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Kieran Kelliher

Northwestern University School of Professional Studies

Adjunct Lecturer, Sports Business: Finance, Accounting & Economics
Co-Chair, Sports Administration Admissions Committee


Areas of Focus

  • Sports finance, strategy and operations
  • Corporate accounting and finance
  • Non-profit finance, strategy and operations


  • Leads core accounting, finance, purchasing, risk management and treasury for Chicago Bulls and Chicago Bulls Charities
  • Responsible for Bulls' team retail and G League franchise operations
  • Spearheads ad hoc special projects, including Chicago hosting NBA All-Star 2020 festivities
  • Serves on board of directors for major international food relief non-profit organization, Feed My Starving Children
  • Teaches sports business core class and serves as co-chair of the admissions committee for Northwestern's sports administration program
  • Member of NBA's Risk Management Advisory Council and the NBA All-Star 2020 operating committee
  • Licensed CPA in the state of Illinois and a member of the AICPA and Illinois CPA Society