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Lunch with a Leader featuring Blain Skinner, Executive Director, Corporate Partnerships & Client Management
Blain Skinner will begin his 38th season with the Los Angeles Lakers in the Fall of 2018. He is the team's Executive Director of Corporate Partnerships & Client Management. He joined California Sports, Inc., the parent company that owned The Forum (a.k.a. the Great Western Forum), the Lakers, Kings, Strings, Lazers, a variety of other sports and entertainment properties in 1982. In his current position, Skinner is responsible for sponsorship/partnership sales that include media/advertising, signage, rights & branding, digital/social/mobile, fan engagement, intellectual property, promotional, hospitality/events/VIP experiences and community assets. He is a charter member of Westcoast Sports Associates (WSA); an organization dedicated to enhancing the sporting experience for economically disadvantaged youths and was also a Reserve Deputy Sheriff in Orange County’s Professional Services Program. Skinner received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Southern California in 1982.
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