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Front Office and Staff Bio

Dan Crumb
Chief Financial Officer

Biography

Dan Crumb was named Kansas City's Chief Financial Officer on September 17, 2010. He enters his fourth season in the National Football League, working with Chiefs Chairman and CEO Clark Hunt and President Mark Donovan in directing the club's business operations.

Dan Crumb was named Kansas City's Chief Financial Officer on September 17, 2010. He enters his fourth season in the National Football League, working with Chiefs Chairman and CEO Clark Hunt and President Mark Donovan in directing the club's business operations.

Since joining the Chiefs, Crumb has been instrumental in strengthening the club's business operations by instituting changes that have improved the team's business efficiency, including implementation of new payroll and accounting systems, strengthening business continuity and disaster recovery plans and enhancing the ticket distribution process for games and special events. Along with the club's finance department, Crumb also oversees the ticket office and information systems department, which serves the technology needs of both the Chiefs and Hunt Midwest Enterprises.

"Dan has a proven track record of success as a financial officer, and his leadership and experience make him a key addition to our business operations," Hunt said upon hiring Crumb.

Prior to joining the Chiefs, Crumb, a New Orleans native, worked for the New Orleans Hornets of the National Basketball Association as the team's Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. During his time with the Hornets, he led the club's finance, human resources and information technology departments. He oversaw the transition of the finance department from Oklahoma City to New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina. In addition to financial leadership, Crumb was responsible for compliance with league standards and policies.

Before joining the Hornets, Crumb served as the Chief Financial Officer of Abita Springs Water Company, Inc. He guided the company's rebuilding efforts through Hurricanes Katrina and Rita which included adjusting the company's business model, procuring product from alternate sources and preparing business interruption and property and casualty claims related to Hurricane Katrina. He also managed the company's finance, information technology and human resources departments for the organization's multi-state operation.

Crumb began his professional career at KPMG, an international audit, tax and advisory firm.

The certified public accountant earned his Master of Business Administration from Tulane University's A.B. Freeman School of Business. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of New Orleans.

An active member of the New Orleans community, Crumb served on the Board of Directors for The Salvation Army, Café Hope and Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana. He was also a guest lecturer at the Tulane University Law School Sports Law Program and has authored a number of articles for national and state CPA society journals.

Crumb has brought that same community involvement to the Midwest and is part of numerous philanthropic organizations in Kansas City. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Harvesters Community Food Network, assuming the role of Treasurer in 2012. He is also on the Finance Committee and serves on the Board of Directors of Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas and is a Snow Ball Patron Committee member.

In addition to his community service. Crumb is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants. He serves on the Board of Trustees of the Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants Educational Foundation and the Board of Directors of the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants.

He and his wife, Janet, have two children - Pat and Ally.