Fiesta Bowl Names Andy McCain 2014-15 Chairman of the Board

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, March 31, 2014

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Ashley Braun
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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – The Fiesta Bowl announced today that Andy McCain, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Hensley Beverage Company, has been elected the 2014-15 Chairman of the Board.
 
McCain joined the Fiesta Bowl organization as a Board member in 2007. As Chairman of the Board, McCain will oversee the Fiesta Bowl organization, which operates the Tostitos® Fiesta Bowl, the Buffalo Wild Wings BowlTM and more than 40 related statewide events.
 
“It is an honor to be this year’s Chairman of the Fiesta Bowl,” McCain said. “I look forward to continuing the legacy started by our founders more than 40 years ago by hosting great games and events with unmatched hospitality, promoting Arizona and giving back to the community.”
 
“Andy has been an integral part of the Fiesta Bowl for many years,” Fiesta Bowl Interim Executive Director Duane Woods said. “His tremendous leadership and business experience will play a vital role in guiding the organization’s transition into the first year of the College Football Playoff.” 
 
McCain has chaired several Fiesta Bowl subcommittees since joining the organization, including Team Selection, Budget and Finance, and Audit and Compliance. He will continue to serve on the Executive Committee in his new role as Board Chairman.
 
In addition to his involvement with the Fiesta Bowl, McCain is a member on the Arizona Super Bowl XLIX Host Committee and is a past Director and Chairman of the greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce. 
 
McCain serves as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Hensley Beverage Company. He is accountable for overseeing and managing the finance, treasury, strategic planning, operations, and sales and marketing functions of Arizona’s leading beverage distributor. 
 
McCain graduated from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics and a Master’s degree in Business Administration. McCain resides in Phoenix with his wife and their two children.
 
Other officers on the Fiesta Bowl Executive Committee include: 
 
Chairman-Elect Matt Winter; Secretary Chuck O’Connor; Treasurer Mike Hecomovich; Immediate Past-Chair Brian Hall.
 
The Fiesta Bowl Board of Directors has also added the following members:
 
Ray Artigue, President, The Artigue Agency
 
Gonzalo De la Melena, President & Executive Director, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
 
James R. Hatfield, Executive Vice President & CFO, Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and Arizona Public Service Company
 
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