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Volume 26 No. 65
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Sports Business Journal Announces '19 Game Changers Class

Forty women in senior leadership roles across sports business have been selected for recognition next month as part of Sports Business Journal’s ninth annual class of Game Changers. They will be featured in the Sept. 16 issue of SBJ and honored on Sept. 17 in N.Y. at the Game Changers: Women in Sports Business conference. Take a look at the '19 Game Changers Class below:

Naz Aletaha
Riot Games

Megan Hughes Allison
Genesco Sports Enterprises

Michelle Andres
Baltimore Ravens

Molly Arbogast
POV Sports Marketing

Christine Burke
N.Y. Road Runners

Shelly Cayette
Cleveland Cavaliers

Kim Damron
Paciolan

Kim Davis
NHL

Jill Driban
The Montag Group

Wendy Fallen
Big Ten Conference

Julie Giese
ISM Raceway

Melissa Heiter
CAA Icon

Krista Hiner
ESG Law

Terri Jackson
Women’s National Basketball Players Association

Michele Kajiwara
AEG

Meredith Kinsman
Octagon

Thayer Lavielle
Wasserman

Melanie LeGrande
MLB

Michelle McGoldrick
MSG Co.

Lucinda McRoberts
USA Swimming

Jamie Morningstar
Milwaukee Bucks

Sianneh Mulbah
T'Wolves and Lynx

Pamela Murrin
WWE

Laura Neal
PGA Tour

Gloria Nevarez
West Coast Conference

Moira O’Connor
Soldier Field – SMG

Nicolina O’Rorke
NBC Sports Group

Djenaba Parker
N.Y. Red Bulls

Ana Shapiro Queenan
GMR Marketing

Caroline Rebello
Evolution Media Capital

Tracie Rodburg
NFL

Carla Rosenberg
Lagardère Plus

Tara Gutkowski Schwartz
NBA

Carrie Skillman
Scout Sports & Entertainment

Maureen Smith
Minnesota United FC

Amy Sprangers
Seattle Seahawks

Neda Tabatabaie
San Jose Sharks

Tina Thornton
ESPN

Alisha Valavanis
Seattle Storm and Force 10 Management

Whitney Wagoner
Warsaw Sports Marketing Center at the University of Oregon