From guests to sponsors to celebrity attendees, thank you to everyone who made 2022‘s Leaders and Legends event an incredible success!

Thursday, November 10-Saturday, November 13

Resorts World Las Vegas • Las Vegas, NV

Spend time with leaders and legends from the worlds of sports, business, entertainment, military, and more.

Join us this November

Join Tony La Russa, MLB Hall of Famer and World Champion Manager, for a memorable weekend of insightful leadership sessions, fabulous food and drink, and one-of-a-kind entertainment.

The 11th Annual Leaders and Legends event will be held at the new Resorts World Las Vegas resort and casino, located on the famous Las Vegas Strip.

Please email [email protected] for reservations.

“Legends and Leaders is a front-row seat at an intimate gathering of incredible individuals from on and off the field. This is an experience that never ceases to incite greatness in those who attend.”

Howard Schultz, Chairman and CEO of the Starbucks Coffee Company

Proceeds from Leaders and Legends benefit our lifesaving work, including our flagship Pets and Vets program. Pets and Vets trains rescue dogs to be psychiatric service animals for military Veterans suffering from PTSD, traumatic brain injuries, anxiety, severe depression, and more — all at no cost to the Veteran. Thanks to your support, we can continue our mission of Saving Both Ends of the Leash®.

Event Location

Resorts World Las Vegas: 3000 South Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas, Nevada 89109

2022 Confirmed Guests Include:

Tony La Russa

  • 3x World Series champion.
  • Current manager of the Chicago White Sox.
  • Co-founder of ARF.
  • Member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame (2014).

George Will

  • Political commentator and journalist.
  • New York Times best-selling author.
  • Recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary (1977).

Thomas Tull

  • Former Chairman & CEO of Legendary Entertainment.
  • Founder of Tulco LCC.
  • Owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers.
  • Member of MIT School of Engineering Dean’s Advisory Council
  • Member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame Board of Directors.

Bob Myers

  • NCAA Basketball Champion (1995)
  • President of Basketball Operations and General Manager of the Golden State Warriors.

Dr. Oriana Skylar Mastro

  • Military and security policy expert.
  • U.S. Air Force Reserve strategic planner.
  • Center fellow at Stanford University’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies.

George Lopez

  • Stand-up, television, and film comedian.
  • 3x Grammy nominee.
  • Named one of “The Most Influential Hispanics in America” by Time (2005).

Sally Susman

  • Executive Vice President and Chief Corporate Affairs Officer at Pfizer Inc..
  • Former White House Deputy Assistant Secretary for Legislative Affairs.
  • Co-chair of The International Rescue Committee and Pfizer’s Political Action Committee.
  • Named one of “The World’s Most Influential CMOs” by Forbes (2022).

Ted Oakley

  • Managing Partner and Founder of Oxbow Advisors
  • Chairman Emeritus and Founder of the Foster Angels of South Texas and Foster Angels of Central Texas.

Jim DiMatteo

  • U.S. Navy Veteran.
  • Former commander of the TOPGUN Adversary squadrons, commanded TOPGUN Adversary squadrons on both coasts.
  • Former Race Director of the Red Bull Air Race.
  • 5,000 hours of service in 5 different fighter aircrafts (only person in Naval Aviation history).

John Salley

  • 4x NBA champion.
  • Actor and television host.
  • First player in the NBA to win a championship in three different decades.

Bob LaMonte

  • Founder and President of Professional Sports Representation, Inc.
  • One of the only sports representatives to have been a player, teacher, coach, agent, and author.

Joe Torre

  • Special assistance to the Commissioner of Baseball.
  • Former MLB player and manager.
  • 9x MLB All-Star.
  • 4x MLB World Series champion.
  • Member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame (2014).

Jerry Reinsdorf

  • Owner of the Chicago Bulls.
  • Owner of the Chicago White Sox.
  • Recipient of the Jefferson Award for Public Service (2011).

Dave Dombrowski

  • President of Baseball Operations for the Philadelphia Phillies.
  • 2x World Series champion.
  • Named Executive of the Year by Baseball America (2006, 2018).

Todd Pals

  • Co-founder of Homewood Bats, provider of baseball bats to multiple MLB teams.

Thank You to Our Generous Sponsor

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