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Fight For Children
President & CEO
Keith Gordon is President and CEO of Fight For Children, an organization dedicated to championing strategic improvement in education in the District. Since joining Fight for Children as Chief Operating Officer in 2015, Gordon is responsible for the organization’s marketing, development, human resources, finance, and strategic planning functions, as well as the continued growth of Fight For Children’s main fundraiser, Fight Night.
Previously, Gordon served as President of National Football League Players Incorporated (NFLPI), the commercial subsidiary of the National Football League Players Association. At NFLPI, he spent six years successfully leading the organization through the 2011 NFL Lockout and into a key period of growth, expansion, and record revenues. Prior to NFLPI, Gordon held positions at The Lavidge Company in Scottsdale, Arizona, where he oversaw its sports marketing division. He also spent seven years at the National Basketball Association, where he was part of the marketing and business operations group and ultimately led business development for global merchandising.
Gordon has a B.A. in political science from Arizona State University and is active in many civic and community-based groups in the region, including the DC chapter of the Young Presidents Organization.