or those seeking a ‘W’ in the business of sports, Erik Moses is your MVP.
Erik joins the firm after serving as President of the DC Defenders XFL team located in our nation’s capital. Prior to that, Erik served for 10 years as the senior vice president and managing director of sports, entertainment and special events for Events D.C., the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia.
Erik is an accomplished C-level executive working in the sports industry. He is experienced in sports, entertainment, event management, government, small business development, and the law.
Erik is the former CEO of The DC Sports and Entertainment Commission, an independent agency of the District of Columbia government. In that role, he helped bring the first NCAA sanctioned bowl game — the Military Bowl — to Washington D.C.
Erik was also a key figure in bringing baseball back to Washington, D.C. after a 34-year absence. During that process, Erik negotiated with Major League Baseball and potential owners of the team regarding the financing of Nationals Park.
Erik also lends his skills to non-profit ventures, serving on the board of directors of The Military Bowl foundation, the DC Jazz Festival, and the U.S. Tennis Association, Mid-Atlantic Section.
Since 2010, Erik has served as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University in its Sports Industry Management Program. Erik has taught graduate students on a variety of topics related to diversity, social responsibility, and ethics in sports business.
Although Erik graduated from law school at Duke, he’s also a UNC alum and avid Tar Heels fan.
- NBC Sports Washington – DC Sports Power Players
- Washington Business Journal – Power 100
- National Association of Minority Contractors (DC Chapter) – Commitment to Diversity Award
- Greater Los Angeles African American Chamber of Commerce – Small Business Advocate of the Year
Duke University School of Law
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- District of Columbia (inactive)
- Maryland (inactive)