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2012

Paul Bamundo, Subway
Michael Brown, IMG
Emilio Collins, NBA
Rick Cordella, NBC Sports and Olympics
Anastasia Danias, NFL
Alex Diaz, Madison Square Garden Co.
Denise Durante, Wasserman Media Group
Peter Fitzpatrick, Home Team Marketing
Charles Freeman, Orlando Magic
Brett Frood, Stewart-Haas Racing
Kip Fulks, Under Armour
Laura Gentile, ESPN
Chris Hannan, Fox Sports Media Group
Robb Heineman, Sporting Club
Billy Hogan, Fenway Sports Management
Nathan Hubbard, Ticketmaster
Evan Hunt, International Olympic Committee
Marc Jenkins, NASCAR
Dan Jones, Intersport
David Lehanski, NHL
Lawton Logan*, IMG
Chris McGowan, AEG Sports
David Nathanson, Fox Sports Media Group
Sarah Robb O’Hagan*, Gatorade
Jon Oram*, Proskauer Rose
Chris Park, Major League Baseball
Bob Pascal, Centerplate
Merritt Paulson, Portland Timbers
Sam Piccione III, AEG China
Trina Roffino, The Marketing Arm
Connor Schell, ESPN
Hans Schroeder, NFL
David Schwab, Octagon
John Tobias, Lagardère Unlimited
Brodie Van Wagenen, CAA Sports
Tyson Webber, GMR Marketing
David Wright, Major League Soccer/Soccer United Marketing
Eve Wright, Miami Heat/AmericanAirlines Arena
Jed York, San Francisco 49ers
Peter Zern*, Covington & Burling LLP

2011

Jay Bauman, NFL
Zak Brown*, Just Marketing International
Greg Byrne, University of Arizona
Andrew Campion, Nike
Justin Connolly, Disney and ESPN
John Currie, Kansas State University
Paul Danforth, CAA Sports
Kern Egan, Richards Sports & Entertainment
Jeff Ehrenkranz, Octagon
Chad Estis, Legends Premium Sales/Dallas Cowboys
Mark Evans, Fox Broadcasting Co.
Jonathan Gilula, Boston Red Sox
Sophie Goldschmidt, NBA Europe
Todd Goldstein*, AEG
Eric Grilly, Comcast Sports Group
Matt Higgins, New York Jets
Barry Kahn, Qcue
Dave Katz, SportsFanLive.com/ThePostGame.com
Jason Kint, CBSSports.com
Leah Buhl LaPlaca, ESPN
Rita Benson LeBlanc*, New Orleans Saints
Adam Lippard, GMR Marketing
Lawton Logan, IMG College
Greg Luckman, GroupM ESP
Scott Milleisen, JPMorgan Chase
Bob Myers, Wasserman Media Group
Sarah Robb O’Hagan, Gatorade
Eric Nyquist, NASCAR
Merritt Paulson, Portland Timbers
Irwin Raij, Foley & Lardner
Rob Reed, AEG Facilities
Chris Sanders, Helios Partners
Patrick Sandusky, U.S. Olympic Committee
Emmanuel Seuge, Coca-Cola Co.
Ron Skotarczak, Madison Square Garden Sports
Timothy Slavin, Major League Baseball Players Association
Kimberly Taylor, MetLife
Todd Taylor, Texas Rangers
Albert Vertino, NBA Digital
Andrew Walker, WTA

2010

Steve Battista, Under Armour
Katie Boes, Reel Enterprises
Chris Brearton, O’Melveny & Myers
Marc Bruno, Aramark
Chris Canetti, Houston Dynamo
Andrew Cohen, Visa USA
Paul Danforth, CAA Sports
Jeff Eccleston, Sponsorship Research International
Max Eisenbud, IMG
John Entz, MLB Network
Todd Goldstein, AEG
Chris Granger, NBA
Kirby Hocutt, University of Miami
Matt Hong, Turner Sports
Joe Inzerillo, MLB Advanced Media
Derek Jackson, Florida Marlins
Rachel Jacobson, NBA
Sam Kennedy, Boston Red Sox/Fenway Sports Group
Mike Kerns, Citizen Sports Network
Todd Krinsky, Reebok
Elizabeth Lindsey, Wasserman Media Group
Lawton Logan, IMG College
Chris Mater, Red Bull USA
Mike McCarley, NBC Universal Sports & Olympics
Daryl Morey, Houston Rockets
Mike Mulvihill, Fox Sports
Matt Pensinger, Relay Worldwide
Damon Phillips, ESPN
Bastien Renard, Nike
Bill Rhoda, CSL International/CSL Marketing Group
Alec Scheiner, Dallas Cowboys
Bill Schlough, San Francisco Giants
Eric Shanks*, DirecTV
Thad Sheely, New York Jets
Shawn Tilger, Philadelphia Flyers
Julie Tyson, PGA Tour
Keith Wachtel, NHL
Cameron Hall Wagner, GMR Marketing
Mark Whitaker, Nixon Peabody
Jamie Zaninovich, West Coast Conference

