EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, BUSINESS OPERATIONS & CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
BROOKLYN SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT
As Executive Vice President of Business Operations and Chief Financial Officer of Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment (BSE), Charlie Mierswa oversees the finance, box office and MIS departments. Having joined the organization in 2006, Mierswa’s leadership is a key ingredient in management’s vision of continuing to transform the front office into one of the most successful in all of professional sports.
Prior to joining BSE, Mierswa was the Chief Financial Officer of U.S. Music Operations for Clear Channel (currently named Live Nation), the largest SEC registered concert promoter, producer and venue operator for live entertainment events. Mierswa brings not only venue and event experience, but a strong accounting and finance background which he developed through almost 10 years at Ernst & Young, one of the largest CPA firms in the world.
Featured in the First Quarter 2014 issue of CFO Studio Magazine as well as prior issues of Journal of Accountancy and CFO Magazine, Mierswa has been recognized for his extraordinary financial and operational knowledge that has been a key component to the success of the Nets’ management team.
Mierswa received his B.A. in economics and Spanish from Hamilton College and his Masters in accounting from New York University’s Stern School of Business.
A long-time Nets fan, Mierswa grew up watching the team on Long Island. Mierswa lives in Westfield, New Jersey with his wife, Julia, and they have two children: daughter, Georgia, who is working in digital marketing for Amazon in Seattle, and son, Philip, who is working for Big Willow as a senior data analyst.