Beth Collins is senior vice president, business development for The Madison Square Garden Company, where she is responsible for supporting the Company's overall strategic objectives including managing complex corporate transactions and initiatives involving multiple divisions. In this role, she works with senior management across the Company to initiate, develop and facilitate high-level projects and new business opportunities that drive the Company’s growth. She also works on special projects that support the growth of the organization and may involve new technologies, branding and other multi-divisional matters.
Ms. Collins joined The Madison Square Garden Company in 2007 as senior vice president, legal and business affairs for MSG Entertainment, functioning as the division's head legal counsel. In that role, in addition to managing the MSGE legal team, she handled numerous growth initiatives for MSG Entertainment, including creating the booking relationship with the Wang Theatre, overseeing the partnership agreement with Cirque du Soleil and spearheading the Company’s acquisition of the historic Forum arena in Inglewood, California.
Prior to joining The Madison Square Garden Company, Ms. Collins spent several years as an entertainment finance attorney with Proskauer Rose in Los Angeles, where among other things, she advised the Sinatra Estate in the sale of a portion of their business to Rhino Records. Previously, she was senior vice president, strategy and corporate development for the French television and film company, Canal Plus, in Paris, where she oversaw their international expansion project, which took the company from three to over 15 countries in Europe. Ms. Collins began her career at the law firm Cleary Gottlieb where she was an associate in their New York, Hong Kong and Paris offices.
Ms. Collins is a graduate of Duke University School of Law and the University of Pennsylvania.