President & CEO
As President & CEO, Jay oversees all aspects of planning and executing the 2015 Super Bowl for Arizona, working closely with the NFL and the numerous constituents in Arizona. She leads the Host Committee’s main focuses of creating a meaningful economic impact, creating a positive story about Arizona on a local and global stage and leaving a lasting legacy in the region.
As CFO, Tina leads the effort around all financial management, human resources, risk management and information technology for the organization. Tina regularly interacts with the Board of Directors, legal counsel and the outside audit firm on all financial and administrative matters. She works closely with the NFL to ensure all financial items are appropriately administered between the two parties. Tina also partners with the AZ Super Bowl XLIX team to ensure all business decisions are in alignment with the financial goals of the organization.
Vice President, Partnership Sales and Activation
As Vice President of Partnership Sales and Activation, Joe leads the team in achieving a $30 million fundraising goal and acts as liaison with corporate partners.
Senior Director, Hospitality and Volunteer Services
As Senior Director of Hospitality and Volunteer Services, Nan is responsible for recruiting, training and placing volunteer in over 10,000 volunteer opportunities. Additionally, she serves as the liaison between the NFL and the hotel community on accommodations and hospitality services related to Super Bowl XLIX.
Senior Director, Community Relations and Outreach
As Senior Director of Community Relations and Outreach, Christine manages and executes all aspects of community outreach, charitable giving as well as the Business Connect Program for Super Bowl XLIX. Christine will work with non-profit organizations, corporate partners and community leaders to implement a number of charitable activities and community outreach events that will enliven and enrich Arizona’s communities. She will also work with local small business to secure procurement opportunities associated with Super Bowl XLIX.
Senior Director, Operations and Logistics
Handling all operations and logistics for the Host Committee, Lyn works with the NFL, public safety organizations and the local business community to ensure the stadium, public safety and transportation bid commitments are met and exceeded.
Devney is the Senior Director overseeing Super Bowl Central which will feature live performances by national recording artists and local musical talent, community groups and schools, football themed activities, and beer and wine gardens. This is a new addition to Arizona’s line-up of Super Bowl activities since the state last hosted the Super Bowl in 2008, and one million visitors are expected to participate.
Senior Director, Events
Mandi serves as Senior Director of Events. In this capacity, she plans and executes all sanctioned Host Committee events, in addition to working closely with the NFL and their contractors to highlight all Arizona has to offer.
David Rousseau is a fourth generation Arizonan. Graduating from Tolleson High School and then the University of Arizona with a degree in agricultural business, he started work as a loan officer in Napa, California. He then returned home to form Rousseau Farming Company with his brother Will in 1986. After serving on the SRP Council and Board for twenty years, David was elected SRP president in 2010.
He serves on the boards of St Mary’s Food Bank, New Pathways for Youth, Foundation for Blind Children, Phoenix Art Museum, and The Nature Conservancy. He also represents SRP's important role in the Arizona economy with the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, the Urban Land Institute as well as being involved with energy industry policy making through the American Public Power Association.
Brad Anderson is an Executive Vice President with CBRE, a Global Commercial Real Estate Company where he has held various positions over the past 25 years. Brad grew up only miles away from University of Phoenix Stadium, the location for Super Bowl XLIX, and is thrilled to be part of the Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee. He attended the University of Arizona before playing in the National Football League with the Chicago Bears in the 1980's. He is an active member in his community, serving on public and private boards of directors.
Michael Bidwill joined the Arizona Cardinals in 1996 to spearhead the development of the University of Phoenix Stadium. The iconic, award-winning stadium has been a major factor in the transformation of the Cardinals. He has taken on an increasing role in the Cardinals, NFL and the greater Phoenix business community. Michael serves on five NFL committees.
In Arizona, he is past Chairman of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council and serves on the boards of the Arizona Commerce Authority, Greater Phoenix Leadership and the Pat Tillman Foundation. Prior to his tenure with the Cardinals, Bidwill was a federal prosecutor in Phoenix from 1990-96. He earned a B.S. in Finance from St. Louis University and a law degree from Catholic University in Washington, D.C.
José Cárdenas is Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Arizona State University. He graduated from UNLV in 1974 and from Stanford University Law School in 1977. Before joining ASU in 2009, Jose practiced law for 30 years as a commercial litigator with Lewis and Roca. He also served as the firm’s managing partner and later as its chairman. Jose's many community activities include his service as a trustee of the Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust.
Born and raised in Mexico City, David holds a Biomedical Engineering degree from Universidad Iberoamericana, a degree in Medical Imaging Infrastructure from MIT and an MBA from Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México. David is President of ToH Design Studio, an architecture, design and fine furnishings operation for the high-end residential, hospitality and vacation home markets.
