TITLE: President and CEO
FUNDING AREAS: Education, arts, environmental responsibility, health
CONTACT: (310) 407-0200
PROFILE: “Casey Wasserman is President and CEO of the Wasserman Foundaiton. His official bio on the foundation's website states:
Casey Wasserman is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Wasserman Media Group, a leading sports and entertainment agency he founded in 2002. The company’s global practice encompasses athlete management, corporate consulting, media rights, global partnerships and sponsorships.
Wasserman also serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Wasserman Foundation, his family’s private charitable organization. He serves on the boards of New York University, The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, The Lyndon Baines Johnson Foundation and is a trustee of The William J. Clinton Foundation.
Earlier in his career, Wasserman acquired the Los Angeles Avengers, then part of the Arena Football League, and became the youngest owner of a professional sports team. During this time he was elected league chairman and served on the executive committee.
Wasserman holds a B.A. in Political Science from UCLA and is based in Los Angeles with his family.
Wasserman has made sports his business, but he comes from a storied Hollywood family, led by his late grandfather mega-agent and studio executive Lew Wasserman.