2009

Steve Battista, Under Armour
Dan Beckerman*, AEG
David Berson*, ESPN
Pete Bevacqua, U.S. Golf Association
David Bialek, ANC Sports Marketing
Robert Birge, IMG
Marshall Carlson, Hendrick Motorsports
Joie Chitwood III, Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Jason Dial, Procter & Gamble
Derek Eiler, Collegiate Licensing Co.
Peter Farnsworth, NBA
Marc Fein, Versus
Greg Genske, Legacy Sports Group
Jeffrey Gewirtz, Nets Basketball/Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment
Derrick Heggans, AOL Sports
Charlie Jacobs, Boston Bruins/Delaware North Cos.
Jerry Jones Jr., Dallas Cowboys
Janeen Lalik, ISP Sports
Greg Luckman, GroupM ESP
Mike McCarley, NBC Universal Sports & Olympics
Chris McGuire, Adidas America
David Mingey, Johnson & Johnson
Mary O’Connor, The Marketing Arm
Sarah Robb O’Hagan, Gatorade
Jon Oram, Proskauer Rose
Rohan Oza, Glacéau
James Pitaro, Yahoo! Sports
David Preschlack*, Disney and ESPN Media Networks Group
Mike Principe, BEST
Brian Rolapp*, NFL
Issa Sawabini, Fuse
John Shea, Octagon
Matt Silverman, Tampa Bay Rays
Ryan Steelberg, Brand Affinity Technologies
Jennifer Storms*, Turner Sports
Shawn Sullivan, Boston Celtics
Keith Wachtel, NHL
Robbie Weiss, NASCAR
Peter Zern, Covington & Burling LLP
Dana Zimmer, Comcast Networks

2008

David Abrutyn, IMG Consulting
Steve Astephen, Wasserman Media Group
Dan Beckerman, AEG
David Berson, ESPN
Greg Busch, GMR Marketing
Steve Chiang, EA Sports
Brian Corcoran, NASCAR
Damon Evans*, University of Georgia
Steve Gaffney, Sprint
Tony Godsick, IMG
Todd Goldstein, AEG
Derrick Hall, Arizona Diamondbacks
Wally Hayward*, Relay Worldwide
Chris Heck, NBA
Sarah Hirshland, Wasserman Media Group
Jerry Jones Jr., Dallas Cowboys
Sam Kennedy, Boston Red Sox/Fenway Sports Group
Rick Kloiber, Fox Broadcasting Co.
Rita Benson LeBlanc, New Orleans Saints
Michael Levine*, CAA Sports
Warde Manuel, University at Buffalo
Howard Nuchow*, CAA Sports
Steve O’Donnell, NASCAR
Jon Oram, Proskauer Rose
Rohan Oza, Glacéau
Scott Paddock, Gatorade
Tim Pernetti, CBS College Sports Network
Ed Policy*, Arena Football League
David Preschlack, Disney and ESPN Media Networks Group
Gabby Roe, AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour
Brian Rolapp, NFL
Eric Shanks, DirecTV
John Shea, Octagon
David Shoemaker, Sony Ericsson WTA Tour
John Slusher, Nike
David Sternberg*, Fox Cable Networks Group
Jennifer Storms, Turner Sports
Mark Tatum*, NBA
Shannon Terry*, Rivals.com
Peter Zern, Covington & Burling LLP

