Team(s) owned / ownership stake: Nashville Predators | minority
Other businesses / titles: Founding Partner, Breakaway Capital
How did you come to own a sports team?
Upon retirement from investment banking, I wanted to act on my love for hockey. I utilized my networks to broaden into hockey relationships.
Is it an investment or more of a hobby?
Neither ... it’s a passion.
Is it a good investment?
I didn’t invest for economic reasons, but it has turned out to be a very good investment.
Other than winning, what’s the best thing about owning part of a sports team?
Being part of a team and winning.
What’s the worst thing (besides losing)?
Other than losing, nothing.
How many games a season do you attend?
Probably attend about 12-15 games a year; watch all of them on TV.
What was your favorite team when you were growing up?
All the L.A. teams – Lakers, Rams and Dodgers. Actually didn’t become a Kings fan until I was in my 20s.
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