Dawn Aponte

Dawn Aponte joined the Miami Dolphins on February 1, 2010, bringing with her a wealth of football experience at the team and league level. She was promoted to executive vice president of football administration in July 2012 after serving as the club’s senior vice president of football operations from 2010-11. Aponte works closely with and in support of Executive Vice President of Football Operations Mike Tannenbaum on all football operations and support functions. She also serves as the team’s chief contract negotiator and is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day management of the football business and administration operations, including management and strategic planning of the teams salary cap and financial planning, negotiating and drafting player and football related contracts, the football operations budgets and labor relations issues while also maintaining and cultivating the team’s relationship with the NFL and its member clubs. In addition, Aponte serves as the team’s liaison on league affairs.