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Graham Rossini

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Graham Rossini is an accomplished and versatile sports business leader with over 20 years of experience, primarily at the executive level within a Major League Baseball (MLB) organisation and NCAA athletic department.

Rossini is currently senior associate athletic director at Arizona State University. He serves as a member of the athletics department's senior leadership team and provides executive direction to 26 NCAA-level varsity sports, 650 student-athletes, and over 300 full-time employees. Two million fans watch, attend, or listen to an Arizona State University athletics event annually. Arizona State University is in Phoenix, Arizona, the fifth-largest metropolitan area in the United States. 

His most recent appointment followed 13 years with the MLB franchise, the Arizona Diamondbacks, as Vice President of Special Projects & Fan Experience. Rossini's executive role focused heavily on capital projects, revenue generation, and baseball development. Some highlights of his tenure include the construction of a 140-acre player development facility in Scottsdale, Arizona; the design and planning of a Latin America player development and education facility in Boca Chica, Dominican Republic; the elevation of a fan experience that was covered heavily covered by ESPN and prominent US publications such as Sports Illustrated, Forbes and USA Today; and the club’s successful efforts to host the MLB All-Star Game, World Baseball Classic, and international competition in Sydney, Australia as well as several cities in Mexico.

Throughout his career at the Arizona Diamondbacks (MLB) and his alma mater, Arizona State University, Rossini has led capital projects, revenue-generating departments, strategic planning, and key international branding projects successfully. Through these dynamic responsibilities, he is also well-experienced at working closely with ownership, executives, league officials, coaches, professional athletes, student-athletes, and agents.

Rossini earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Management and his MBA with an Area of Emphasis (Leadership) from Arizona State University's prestigious W.P. Carey School of Business.

A passionate community supporter and advocate, Rossini has served on several boards of directors of non-profit and community organisations throughout Arizona.

Rossini resides in Phoenix, Arizona, with his wife, Alison, their son, Rhett, and daughter, Sofia. He joined City's board in February 2023 alongside close associate Harvey Jabara.


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