SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS
BROOKLYN NETS AND BARCLAYS CENTER
Andrew Schwartz is Senior Vice President of Global Partnerships for the Brooklyn Nets and the New York Islanders. He is responsible for overseeing all new partnership sales efforts for both franchises at Barclays Center.
Schwartz joined the Nets after serving three years at SiriusXM in New York. He initially served as Director of Sports Marketing shepherding strategic marketing partnerships with Major League Baseball, the National Hockey League, PGA TOUR, and all six Bowl Championship Series (BCS) Conferences and then as Account Director of Advertising Sales, where he developed customized advertising and marketing opportunities for an array of Fortune 500 brands.
Prior to SiriusXM, Schwartz spent five years at the Office of the Commissioner of Major League Baseball, most recently in Corporate Sales and Marketing, where he managed a national partner client portfolio including Chevrolet, Pepsi, State Farm, and Gatorade. He also directed all national partner activation during All-Star Week and the World Series.
Schwartz previously worked for the New Jersey Devils, National Hockey League, and served as the Head Coach for the University of Connecticut Women's Ice Hockey Team.
Schwartz has a long history of volunteering in the disabled community having served for ten years as the Head Coach for the Wheelchair Sports Federation’s Rangers Sled Hockey Team. He also co-founded EveryBODY Skates, an organization dedicated to finding affordable ice time for disabled hockey players. In 2006, he was named by the New York City Department of Education as their “Mentor of the Year.”
Schwartz lives in New Jersey with his wife and children.