Norm Nixon made NBA history as a two time all-star and a member of two NBA world championships as a Los Angeles Laker. As Vice President of the NBA Player Association, he developed expertise in the collective bargaining process. Upon retiring from the NBA in 1989, Mr. Nixon pursued several business ventures. As a sports and entertainment agent, he negotiated over $200 million in contracts, representing clients such as TLC, AI Wilson, Peter Warrick, LL Cool J, and Jalen Rose. He has secured and overseen nearly $10 million in grants during his time as Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Debbie Allen Dance Academy, where he has produced more than 12 successful musicals. He was also the executive producer of the Emmy-nominated show The Debbie Allen Special for ABC. He produced A Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, which broke box office records, featured the first all African-American cast, and received an Olivier Award in London. He has worked with the Annenberg, Bloomberg, Thelma Pearl Howard and California Community Foundation.