Dan Ventrelle serves as President of the Las Vegas Raiders, a position he has held since July, 2021. In his 18 years with the Raiders, he has played a key role in the organization’s most significant milestones, including the move to Las Vegas from Oakland.
Prior to serving as President, Ventrelle was the Executive Vice President & General Counsel of the Raiders, negotiating player and coaching contracts, drafting the club’s business and football agreements, and managing all compliance matters with the National Football League. He was instrumental in negotiating all aspects of the team’s move to Las Vegas in 2020, including the stadium legislation, establishment of the Las Vegas Stadium Authority, the Community Benefits Plan, creation of the Community Benefits Oversight Committee, the stadium lease agreements, and all of the development and construction agreements related to Allegiant Stadium.
As President, Ventrelle has worked to embed the Raiders organization in the Las Vegas community, championing issues such as the Raiders’ vaccine verification project and bringing the high school state championship football games to Allegiant Stadium. He serves on the board of the Raiders Foundation, furthering its mission to support active military and veterans and youth development. He also serves on the board of Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada.
Ventrelle holds degrees from the University of Notre Dame and the University of Michigan Law School. Prior to joining the Raiders full time, he served as outside counsel to the club at Howard Rice Nemerovski Canady Falk & Rabkin in San Francisco. Ventrelle is originally from West Chicago, Illinois. He and his wife, Chrissa, have three children: Drew, Brooke, and Ryan.