Power Play

2021 Power Play: Up Close with Women from BSE Global

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We are excited to feature a Special, Surprise Guest, Billie Jean King, Sport Icon and Champion of Equality.

About BSE Global

BSE Global manages and operates Barclays Center, the Brooklyn Nets, its NBA G League team, the Long Island Nets, and its NBA 2K League affiliate, NetsGC.  BSE Global also supports management of the New York Liberty, the WNBA sister team of the Brooklyn Nets. Through programming, marketing, sales, and operations, BSE Global delivers dynamic content and experiences for audiences.

We are pleased to announce BSE Global as the featured organization for 2021!  Sarah Kustok, NBA Analyst for the Brooklyn Nets, will moderate a discussion with top female executives from BSE Global including:

  • Keia Clarke - CEO, NY Liberty

  • Adina Erwin - General Manager, Barclays Center

  • Mandy Gutmann - Senior Vice President of Communications and Community Relations, BSE Global 

  • Savan Hacknorath - Senior Vice President of Human Resources
, BSE Global

  • Laurie Jacoby - Chief Entertainment Officer, BSE Global

Register online before 12noon March 17th.

Take A Look At The All-Female Line-Up From Past Power Play Panels


Victoria Azarian, Chief Creative Officer; Samantha Bond, Vice President, Entertainment and Talent Partnerships; Erica Calhoun, Vice President, Key Accounts and New Business; Elaine Deakers, Vice President, Client Service; Heather Lotstein, Director, Business Development; Emily Spiegel, Vice President and Group Director. Moderated by Kim Barrett Vice President, Corporate Development.

*due to COVID-19, the 2020 Power Play panel was held as a digital activation, becoming the first time the event was not held in-person.

Jennifer Cramer, Jennifer Maurillo, JoAnn Neale and  Emily Unruh with Reporter Susannah Collins

Jennifer Cramer, Senior Vice President, Partnership Marketing; Jennifer Maurillo, Senior Vice President, Events; JoAnn Neale, President and Chief Administrative Officer; Emily Unruh, Vice President Retail Development. Moderated by MLS Host and Reporter, Susannah Collins

Nicola Douglas, Lisa Murray, Alyssa Romano, Lauren Tietjen, and Moderator Lindsay Berra

Nicola Douglas, Vice President, Human Resources; Lisa Murray, EVP, Chief Marketing Officer; Alyssa Romano, Director, Communications; Lauren Tietjen, Vice President, Global Communications
Lindsay Berra, Sports Journalist (Moderator)

Stacey Fitch, Deidra Maddock, Maria Soares, Carol Stiff, and Moderator Elle Duncan

Stacey Fitch, Vice President, Operations; Deidra Maddock, Vice President, ESPN Sports Marketing; Maria Soares, Senior Coordinating Producer, ESPN International/ESPN Deportes; Carol Stiff, Vice President, Women's Sports Programming. Elle Duncan, SportsCenter Anchor (Moderator)
*10th Anniversary of Power Play*

Catherine Beldotti Donlan, Penny Ericson, Sam Halverson, Terri Hines, and Moderator Ann Liguori

Catherine Beldotti Donlan, Vice President/General Manager, North America; Penny Ericson, Vice President, Chuck Taylor Global Footwear; Sam Halverson, Vice President Human Resources; Terri Hines, Vice President Global Communications. Ann Liguori, Sports Radio/TV Host and Executive Producer, and Author (Moderator)

Susan Cohig, Carol Dann and Chrissy Rajala

Susan Cohig, SVP Integrated Marketing, Business Affairs; Carol Dann, Senior Director; Chrissy Rajala, Director of Media Planning; Lynn White, VP Integrated Sales, International Sponsorship Sales.

Val Ackerman, Amber Cox, Ann Wells Crandall, Kimberly Keenan Kirkpatrick, and Moderator Laura Behnke

Women of the BIG EAST (2014)
Val Ackerman, Commissioner, BIG EAST; Amber Cox, Associate Commissioner for Women's Basketball; Ann Wells Crandall, Chief Marketing Officer; Kimberly Keenan Kirkpatrick, Associate Athletics Director for Compliance and Senior Women's Administrator, Seton Hall University. Laura Behnke, Weekend Sports Anchor, Channel 7 Eyewitness News (Moderator)

Amy Aronoff Blumkin, Jennifer Gilkie, Christine Tripoli Krische, Elsa Lopez, Michele Rankin, and moderator Anita Marks on stage at a WISE chapter event

Women of the NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee (2013)
Amy Aronoff Blumkin, Chief Marketing Officer; Jennifer Gilkie, Chief of Staff; Christine Tripoli Krische, Vice President, Events & Hospitality; Elsa Lopez, Director of Special Community Programs; Michele Rankin, Vice President, Volunteers. Anita Marks, NY Football Giants Broadcast Team, NBC Sports, Bleacher Report (Moderator)

Sandy Cross, Cynthia Howard, Laura Sequenzia, and Sarah Turcotte

Women of the Golf Industry (2012)
Sandy Cross, Director Business Development, The PGA of America; Sarah Hirshland, Senior Managing Director of Business Affairs, USGA; Cynthia Howard, Director, New Business Development, PGA TOUR; Laura Sequenzia, Publisher, Golf World. Sarah Turcotte, Senior Writer, ESPN The Magazine (Moderator)

Bernadette McDonald, Wendy Lewis and Jacqueline Parkes

Women of MLB (2011)
Bernadette McDonald, Vice President, Broadcast Operations; Wendy Lewis, Senior Vice President, Diversity and Strategic Alliances; Jacqueline Parkes, Chief Marketing Officer.

Lori LeBas, Roxanne Jones, Moria Davis, Alison Overholt, and Moderator Sage Steele

Women of ESPN (2010)
Lori LeBas, Senior VP, Strategy & Business Operations; Roxanne Jones, VP ESPN Publishing; Moria Davis, VP Marketing; Alison Overholt, Editor in Chief, GIRL Magazine, espnW & ESPN RISE. Sage Steele, Daytime SportsCenter Update Anchor/Co-Host (Moderator)

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