2007

Ed Bennett, NASCAR
David Berson, ESPN
Brooks Boyer, Chicago White Sox
John Brody*, Major League Baseball
Zak Brown, Just Marketing International
Peter Carlisle*, Octagon
Kathy Carter, Soccer United Marketing
Jeff Fluhr, StubHub
Frank Gibeau, EA Sports
Wally Hayward, Relay Worldwide
Adam Holzer, Fox Cable Networks
Matthew Kauffman, Visa USA
Peter Lazarus, IMG
Rita Benson LeBlanc, New Orleans Saints
Rich Lehrfeld, American Express
Michael Levine, CAA Sports
Dan Mannix, LeadDog Marketing Group
Bernard Muir, Georgetown University
Sarah Nettinga, NASCAR
Howard Nuchow, CAA Sports
Scott O’Neil*, NBA
Doug Perlman*, IMG Media North America
Kevin Plank*, Under Armour
Ed Policy, Arena Football League
Gerardo Prado, HNTB Architecture
David Preschlack, Disney and ESPN Media Networks Group
Brian Rolapp, NFL
Ralph Santana, Pepsi-Cola North America
Darryl Seibel, U.S. Olympic Committee
Greg Shaheen*, NCAA
Eric Shanks, DirecTV
Matt Silverman, Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Jennifer Storms, Turner Sports
Sam Sussman, Starcom USA
Mark Tatum, NBA
Shannon Terry, Rivals.com
Malcolm Turner, OnSport
Bill Wanger, Fox Sports
Casey Wasserman*, Wasserman Media Group
Kim Williams, NFL Network

2006

Randy Bernard, Professional Bull Riders Inc.
John Brody, Major League Baseball
Zak Brown, Just Marketing International
Faust Capobianco IV, Majestic Athletic
Kathy Carter, Soccer United Marketing
Damon Evans, University of Georgia
Jeff Fluhr, StubHub
Todd France, France Athlete Management Enterprises Inc.
Frank Gibeau, EA Sports
Wally Hayward, Relay Sponsorship & Event Marketing
Sean Henry, Palace Sports and Entertainment
Paul Johnson, PGA Tour
Dave Katz, Yahoo!
Michael Kelly, South Florida Super Bowl XLI Host Committee
George Kliavkoff, Major League Baseball Advanced Media
Peter Lazarus, NBC Universal
Michael Levine, Van Wagner Sports Group
Ellen Lucey, Coca-Cola Co.
Burke Magnus, ESPNU
Peter Murray, NFL
Jon Niemuth, Ellerbe Becket
Scott O’Neil, NBA
Doug Perlman, NHL
Kevin Plank, Under Armour
Ed Policy, Arena Football League
Tom Proebstle, Crawford Architects
Michael Robichaud, Sprint Nextel
Perry Rogers, Premier Integrated Sports Management
Greg Shaheen, NCAA
Mark Shapiro, Cleveland Indians
Adam Shaw, NFL Network
Peter Stern, Strategic Sports Group
Jim Tanner, Williams & Connolly
Mark Tatum, NBA
Shannon Terry, Rivals.com
Dorothy Whitehouse, ESPN ABC Sports Customer Marketing and Sales
Russell Wolff*, ESPN International
Brett Yormark*, Nets Sports and Entertainment
Michael Yormark, Sunrise Sports and Entertainment
Alan Zucker, IMG

2005

Mike Bartelli, Millsport
Ken Block, DC Shoes
John Brody, Major League Baseball
Paul Brooks*, NASCAR
Faust Capobianco IV, Majestic Athletic
Peter Carlisle, Octagon
Ben Dogra, SFX Football
Mark Donovan, Philadelphia Eagles
Chris Dunlavey, Brailsford & Dunlavey
David Ehrlich, Kroenke Sports Enterprises
Theo Epstein, Boston Red Sox
Damon Evans, University of Georgia
Ted Fikre, Anschutz Entertainment Group
John Galloway*, Pepsi
Neil Glat, NFL
Brian Grey, Yahoo! Sports
Mark Howorth, National Mobile Television Inc.
Tom Lewand, Detriot Lions
Dan Lozano, Beverly Hills Sports Council
Wade Martin, Dew Action Sports Tour
Peter Murray, NFL
Scott O’Neil, NBA
Jacqueline Parkes, Major League Baseball
Kevin Plank, Under Armour
Jon Podany, PGA Tour
Michael Robichaud, Nextel Communications
Drew Rosenhaus, Rosenhaus Sports Representation
David Samson, Florida Marlins
Greg Shaheen, NCAA
Mark Shapiro*, ESPN
Molly Solomon, NBC Universal
Dave St. Peter, Minnesota Twins
David Sternberg, Fox Cable Networks Group
John Tatum, Genesco Sports Enterprises
Clay Walker, Players Inc.
Casey Wasserman, Wasserman Media Group
Chris Weil, Momentum Worldwide
John Weisbrod, Orlando Magic & RDV Sports
Russell Wolff, ESPN International
Brett Yormark, New Jersey Nets & Brooklyn Sports

