Cutting Edge Sports Management

Our Staff

Neil A. Malvone
President/Founder
(908) 510-0087

neilmalvone@cuttingedgesportsmanagement.org

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John Zisa

Senior Vice President

(201) 446-5154

johnzisa@cuttingedgesportsmanagement.org


John joins the group after spending seven years working for the NBA. During the 2011-2012 season, John oversaw 10-12 loggers on a nightly basis and compiled
a Nightly Operations Report for multiple league officials. Prior to his time with the NBA offices, John spent six years with the New Jersey Nets in various positions including as the Special Assistant to the Head Coach. In 2006-2007, John was promoted to Nets Basketball Operations Assistant. John was responsible for planning the Nets’ domestic and international travel which included trips to Russia, China and London. In addition, John handled all the travel logistics for college athletes at team sponsored draft workouts. Newly acquired players often times met John first when becoming oriented with the Nets and he made for a smooth and seamless transition to the team.  Finally, John spent a lot of his time with the Nets executing statistical analysis and game prep material for the Coaching staff and Management team.  John recently completed his Masters in Sports Administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University. He also double majored in Sports Management and Psychology during his under-graduate studies at Rutgers University. He received his BA in Psychology with Honors from Rutgers in 2006.

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Keshia Carter

Communications/Community Relations Director
Keshia joins our staff as Communications/Community Relations Director.   She recently graduated with her Masters of Science in Sport Management from Brooklyn College. She is a passionate young lady who brings hard work and dedication to the team. In her free time she is a coach of middle school girl’s athletic teams.  She also earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration while playing varsity soccer and softball at College at Old Westbury.

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