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James Sacco

James SaccoMember: Student Success, Retention & Completion Committee


James V. “Jimmie” Sacco’s 11 years as General Manager of Three Rivers Stadium gained him the experience which laid the foundation for the challenges that face him today as the Vice President of Stadium Operations & Management for Heinz Field. Jimmie is responsible for all aspects of the stadium operations, including but not limited to stadium policies, procedures, security measures, training, and customer service. He is actively involved in creating and indoctrination of the future development of Heinz Field and the North Shore. Throughout the planning of Heinz Field, Jimmie was instrumental in providing his knowledge of the sports and entertainment industry to ensure that Heinz Field became a unique and world-class sports and entertainment facility.  

With all his responsibilities, Jimmie still finds time to serve on several boards; Past President and current member of Stadium Manager’s Association (SMA), member of the IAAM, CCAC trustee board member, founding member and treasurer of Gridiron Stadium Network (GSN), Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Chairman of the Board and member of the Executive Committee for Coaches vs. Cancer (American Cancer Society). He also serves as a member of the board for the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership, the Stanley M. Marks Blood Cancer Research Fund and the Pittsburgh chapters of The Ireland Funds America and The American Heart Association’s Annual Heart Ball. Jimmie is a past member of Allegheny County Health Department Advisory Board and Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Board (JDRF). 

Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Jimmie has always rooted for Pittsburgh teams. Biography forthcoming.