Magnificent Men! Leadership Lunch
President of Hockey Operations, Calgary Flames
June 10, 2016
Harvard Law graduate, Brian Burke, brings an impressive resume and reputation to the Calgary Flames organization overseeing all hockey operations for the growing sports and entertainment group. His experience is vast ranging from his professional playing career to several executive positions both at the league and team level.
Burke was ranked No. 1 by The Hockey News in the magazine’s Annual GM Rankings in March of 2008, and was a finalist for The Hockey News Executive of the Year in 2006. He was named the Sporting News Executive of the Year in 2001 and was a runner-up for the same award following the 2005-06 season. In August of 2008, Burke was named a recipient of the 2008 Lester Patrick Award for outstanding service to hockey in the United States.
Brian Burke also serves as an advocate for the LGBTQ community. He acted as the Grand Marshal in Calgary’s 2015 Pride Parade and supports numerous community and charity events.