Chicago Sports Summit 2024 Chicago Sports Summit - 2021 Generating important conversations affecting the sports industry Chicago Sports Summit 2024 In person opportunity to learn and connect over breakfast Chicago Sports Summit 2024 Meet ‘who’s who’ in the Chicago sports marketplace

Chicago Sports Summit 2024 Chicago Sports Summit - 2021 Generating important conversations affecting the sports industry Chicago Sports Summit 2024 In person opportunity to learn and connect over breakfast Chicago Sports Summit 2024 Meet ‘who’s who’ in the Chicago sports marketplace

2024 Chicago Sports Summit
October 8th, 7:30 – 11 am
Hyatt Regency Chicago

2024 Chicago Sports Summit
October 8th,
7:30 – 11 am
Hyatt Regency Chicago

Tables and sponsorships available now.
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Single tickets on sale in August.

2024 Summit Participants

Joie Chitwood III Executive Director, 2026 PGA Presidents Cup

Joie Chitwood III

Executive Director, 2026 PGA Presidents Cup

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Vaughn_Moore - President, Medinah Country Club, Host of 2026 PGA President’s Cup

Vaughn Moore

President, Medinah Country Club, Host of 2026 PGA President’s Cup

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Laura Ricketts

Laura Ricketts

Controlling Owner, Chicago Red Stars

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Carey Pinkowski, Director, Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Carey Pinkowski

Director, Bank of America Chicago Marathon

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Dr. George Chiampas, Medical Director, Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Dr. George Chiampas

Medical Director, Bank of America Chicago Marathon

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Brian Serrano, Sport Scientist, Chicago Bulls

Brian Serrano

Sport Scientist, Chicago Bulls

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Leila Rahimi NBC 5

Leila Rahimi

Sports Anchor, NBC 5 Chicago

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Alex Maragos

Alex Maragos

Anchor/Reporter, NBC 5 Chicago

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Jenny Spangler

Jenny Spangler

U.S. Olympic Team Member and Chicago Marathon Champion

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Dr. Brian Cole

Dr. Brian Cole

Managing Director, Midwest Orthopaedics at RUSH and Head Team Physician, Chicago Bulls

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Keegan Knoll

Keegan Knoll

Strength + Conditioning Coach, Chicago Cubs

2024 SUMMIT SPONSORS

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2023 Summit Photo Gallery

2023 Summit Participants

Ram Padmanabhan, Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel, Chicago Bulls

Ram Padmanabhan

Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel, Chicago Bulls

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Julie Giese, President, Chicago Street Course

Julie Giese

President, Chicago Street Course/NASCAR

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Danny Wirtz, Chief Executive Officer, Chicago Blackhawks

Danny Wirtz

Chief Executive Officer, Chicago Blackhawks

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Michael Alter, Principal Owner, Chicago Sky

Michael Alter

Principal Owner, Chicago Sky

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Leila Rahimi NBC 5

Leila Rahimi

Sports Anchor, NBC 5 Chicago

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Brad Bauer, General Manager, NIL Program, Northwestern University

Brad Bauer

General Manager, NIL Program, Northwestern University

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Connor-Garnett

Connor Garnett

Pro, Bay Area Breakers Pickle Ball

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Austin Cindric

Austin Cindric

Pro Driver, NASCAR

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Michael Downey, Director of Marketing and Promotions, Chicago White Sox

Michael Downey

Director of Marketing and Promotions, Chicago White Sox

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RYAN BAKER, CBS2 CHICAGO ANCHOR

Ryan Baker

Anchor, CBS2 Chicago

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Rachel Parrish, Director of Brand Marketing & Communication, Chicago Red Stars

Rachel Parrish

Director of Brand Marketing & Communication, Chicago Red Stars

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Joe Saslow, 35 Capital and Chicago Slice

Joe Saslow

35 Capital and Chicago Slice

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Dr. Brian Cole

Dr. Brian Cole

Managing Director, Midwest Orthopaedics at RUSH and Head Team Physician, Chicago Bulls

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Megumi Oishi

Megumi Oishi

Student Athlete, Northwestern University

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Mark Bartelstein, CEO, Priority Sports & Entertainment

Mark Bartelstein

CEO, Priority Sports & Entertainment

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Adam Cook, Vice President, Campus Ink Sports

Adam Cook

Vice President, Campus Ink Sports

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Scott Beckman

Scott H. Beckman, J.D.

Senior Vice President, Claims, Risk Management & Captives ISMIE Mutual Insurance Company

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Timothy Tomasik, Founding Partner of Tomasik Kotin Kasserman

Timothy Tomasik

Founding Partner of Tomasik Kotin Kasserman

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Mike Berman, NBC5 sports reporter

Mike Berman

Sports Reporter, NBC5 Chicago

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2023 Chicago Sports Summit videos

Recap of the 2023 Summit from CBS2 Chicago:

Dr. Brian Cole, Summit founder, on NBC5:

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2022 Chicago Sports Summit

2022 Chicago Sports Summit Foundation beneficiaries included orthopedic research at Rush and Good Sports.

Chicago Sports Summit - 2022 Recipients

Pictured:  Derek Lambert, Executive Director of Development, Rush University Medical Center; Dr. Brian Cole, Physician Director and Founder, Chicago Sports Summit; Karleen Pattanaik, Director of Development, Good Sports.

