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Leadership Conversation with Charlotte Hornets GM Rich Cho

Join us for an intimate conversation with Charlotte Hornets General Manager Rich Cho.  Learn about Cho’s not-so-traditional career path and forging your way to that dream job.                   

Rich Cho is in his fifth season as General Manager.  He manages all player personnel matters, including professional and collegiate scouting, draft preparations, player acquisitions, salary cap management, training camp, preseason scheduling and the team’s athletic training equipment and conditioning programs.  A native of Burma who immigrated to the United States; Cho became the first Asian-American general manager in American major league sports.

Cho earned an engineering degree from Washington State University and worked as an engineer at Boeing in Seattle from 1989-94 before leaving to enroll at Pepperdine University School of Law in order to pursue his passion in professional sports.  

Registration is required.

Open to current and prospective students, alumni and guests. Parking validation is available at the Charlotte Center.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Wake Forest University Charlotte Center
200 N College Street #150, Charlotte, NC 28202

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Alumni, Students, First-Year Students, Prospective Students




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