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Dave Dunne

Salt River Fields
General Manager
Dave Dunne is the General Manager of Salt River Fields, in Scottsdale, Arizona, which is the spring training home of the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Colorado Rockies.  In the 8 seasons it has been open for baseball, they are the 8 top seasons, all time in attendance, in the history of MLB spring training.   SRF also hosts a large amount of festivals and events each year, such as the Arizona Taco Festival, the Halloween Balloon Spooktacular, AZ. Barrels, Bottles and Brews, Mac and Cheese Fest, and more, bringing in over 300,000 people to non- baseball events. Dave has been the GM of Salt River Fields for 9 years, overseeing the construction of the multi-award winning facility and compiling the events for the facility, which is located in the Talking Stick Entertainment and Cultural District, and running the day to day business of the facility.  Dave previously worked in Mesa, Arizona, running the Chicago Cubs spring training facility for 13 years, combining baseball with festivals and special events.  Dave was also the Superintendent of the Chicago Heights Park District for 6 years, before relocating to Arizona.