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Harvey Shank

Harvey Shank enters his 32nd season with the Suns in 2002-03 and his fifth as senior vice president of corporate sales after 11 years as vice president of marketing. Responsible for selling radio and television advertising packages, along with signage packages in the 19,023-seat America West Arena, Shank was elevated to vice president in 1987 after eight seasons as director of marketing. He began with the Suns prior to the 1971-72 season as assistant sales and promotions manager.

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 currently sports an impressive two-handicap.

Born July 29, 1946, Shank was married to his wife, Maryse, in 1988. His son, Jon, played baseball at Stanford. Shank is active in Living Streams Christian Church and is also a board member for Crisis Nursery.