, an eight-time Emmy Award-winning director, is recognized as one of the most respected professionals in sports television.In 1994, he
assumed the mantle of lead director for FOX Sports' coverage of the NFL
, the same role he
had held at CBS
since 1975.On NFL coverage, Grossman has worked with play-by-play announcer Pat Summerall and analyst John Madden since 1981.
...Grossman also served as lead director for the NHL on FOX, having teamed with play-by-play announcer Mike Emrick and analyst John Davidson the last five years.
directed ice hockey for CBS
Sports at the 1992 and 1994 Olympic Winter Games in Albertville and Lillehammer, respectively.Grossman
directed six Super Bowl broadcasts by CBS
Sports beginning with Super Bowl X in 1976, and won an Emmy Award for his
work on Super Bowl XIV in 1980.He
also won the Directors Guild of America's first award
for Outstanding Sports Direction for his
work on Super Bowl XVIII in 1985.Super Bowl XXVI in 1992 was his
last Super Bowl assignment for CBS
Sports.Two of his
eight Emmys came for NFL
direction.As the lead director for CBS
Sports coverage of The NBA
from 1972 through 1990, Grossman
directed 18 NBA Finals and won Emmys in 1986 and 1987.Grossman joined CBS in 1957 as an usher.He next was promoted to a public affairs position at WCBS-TV in New York before beginning his move toward the director's chair as a production assistant at CBS Sports in 1963.
Dean Jordan is Managing Partner of RHI Holdings
in Raleigh, North Carolina, a company he
co-founded in 2000.RHI
targets diversified marketing services firms for its portfolio of companies.Prior to RHI
, Jordan served as President and COO of Gale Force Holdings
and the Carolina Hurricanes in November 1999.