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2019 Inaugural Conference

The 2019 Temple Sport Business Conference was the first ever Temple Sport Business Conference. The conference consisted of four panels and one keynote and were as follows:

Keynote Address: Jake Reynolds


At the time, Jake Reynolds was the Chief Revenue Officer of Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment, but has since become the President of the New Jersey Devils

"Negotiate Your Future" Panel:

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Jason Belzer: At the time, Jason was the President of GAME Inc., and is now the CEO of Student Athlete NIL. 


Lis Moss: Lis is a Sports Agent at Creative Artists Agency (CAA)


Jim Solano: Jim Solano is a Sports Agent at Tier 1 Sport Management

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Ben Sturner: Ben is the President and CEO of Leverage Agency

"Equal Play" Panel:


Megan Fry: Megan is an Account Management Director at MSG Entertainment & Co.


Morgan Jenkins: Morgan is the Associate Manager of Digital Media Operations at the NBA


Cheryl Mark: Cheryl is the Associate VP of Brands at Wasserman


Ameena Soliman: Ameena is a Pro Scout for the Philadelphia Eagles

"Changing the Game" Panel:

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Wayne Kimmel: Wayne is a Managing Partner at SeventySix Capital


Colin Thompson: Colin is a former Carolina Panther and is the founder of Not For Long Media LLC


Tamarah Strauss: Tamara is the Director of Public Relations and Partnerships at Thorne.


Angelise Stuhl: Angelise is the CEO of

"Do it for the Brand" Panel:


Anthony Cialella: Anthony is the Senior Account Manager for NFL Partnerships at 160over90


Frank Higgins: Frank is the Director of Global Sports Partnerships (Golf & Tennis) at American Express


Ganiu Ladipo: Ganiu is the Lead Partnership Marketer at the Los Angeles Rams


Julie Storr: Julie is a Client Devlopment Manager at CJ


Kenny Yansen: Kenny is the Manager of National Marketing Solutions at LEARFIELD

Athlete Crush (SPRTER) Presentation:


Thilo Kunkel was the CEO of Athlete Crush at the time and is now a professor in Temple University's School of Sport, Tourism, and Hospitality Management

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