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Gary Cavalli

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Cavalli is the Executive Director of the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl and President of the San Francisco Bowl Game Association, has a 30-year background in sports management and communications. He was the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of the American Basketball League, a women's professional basketball league. He previously served as Sports Information Director and Associate Athletic Director at his alma mater, Stanford University. He has produced national sports programming, managed NCAA and international championship events, written over 200 newspaper and magazine articles, authored a book on Stanford Sports, and co-produced an award-winning documentary film on professional football, "Disposable Heroes." In his current role, Cavalli is responsible for the overall management of the bowl game, including team selection, conference affiliations, television and radio agreements, marketing, and operations. He is also the founder and President of Cavalli & Associates, a 22-year old marketing communications firm.


A.B., Stanford University