Panel Discussions

Panel Discussions
Discussion Members
Teams and Leagues Ernie Accorsi
NFL
Rick Janac
General Manager, State College Spikes / Pittsburgh Pirates
Greg Myford
Penn State Associate Athletic Director, Former Detroit Pistons and Tampa Bay Lighting marketing executive
Vernal Taylor
Senior Marketing Manager, NBA Global Marketing Partnerships
Malcolm Moran—Moderator
Former New York Times MLB, college football and basketball reporter; Director PSU John Curley Center for Sports Journalism
Sports Marketing and Sponsorships Mike Felici
General Manager Learfield Sports
Mike Stevens
Senior Vice President, PGA
Thomas Shannon
Vice President, Major Groups, Bank of America
Dr. Jennifer Chang Coupland—Moderator
Clinical Assistant Professor of Marketing
Ownership and Finance Chris Bevilaqua
Sports Capital Partners Principal
Jesse Neumeyer
JP Morgan Finance Industry Associate
Jim Plake
SVP-CFO, Pittsburgh Pirates
Dr. Randy Woolridge—Moderator
Goldman Sachs and Frank Smeal Endowed University Fellow and President, Nittany Lion Fund LLC

Moderators

  • Dr. Randall Woolridge, Goldman Sachs and Frank Smeal Endowed University Fellow and President, Nittany Lion Fund LLC
  • Malcolm Moran, Director, PSU John Curley Center for Sports Journalism and 20-year veteran New York Times sports reporter (MLB, college basketball and football)
  • Dr. Jennifer Chang Coupland, Clinical Assistant Professor of Marketing

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