Outside of work, David has been a member of the Mexican Alpine Olympic Ski Team, served as President of Young Entrepreneur’s Organization Arizona Chapter, is an active member of the Phoenix Thunderbirds, past Chapter Chair of Young Presidents Organization Scottsdale Chapter, a Member of the Arizona Mexico Commission, a Board Member of the Barrow Neurological Foundation and a Board Trustee of The Nature Conservancy.
An attorney and successful businessman, Jim Grogan has a long track record of leadership in both public and private companies. He currently serves as a trusted advisor to private enterprises with substantial global investments, operating entities and real estate holdings. He was elected founding Chairman of the Arizona Sports and Tourism Authority, the public body created to promote tourism and design, build, own and operate the University of Phoenix stadium.
Jim was a two year starting linebacker at Holy Cross College where he was named Crusader of the Year in recognition of academic excellence, leadership and varsity athletic achievement. An avid NFL fan, he is a Cardinals season ticket holder and he has attended 32 Super Bowls.
Mike Haenel is a graduate of the University of Arizona, with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics. Mike has over 30 years of experience in the sale and leasing of industrial/back-office buildings and land throughout Arizona. Mike, and his business partner Andy Markham, have been honored three times as the NAIOP Industrial Brokers of the Year. He has earned numerous local and national awards including Top Broker to Know in Commercial Real Estate and “Big Deal” Industrial Broker. Mike is a multiple winner of the Top Producer award for Cassidy Turley.
Mike is a past Chairman and mentor for NAIOP Arizona, the trade association representing the commercial real estate industry. He has been a member of Urban Land Institute, serving as an Industrial and Office Park Development Council Member and mentor for the Young Leader’s Group. Mike is the co-chair of the Cassidy Turley Industrial Occupier Services Practice Group.
Mike’s leadership extends to the community. He was elected by The Thunderbirds to serve as the 2006 Waste Management Phoenix Open Tournament Chairman and the 2006-2007 President of the organization. Mike is on the Board of Trustees of Brophy College Preparatory and Barrow Neurological Foundation. Mike is also active with The Crossroads and Lodestar Day Resource Center.
Mike was Chairman of the Super Bowl XLII Host Committee, served as Chairman of the Phoenix Open, has been President of the Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation since its inception, and was an inaugural member of the Maricopa County Bar Association Hall of Fame. Mike has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America and Chambers USA since 2005. Mike was honored as a “Super Lawyer” in 2013 in his practice areas: General Commercial Litigation, Professional Liability Litigation and Representation of Professional Sports Teams.
Dan has a long and successful history of assisting Indian Tribes and the public and private sectors achieve common ground – ranging from public policy issues to economic development projects to banking and investments. Dan began his career in Washington, D.C. as a senior aide to Senator John McCain and a political appointee under President George H.W. Bush. Dan also serves as a national advisor to Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Dan is an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation.
Jeff Lowe was asked to spearhead MidFirst Bank’s expansion into Arizona in 2005 as the Arizona Market President. In the nine years since his arrival, MidFirst’s Arizona operation has grown to be the 9th largest bank in Arizona, based on deposit market share, with more than 300 employees working out of 27 new banking centers across the Valley of the Sun.
Jeff is an Arizona native, with more than 25 years of local banking expertise and community involvement. He is involved in numerous local charitable organizations, serving as a member of the Phoenix Thunderbirds, a patron’s board member of UMOM New Day Centers, and a board member of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, Boys and Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Phoenix and ASU Sun Devil Club.
Mary joined U.S. Bank in October 2012 as Regional President for The Private Client Reserve for the Western United States. Prior to joining U.S, Bank, Mary spent 33 years at J.P. Morgan Chase where she was President of Arizona and Managing Director for their Private Bank business in Arizona, Utah, and Nevada.
Mary sits on the boards of the Arizona Community Foundation, Fresh Start Women's Foundation, Arizona Science Center and is a member of Greater Phoenix Leadership. Mary is a graduate of Michigan State University and Wayne State University and holds a Bachelors degree and MBA in Finance.
Andy McCain is the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer for Hensley Beverage Company. Founded in 1955, Hensley, one of the largest, privately-held companies in Arizona, serves Arizona delivering a very diverse and first-rate portfolio of Anheuser-Busch products, imports, craft brews, spirits, specialty beverages, energy drinks, water, teas and wine.
