Business of Sports Symposium | WisCommunity

The symposium gives aspiring students incredible insight into working and succeeding in multiple sports business fields. The panel will include up to 15 alumni who are currently working in the front offices of collegiate, amateur, and professional sports organizations. Panel members include:Vince Cicero, SVP Partnerships & Broadcasting, FC Cincinnati Craig Gumz, Sr. Man., Season Bus. Retention & Services, Minnesota Twins Aaron Hart, Manager of Corporate Sales, Green Bay Packers Jack Heruth, Business Development Executive, Minnesota Twins Kevin Kluender, Asst. AD-Marketing & Promotions, UW-Madison Athletics Curt Krizan, CFO, Fiesta Bowl Christina Leonhard, Manager, Ticket Sales and Marketing, BMW Championship Jason Lewis, Exec. Sr. Assoc. AD, Oklahoma State Athletics Matt Makovec, Direct of Community Relations, LA Lakers Clint Overby, VP of Events, ESPN Cassidy Sepnieski, Art Director, Madison Mallards Baseball/Forward Madison Will Syring, VP Corporate Partnerships, Oklahoma City Thunder Monica Wagner, VP of Corporate Ticket Sales, Madison Mallards Baseball/Forward Madison Tim Zenner, Sr. Director of Ticketing and Fan Engagement, Detroit Lions EVENT SCHEDULE:  2:00-3:15 p.m.     General Session (panel discussion) 3:30-4:30 p.m.     Breakout Sessions                              1. Sports and Marketing                              2. Finance                              3. Management and Operations 4:30-6:00 p.m.     Networking Mixer                    EVENT DETAILS:This event is free to attend, but you must register. Check-in will begin at 1:30 p.m. outside of Ojibwe Ballroom (3rd Floor, Davies Center). Business professional or business casual attire is recommended. In accordance with UW-Eau Claire Mask Guidelines, masks must be worn by all attendees (vaccinated or non-vaccinated). Register online at (


Sep 17 2021 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Davies Center, 3rd Floor