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Madison Square Garden Executive to Speak at University on February 20

Published: February 13, 2019 | Categories: All News, Business

The University's Center for International Sport Business (CISB) will host a talk by former Madison Square Garden Company executive Bob Lynn on Wednesday, February 20 at 7:00 p.m. in Sleith Hall, Wood Auditorium. Lynn will speak on sport and corporate finance as part of the Center's "For the Love of the Games" speaker series. The event is free and open to the public.

Lynn has a long and distinguished career managing the financial affairs of iconic brands, including Andersen Consulting, PepsiCo, Merrill Lynch, and International Paper. At Western New England, he will address his work as senior vice president and treasurer of The Madison Square Garden Company, the parent of the New York Knicks, New York Rangers, New York Liberty, and the famed arena the teams call home.

Established in 2007, the CISB is a forum for the study of the business of sport with an international focus. In addition to bringing to campus more than 40 influential personalities from sport and business, the Center organizes a summer Seminar Abroad Program that has led six student trips to three Olympic Games and three FIFA World Cups.

This event, part of the "For the Love of the Games" speaker series, is hosted by the Center for International Sport Business and sponsored by the Western New England University Alumni Association. For more information, contact CISB Director, Curt Hamakawa at 413-782-1786 or