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STAFF - EXECUTIVE Dennis Lauscha - President Dennis Lauscha, a New Orleans native who was named team president of the Saints in 2012, oversees the club’s financial operations, government affairs, its marketing, ticket and suite sales, legal, stadium, community affairs, human resources, information technology and facilities departments. He has also served as president of the New Orleans Pelicans since 2012. He is a representative for both clubs at NFL and NBA Owner’s Meetings. With his 2012 promotion with both clubs capping a steady rise through the executive ranks of the Saints, Lauscha first joined the club as treasurer in 1998 and later earned the additional titles of vice president, senior vice president and executive vice president. In addition to his duties with the Saints and Pelicans, the New Orleans native maintains multiple roles within other holdings

of Gayle Benson, maintaining a role in the management of her automotive dealerships, Zelia, LLC, Dixie Beer and GMB Racing. Lauscha had a key role in negotiations for lease extensions and facility upgrade agreements with the state of Louisiana to enhance the Mercedes-Benz Superdome and Smoothie King Center, the respective homes of the Saints and Pelicans. Both clubs are tethered to these continually upgraded facilities long-term, with Lauscha also playing a key role in upgrading the facilities for the clubs at the Ochsner Sports Performance Center. The Jesuit High School product graduated from the University of Alabama with a bachelor’s degree in business. He has also received a master’s of business administration from Loyola University in New Orleans and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant.

Mickey Loomis - Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis has been an integral part of the New Orleans Saints front office since 2000 and was promoted to General Manager in 2002. He took on the additional title of executive vice president later that year and is responsible for the club’s entire football operations. Loomis enters his 17th year in his current position and 19th with the Saints, is a veteran of 34 years in the NFL and during his time in New Orleans has been honored with the most prestigious awards presented to a league executive. The most satisfying achievement of Loomis’ career has come in helping mold a roster that has produced many of the franchise’s finest moments since 2006, including the Super Bowl XLIV championship. Loomis was a near-unanimous selection as the 2006 National Football League Executive of the Year, after being the key figure in the hiring of Head Coach Sean Payton, the signing of QB

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Drew Brees and essentially rebuilding a team that would advance to the NFC Championship. Loomis has continued to build on that success, as the team has posted a 119-85 record since 2006, highlighted by six postseason appearances, four division titles and the Super Bowl XLIV title. He also oversees the basketball operations of the New Orleans Pelicans. Prior to arriving in New Orleans, Loomis spent 15 years with the Seattle Seahawks, including as executive vice president from 1992-98. He joined the Seahawks in October, 1983, was promoted to vice president/finance in 1990 and to Executive Vice President in 1992. A native of Eugene, Ore., Loomis has a degree in accounting from the University of Oregon and a Master’s Degree in Sports Administration from Wichita State University. Married to Melanie, Loomis has four children: Alex, Katherine, Sam and Lucy.

Vicky Neumeyer Senior Vice President/ General Counsel

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New Orleans Saints Gameday NFC Divisional Round | Philadelphia Eagles VS New Orleans Saints  

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