CHAIRMAN: DAVE KLEWAN

In February 2019, Dave Klewan was elected Chairman of the LA Sports Council, succeeding Tony Sciarrino (2018-2019) and becoming only the sixth person to hold the title of Chair since the inception of the LA Sports Council in 1988. Klewan previously served as a Vice-Chair on the LA Sports Council’s 85-member Board. Klewan serves as General Manager of The Genesis Invitational, one of the premier events on the PGA TOUR and held at the iconic Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles.

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OFFICERS

VICE CHAIR & TREASURER

Daniel M. Hartman

CEO

Hartman Media

VICE CHAIR

Robert D. Thun

Senior Vice President, Content

DIRECTV

CORPORATE SECRETARY

Daniel Finnerty

Senior VP & General Manager

Spectrum Networks

PAST CHAIR

Tony Sciarrino

Pacific Segment Head

JP Morgan Chase

PAST CHAIR

Alan I. Rothenberg

Chairman

1st Century Bank

PAST CHAIR

Karen Brodkin

EVP, Content Strategy & Development

Endeavor

HONORARY MEMBER

Anita L. DeFrantz

Member

International Olympic Committee

EMERITUS MEMBER

Robert S. Rollo

Heidrick & Struggles (Ret.)

DIRECTORS

Lindsay Amstutz

Chief Media Officer

OneTeam Partners

Joshua E. Anderson

Partner

Sidley Austin LLP 

Dan Beckerman

President & CEO

AEG

Ty Bland

Executive - Global Government Affairs

Creative Arts Agency

John F. Boyle

President & CEO

Automobile Club of Southern California

Rich L. Brand

Managing Partner

Arent Fox LLP

Ryan Choura

Founder & CEO

Choura Events

Fred Claire

Board of Directors

Rose Bowl Operating Company

Ed DeFraine

Vice President Food Service & On-Premise

Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling 

Kevin Demoff

COO & EVP of Football Operations

Los Angeles Rams

Michelle DeMott

EVP Brand & Community

Los Angeles Football Club

*Ann Meyers Drysdale

Broadcaster

ESPN

KEVIN ELLIOT

Chief Executive Officer

CODE FOUR

*Janet Evans-Wilson

Chief Athlete Officer

LA 2028

Dennis A. Farrell

Commissioner

Big West Conference

*Lisa Fernandez

Assistant Softball Coach

UCLA

Adam Freier

General Manager

LA Giltinis

Robert French

Director-Regional Sales

United Airlines

CRAIG FURST

CEO & President

AAA Flag & Banner

Daniel G. Guerrero

President

U.S. International University Sports Foundation

Russell A. Hagey

Partner & Managing Director

Bain & Company, Inc.

Michael Hatch

Executive Director

Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management

Brad Hildebrandt

Race Director

Legacy Triathlon USA

Paul Hourigan

CEO

Global Rugby Ventures

Stacy Johns

EVP & Chief Financial Officer

LAFC

Heather Brooks Karatz

EVP, Growth & Operations

United Talent Agency

Jan Karl

Vice President, Project Development,

Morley Builders

James Keston

Owner and President

Orange County Soccer Club

Kiesha Knix

VP Charitable Affairs-Executive Director Lakers Youth Foundation

Los Angeles Lakers

Andrew W. Knox

Senior Advisor-Bain Executive Network

Bain & Company

Dennis Kuhl

Chairman

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

Craig Levra

COO

Goodwill Southern California

Erik Logan

CEO

World Surf League

Calvin Lyons

President & CEO

Special Olympics Southern California

Seth Makowsky

CEO

Poison Pawn

Myra Marayag

Vice President of Partnerships & Public Affairs

Los Angeles Times

Jeffrey Marks

CEO

Innovative Partnerships Group

Tre Menzel

Director of Sales

Southern California Google Cloud Enterprises

Marla Messing

Interim CEO

National Women's Soccer League

Jim Michaelian

President & CEO

Grand Prix Association of Los Angeles

*John Moffet

President

Southern California Olympians & Paralympians Association

*John Naber

Naber & Associates

Thomas G. Nussbaum

Audit Partner

KPMG LLP  

Ajay Nwosu

President

Teqball USA

Rebecca O'Sullivan-Schulte

SVP & General Manager

Bally Sports West, SoCal

*Apolo Anton Ohno

Olympic Gold Medalist

Venture Capitalist

Bryan Palbaum

President & COO

Trader Joe’s Company

Gerald S. Papazian

Managing Director

Fountainhead Associates, Inc.  

Thomas A. Parham, Ph.D.

President

California State University,  Dominguez Hills

Joan A. Payden

President & CEO

Payden & Rygel

Richard B. Perelman

President

Perelman, Pioneer & Co.

David Pump

Co-Founder & Partner

The Pump Group, The Harole & Carole Pump Foundation

BRUCE RAMER

Partner

Gang, Tyre, Ramer, Brown & Passman, Inc.

MURPHY REINSCHREIBER

COO

The McCourt Foundation

RICK ROSAS

Tax Partner

Entertainment Media Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP  

LON ROSEN

EVP & Chief Marketing Officer

Los Angeles Dodgers

Greg Rouyer

Global Partner Lead, Broadcast

Amazon AWS

MARIA S. SALINAS

President & CEO

Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce

J. EUGENE SALOMON JR.

Partner

Gang, Tyre, Ramer, Brown & Passman, Inc.

ERIC W. SCHREINER

EVP

AECOM HUNT/AECOM TISHMAN

Justine Siegal, Ph.D.

Founder & Executive Director

Baseball For All

RENATA SIMRIL

President & CEO

LA84 Foundation

A.G SPANOS

President of Business Operations

Los Angeles Chargers

AMY K. STANTON

Founder & CEO

Stanton & Company, LLC

DANIEL R. STIMMLER

COO

L.A. Memorial Coliseum

william e. thomson, jr.

Director

Rose Bowl Aquatics Center

melinda travis

Chief Executive Officer

Mile 44

dave tucker

Senior Director

Outlyr

ronald f. turner

Principal, Director of Sports

Gensler

julie uhrman

Founder & President

Angel City

DAVID C. ULICH

President

Foundation for Global Sports Development

NATALIE WHITE

Interim President & COO

LA Sparks

EX-OFFICIO MEMBER

GENE D. BLOCK

Chancellor

UCLA

EX-OFFICIO MEMBER

RICHARD J. FOSTER

Past President

U.S. Aquatic Sports

EX-OFFICIO MEMBER

FRANKLIN R. JOHNSON

Board Member

International Tennis Federation

* Indicates board members who are Former Olympians