Howard Brodwin

Connecting Sports Business with Social Impact

Founder at Sports and Social Change

A sports marketing veteran of more than 25 years, Howard is the founder of Sports and Social Change, a sports marketing firm with a focus on Cause Marketing, Corporate Social Responsibility and Social Enterprise development, working to connect brands, media properties, teams, leagues and athletes with nonprofit organizations, foundations and affiliated cause-driven businesses.

His expertise includes brand positioning and activation, grassroots and experiential marketing programs, event management and sponsorship, public relations and social media campaigns, as well as business plans, revenue models and corporate partnership development. Howard has managed marketing, public relations and event programs for a diverse group of sports brands and properties including Rollerblade, Powerbar, K-Swiss, Salomon, Tour Hockey, Bauerfeind, LPGA, Red Star Hockey, and a wide range of nonprofit organizations such as Special Olympics World Games, DisAbility Sports Festival, Angel City Sports, Blind Judo Foundation, Roberto Clemente Foundation, Good Neighbors USA, Ready-Set-Gold!, Leukemia Lymphoma Society and LA Watts Summer Games. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Adaptive Sports USA, and the Social Enterprise Alliance / Los Angeles chapter.

A graduate of San Diego State University where he played Lacrosse, Howard currently lives in Los Angeles, CA and is an active Ice Hockey coach & player, Skier and Disc Golf fanatic.

Founder & Managing Director

Sport: Lacrosse
College/Pro Team: San Diego State University
Chapter: West Los Angeles
Profession: Marketing
Specialty: Marketing/Communications/Branding
Preferred Contact: email

Howard Brodwin's activity stream

  • rsvped for PhilanthropyTouch 2019-04-22 15:33:55 -0700


    Join the PhilanthropyTouch community for a discussion on volunteerism disruption with the CEO and Founder of Golden, SAM FUNKUCHEN!

    Golden is the most popular app for volunteering because it makes living in your "Golden Moments" instant, fun, and safe. Grassroots and powerhouse organizers around the world, including by the State of California, City of Los Angeles, UNICEF International, companies and schools, recruit, coordinate, and measure volunteer labor through Golden's Dashboards and tools. Select distinctions include being named a "World Changing Idea" by Fast Company, the "Top Way to Serve Your Community" by Apple, the "Global Social Good App" of the Year by Facebook, the "Top App to Simplify Your Life" by TIME, and many more.




    Prior to Golden, Sam worked in corporate innovation at Penske and as Managing Director of Applico, where he helped Google, HP, Disney and others launch new platform businesses.

    Before that, he founded Pinwheel, which became the most comprehensive database of volunteer jobs open to anyone in San Francisco, and a peer counseling program that has served thousands of high school students.

    He’s an accomplished entrepreneur and mentor at Launchpad LA, Amplify LA, and Stanford Haas Center for Public Service.

    Sam received MA & BA degrees from Stanford, where he studied Social Entrepreneurship, Organizational Behavior, and Design Thinking.


    April 30, 2019 at 6pm
    Beverly Hills Tennis Club
    340 N Maple Dr
    Beverly Hills, CA 90210
    United States
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  • World Cup Kickoff 2018 TUE 6/12 in Santa Monica

    With the start of the 2018 World Cup only a few weeks away, Sports and Social Change is hosting "World Cup Kickoff 2018" in Los Angeles on Tue 6/12, co-hosted with Red Card Events and Social Enterprise Alliance Los Angeles. This is a great chance to network with sports business and entertainment industry professionals in SoCal who share in the passion and excitement of the World Cup. And you'll meet some amazing nonprofit soccer organizations who use the "beautiful game" for social impact in the community and around the world, including LA Scores, Street Soccer USA, Special Olympics Southern California, The Pure Game, Coaches Across Continents and Tiyya Foundation. All of the details can be found at There is no fee to attend, but only a limited # of tickets are available so please RSVP now to grab your spot.

  • donated 2015-08-09 22:16:32 -0700

    Event Checkout

    largeevent2.jpgWe are an exclusive community of former college and professional athletes excelling in the world of business. We are competitors, teammates, friends, and trusted advisors. We expect nothing but success at the highest level as business professionals.

    From the backboards to the boardrooms or the courts to the court of law, we maintain the passion, discipline, and fortitude to thrive in the sport of business. The uniforms may be different, but the athlete is always the same.