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Edward W. Stack

Edward
W.
Stack

Chairman and CEO
Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc.
Ed Stack, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of DICK’s Sporting Goods since 1984, leads the largest, full-service sporting goods retailer in the country. He has led this Fortune 500 Corporation through a remarkable period of growth from just two stores in upstate New York to 727 DICK’s Sporting Good’s stores, 95 Golf Galaxy stores and 35 Field & Stream stores.

Mr. Stack’s recognitions and awards include: 1997, “Sports Executive Visionary of the Year,” Sports Style Magazine; “Entrepreneur of the Year in Southwestern Pennsylvania,” Ernst & Young; 2005, “History Makers Award for Business & Industry,” Heinz History Center; 2006, National Sporting Goods Association Hall of Fame induction; 2014, “Humanity and Service Award,” The Bus Stops Here Foundation; 2015, “The Major John H. Russell Leadership Award,” Marine Corp University Foundation; 2016, bestowed “Honorary Degree of Doctor of Humane Letters,” St. John Fisher College.

Mr. Stack graduated from St. John Fisher College in 1977 with a bachelor’s degree in accounting.
Mr. Stack serves on the Boards of Directors of the National Retail Federation and Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce, and the Advisory Board of Wharton’s Jay H. Baker Retailing Initiative. He formerly served on the Seton Hill University Board of Trustees and KeyCorp Board of Directors.

Speaking in:

Sunday Jan 13
3:00 - 3:45 PM
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Hall D, Special Events Hall, Level 1
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