Erin Schnieders

VP, Venues, NBA

As VP, Venues at the NBA, Erin oversees all league and team arena projects relating to arena development, design and construction. In her role, she works with leagues, teams and industry counterparts to cultivate and implement the NBA Arena Standards – the minimum design and construction requirements followed by teams undergoing arena renovations or new construction.

Erin is involved in the research and facilitation of new rules, technology and league initiatives, serving as the day-to-day liaison between each NBA arena and the league office. Erin has introduced processes to the NBA Green platform that have advanced awareness, education and best practices for facility sustainability.

Prior to joining the NBA league office, Erin was Manager of Business Development for the Houston Rockets and a member of Toyota Center’s arena development team. She also has acted as Lead Project Manager in ventures with Houston’s Metropolitan Transit Authority.