Arn Tellem is Vice Chairman of Palace Sports & Entertainment (PS&E), which includes the Detroit Pistons basketball franchise. He joined PS&E in August 2015 following a distinguished career as one of the top player agents in sports.
As a representative of ownership, Mr. Tellem has broad responsibility for business strategy, planning and development, and strengthening the connection between PS&E and the community. With respect to the Detroit Pistons, Mr. Tellem is responsible for league-related initiatives as one of the team’s Alternate Governors on the NBA Board of Governors.
Mr. Tellem has represented more than 500 professional athletes in his career. He joined PS&E following nine years at Wasserman Media Group, where he served as Vice Chairman and oversaw the Team Sports Division. In 1989, he founded Los Angeles-based Tellem & Associates, which was acquired in 1999 by SFX Entertainment, the world’s largest producer and marketer of live entertainment. Mr. Tellem served as Chief Executive Officer of SFX Sports until he joined Wasserman.
Mr. Tellem began representing professional baseball and basketball players in the early 1980’s. Before that, he was a partner at the law firm Manatt, Phelps and Phillips and also served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel for the NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers between 1982 and 1988.
A member of the American Bar Association and the State Bar of California, Mr. Tellem received his bachelor’s degree from Haverford College in 1976 and his J.D. degree from the University of Michigan Law School in 1979.
EVP, Chief Financial Officer
Greg Campbell is Palace Sports & Entertainment and the Detroit Pistons Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He oversees the Finance and Information Technology departments.
Prior to joining PS&E Greg served five seasons as the President of Business Operations with the Memphis Grizzlies, where he oversaw all aspects of the Grizzlies’ business operations, including finance, arena operations, broadcasting, community investment, corporate partnership, human resources, marketing and ticket sales and service. Greg also spent four years as the Grizzlies’ Senior Vice President of Finance.
Greg’s 23 years of experience in the sports industry (11 in the NBA) span a wide range of duties and professional leagues including the National Hockey League (NHL), Arena Football League (AFL), Canadian Football League (CFL) and XFL (WWE). Greg served as the Controller for the Los Angeles Clippers from 1989-91 and as Director of special projects and new arena development during the 1994-95 season. Greg’s résumé includes stops with the NHL’s Los Angeles Kings, the CFL’s Toronto Argonauts and the AFL’s Los Angeles Avengers.
Greg is a Sarnia, Ontario, Canada native and he graduated from Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario in 1984 with a Bachelor’s of Commerce degree specialized in sports administration.