Our 2018 Sponsors

Brighthouse Financial

Bank of America



Moore & Van Allen

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Rodgers Builders

Winston & Strawn LLP


Edifice, Inc.

Wells Fargo

Charlotte Knights

Foundation for the Carolinas

Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated


Charlotte Hornets



UNC Charlotte

15th Annual Let Me Play Speaker Information

Supporting Women’s Athletic Scholarships at UNC Charlotte
October 25, 2018 – The Charlotte Convention Center

Keynote Address - Christine DeBiase

Christine DeBiase is the chief administrative officer and general counsel of Brighthouse Financial. Brighthouse Financial was established by MetLife in 2016 and is a major provider of annuity and lifeinsurance solutions in the U.S.

DeBiase is responsible for legal affairs, corporate governance, and human resources at Brighthouse Financial. She is also responsible for the company’s compliance, communications and government relations functions. DeBiase is a member of the Brighthouse Financial senior leadership team.

Prior to her current role, DeBiase was lead counsel to MetLife’s U.S. Retail business.

DeBiase held multiple leadership roles at MetLife over the course of 20 years. She served as MetLife’s corporate secretary, associate general counsel in the legal department and worked with the corporate ethics and compliance organization. She began her tenure at MetLife in 1996 as a litigation attorney, specializing in insurance litigation.

DeBiase graduated from the State University of New York at New Paltz with a bachelor’s degree in communications and from the Western Michigan University, Cooley Law School with a Juris Doctor degree. She serves as a member of the advisory board for PowerPlay NYC, Inc., a nonprofit committed to educating and empowering girls through sports. DeBiase will chair the 15th Annual Let Me Play Luncheon, benefitting the Charlotte 49ers women’s athletics program.