Dennis VanFossen EXECUTIVE MANAGER OF EVENTS, Pro Football Hall of Fame Dennis VanFossen Jr is the Executive Manager of Events for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. He began his career at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2016 as the Hospitality Event Manager and has blossomed into his now role in Public Events. Each year he plays a major role in planning the Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Weekend, Black College Football Hall of Fame Classic, OHSAA High School Football Championships, and the Pro Football Hall of Fame Craft Beer Festival. He received a Bachelor degree in Sport Studies at the University of Akron and has an extensive background in Live Event Planning, Operations and Hospitality. VanFossen is a former Soap Box Derby Racer and was the 2007 World Rally Super Stock Champion , he raced from 2001 – 2014. His family has been volunteering or racing since 1998.