A self-made man and an entrepreneur at heart, Dan Snyder’s life has been consumed by an enduring passion for the people, the team and the community he loves.
Growing up in the D.C. area and attending Redskins games with his father, Gerald, his youth and young adulthood were shaped and inspired by his devotion to the Washington Redskins. Since purchasing the team in 1999, Snyder has put his passion into action. He has consistently led the franchise to new prominence in the community, the business world and the National Football League.
Robert Rothman is Chairman and CEO of Black Diamond Capital, a private investment company that he formed in 1999 to evaluate and manage private equity investments on a direct and indirect basis.
Mr. Rothman also serves as Chairman of the Board of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, and is a member of the Advisory Council of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Dwight C. Schar is Chairman of the Board of NVR, Inc., the ﬁﬅh-largest homebuilder in the United States. The company is comprised of the building operations of Ryan Homes and NVHomes.
Also under the NVR umbrella is NVR Financial, which is comprised of NVR Mortgage and NVR Settlement Services. The company is based in Reston, Va., and is traded on the New York Stock Exchange.
Frederick W. Smith is chairman, president and chief executive oﬃcer of FedEx Corporation, a $38-billion global transportation, business services and logistics company.
Smith is responsible for providing strategic direction for all FedEx Corporation operating companies, including FedEx Services, FedEx Express, FedEx Ground and FedEx Freight.
Bruce Allen has come full circle. More than 30 years have passed since Allen resided in the Washington, D.C., region and was a ball boy for his father, George Allen, the late Hall of Fame head coach who led the “Over the Hill Gang” Washington Redskins to an NFC Championship in 1972 and an appearance in Super Bowl VII.
Allen joined the Redskins as the team’s Executive Vice President/General Manager on Dec. 17, 2009, after a decorated career spanning more three decades as a general manager and executive with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Oakland Raiders and a successful run in the USFL with the Chicago Blitz and the Arizona Wranglers.
President of Business Operations and Chief Operating Officer
The Washington Redskins announced on May 16, 2018, that they have named Brian Lafemina as the team’s President of Business Operations and Chief Operating Officer.
Senior Vice President of Player Personnel
Doug Williams was named as the Redskins' Senior Vice President of Player Personnel on June 13, 2017, after initially returning to the team as a personnel executive in February 2014. In his new role, one of the most celebrated athletes in franchise history now helps to lead and guide the efforts of the team's personnel department across the pro and collegiate scouting ranks.
Williams, a member of the 80 Greatest Redskins and a Redskins Ring of Famer, played with the Redskins from 1986-89 and led Washington to a Super Bowl XXII title, a 42-10 rout of the Denver Broncos.
Senior Vice President Of Football Operations/General Counsel
Eric Schaffer, now entering his 15th season with the Redskins in 2017, currently serves as the franchise's Senior Vice President of Football Operations and General Counsel.
Schaffer was promoted to his current role as Senior Vice President of Football Operations on June 13, 2017, and has taken on more of a leadership and oversight role within the club’s personnel department. He remains the club’s chief contract negotiator and is responsible for the strategic planning, management, and forecasting of the Redskins’ salary cap and cash budgets.