|Meet The Director|
Dave Torromeo currently serves as the Director of the Sport Business Management Program at Manhattanville College and as a consultant to the sports industry. He is also the founder of Future Sports Business Executives (www.fsbe.org).
As the architect of the graduate sport business management program, he assembled the entire curriculum, hired all adjunct professors from the sport business field and installed a top-notch advisory board with senior executives from the sports industry. He devised and implemented a graduate level internship program, brought in outstanding guest speakers including senior executives from the sports world, provided on site field study at major sports venues and created a solid mission. Torromeo has over 28 years of experience in sports business, including serving as VP of the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame, (NFF), 15 years in collegiate athletics and as an industry consultant. He has worked in nearly every capacity of the sports world, from a minor league team, to a D-I athletic program.
At the NFF he played a crucial role in awarding Jackie Robinson the Gold Medal Award, the highest honor that Foundation bestows. He was instrumental in spearheading the program that allowed athletes from colleges other than major college football entrance into the College Football Hall of Fame (players from Divisions I-AA, II, III and the NAIA) and was a catalysts behind the Foundation's PLAY IT SMART program; an educational program that works to turn football teams from inner city environments into learning teams. Before joining the NFF, Torromeo served as a Sports Information Director (SID) and Assistant Athletic Director for Communications, Marketing, Promotions and Fund Raising for over 10 years including six at Iona College where he also received a Master's Degree.
He has earned undergraduate degrees from the University of Rhode Island. He lives in New Canaan, CT with his wife Laurie and their two children
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