Senior Vice President, Team Finance
As Senior Vice President of Team Finance for the National Basketball Association, J.B. Lockhart manages a team that oversees the financial reporting and analytics of NBA, WNBA and NBA Development League teams. Additionally, Lockhart assists team management on financial best practices, ownership transactions and other strategic initiatives.
Previously, Lockhart was a Managing Director with Teneo Capital, where he led the firm’s media and entertainment merchant banking practice. Prior to joining Teneo, Lockhart was a Principal at Greenhill & Co.’s venture capital fund, which invested in digital media, marketing technology and ecommerce companies.
Before Greenhill, Lockhart worked in The Walt Disney Company’s Strategic Planning Group, where he focused on business development and M&A initiatives, including the acquisition of Pixar and the sale of Disney’s stake in E! Networks. In this role, he also partnered with the leaders of Disney’s business units on the launch of new businesses and the annual financial planning process. Prior to Disney, Lockhart worked at Lehman Brothers in both the Communications, Media & Entertainment Group and the Strategy & Technology Group.
Lockhart received a B.A. with honors from Yale University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. He currently serves on the Board of the Beginning with Children Charter School.
Lockhart lives in Riverside, Conn., with his wife and son.