HARVEY SHANK
Senior Executive Vice President

Harvey Shank enters his 42nd season with the Suns and eighth as senior executive vice president. He is responsible for selling radio and television advertising packages, along with signage packages in the 18,422-seat US Airways Center.

Shank, who initially started with the Suns as assistant sales and promotions manager prior to the 1971-72 season, has held titles of senior vice president of corporate sales, vice president of marketing and director of marketing with the organization.

A native of Toronto, Canada, Shank is a 1968 graduate of Stanford University with a political science degree. He pitched four years in the California Angels organization.

An avid nature photographer, Shank had one of his pictures featured on the cover of a national publication, Nature Photographer magazine. In addition, he enjoys golf and sports a four-handicap.

Shank was married in 1988 to his wife, Maryse. His son, Jon, played baseball at Stanford. Shank is on the Fellowship of Christian Athlete’s board, an advisor on the Fresh Start Men’s Board and active in Living Streams Christian Church.