Scott Gorsline is responsible for overseeing the operational aspects of the Griffins and DP Fox Sports & Entertainment on behalf of their parent company, DP Fox Ventures, LLC.
As senior vice president of DP Fox, Gorsline most notably helped negotiate the Griffins’ original affiliation agreement with the Detroit Red Wings in 2002 along with its three extensions in 2007, 2012 and 2017. He has also helped negotiate the Griffins’ leases at Van Andel Arena, dating back to the original lease in 1996. Gorsline serves as the team’s alternate governor to the AHL Board of Governors and also oversees both Griff’s IceHouse at Belknap Park, the Griffins’ practice facility, and Griff’s IceHouse West in Holland on behalf of DP Fox.
Gorsline has operational oversight of various DP Fox-affiliated companies. He oversees operations at Cape Eleuthera Resort and Marina, a high-end resort development in The Bahamas. Gorsline also serves as COO of PAMELLA ROLAND, a high-end, New York-based design house run by designer/president Pamella DeVos. In addition, Gorsline has operational oversight over Bill & Paul’s Sporthaus, the premier retailer for outdoor enthusiasts in West Michigan. He also oversees the information technology function for all of the DP Fox companies.
Gorsline has been with DP Fox since 1995. He graduated from Alma College with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and history, and he received his JD and MBA from the University of Detroit, where he was editor of the Law Review.
He and his wife, Mary, are the parents of triplet daughters Grace, Elizabeth and Isabel.