2016 Industry Leader: Jennifer Rothman, CSEE

Jennifer Rothman Discover Long Island
Jennifer Rothman, CSEE Sports Development Manager, Discover Long Island Long Island, N.Y. Jennifer Rothman has been with Discover Long Island for 10 years. The past eight years, she has operated as sports development manager and is responsible for bringing external sporting events to the Long Island area. Born and raised on Long Island, Rothman brings a passion for both the area and sports, which is evident in her numerous successes in bringing in top-tier events to Long Island. She has partnered with official athletic organizations and secured nationally and internationally recognized events. Notable events secured for the region include the 2011, 2012 and 2018 NCAA Girls Lacrosse Championships, the annual Diva Half Marathon, Tough Mudder and US Synchronized Swimming events.

Career Accomplishments

Rothman has brought the following events to Long Island: the inaugural Diva Half Marathon (past six years), Tough Mudder (past two years), USA Synchronized Swimming, US Open and Junior Olympics. Rothman has continued to grow annual Long Island events and has worked with the USGA (U.S. Open) in 2009 and is currently working with them for 2018.

Growing up, I was sure I would be… a veterinarian.