STAFF - EXECUTIVE Dennis Lauscha - President Dennis Lauscha, who was named 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, business intelligence 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 Tom and Gayle Benson, overseeing the management of their automotive dealer-
ships, Zelia LLC., GMB Racing and Dixie Beer. 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 brokering naming rights agreements with Mercedes-Benz and Smoothie King. Lauscha has also played a key role in upgrading the practice facilities for the clubs at the Ochsner Sports Performance Center. The New Orleans native and 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 16th year in his current position and 18th with the Saints, is a veteran of 33 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
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of quarterback 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 107-79 record since 2006, highlighted by five postseason appearances, three division titles and the Super Bowl XLIV Championship. He also oversees the basketball operations of the New Orleans Pelicans. Before arriving in New Orleans, Loomis spent 15 years with the Seattle Seahawks, including as executive vice president from 199298. 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.
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