University of Southern California

Advisory Board

Executive Director

  • David Carter: Executive Director, USC Sports Business Institute Bio

The following advisory board, which consists of noted sports business leaders, provides guidance to the Sports Business Institute:

  • John Bendheim: President, Bendheim Enterprises Bio

  • Anita L. DeFrantz: President, LA84 Foundation and and Member, International Olympic Committee Bio

  • Peter Dropick: Vice President of Event Development, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Bio

  • Jim G. Ellis: Dean, USC Marshall School of Business Bio

  • Dennis Gilbert: President, The Gilbert Group Bio

  • Dick Glover: CEO, Funny or Die Networks Bio

  • Ed Goren: Retired Vice Chairman, FOX Sports Bio

  • Bob Graziano: Managing Director, J.P. Morgan Bio

  • Patrick C. Haden: Athletic Director, University of Southern California Bio

  • Shawn Hunter: Co-Chairman, USA Pro Cycling Challenge Bio

  • Chris McGowan: President and Chief Executive Officer, Portland Trail Blazers Bio

  • Jeff Moorad: Bio

  • Arturo "Arte" Moreno: Owner, Angels Baseball Bio

  • Brian Mulligan: CEO, Brooknol Advisors Bio

  • David Neal, Executive Producer, FOX Sports Bio

  • Neal H. Pilson: President, Pilson Communications Bio

  • Jeffrey N. Pollack: Sports Business Associates, Inc. Bio

  • David Rone President, Sports, News and Local Programming, Time Warner Cable Inc. Bio

  • Matt Rossetti: President, ROSSETTI Bio

  • Alan I. Rothenberg: Chairman, 1st Century Bank, N.A. Bio

  • Kathy S. Schloessman: President, LA Sports & Entertainment Commission Bio

  • Michael Schulman: CEO, Anaheim Ducks Bio

  • Jeff Shell: Chairman NBCUniversal; Chairman of Broadcasting Board of Governors Bio

  • Bill Shumard: President & CEO, Special Olympics Southern California Bio

  • David Simon: President, Los Angeles Sports Council Bio

  • Gary Toebben: President & CEO, LA Chamber of Commerce Bio