2014 Crystal Ball Award Recipient

Howard Dolgon

 

Howard Dolgon
Howard Dolgon

Howard Dolgon, owner, president, CEO and team governor of the Syracuse Crunch is a 25-year veteran of communications and marketing, Dolgon was a founding member of Alan Taylor Communications Inc., the country’s leading independent sports public relations agency. Dolgon has created and implemented numerous award-winning programs for a variety of corporations including MasterCard International, General Mills and Diageo.

 

Dolgon is a member of the American Hockey League’s Executive Committee and received the James C. Hendy Memorial Award as the outstanding executive in the AHL for the 2009-10 season. In addition to Crunch hockey, he has also promoted NBA preseason games and world-class boxing in Syracuse as well as many other sporting events around the world.

 

A graduate of Brooklyn College, Dolgon is a visiting professor at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University and a member of the board of advisors for the school’s sport management program.