2003

David Baxter, Reebok
Dan Beckerman, Anschutz Entertainment Group
Dan Champeau, Fitch Ratings
Bob Cramer*, MasterCard International
William Daly*, NHL
John Galloway, Pepsi
Neil Glat, NFL
Adam Helfant, Nike
Louis Jacobs, Delaware North Cos.
Billy King, Philadelphia 76ers
Jonathan Kraft, The Kraft Group and the New England Patriots
Sal LaRocca, NBA
Steve Lauletta, Miller Brewing Co.
Sam Levinson, ACES
Tom Lewand, Detriot Lions
Elliott McCabe, Bank of America
Patrick McGee, Octagon
Tom McGovern, OMD
Bruce Miller, HOK Sport
Howard Nuchow, Mandalay Sports Entertainment
Ethan Orlinsky, Major League Baseball
Jacqueline Parkes, Major League Baseball
Bea Perez*, Coca-Cola North America
Doug Perlman, NHL
Peter Pezaris, SportsLine.com
John Pleasants, Ticketmaster
Jon Podany, PGA Tour
Jamie Pollard, University of Wisconsin and Collegiate Financial Services
George Pyne*, NASCAR
Jamey Rootes, Houston Texans
David Samson, Florida Marlins
Mark Shapiro, ESPN
Dave St. Peter, Minnesota Twins
David Sternberg, Fox Cable Networks Group
John Tatum, Genesco Sports Enterprises
Neal Tiles, Fox Television
Casey Wasserman, Wasserman Media Group
Chris Weil, Momentum Worldwide
Russell Wolff, ESPN International
Brett Yormark, NASCAR

2002

Mark Abbott, Major League Soccer
Hank Adams, Ignite Sports
Paul Archey, Major League Baseball
Seth Berger, And 1
Paul Brooks, NASCAR
Anucha Browne Sanders, New York Knicks
Scott Brubaker, Arizona Diamondbacks
Peter Carlisle, Octagon
Ray Clark, The Marketing Arm
Bob Cramer, MasterCard International
Michael Crowley, Oakland A’s
William Daly, NHL
Joe Dumars, Detroit Pistons
Tom Fox, Gatorade
John Galloway, Pepsi
Tony Hawk, Tony Hawk Inc. and Birdhouse Projects
Ed Horne, NHL Enterprises
Wayne Katz*, Proskauer Rose
Jonathan Kraft, The Kraft Group and the New England Patriots
Steve Lauletta, Miller Brewing Co.
Mark Lazarus*, Turner Sports
Mark Lewis, Utah Athletic Foundation
Dan Lozano, Beverly Hills Sports Council
Elliott McCabe, Bank of America
Patrick McGee, Octagon
Tom McGovern, OMD USA
Alan Ostfield*, Palace Sports & Entertainment
Bea Perez, Coca-Cola North America
John Pleasants, Ticketmaster
George Postolos, Houston Rockets
George Pyne, NASCAR
Kris Rone*, Los Angeles Dodgers
Jamey Rootes, Houston Texans
Michael Rubin, GSI Commerce
Chris Russo*, NFL
Mark Shapiro, ESPN
Brenda Spoonemore, NBA Entertainment
Mark Steinberg*, IMG
Neal Tiles, Fox Sports Marketing Group
Heidi Ueberroth*, NBA Entertainment

2001

Mark Abbott, Major League Soccer
David Baxter, Reebok
Billy Beane, Oakland A’s
Russ Brandon, Buffalo Bills
Paul Brooks, NASCAR
Willy Burkhardt, ESPN International and ESPN Enterprises
Bill Carter, Fuse Integrated Sports Marketing
Brian Cashman*, New York Yankees
Greg Clark, FleetBoston
Ray Clark, The Marketing Arm
Casey Close, IMG Baseball
Bob Cramer, MasterCard International
William Daly, NHL
Mark Dowley*, McCann-Erickson World Group and Momentum Worldwide
Tom Fox, Gatorade
Tim Hofferth, Nelligan Sports Marketing
Michael Jackson, YankeeNets
Jeremy Jacobs Jr., Sportservice Corp. and Delaware North Cos.
Kristi Jernigan, Memphis Redbirds Baseball Foundation
Wayne Katz, Proskauer Rose
Billy King, Philadelphia 76ers
Katie Lacey, Pepsi-Cola North America
Mark Lazarus, Turner Sports
Mark Lewis, Olympic Properties of the United States and Salt Lake Organizing Committee
Jon Litner*, NHL
Kevin McClatchy*, Pittsburgh Pirates
Duane McLean, Seattle Seahawks
Alan Ostfield, Palace Sports & Entertainment
Bea Perez, Coca-Cola North America
Steve Phelps, NFL
Scott Radecic, HOK Sport
Kris Rone, Los Angeles Dodgers
Robert Rowell, Golden State Warriors
Michael Rubin, Global Sports
Chris Russo, NFL
Jeff Shell*, Fox Cable Networks
Adam Silver, NBA Entertainment
Daniel Snyder*, Washington Redskins
Mark Steinberg, IMG
Heidi Ueberroth, NBA Entertainment

