SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, PARTNERSHIP MARKETING
BROOKLYN SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Joshua Pruss is the Senior Vice President of Partnership Marketing for Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment (BSE). He is responsible for oversight and strategy development for the corporate partners of Barclays Center, the Brooklyn Nets, New York Islanders, NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum and the Long Island Nets.
Pruss, who joined the organization in 2008, was an integral part of the grand opening of Barclays Center in September 2012 as well as the relocation of the Nets from New Jersey to Brooklyn. Throughout the transition, Pruss oversaw the sponsorship effort culminating in Barclays Center’s elite group of founding partners like American Honda Motor Co., Inc., American Express, Calvin Klein, EmblemHealth, GEICO, JetBlue, MetroPCS, Stolichnaya, Ticketmaster, as well as Barclays, the naming rights partner. Most recently, Pruss has been instrumental in the strategy development for the new roster of New York Islanders corporate partners in the team’s first season in Brooklyn.
Previously, Pruss was an Account Director at Civic Entertainment Group, an award-winning marketing firm in New York City.
Pruss began his career at ProServ, a Washington D.C.-based sports management agency. There, he worked on the Corporate Consulting team, which eventually became part of SFX Sports, a full-service sports management company.
Career highlights include managing National Football League partnership activations for Staples and HERSHEY’S, developing the marketing concept and activation platform for CNN at the Republican National Convention in NYC, and producing NCAA Championship Opening Ceremonies across several sports.
A native of New Milford, CT, Pruss graduated from the University of Delaware and currently resides in Chatham, NJ with his wife Brittney and their three children, Josie, Gavin and Maggie.