HBSE, Devils, Sixers promote four women to top jobs

Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment, in a continued commitment to gender equality among its leaders, announced the promotion of four women last week.

At HBSE, Janelle Vizzi has been promoted to director, human resources.

At the Prudential Center and New Jersey Devils, Natasha Moody has been promoted to senior vice president, business operations.

And at the Philadelphia 76ers, Katie O’Reilly has been elevated to chief revenue officer and Brittanie Boyd has been promoted to senior vice president, marketing.

A look at the promotions:

Janelle Vizzi. (HBSE)

At HBSE, Vizzi will lead the strategic efforts for employee relations and departmental operations and will be instrumental in management coaching, staff onboarding and development, benefit programs, workplace training and more.

During the course of her tenure, Vizzi has formulated and applied comprehensive metrics for measuring the effectiveness of implemented corporate diversity initiatives, reporting results directly to HBSE senior leadership.

Natasha Moody. (HBSE)

With the Pru Center and Devils, Moody will be responsible for the optimization and alignment of various organizational initiatives to drive growth through operational efficiency and organizational accountability to revenue goals and companywide priorities, including relationships with Legends and Fanatics, as well as leadership of the Grammy Museum.

Moody previously served as vice president of premium services for the Pru Center and the Devils, where she oversaw $23.1 million in premium revenue, led an elite service team of four, co-managed a sales team of eight premium sellers and spearheaded several revenue streams and strategy across multiple lines of business.

Katie O’Reilly. (HBSE)

With the Sixers, O’Reilly will be responsible for overseeing ticket sales and service, and sponsorships sales and activation for HBSE’s marquee property.

Now in her seventh season with the 76ers, O’Reilly and her team are the brains behind the acclaimed “Welcome to the Moment,” “PHILA Unite” and “Spirit of the Champion” advertising, playoff and tribute campaigns. For their original digital content, social media campaigns, branding efforts and themed jerseys, O’Reilly’s department is widely regarded as one of the most innovative and creative in the sports industry today.

Brittanie Boyd. (HBSE)

Boyd will be responsible for the branding, marketing and business development. In this role, Boyd will oversee the direction of the team’s brand, creative and marketing solutions, game presentation, social media, digital and video content business development and more.

Boyd previously served as vice president of partnerships at HBSE, where she was responsible for leading the corporate partnership activation team for the Devils and Prudential Center, managing Prudential Center concessions and retail partnerships by serving as a liaison with Legends and Fanatics, respectively, and running business operations for the Grammy Museum.