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Spring 2016 Speaker Lineup


Feb. 24, March 9 and April 13
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Arthur M. Goldberg ’66 Classroom - Room 202
4-5:15 p.m.


The Jeffrey S. Moorad Center for the Study of Sports Law continues its annual speaker series with three events in spring 2016. The series is free and open to the Villanova community and the public. No registration required.

This semester, Center Director Andrew Brandt will lead revealing conversations on the business of sports, featuring:


Wednesday, Feb. 24

B.J. Schecter

B.J. Schecter
Executive Editor, Sports Illustrated
Editor, Campus Rush

B.J. Schecter is an executive editor for Sports Illustrated and His responsibilities include running the magazine’s investigative and enterprise unit, managing content and columnists for the website, working closely with editors and writers at the website and magazine to integrate SI and and managing Sports Illustrated’s internship program. Schecter is also the editor of the recently launched college football website Campus Rush.


Wednesday, March 9

John Page

John Page
President, Wells Fargo Complex

John Page is President of the Wells Fargo Complex, one of three businesses under Comcast Spectacor, a hospitality firm in the live sports and entertainment industry. He was named to this position in July 2015, and he oversees all aspects of the Wells Fargo Center and the Wells Fargo Complex. Page works closely with both the surrounding community and the national sports and entertainment industry. He also oversees Comcast Spectacor’s partnership interest at Xfinity Live!, as well as the company’s four Flyers Skate Zone locations. He has operational oversight responsibility for “Spectra Presents,” the company’s concert and touring business, and the company’s venue management investments outside of North America.


Wednesday, April 13

Aileen Dagrosa

Aileen Dagrosa
Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Philadelphia Eagles
Board of Advisors, The Jeffrey S. Moorad Center for the Study of Sports Law

Aileen Dagrosa was named general counsel of the Philadelphia Eagles in 2010; she first joined the team in 2007 as director of legal affairs. Dagrosa provides legal advice to each department of the organization and works with senior management to discuss legal issues impacting the company. Prior to joining the Eagles, Dagrosa worked as a corporate associate at Proskauer Rose LLP in New York. She participated in private equity buyouts, mergers and acquisitions, and sports financing acquisitions. Her clients included the Philadelphia Eagles, New York Jets, National Basketball Association, New Jersey Devils, Orlando Magic, Towers Perrin and Veronis Suhler Stevenson.


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