Alton Byrd - Vice President, BSE and Long Island Nets
This week's guest is Alton Byrd, Vice President of the Long Island Nets and Brooklyn Sports and Entertainment. Alton provides amazing insight into how he transitioned his career as a professional athlete into a successful sports front office role. Alton dives into what makes a great new employee and some of the mistakes people make early in their sports career. Beyond that, Chris and Alton have a great conversation around sports and the intersection of race. In a really powerful episode, Alton breaks down how we can all move forward together through education and listening. Plus, the discussion Rob and Chris always have around working in the minors being very beneficial to those starting out comes full circle. A very powerful episode that everyone should listen to.