Washington Wizards: Front Office

Ernie Grunfeld - President, Washington Wizards

Ernie Grunfeld is in his ninth season as President of the Washington Wizards. With 34 years of NBA experience as a player, broadcaster, coach and executive, Grunfeld’s vision and leadership have been paramount to the Wizards’ success. Now in his 22nd season as a top personnel executive in the NBA, Grunfeld’s long list of accomplishments includes two trips to the NBA Finals, four Eastern Conference Finals appearances, 16 playoff berths with three different teams (including 11 straight from 1991-2001 while with the New York Knicks and Milwaukee Bucks) and 17 seasons of at least .500 basketball. More....

Tommy Sheppard - Vice President of Basketball Administration
In his ninth season with the Wizards organization, Tommy Sheppard is in his 18th year of service to the NBA. As Washington’s Vice President of Basketball Administration, Sheppard assists with the day-to-day operations of a basketball department. With significant future salary cap room and financial flexibility, Sheppard’s impact on Washington’s rebuilding efforts is considerable. More...
Milt Newton - Vice President of Player Personnel
Milton M. Newton is in his ninth season with the Washington Wizards organization. As the Wizards Vice President of Player Personnel, he is actively involved in the procurement of players through the draft and free agency, heads the scouting department for the franchise, and assists with the management of the salary cap. Newton created Washington's comprehensive scouting database that includes players from the collegiate level and professional ranks all over the world. He coordinates the Wizards' pre-draft scouting efforts, as well as facilitates the team’s workouts of prospective draftees and player interviews, and serves on the NBA’s Undergraduate Advisory Committee.


Greg Bibb - Executive Vice President of Business Operations, Washington Wizards
Greg Bibb is entering his second season as the Executive Vice President of Business Operations for the Washington Wizards and recently completed his fourth season at the helm of the Washington Mystics as the team’s Chief Operating Officer. Bibb’s responsibilities with the Wizards include overseeing all business functions for the organization including communications, community relations, game operations, new media and the camps/clinics program.

Under Bibb’s leadership, the Mystics have experienced a tremendous amount of business growth. The team consistently ranks near the top of the WNBA in attendance through innovative programs and offers. The Mystics have dramatically increased its corporate partners during Bibb’s tenure while the organization’s brand continues to expand and the team’s reach broadens across the greater Washington, D.C. marketplace. The organization’s hard work and improvement were recently recognized by the DC Chamber of Commerce, which tabbed the Mystics as the region’s 2009 Emerging Business of the Year.


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