Packers Player Personnel Executive Lee Gissendaner will represent the Packers on the Stanford-NFL League of Leaders executive education program from June 5-10 on the Stanford University campus.
This program brings together 40 leaders from each the clubs and the league office and is a partnership between the NFL and the Stanford Graduate School of Business. The target of the manager program is to speed up the leadership development of the NFL’s senior-level talent.
Gissendaner is entering his twenty second season overall with the Packers and his fifth in his current role. He rejoined the Packers in 2018 after spending three seasons as a national scout for the Recent York Jets. Gissendaner originally joined Green Bay in 1998 because the team’s representative within the National Scouting Service. In 2001, he was promoted to area scout, a position he worked in until leaving for the Jets in 2015. The previous Northwestern University wide receiver was chosen within the sixth round of the 1994 NFL Draft by the then-Houston Oilers and spent the 1995 season with the Toronto Argonauts of the CFL and the summer of 1996 with the World League-champion Scottish Claymores. Gissendaner spent a part of the 1996 season on the practice squad of the Minnesota Vikings. His post-football profession began as a graduate assistant coach at Kent State University in 1997 while he was earning his master’s degree in sports administration.