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Guest Moderator: Bess Brodsky

Career Specialist, Sports Management
Columbia University

Bess Brodsky is a sports and entertainment industry veteran with 25 years of experience working in sponsorship, partnership marketing, sales, and promotions for such popular brands as Madison Square Garden, MSG Network, ESPN, the New York Times, the Sports Museum of America, U.S. Soccer, Radio City Music Hall, and the Radio City Rockettes. Ms. Brodsky has worked with advertising, media buying, and marketing agencies, overseeing annual budgets of $10M+. In addition, she has played a key role in pitching and securing hundreds of marketing partnerships and sponsorships with top companies such as JPMorganChase, American Express, Coca-Cola, Nike, Pepsi, Delta, McDonald's, Panasonic, Starbucks, Audi, Toys R Us, and American Airlines.

She is currently the President of BB Consulting, a strategic career consultancy working with both Columbia University and private clients. At Columbia, Bess serves as the Career Specialist and Lecturer for the Masters in Sports Management program advising current students and alumni on internship and job strategy, as well as hosting career related workshops and events throughout the year.

Bess holds a B.A. from Hobart and William Smith Colleges and a J.D. from New England School of Law. Bess spent 10 years as Vice President of the National Board of WISE, Women in Sports and Events and serves on the Advisory Board for B.O.S.S., the Business of Sports School, a NYC Public high school dedicated to the business of sports.

Wednesday, September 12

CAREER BREAKFAST ROUND TABLE: NAVIGATING YOUR CAREER IN A NEW LANDSCAPE

.  Career Breakfast will be held on the 2nd floor, Times Square Ballroom.

Paula Miller, Senior VP & Chief Human Resources Officer, NASCAR and ISC
Ronnie Tucker, Senior VP, Marketing and Digital, NYRR
Kevin Warren, COO, Minnesota Vikings
Guest Moderator: Bess Brodsky, Career Specialist, Sports Management, Columbia University