Art Rooney II
Rooney at a press conference in April 2012 announcing the new Minnesota Vikings stadium
|Date of birth||September 14, 1952|
|Place of birth||Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania|
|College||University of Pittsburgh, (B.A), '78
Duquesne University, (J.D.), '82
|Career highlights and awards|
Rooney was named team president in May 2003. Prior to that, he served as vice president and general counsel of the Steelers, and has served on the board of directors of the Steelers since 1989.
He currently serves as chairman of the NFL’s Stadium Committee, and serves on numerous NFL boards, including the Legislative Committee, the Management Council Executive Committee, the International Committee and the Digital Media Committee.
He currently holds an Of Counsel position with the law firm Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney.
Rooney is also very active in the Pittsburgh community, devoting a substantial amount of his time to various organizations. He currently serves on the boards of the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh Public Theater, Saint Vincent College, Senator John Heinz Western Pa. History Center, and the United Way of America (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania) and numerous other ventures.
|President of the Pittsburgh Steelers