Josh Kroenke is entering his second season as Governor of the Colorado Avalanche owned by Kroenke Sports & Entertainment (KSE). Kroenke also works closely with KSE executives on multiple business operation issues, ranging from finance to marketing.
In addition to his role as Governor of the Colorado Avalanche, Josh serves as the President and Governor of the Denver Nuggets, a member team of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Over the past three years, he's been involved in every aspect of the Denver Nuggets organization's day-to-day operations and helped Denver enjoy the most successful three-year stretch in team history, with three consecutive 50-win seasons and two division titles.
After graduating from the University of Missouri with a degree in financial management, he completed a six-month internship with the NBA's League Office working in their Player Development Department. Upon finishing his internship, Kroenke worked as an underwriter for Lehman Brothers in their Global Real Estate Group where he assisted with the debt underwriting and securitization of numerous commercial real estate transactions.
Kroenke was rated a top 50 player nationally in high school according to several scouting services and helped lead the Rock Bridge High School Boys' basketball team to a No. 1 ranking in the state of Missouri as a junior. Kroenke received a full basketball scholarship to the University of Missouri, where he was named Academic All-Big XII First Team and selected team captain as a junior and senior.
Currently an active supporter in KSE Charities, Kroenke is also involved in other charitable entities including the Todd Peglow Memorial Scholarship Fund at the University of Missouri and Playing for Change Foundation, which is operated by his sister, Whitney, and benefits children worldwide through the building of schools that specialize in the teaching of music and arts.