List of Portland Trail Blazers executives

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Paul Allen owns the Trail Blazers since 1988.

This is a list of Portland Trail Blazers executives, since the team foundation in 1970.

Ownership

Year Principal Owner Others Notes
1970–1975 Herman Sarkowsky12 Robert Schmertz (1970–1972)3
Larry Weinberg1
Plus other minority owners
1975–1988 Larry Weinberg14 Plus other minority owners
1988–present Paul Allen44 Vice-chair Bert Kolde5 through Vulcan Sports and Entertainment

Executive management

Year Team President Executive VP/COO Notes
1970–1975 Herman Sarkowsky
1975–1987 Larry Weinberg Harry Glickman
1987–1994 Harry Glickman6
1994–1995 Bob Whitsitt/Marshall Glickman78
1995–2000 Bob Whitsitt910
2000–2001 Bob Whitsitt Harry Hutt111213
2001–2003 Bob Whitsitt Erin Hubert1314
2003–2006 Steve Patterson151617
2006–2007 Steve Patterson Mike Golub18
2007 Tod Leiweke (interim)17 Mike Golub
2007–2008 Larry Miller19 Mike Golub20
2008–2012 Larry Miller Sarah Mensah
2012–present Chris McGowan21

Basketball operations

Year General Manager VP of Basketball Ops Assistant GM Director of Player-Personnel Notes
1970–1981 Harry Glickman6 Stu Inman2223
1981–1986 Stu Inman22
1986–1989 Jon Spoelstra2425 Bucky Buckwalter26
1989–1990 Bucky Buckwalter26 Brad Greenberg27
1990–1994 Geoff Petrie28 Bucky Buckwalter Brad Greenberg Buckwalter won NBA Executive of the Year in 1991
1994–1995 Bob Whitsitt910 Bucky Buckwalter Brad Greenberg
1995–1996 Bob Whitsitt Bucky Buckwalter Jim Paxson29
1996–1998 Bob Whitsitt Jim Paxson
1998–2003 Bob Whitsitt Mark Warkentien30
2003–2004 John Nash1631 Mark Warkentein30
2004–2006 John Nash Kevin Pritchard32
2006–2007 Steve Patterson16 Kevin Pritchard
2007 Tod Leiweke (interim)17 Kevin Pritchard
2007–2010 Kevin Pritchard33 Tom Penn
2010–2011 Rich Cho34
2011–2012 Chad Buchanan (interim)35
2012–present Neil Olshey36

References

  1. ^ a b c "Learn more about Larry Weinberg". Portland Trail Blazers official website. National Basketball Association. Retrieved November 7, 2007. 
  2. ^ "UW Medicine Board of Directors: Herman Sarkowsky". University of Washington Medical School. Retrieved November 8, 2007. dead link
  3. ^ James P. Quirk, Rodney D. Fort (1992). Pay Dirt: The Business of Professional Team Sports. Princeton University Press. 
  4. ^ a b c "Trail Blazers Deal". New York Times. June 1, 1988. Retrieved November 8, 2007. 
  5. ^ "Portland Trail Blazers". hoopshype.com. Retrieved November 8, 2007. 
  6. ^ a b "Pillar Achievement Bios: Harry Glickman". International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. 
  7. ^ "Whitsitt goes south". News Tribune. July 13, 1994. 
  8. ^ Jeff Manning and Mike Francis (November 11, 1995). "Blazers president Glickman resigns". The Oregonian. 
  9. ^ a b "Company History: Portland Trail Blazers". Funding Universe. 2003. Retrieved October 24, 2007. 
  10. ^ a b "Blazers President Quits, Leaving Troubled Team". New York Times. May 8, 2003. Retrieved November 7, 2007. 
  11. ^ "Transactions". New York Times. November 16, 2000. Retrieved November 9, 2007. 
  12. ^ Kerry Eggers (March 25, 2003). "Hutt, Blazers call it quits". Portland Tribune. Retrieved November 9, 2007. 
  13. ^ a b "Blazers shuffle senior management". Portland Business Journal. October 26, 2001. Archived from the original on December 27, 2007. Retrieved November 9, 2007. 
  14. ^ "Entercom-Portland Appoints Hubert VP/GM". radioink.com (Radio Ink). September 9, 2003. Retrieved November 9, 2007. 
  15. ^ "NBA Basketball: Blazers hire Steve Patterson as new president.". Sports Network. June 18, 2003. Retrieved November 8, 2007. 
  16. ^ a b c "Nash won't return as Trail Blazers' general manager". Associated Press. May 31, 2006. Retrieved November 8, 2007. 
  17. ^ a b c "Tod Leiweke to Assume Management Oversight for the Portland Trail Blazers". Portland Trail Blazers. March 1, 2007. Retrieved June 23, 2007. 
  18. ^ "Trail Blazers New Hires and Promotions". Portland Trail Blazers website. Portland Trail Blazers. Retrieved 2007-11-07. 
  19. ^ "Trail Blazers name Larry Miller president". Portland Trail Blazers Official Website. National Basketball Association. Retrieved November 5, 2007. 
  20. ^ "Golub resigns from Trail Blazers". Yahoo Sports. July 15, 2008. Retrieved July 17, 2008. 
  21. ^ "Trail Blazers name Chris McGowan team president". Oregon Live. The Oregonian. Retrieved October 29, 2012. 
  22. ^ a b "Trail Blazers mourn the loss of the legendary Stu Inman". Portland Trail Blazers official website (Portland Trail Blazers). Retrieved November 8, 2007. 
  23. ^ "Inman to leave Blazers". San Jose Mercury News. January 1, 1986. 
  24. ^ "A season of change in NBA". New York Times. October 1, 1986. 
  25. ^ "Spoelstra named Nuggets' boss; Pete Babcock demoted again". November 3, 1989. 
  26. ^ a b Kerry Eggers (August 10, 2002). "The (basketball) world according to Bucky". Portland Tribune. Retrieved November 8, 2007. 
  27. ^ "Brad Greenberg profile". hokiesports.com. Virginia Tech athletic department. Retrieved November 8, 2007. 
  28. ^ "Sacramento Kings Media Guide: Staff" (PDF). Sacramento Kings. Retrieved November 8, 2007. 
  29. ^ "Jim Paxson named VP of basketball operations for Cavs". Associated Press. September 18, 1998. 
  30. ^ a b "Mark Warkentien". Denver Nuggets Staff Directory. Denver Nuggets. Retrieved November 12, 2007. 
  31. ^ "Report: Blazers Hire Nash As GM". Associated Press. 2003-07-16. Retrieved November 8, 2007. 
  32. ^ "Trail Blazers select director of player personnel". Portland Trail Blazers official website. Portland Trail Blazers. August 24, 2004. Retrieved November 8, 2007. 
  33. ^ "Kevin Pritchard named general manager of Trail Blazers". Portland Trail Blazers website. Portland Trail Blazers. Retrieved November 7, 2007. 
  34. ^ "Trail Blazers name Cho General Manager" (Press release). Portland Trail Blazers. July 19, 2010. Retrieved July 19, 2010. 
  35. ^ "Blazers wait to resume GM search". ESPN.com. November 30, 2011. Retrieved June 5, 2012. 
  36. ^ "Neil Olshey Named Trail Blazers General Manager" (Press release). Portland Trail Blazers. June 5, 2012. Retrieved June 5, 2012. 

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