Featured Speakers

Andrew Brandt, Executive Director of The Jeffrey S. Moorad center for the Srudy of Sports Law at Villanova University
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 11:oo am, Academic Forum 101

Andrew Brandt is the Executive Director of the Moorad Center for the Study of Sports Law at Villanova Law School. He writes for Sports Illustrated, hosts his own podcast and is the Executive Vice President of Vayner Sports. Andrew used to be an agent for NFL players representing such talent as Matt Hasselback, Adam Vinatieri, and Ricky Williams, among others. On the team side, Andrew was Vice President of the Green Bay Packers from 1999 – 2008.  He also consulted and negotiated contracts for the Philadelphia Eagles from 2009 – 2010.

Mike Rabinovitz, Senior Brand Manager at The Hershey Company
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 11:oo am, DeFrancesco 100

Michael Rabinovitz is the Senior Brand Manager at The Hershey Company where he is responsible for Hershey’s $500 million refreshment business. Mike has held other positions within The Hershey Company including Senior Brand Manager for seasonal products, Brand Manager for Global Snacks and Brand Manager for Hershey Franchise.

Chris Pruitt, President & CEO of East Penn Manufacturing.
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 11:oo am, DeFrancesco 100

Chris Pruitt serves as President/CEO of East Penn Manufacturing Co. Inc., maker of Deka Batteries. East Penn Manufacturing is the largest privately held battery manufacturer in the world with over 10,000 employees. Chris also serves on the Board of Directors of East Penn Manufacturing Co., and the company’s Family Council and Foundation. He has been with the company since 1994.