2000

Katie Blackburn, Cincinnati Bengals
Colin Boatwright, Total Sports Inc.
Willy Burkhardt, ESPN International and ESPN Enterprises
Brian Cashman, New York Yankees
Casey Close, IMG Baseball
Bryan Colangelo, Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Arena Sports
Lee Ann Daly, ESPN
Mike Dee, San Diego Padres
Mark Dowley, Momentum Worldwide
Brian France, NASCAR
Tom Glick, Sacramento River Cats
David Grant, Velocity Sports & Entertainment
Michael Huyghue, Jacksonville Jaguars
Wayne Katz, Proskauer Rose
Barry Klarberg, KRT Business Management
Katie Lacey, Pepsi-Cola North America
Mark Lazarus, Turner Sports
Mario Lemieux, Pittsburgh Penguins
Jon Litner, NHL
Kevin McClatchy, Pittsburgh Pirates
Dan Meis, NBBJ Sports and Entertainment
Susan O’Malley, Washington Sports and Entertainment
Alan Ostfield, Palace Sports & Entertainment
David Paro, SFX Sports Group
David Payne, CNN/Sports Illustrated Interactive
Tony Petitti, WCBS-TV and CBS Sports
Steve Phelps, NFL Properties
Jeff Price, MasterCard International
Bob Reif, Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Indy Racing League
Kris Rone, Los Angeles Dodgers
Chris Russo, NFL
David Salomon, Millsport
Jeff Shell, Fox Cable Networks
Adam Silver, NBA Entertainment
Daniel Snyder, Washington Redskins
Mark Steinberg, IMG
Andrew Sturner, SportsLine.com
Rob Tilliss, Chase Manhattan Corp.
Heidi Ueberroth, NBA Entertainment
Mitchell Ziets, Legg Mason

1999

Rick Adams, East Coast Hockey League
Bill Allard, SFX Sports
Mark Bartelstein, Mark Bartelstein and Associates
Patrick Battle, Collegiate Licensing Co.
Seth Berger, And 1
August Busch IV, Anheuser-Busch Cos.
Brian Cashman, New York Yankees
Dockery Clark, Bank of America Corp.
David Cope, Washington Redskins
Lee Ann Daly, ESPN
Mark Dowley, Momentum Worldwide
Kathy Francis, Major League Baseball
Tony George, Indianapolis Motor Speedway Corp.
Tom Glick, Lansing Lugnuts
Shawn Hunter, Phoenix Coyotes
Michael Huyghue, Jacksonville Jaguars
Gary Jacobus, IMG
Brian Jennings, NHL Enterprises
Bill Johnson, Ellerbe Becket
Michael Jordan, NBA athlete
Lesa Kennedy, International Speedway Corp.
Joe Leccese, Proskauer Rose
Jon Litner, ABC Sports
Kevin McClatchy, Pittsburgh Pirates
Dan Meis, NBBJ Sports and Entertainment
Marla Messing, Women’s World Cup
Percy Miller, No Limit Inc.
Susan O’Malley, Washington Sports and Entertainment
Curtis Polk, SFX Sports Group/F.A.M.E.
Jeffrey Pollack, NBA
Jeff Price, MasterCard International
George Pyne, NASCAR
Bob Reif, Miami Dolphins and Pro Player Stadium
Geoff Reiss, ESPN Internet Ventures
Wendy Selig-Prieb, Milwaukee Brewers
Jeff Shell, Fox Sports Net
Daniel Snyder, Washington Redskins
Andrew Sturner, SportsLine.com
Rob Tilliss, Chase Manhattan Corp.
Stacy Wall, Wieden & Kennedy

* Forty Under 40 Hall of Fame selection
Note: Companies are listed as they were at the time the recipients were selected Forty Under 40 winners. There were no 2004 winners because the award moved from being announced in the fall to being announced the following spring.

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