New CFO bolsters leadership at A-Rod Corp, adding to the firm’s diverse team of professionals
MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A-Rod Corp (AROD), the investment firm of entrepreneur and former MLB All-Star Alex Rodriguez, announced today the addition of David Becker as Chief Financial Officer. David joins A-Rod Corp from Inner Circle Sports, where he spent over a decade executing on M&A advisory, capital raising, valuation, and restructuring in the global sports industry. Most recently, David played a pivotal role in the $1.5 billion Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx transaction between Rodriguez, his business partner Marc Lore, and current owner, Glen Taylor.
“We had the pleasure of working with David and the excellent Inner Circle team during our acquisition of the Timberwolves and the Lynx this summer. David’s strategic insights, work ethic, and depth of knowledge shined,” said Chairman and CEO, Alex Rodriguez. “Walking away from that experience, I knew David would be a great fit at A-Rod Corp and I am thrilled to welcome him to the team as CFO.”
As CFO, David will be responsible for overseeing financial planning and operations across the firm’s portfolio of investments in real estate, sports, technology, wellness, and media and entertainment.
“I am excited to join A-Rod Corp’s deep roster of creative minds and strategic leaders as the firm continues to grow,” said David. “I look forward to beginning this next chapter and working with the full team to unlock long-term value and growth opportunities with entrepreneurs and innovators around the world.”
Prior to spending 10 years at Inner Circle, David worked in investment banking coverage at J.P. Morgan as an Analyst and an Associate, covering companies in the financial institutions and real estate sectors. Outside of work, David currently sits on the Board of Trustees and the Finance/Audit Committee for the Family Health Centers at NYU Langone and on the Industry Advisory Board for the Business of Sports School. David earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Emory University, with a concentration in finance. He will be based in Miami.
About A-Rod Corp
A-Rod Corp’s diverse team of professionals supports a portfolio that includes real estate, venture, sports franchises, and various investment platforms across the consumer, media, tech, and sports industries. Chairman and CEO Alex Rodriguez applies the lessons he learned as an MLB champion (and MLB’s 4th all-time home run leader) to lead the A-Rod Corp team—and win in every business that the firm backs.
Ashleigh Honig, A-Rod Corp
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