Dedan Brozino is the President, Legacy Foundation and Chief Development Officer, Rose Bowl Stadium, bringing sports administration experience with a heavy background in fundraising, resource acquisition, sales, and marketing to the position. Mr. Brozino is primarily responsible for developing a strategic long-range fundraising plan for the stadium and the surrounding Central Arroyo through increasing philanthropic resources and financial support through the Legacy Foundation.
Prior to coming to Pasadena, Mr. Brozino served on the Senior Administrative Staff at Long Beach State as the Senior Associate Athletics Director for External Relations, with oversight of all revenue-based activity. During his time on the coast, he managed record volumes of revenue production. His involvement in fundraising included short- and long-term major gift solicitations, stewardship and planning for more than $27 million in capital projects. Brozino also provided direct oversight of the operational and budget components for the Marketing (19 NCAA Division I sports programs), Sponsorships (Learfield Sports Properties), Ticket Sales, and Media Relations departments.
During his tenure at the Beach, LBSU’s fund development and marketing initiatives were nationally-recognized on 13 different occasions, winning major awards from the National Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrators (NACMA) for grassroots resource initiatives.
In addition to his fundraising and revenue directives, he also continued to develop and maintain the external communications strategy to elevate visibility and exposure for the Beach brand, which became nationally-recognized during his tenure.
Brozino also volunteers time with several community and professional organizations, including the Orange County Youth Sports Foundation (board member), First Tee of Greater Pasadena (board member), NAADD and NACMA. He is also an adjunct sport management instructor at USF and CSULB, while serving as an Advisory Committee member for the Long Beach program.
A graduate of DeSales University in Center Valley, PA where he was born and raised, he earned a bachelor’s degree in Sport Administration and was a member of the school’s only College World Series team. He earned his master’s degree from Long Beach State University.
A native of Pennsylvania, Brozino resides in Santa Clarita with his wife and two children.