Doug Shabelman

Chief Executive Officer, Burns Entertainment

Doug Shabelman is CEO of Burns Entertainment and has led the corporate and agency divisions for over 24 years as main liaison for clients including Unilever, Nissan, Coca-Cola, Constellation Brands, Crocs and many others. Doug has negotiated for endorsement, sponsorship and licensing rights campaigns with talent including Anne Hathaway, John Legend, Priyanka Chopra, Steph Curry, Scarlett Johannsson, Pierce Brosnan, Brie Larson and hundreds of others.

A magna cum laude graduate of Syracuse University’s SI Newhouse School of Communications, Doug received his Juris Doctorate from Chicago-Kent College of Law, and is fully licensed to practice law in Illinois. Doug lives in Chicago with his wife and two daughters, ages 16 and 19.