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Rich McKay

Chief Executive Officer – AMBSE; Chief Executive Officer – Atlanta Falcons


Chief Executive Officer of AMBSE and Chief Executive Officer of Atlanta Falcons, Rich McKay, has been a fixture in the National Football League for more than 30 years. One of the League's most influential executives, McKay joined the Atlanta Falcons in 2004. During McKay's tenure, the Falcons have been to the playoffs seven times, been to three NFC Championship games and participated in Super Bowl LI. McKay was hired by Owner and Chairman Arthur M. Blank in 2004 and served his first four years as the team's general manager. He was promoted to president and chief executive officer in 2011. That same year, national columnist and creator of Monday Morning Quarterback (MMQB), Peter King, named McKay number 10 out of the 100 most influential people in the NFL. In 2019, The Athletic put McKay in The NFL's 100 most influential business people of all-time and in December of 2023, McKay received the Atlanta Sports Council's Lifetime Achievement Award.