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Scott Gorsline

COO & Alternate Governor - Griffins/Executive Vice President-Family Investments - DP Fox


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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 executive vice president—family investments of DP Fox and COO of the Griffins, Gorsline 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 oversees three community rinks on behalf of DP Fox: Griff’s IceHouse at Belknap Park, the Griffins’ practice facility; Griff’s IceHouse West in Holland; and Griff’s Georgetown in Georgetown Township.

Gorsline has operational oversight of various DP Fox-affiliated companies. He oversees operations at Cape Eleuthera Resort and Marina, a resort development in The Bahamas. Gorsline also serves as COO of pamella roland, a 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, which opened its second location, Beyond of Ada, in August 2020.

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 Gracie, Libby and Belle.

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