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Faces and Places: Thought Leaders

Beaver Creek Mountain in Colorado was the perfect setting for SBJ’s Thought Leaders conference on July 24-25, providing a chance for work, play and relaxation for the 130 invitees and special guests.

All photos: Gabi Nienhouse / The Photography Concierge
Lunch on the Ritz-Carlton terrace.


CAA Icon’s Tim Romani, Grit Rock Ventures’ Jac Sperling and The Aspire Group’s Bernie Mullins chat before a session.


Winstead’s Denis Braham gets artistic at “Painting and Pinot.”


Teeing it up at the Beaver Creek.


NHL’s Nili Doft takes a shot at sporting clays.


Duncan Wardle talks creativity and innovation.


A group hike ascends to 8,000 feet.


Verna Myers discusses inclusion.


Retired NFLers Marques Colston and Robert Smith talk business with the NFLPA’s Teri Patterson Smith and CSM LeadDog’s Dan Mannix (right).


Please submit photos for review of industry conferences, parties, product launches and openings showcasing the people and personalities at the event. Include the event date, location, names/titles of those featured along with credit information. The photo specifications are as follows: 300dpi, tiff, jpeg or eps color images. Submit digital photos for review at: or send color prints to: Faces & Places, c/o Street & Smith’s SportsBusiness Journal, 120 W. Morehead St., Suite 310, Charlotte, NC 28202.