David Jenkins is in his 15th season with the Browns and was named the team’s Chief Operating Officer on May 8, 2018. As COO, Jenkins leads the team’s daily business operations and its long-term vision, directing all organizational goals related to financial management, revenue generation, stadium operations, legal, information technology, business analytics and administration. He also serves as the Browns’ primary government relations contact, working closely with the City of Cleveland and City of Berea on club related matters.
Prior to being elevated to COO, Jenkins spent the past three seasons as the team’s executive vice president and past five as chief financial officer. He oversaw all finance-related departments of the organization – budgeting and strategic planning, financial reporting, audit and risk management, and in 2016, added stadium operations, legal, information technology and administration to his assignments. His expanded responsibilities now also include the franchise’s ticket operations, sales and retention, suite and premium sales, corporate partnership sales and activation and concessions and merchandising.