WHO WE ARE

ELEVATING OUR CITY THROUGH EXTRAORDINARY EXPERIENCES

Our mission is to help build a brighter, more vibrant city through the proven economic engine of hosting successful high-profile events. We work hard to ensure that Los Angeles is selected to host events that deliver significant and equitable economic benefits, huge community engagement opportunities, and extraordinary visibility.

OUR PILLARS

ELEVATE LOS ANGELES

Strengthening the region’s reputation as the premier sports and entertainment destination.

UNITE COMMUNITIES

Bringing people together from all parts of Los Angeles, encouraging participation in sports, entertainment and culture.

MAKE AN IMPACT

Driving significant social and economic impact across our local communities.

MEET THE PEOPLE BEHIND CHAMPIONLA

OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE

TOM TELLEFSEN
Principal, Tellefsen Investments — Chair

BRETT BITTEL
Bittel Enterprises, Inc.

JEANIE BUSS
CEO/Governor, Los Angeles Lakers

RON COHEN
Partner, LevatoLaw

JAMES ELLIS
Former Dean, Marshall School of Business, USC

PAUL MILLER
Managing Director, First Foundation Advisors

DAVID RONE 
Senior Managing Director, Guggenheim Partners

CHAMPIONLA DONORS

Thank you to our ChampionLA donors and supporters for your extraordinary civic support.

AECOM

AEG

The Ahmanson Foundation

Alfred E. Mann Family Foundation
Michael Dreyer and Anoosheh Bostani
Trustees

Wallis Annenberg
Chairman of the Board & CEO,
Annenberg Foundation

Debbie and Mark Attanasio
Co-founder and Managing Partner
Crescent Capital Group
Owner, Milwaukee Brewers

Aspiration

Santiago Banuelos Jr. 

David & Heather Barry
The Barry Law Firm

Best Buds Brew
Ivan H. Villa II
President & CEO

Bob & Nita Hirsch Family Foundation
Susan Hirsch Wohl
Director & President

Brett and Denise Bittel

Todd Boehly
Co-Founder, Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO
Eldridge Industries

Brigitte and Bobby Sherman Children’s Foundation

Jeanie Buss
CEO & Governor, Los Angeles Lakers

Core MedStaff

Gordon Crawford
Investor & Philanthropist

Crown Robinson Family Foundation

Deloitte
Terry Feit, Managing Partner—Los Angeles

DIRECTV

Joshua and Elma Edelmann

James and Gail Ellis

Fanatics

FOX Sports

Jeffrey & Cecilia Glassman

Bob Graziano and Wendy Wachtell
Vice Chairman, JPMorgan Chase
President, Joseph Drown Foundation

Hirsch Pipe & Supply Co.

Dr. Jameel and Judy Hourani

Hudson Pacific Properties
Victor Coleman, Chairman & CEO

IDS Real Estate Group

David Jenkins

Joseph Drown Foundation

Stephen and Jean Kaplan
Chairman, Nalpak Capital
Co-Chairman, DC United

Kennedy Wilson

Erik Kramer

E. Stanley Kroenke
Los Angeles Rams
SoFi Stadium and Hollywood Park

LA84 Foundation/Play Equity Fund
Debra Kay Duncan, Board Chair
Renata Simril, President & CEO

Longo Toyota

Los Angeles Chargers

Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Forum & Intuit Dome
Steve Ballmer, Chairman
Gillian Zucker, President

Los Angeles Dodgers

Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission
Board of Directors

Los Angeles Tourism Marketing District (TMD)

Mike and Mattie Lukemire
President & COO The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company

Roger and Helen Ma
CEO,Actek Manufacturing and Engineering
Co-Founder, Kadabra Foods

Michael Maldonado
Fourth Dimension Events

John and Carrie Mapes
Partner, Aurora Capital Partners
Co-Founder, Hello Again

Michael Meldman
Founder & Chairman
Discovery Land Co.

Melissa’s Fruits & Vegetables

Alicia Miñana and Rob Lovelace

NBCUniversal

Dr. Sunen Pandya

Kib and Lily Pearson
Regal Green Remedies

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Jim Rishwain, Chair Emeritus

PNC Bank
Todd Wilson, Regional President

David Rone
Co-President, Guggenheim Investments

Bennett and Allison Rosenthal
Co-Managing Owner, LAFC
Co-Founder, Ares Management

Kevin and Britta Shannon
Co-Head of Capital Markets, Newmark

Marc Shevin
Associate Broker, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services

Chris Silbermann

Wassim “SAL” Slaiby
Founder, CEO SALXCO | XO

Snap Inc.

Spendthrift Farm

Tom Stang

Sweet Sweat by Sports Research
Jeff Pedersen, CEO & Chairman
Sports Research

Gene Sykes
Goldman Sachs Gives

Tom Tellefsen
Principal, Tellefsen Investments, Inc.

Twilio

The Walt Disney Company

Walter & Shirley Wang
Chairman, JM Eagle
CEO and Founder, Plastpro

Casey Wasserman
Chairman, Los Angeles Super Bowl Host Committee
Chairman & CEO, Wasserman
Chairperson, LA28

Western Asset Management

Worthe Real Estate Group

FEATURED CHAMPIONLA SUPPORTER


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“The wellbeing of our communities in Los Angeles depends on sustained, collective action. I’m proud to support ChampionLA as it works to attract the types of events that will benefit our city and region for years to come.”

Wallis Annenberg

CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD & CEO OF ANNENBERG FOUNDATION

CONTACT

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