Advisory Board

Advisory Board

Formed in December 2014 by Barclays Center CEO Brett Yormark and Charlie Walk, EVP of Republic Records at Universal Music Group, the Advisory Board fuels the strategy and direction of Barclays Center’s successful programming platforms. The Advisory Board includes more than 30 top sports, entertainment and media executives.

  • John AmatoBillboard / Hollywood Reporter, President
  • Steve BartelsDef Jam, CEO
  • Keith BloomfieldForbes Family Trust, President & CEO
  • Scott BorchettaBig Machine Label Group, President & CEO
  • Scooter BraunSB Projects, Founder
  • Richard BressleriHeartMedia, President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer
  • Jay BrownRoc Nation, President
  • Nick CannonNcredible Entertainment, Founder
  • John Dickey Modern Luxury Media, Founding Partner / COO
  • Stephen EspinozaShowtime Sports, EVP & General Manager
  • Adrian Grenier Actor, Producer, Director & Musician ,
  • Mindy GrossmanWeight Watchers, CEO
  • Stephen Hill
  • Karen HopkinsThe Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Senior Fellow in Residence 
  • Mike KyserAtlantic Records, President of Black Music
  • Rich LehrfeldAmerican Express, SVP Global Brand Marketing and Communications
  • David LevyTurner Broadcasting, President
  • Monte LipmanRepublic Records, Chairman & CEO
  • Ben LovettCommunion Music / Mumford & Sons, Co-Founder, Communion Music, Mumford & Sons Member
  • Michael McDonaldMick Management, Founder & CEO
  • Bob McLynnCrush Management, Co-Founder
  • Sean McManusCBS Sports, Chairman
  • Sandy MontagThe Montag Group, President & CEO
  • Jarrod MosesUnited Entertainment Group, Founder, Chief Executive Officer & President 
  • Chris OlivieroCBS Radio, EVP, Programming
  • Joel PeresmanRock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation, CEO & President
  • Rosie PerezActress, Author, Dancer & Choreographer,
  • George PyneBruin Sports Capital, Founder
  • Brendan RippNation Geographic, EVP Sales and Partnerships 
  • Ryan SchinmanCogent Entertainment, Mayflower Entertainment c/o Cogent Entertainment
  • Jason SchriftJimmy Kimmel Live, Co-Executive Producer
  • Niels SchuurmansViacom, EVP, Viacom Velocity Creative Content Solutions 
  • Peter ShapiroBrooklyn Bowl, Founder
  • Mark Shimmeldick clark productions, Executive of Talent
  • Rob StevensonRepublic Records, EVP, A&R
  • John VarvatosJohn Varvatos, Founder
  • Charlie WalkRepublic Group, President
  • Blue WilliamsNcredible Entertainment, Business Manager