseball CFO Jonathan Mariner swings for the bottom line.
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