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'17 SBJ/SBD "Game Changers" Class Honors Women Setting Trends In Sports Business

SBJ/SBD today is holding its fifth annual conference celebrating “Game Changers: The Intersection of Women and Sports.” Below are the female execs honored as a part of this year’s class (THE DAILY).

Jean Afterman
Yankees Senior VP and Assistant GM
Christina Alejandre
Turner Sports VP/Esports and ELeague GM
Kenyatta Bynoe
Spalding VP/Global Brand Marketing & Partnerships
Katie Bynum
USGA Senior Dir of Partnerships
Danielle Cantor
FAME Partner
Jennifer Cohen
Univ. of Washington AD
Kirsten Corio
USTA Managing Dir of Ticket Sales, Premium & Digital Strategy
Sarah Cummins
N.Y. Road Runners Head of Business Development & Strategic Partnerships
Ayala Deutsch
NBA Exec VP and Deputy General Counsel
Kimberly Fields
NFL Special Assistant to the Commissioner
Laura Froelich
Twitter Global Head of Sports Partnerships
Libby Geist
ESPN VP and Exec Producer for ESPN Films & "30 for 30"
Hannah Gordon
49ers General Counsel
Shauna Griffiths
LeadDog Marketing Group Senior VP/Strategic Marketing, Partnerships & Communications
Catie Griggs
Atlanta United VP/Business Operations
Amy Howe
Ticketmaster North America COO
Allison Keller
PGA Tour Chief Administration Officer
Morane Kerek
Gina Lehe
CFP Senior Dir of Communications & Brand Management
Lauren Cooks Levitan
Fanatics CFO
Adrienne Lofton
Under Armour Senior VP/Global Brand Management
Jodi Logsdon
CBS Sports News Dir & Coordinating Producer
Samita Mannapperuma
NBC Sports Group VP/Business Development
Beth McClinton
CAA Corporate Communications Exec
Stephanie McMahon
WWE Chief Brand Officer
Marisabel Munoz
MLS and SUM VP/Communications
Erika Nardini
Barstool Sports CEO
Elizabeth O'Brien
IBM Program Dir of Sports & Entertainment Parternships
Nzinga Shaw
Hawks and Philips Arena Senior VP and Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer
Renata Simril
LA84 Foundation President & CEO
Shauna Smith
Aquarius Sports & Entertainment VP/Client Services
Keisha Taylor
Learfield Senior VP/Integrated Marketing
Renee Tirado
MLB VP/Talent and Head of Inclusion & Diversity
Renee Washington
USA Track & Field COO
Lynn White
NHL Group VP/Int'l Strategy

Follow updates from the conference with the Twitter hashtag #sbjgc.