Andrew Brandt speaks on the Business of Sports at St. Norbert College CEO Breakfast & Strategy Series
From St. Norbert College, September 29, 2011
by Mike Counter, email@example.com, (920) 403-3089
Andrew Brandt, ESPN's NFL business analyst and full-time lecturer at the
University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School teaching negotiations and
sports law, will present "The Business of Sports" as part of the CEO Breakfast
& Strategy Series, at F.K. Bemis International Center on Monday, Oct. 17 at
This session is sponsored by US Bank; the CEO Series presenting sponsor is
WPS Health Insurance/Arise Health Plan; and the title sponsors are Grant
Thornton LLP, Insight Publications and Boldt.
Brandt is also a regular columnist for the website he helped create, The
National Football Post (nationalfootballpost.com). His columns are a "must
read" for NFL owners, executives and thousands of football fans everywhere.
In addition, he writes columns for the Huffington Post, Forbes, and the
Sports Business Journal, and is a sought-after speaker on business issues in
After attending Stanford University and Georgetown University Law School,
Brandt worked for ProServ, Inc., representing top athletes such as Michael
Jordan and Boomer Esiason.
He then became general manager of the Barcelona Dragons in the NFL's
World League. Following the World League, Brandt returned to player
representation, representing NFL players including Matt Hasselbeck, Adam
Vinatieri and Ricky Williams.
Brandt joined the Green Bay Packers in 1999. As vice president, he
negotiated all player contracts, managed the NFL salary cap and handled
football operations. He left the Packers in 2008 following their hosting of the
NFC Championship game.
Before taking a full-time position at Wharton, Brandt consulted with the
This is the 15th year that the college has presented the CEO Series, an
educational resource for area business professionals. All the presenters in
this year's 8-part series are prominent business and community leaders who
will share their unique insights on issues facing American businesses today.
The registration fee is $60 for an individual session, or $450 for the entire
series. For more information or to register, contact St. Norbert College at
(920) 403-3166 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
All sessions are from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., and take place at the Butte des Morts
Country Club, Appleton or F.K. Bemis International Center, St. Norbert