Kristina Parente

Director, Events, MSG Entertainment

As director of events at MSG Entertainment, Kristina Parente oversees a wide range of corporate, fan, ticket member, and partner-driven events for the company’s diverse portfolio, including the New York Knicks, New York Rangers, and the Radio City Rockettes.

Prior to her current role, Kristina worked as senior director of NBA Meetings & Events, where she oversaw the sourcing and contracting for over 80 meetings/events annually, including events like NBA Finals, NBA Draft, NBA Draft Combine, and a variety of meetings throughout the year. Throughout her 15 years at the NBA, Parente has taken teams overseas to play pre-season and regular games in Tokyo, Beijing, Shanghai, Mexico City, Berlin, Mumbai, and many other cities on several different continents.

Kristina is an avid soccer play and runner.