America East hires G League executive as commissioner

8/12/2021 2:42:08 PM EST

The America East Conference named Brad Walker as its fifth commissioner on Thursday.

Walker currently is the vice president and head of basketball operations for the NBA G League. He will take over the reins of the 10-team conference on Sept. 13, replacing Amy Huchthausen, who is moving on to a job with a Boston tech firm.



A former college basketball player at Bentley, he has more than 15 years of experience as an NCAA Division I administrator in addition to the G League.

He was associate commissioner and COO of the Ohio Valley Conference from 2007-16, during which time he also served as interim commissioner, before moving on to the G League. He previously served as the associate commissioner of the West Coast Conference.

--Field Level Media

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