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Dan Ventrelle
Daniel Michael Ventrelle

1976 (age 47–48)
Alma materUniversity of Notre Dame, University of Michigan Law School
Known forVice President of talent for WWE.
Former Interim President of the Las Vegas Raiders
SpouseChrissa Ventrelle

Daniel Michael Ventrelle (born 1976) is an American businessman. Ventrelle is the former executive vice president of talent for WWE. Previously, he served as the interim president of the Las Vegas Raiders of the National Football League (NFL) from July 2021 until May 2022, and had before that was the team's executive vice president and general counsel.

Early years

Ventrelle, a native of Chicago, Illinois, attended the University of Notre Dame and the University of Michigan Law School.

Professional career

Early career

Prior to joining the Raiders full-time, Ventrelle served as outside counsel to the club at Howard Rice Nemerovski Canady Falk & Rabkin in San Francisco, California.

Oakland / Las Vegas Raiders

In 2003, Ventrelle joined the then Oakland Raiders. He rose through the ranks and became an executive vice president and general counsel. Along with owner Mark Davis and then-Raiders president Marc Badain, Ventrelle played a key role in the Raiders' relocation to Las Vegas and the building of a new stadium.[1]

On July 19, 2021, Ventrelle was named the interim president of the Las Vegas Raiders following the resignation of Marc Badain on the same day.[2]

Following the conclusion of the 2021 season, Ventrelle remained in the role of interim president. Ventrelle worked to embed the Raiders organization in the Las Vegas community, championing issues such as the Raiders’ vaccine verification project and bringing the high school state championship football games to Allegiant Stadium.[3] In May 2022, the Raiders announced that Ventrelle was no longer with the organization.[4]


On September 8, 2022, Ventrelle was appointed executive vice president of talent for WWE.[5] On April 11, 2024, Ventrelle was removed as executive vice president of talent for WWE.[6]


  1. ^ "Sin City or Bust: How the Raiders went Vegas, baby". ESPN. May 13, 2017. Retrieved January 31, 2022.
  2. ^ "Raiders president Marc Badain resigns; Dan Ventrelle named interim president". July 20, 2021. Retrieved January 31, 2022.
  3. ^ "Dan Ventrelle – President of the Las Vegas Raiders".
  4. ^ Gutierrez, Paul (May 6, 2022). "Dan Ventrelle out as president of Las Vegas Raiders". ESPN. Retrieved August 14, 2022.
  5. ^ Chiari, Mike. "Former Raiders President Dan Ventrelle Becomes WWE's EVP of Talent for Triple H". Bleacher Report. Retrieved September 9, 2022.
  6. ^ Varble, Aaron. "Aaron on X: "I can report that WWE removed Dan Ventrelle from head of talent relations today."". X. Retrieved April 11, 2024.