Andy completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics in 1984, and obtained a Masters in Business Administration in 1986, both from Vanderbilt University. He currently serves on several boards and committees.
Patrick McGinley is President of Management services for Vestar, a nationally recognized operator of retail real estate, and oversees operations on its 22 million square feet under management, including five regional offices. He graduated from the University of Arizona in 1985, with a Major in Finance and a Real Estate emphasis. He has worked in the real estate field since that time in the areas of commercial lending, property management, and shopping center leasing.
He joined Vestar in 1989 and has been involved in the significant growth and scale of the property management division. He is a member of the Phoenix Thunderbirds, International Council of Shopping Centers, and is a past-President of Valley Partnership. Additionally, Patrick has been involved in various civic organizations, such as the Foundation for Blind Children and Executive Council of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Phoenix.
Steve Moore is president and CEO of Visit Phoenix, a not-for-profit organization that markets Greater Phoenix as a leisure travel and meeting destination. He is a founding member of the Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee and worked on its successful bids for the 2008 and 2015 games.
Moore serves on the executive committees of both the U.S. Travel Association and the Arizona Lodging and Tourism Association. He was inducted into the Arizona Tourism Hall of Fame in 2012.
Jodi is an audit partner with Deloitte, with 19 years of experience focused in the real estate and retail industries. Her areas of specialization include initial public and secondary offerings, merger and acquisition due diligence and accounting, and SEC regulations and reporting. Jodi is also a board member of the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce and Fresh Start Women’s Foundation.
Earl Petznick is President and CEO of Northside Hay Company, an agricultural enterprise company and Pinal Feeding Company, a full service cattle feeding operation with 170,000 cattle, servicing partners in the ranching, dairy and cattle feeding business.
He is on the Board of Directors for the Arizona Cattle Feeders’ Association, serves as Chairman of the Governor’s Agricultural Advisory Council and is a member of Greater Phoenix Leadership.
In the community, Petznick serves on the Board of Directors for Fresh Start Women’s Foundation, the Board of Trusties for Xavier College Prep and the Board of Regents for Brophy College Prep in addition to volunteering at Homeward Bound and The Salvation Army.
Ken Van Winkle
Ken is Lewis Roca Rothgerber's Managing Partner. He is a member of the firm's Real Estate Transactional Group and focuses his practice on real estate leasing, sales and financing. His clients include Fortune 50 corporations and other major national, regional and local companies across a wide range of industries including financial services, insurance, retail, health care, airlines, and manufacturing. In addition to serving as Legal Counsel for the Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee he also serves in leadership positions with several other organizations including Banner Health Foundation, Arizona State University Foundation, Ballet Arizona and Homeward Bound.
KJ Wagner is National Partner for Willis North America’s West Region, a unit of Willis Group Holdings, the global risk advisor, insurance and reinsurance broker. Appointed in 2013, KJ is responsible for overseeing all aspects of Willis’ retail operations in the Western U.S. and driving growth and strategic development in the region. Willis offers its clients superior expertise, teamwork, innovation and market-leading products and professional services in risk management and transfer.
KJ is a 20-year insurance brokerage industry veteran, with a strong track record of business results and broad insurance industry leadership. KJ joined Willis in March of 1999 and has held a variety of leadership positions within the firm; serving as President of Willis of Arizona since 2008. From 1999 to 2008, Wagner served as one of Willis’ top Producers in North America where he created risk transfer programs for large complex corporations.
David Watson was born and raised in Connecticut and moved to Arizona in 1979 to attend Arizona State University. After completion of his third year at ASU, he began his entrepreneurial career by founding Watcor, a real estate investment company. In 1990, he cofounded Biomedic Clinical Care, one of the first medically dispensed skin care companies which was later sold to L’Oreal in 2000. In 1997, he cofounded a retail skin care company called philosophy which was sold in 2007 to The Carlyle Group. In 2002, he acquired a controlling interest in Revolution Tea and continues to operate that today.
He also cofounded mybody, the latest of his skin care ventures in 2010 and is building distribution in both the medical and retail markets. He sits on the Scottsdale Healthcare Foundation board as well as The Phoenix Childrens Hospital Foundation Board and is Chair of Bring Change 2 Mind, a nonprofit dedicated to eliminating stigma surrounding mental health.
John is the CEO of Republic Media which includes The Arizona Republic, azcentral.com and 12 News. Prior to coming to Phoenix, John was the President at the Reno Gazette-Journal and attended Santa Clara University. John is currently on numerous community and charitable boards, including Greater Phoenix Economic Council, The Cronkite School of Journalism, Phoenix Art Museum and Greater Phoenix Leadership.