Mac the Knife Posted July 31, 2006 Share Posted July 31, 2006 Apparently they're down to the "Final Five." From NFL.com:ROGER GOODELL, 47, New York, N.Y. Executive Vice President, COO of the NFL. Oversees league business and football operations. Began career as trainee at Jones & Laughlin Steel in 1981. Joined NFL as intern in 1982, worked for New York Jets as PR/administrative intern in 1983-84 before rejoining NFL office in 1984. Assumed increasing responsibility at league and held number of positions, including EVP of business, properties and club services. Promoted to present position in 2001. Washington & Jefferson College, BA, 1981. Married; two children. GREGG H. LEVY, 53, Washington, D.C. Partner, Covington & Burling LLP, the law firm where Tagliabue worked in 1989 when appointed Commissioner. Joined Covington & Burling in 1977. Is co-chair of firm's litigation group; the principal outside counsel for the NFL; and has played the lead role in all recent appellate victories for the league, including Maurice Clarett eligibility case in 2004. Harvard College, BA, 1974; Harvard Law School, JD, 1977. Married; four children. FREDERICK R. NANCE, 52, Cleveland, Ohio. Managing Partner of the Cleveland office of Squire Sanders & Dempsey LLP law firm. Nance, on behalf of the city of Cleveland, handled the negotiation with the NFL guaranteeing the return of the Browns to that city in 1999. Also served as project counsel on all aspects of the Browns Stadium development. Joined firm in 1978, named partner in 1987, and assumed present position in 2002. Harvard University, BA, 1975. University of Michigan, JD, 1978. Married; two children. ROBERT L. REYNOLDS, 54, Concord, Mass. Vice Chairman and COO of Fidelity Investments. Began at Fidelity in 1984 as vice president of firm's Management Trust Company and held several executive positions before being named to current position in 2000. Started career in 1974 at Wheeling (W.Va.) Dollar Bank, and joined NCNB (now Bank of America) in 1977. West Virginia University, BS, 1974. Married; four children. MAYO A. SHATTUCK III, 51, Baltimore, Md. Chairman of the Board, President and CEO of Constellation Energy. The firm ranks 125th on the Fortune 500 and owns energy-related businesses that had revenue of $17.1 billion in 2006 with 9,700 employees. Began career in 1985 with Alex Brown and Sons, a corporte and investment bank. Joined the Bankers Trust Company in 1997 as its vice chairman and moved to Deutsche Bank in Baltimore in 1999, rising to chairman of the board in 2001. Williams College, Williamstown, Mass., BA; Stanford University, masters in business. Married, five children. The vote's being taken at meetings next week. Does anyone think Roger Goodell won't be the one leading the NFL for the next, oh, 20 years? Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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