Episode 57: Ed Kull Athletic Director at Fordham University

Episode 57: Ed Kull Athletic Director at Fordham University

Edward M. Kull was named Interim Director of Athletics at Fordham on July 1, 2020. A former Senior Vice President at GENYOUth Foundation, previously served as the Senior Director of Development and Senior Associate Athletic Director at Fordham University since May of 2017 where he was responsible for leading the annual and major gift fundraising efforts supporting 22 intercollegiate and club sports.
Episode 56: Burke Magnus EVP Programming and Scheduling ESPN

Episode 56: Burke Magnus EVP Programming and Scheduling ESPN

Burke Magnus was named executive vice president, programming and scheduling, of ESPN in May 2015, having served as senior vice president, programming and acquisitions since January 2014, and senior vice president, college sports programming, since March 2008. In this role, Magnus oversees all of the company’s program acquisitions and rights holder relations, content strategy and scheduling across professional and college and amateur sports.
Episode 55: Kimberly Beaudin Chief Executive Officer of the College Football Hall of Fame

Episode 55: Kimberly Beaudin Chief Executive Officer of the College Football Hall of Fame

Kimberly Beaudin is the Chief Executive Officer of the Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame.Kimberly graduated from the University of Central Florida with a degree in Communication, Journalism and Related Problems. As the Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales for the Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame, she oversees the marketing functions and revenue generation, developing strategic plans for the brand, channels, customers and communication built on consumer and market insights. 
Episode 54: Kasia Horner Public Affairs and Communications The Coca-Cola Company

Episode 54: Kasia Horner Public Affairs and Communications The Coca-Cola Company

Kasia Horner is a Director in the Public Affairs and Communications function at The Coca-Cola Company. In her more than 16-year career with The Coca-Cola Company, Kasia has lead sports marketing activation for National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). In her role, Kasia set strategic direction, managed key college sports partnerships with the NCAA, Turner Sports, and CBS and led the execution of the NCAA March Madness sports marketing campaign. Her experience using multiple media platforms, including television, digital, social media, in-venue fan engagement and experiential marketing techniques to drive awareness and participation.
Episode 53: Cory Moss Executive VP and Managing Director, CLC

Episode 53: Cory Moss Executive VP and Managing Director, CLC

Cory Moss joined CLC in 1995 and been instrumental in growing the company’s licensing business, but more importantly, led its re-engineering over the last several years to better align with the changing retail marketplace. CLC represents more than 700 colleges and universities, conferences, bowls, the NCAA, the Heisman Trophy and the College Football Playoff. He was a previous member of the NCAA Football Marketing Committee, NCAA Youth Football Committee, and Board of Directors of Hampton University’s Center for Sport Leadership. Cory currently serves on the Board of Directors for the John McLendon Minority Scholarship Foundation, and Board Chair for the Atlanta-area March of Dimes.
Episode 52: Steve Koonin Chief Executive Officer of the Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club

Episode 52: Steve Koonin Chief Executive Officer of the Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club

Steve Koonin is the Chief Executive Officer of the Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club. Koonin, oversees all business, financial and strategic operations of the Atlanta Hawks and State Farm Arena, he also represents the owners as the head of the organization. Koonin joined the Hawks after spending the previous 14 years with Turner Entertainment Networks. Among his many accomplishments, Koonin is a former SportsBusiness Journal Sports Executive of the Year.
Episode 51: Randy Bernard Co-Manager Garth Brooks

Episode 51: Randy Bernard Co-Manager Garth Brooks

Randy Bernard is the currently the manager of Garth Brooks and has been for almost 5 years. He graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo before starting his professional journey. Randy has held positions with different companies such as The CEO of Professional Bull Riders (PBR), The CEO of Indy Car and CEO and President of RMG. Randy is also a Board Member for the National Cowboy and Heritage Museum and TeamMates for Kids.
Episode 50: Michael Smith College Sports Reporter for Sports Business Journal

Episode 50: Michael Smith College Sports Reporter for Sports Business Journal

The leading reporter covering the dynamic business of college sports, Michael Smith joined Sports Business Journal in 2006 after having spent 18 years with daily newspapers, most recently covering the University of Kentucky basketball program for the Louisville Courier-Journal. His résumé also includes stints covering the University of South Carolina and the NBA’s Charlotte Hornets.
Episode 49: Eric Jackson Sports Business Reporter for the Atlanta Business Chronicle

Episode 49: Eric Jackson Sports Business Reporter for the Atlanta Business Chronicle

Eric Jackson is the Sports Business Reporter for the Atlanta Business Chronicle. Eric graduated from Valdosta State University with a degree in Journalism. While at Valdosta State he was the sports editor for the Spectator engineering the newspaper’s sports coverage and content. Eric has been an Game Day intern with the Atlanta Dream, a media coordinator for the Atlanta Tennis Championships, freelance writer for Appen Newsletter, a contributing writer for Peach State Sports and a sports reporter for Lake City Reporter.
Episode 48: David Adler Chairman and Founder of BizBash

Episode 48: David Adler Chairman and Founder of BizBash

David Adler is the Chairman and Founder of BizBash. BizBash is the leading trade media for the event industry. BizBash publishes magazines and e-newsletters, hosts Web sites, and produces trade shows, conferences, and award shows for corporate event and meeting professionals, event marketers, and sales, PR, fund-raising, and human resource executives.