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Russ Ball

Executive Vice President/Director of Football Operations


  • Joined the Packers organization as vice president of football administration/player finance on Feb. 14, 2008, and was promoted to executive vice president/director of football operations on Jan. 8, 2018.
  • Entering his 35th season in the NFL, having previously worked for the New Orleans Saints, Washington Redskins, Minnesota Vikings and Kansas City Chiefs.
  • Responsible for negotiating player contracts and managing the salary cap, as well as the daily supervision of football-administration departments including equipment, video, logistics and team travel, corporate travel, player engagement, family programs and fields.
  • Began his NFL career with the Chiefs in 1989 as assistant strength and conditioning coach.