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Board of Governors & Trustees

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame BOARD of governors - OFFICERS

 

Jerry Colangelo, Chairman

Ulysses "Junior" Bridgeman, Vice-Chairman

James Vinick, Treasurer

  

 


Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Board of Governors

David Beckerman
President
Acorn Group

 

Kathy Behrens
President
Social Responsibility & Player Programs
NBA

 

Ulysses L. "Junior" Bridgeman
CEO
Heartland Bottling Company

 

Sherman M. Brown
CEO
Three Media Group of Companies

 

Frank Colaccino
Founder & CEO
The Colvest Group, Ltd.

 

Jerry Colangelo
Partner
JDM Partners, LLC

 

Jim Davidson
Co-Founder, Silver Lake
Private Investor

 

Sherrie Deans
Executive Director, National Basketball Players Association Foundation
Acting Director, NBPA

 

David Denenberg
Sr. VP of Global Media Distribution & Business Affairs
NBA

 

Dan Gavitt
Senior Vice President of Basketball
NCAA

 

Robin Harris
Executive Director
The Ivy League

 

Grant Hill
Former Basketball Player
Co-Owner/Vice Chairman Atlanta Hawks

 

Mannie Jackson
Chairman (Retired)
Harlem Globetrotters International

 

Bill Koenig
President, Global Content & Media Distribution
NBA

Nancy Lieberman
Founder & President
Nancy Lieberman Charities

 

Jim Puhala
Head of Field a& Regulatory Compliance
MassMutual

 

George Raveling
Global Basketball Consultant
Nike

 

Byron Spruell
President, League Operations
NBA

 

Mark Tatum
Deputy Commissioner & COO
NBA

 

Jim Taubenfeld
President
MeSalve, Inc.

 

James Vinick
Managing Director-Investments
Moors & Cabot, Inc.

 

Elaine Wynn
Director
Elaine Wynn & Family Foundation

 


Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Board of Trustees

Shareef Abdur-Rahim
President
NBA G League

 

Lon Babby
Player Agent & Team Executive
Phoenix Suns

 

Kim Bohuny
SVP of Int'l Basketball Operations
NBA

 

Jim Calhoun
Coach, University of Saint Joseph
Hall of Fame Class 2005

 

Jim Carolus
President
Hillyard Industries

 

Bryant Clark
Founder & CEO
Fifty Five South Ventures

 

Mary-Beth Cooper
President
Springfield College

 

George Dickerman
Chairman (Retired)
Spalding Sports Worldwide

 

Danielle Donehew
Executive Director
Women's Basketball Coaches Association

 

David S. Fogel
Executive Director
National Basketball Coaches Association

William Gagnon
VP Marketing & Sales
Excel Dryer, Inc.

 

Jim Gray
President
Scratchy Productions

 

Paul Hirschheimer
SVP Content Production
NBA

 

Kevin Kennedy
Chief Development Officer (Retired)
City of Springfield

 

Joel Litvin
President, League/Basketball Ops (Retired)
NBA

 

Reggie Minton
Deputy Executive Director
National Assoc. of Basketball Coaches

 

Sarah Maggi Morin
Principal
Opportunity Development Group

 

James P. Naismith
Grandson of Dr. James A. Naismith
Inventor of Basketball

 

David A. Pace
President
Pace Sports

 

John Ritter
Senior Advisor
Avante Capital Partners

 

Scott Rochelle
President & CEO
National Basketball Retired Players Association

 

Charlie Rosenzweig
SVP Entertainment/Player Marketing
NBA

 

Scott Sadowsky
Principal
Cressy Capital

 

Howard Smith
President (Retired)
Harlem Globetrotters Int'l, Inc

 

Steve Smith
Former NBA Player
Turner Sports/NBATV

 

Jim Tooley
Chief Executive Officer
USA Basketball

 

Trevor Ugolyn
Senior Managing Director & SVP
The State Street Corporation

 

Kiki VanDeweghe
Executive VP, Basketball Operations
NBA

 

Dwyane T. Wade
CEO
Wade, Inc.

 

Glenn Wong
Executive Director; Sports Law & Business Program
Distinguished Professor of Practice - Sports Law
Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
Arizona State University

 

 

 

NAISMITH MEMORIAL BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME LIFE TRUSTEES

 

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Life Trustees is a distinguished group of long-serving and effective Board Members dating back to 1959. Life Trustees have consistently provided an extraordinary level of service and dedication to the Hall of Fame. Being named a “Life Trustee” is the highest honor a Hall of Fame Board member can receive reflecting a long term and passionate commitment to the organization. 

Val Ackerman

John W. Bunn*

Jody Conradt

Robert Cousy

Mike Daly*

Wayne Embry

William Foster*

Dave Gavitt*

Curt Gowdy*

Jim Host

Betty Jaynes*

Tom Jernstedt

Robert Kurland

Joe LoBello

 

(*Deceased)