Past Participants

2022

Crane Kenney, President, Business Operations, Chicago Cubs
Matt Kalish, President/Co-Founder, DraftKings North America
Solomon Wilcots, NFL media analyst and former NFL player
Dr. Brian Cole, Managing Director, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush and Head Team Physician, Chicago Bulls
Jesse Compher, 2022 Olympian and member, U.S. Women’s National Hockey Team
Ishwara Glassman Chrein, Chicago Fire FC President of Business Operations
Danny Ecker, Reporter, Crain’s Chicago Business
Jeff Kearney, Global Head of Gatorade Sports Marketing

2021

Dr. Allen Sills, Medical Director, NFL
Erika Nardini, CEO, Barstool Sports
Denise White CEO, EAG Sports Management and subject of an upcoming film
Dr. Brian Cole, Managing Partner, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush
David Kaplan, Cubs Pregame and Postgame Host, NBC Sports Chicago
DeWayne Peevy, Athletic Director, DePaul University
Adam White, Founder and CEO, FOS, parent company of Front Office Sports
Cortney Hall, Host, Chicago Today, NBC5 Chicago

2019

James Andrews, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon, Andrews Sports Medicine Institute
Mark Bartelstein, Founder, Priority Sports & Entertainment
Emmett Cleary, Former NFL Player
Jonathan Coyne, VP of Sales Operations, Glanbia Performance Nutrition
Ian Epstein, Founder, PropSwap
Joe Flanagan, Sports Agent, BTI Sports
Napoleon Harris, Illinois State Senator
Frank Ignatius, Founder, BetChicago
Jeff Kearney, Global Head of Sports Marketing, Gatorade
Nick Mangold, Former NFL Player
Ryan Mertz, DPT, Athletico Physical Therapy
Alan Nero, Managing Director-Baseball Division, Octagon
Jean Lenti Ponsetto, Director of Athletics, DePaul University
Darren Rovell, Sports Business Reporter, The Action Network
Allen Sanderson, Senior Lecturer in Economics, University of Chicago
Nik Verma, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush

2018

Mike Adamle, Former NFL Player & Sports Anchor, NBC5 Chicago
Kristen Balboni, Studio Host, Stadium
Will Carroll, Director of Media Relations, Motus Global
Kendall Coyne, U.S. Olympic Hockey Player
Brian Cole, M.D., M.B.A., Managing Partner, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush
Matt Forte, Former NFL Player
Rick Hahn, Vice President & General Manager, Chicago White Sox
Shawn Hunter, Founder & Managing Partner, Chicago Dogs
Jack O’Callahan, U.S. Olympic Hockey Player
Julie O’Connell, PT, DPT, ATC, OCS, Athletico Physical Therapy
Michael Reinsdorf, President & COO, Chicago Bulls
Nelson Rodriguez, President & General Manager, Chicago Fire Soccer Club
Diane Simpson, U.S Olympic Gymnast
David Strickland, Chief Commercial Officer, Optimum Nutrition
Lindsay Tarpley, U.S. Olympic Soccer Player
Dara Torres, U.S. Olympic Swimmer

2017

Tim Anderson, MLB Shortstop, Chicago White Sox
Pamela Nisevich Bede, M.S., RD, CSSD, LD, Sports Dietician, Abbott Nutrition
James Carter, Ph.D., Director, Gatorade Sports Science Institute
Jonathan Coyne, MBA, Senior Director, Customer Marketing, Glanbia Performance Nutrition
Father Scott Donahue, President & CEO, Mercy Home for Boys & Girls
Kimberly M. Foxx, J.D., Cook County State’s Attorney
Horace Grant, Special Advisor to COO & President, Chicago Bulls
Wally Hayward, CEO, W Partners
Rami Jabaji, Senior Brand Director, Nike
Grant Koster, PT, ATC, FACHE, Senior Vice President of Clinical Operations, Athletico Physical Therapy
Jamal Mayers, Community Liaison, Chicago Blackhawks
Jarrett Payton, TV & Radio Broadcaster, Former NFL Running Back
David Schwab, Executive Vice President, Octagon Sports & Entertainment Agency

2016

Mark Bartelstein, Founder & CEO, Priority Sports & Entertainment
Brooks Boyer, Vice President of Marketing, Chicago White Sox
Jim Delany, Commissioner, Big 10 Conference
Mike Ernst, Senior Vice President Ticket Sales, Service, Marketing & Club Operations, Chicago Fire
Beth Grabowski, Director of Marketing & Analytics, Chicago White Sox
Pete Hassen, Senior Executive Director of Marketing, Chicago Blackhawks
Mark Kaufman, President, Athletico Physical Therapy
Crane Kenney, President of Business Operations, Chicago Cubs
Atul Khosla, General Manager, Chicago Fire
Alison Miller, Vice President of Marketing, Chicago Cubs
Gordon Nuber, M.D., NorthShore Orthopaedic Institute; Team Physician, Chicago Bears
Ted Phillips, President and Chief Executive Officer, Chicago Bears
Joel Quenneville, Head Coach, Chicago Blackhawks
Michael Reinsdorf, President and Chief Executive Officer, Chicago Bulls
Scott Sonnenberg, Director of Corporate Sales, Chicago Bulls