VP, Business Development
DICK’S Sporting Goods
Ami Galani is Vice President of Business Development at DICK’S Sporting Goods. In her role, Ami is focused on identifying M&A, investment and other strategic or non-traditional opportunities to enhance the DICK’S athlete experience and drive DICK’S long-term strategy. Throughout her career Ami has been involved in transactions representing over $10B in value, spanning opportunities with early stage to mature companies.
Ami has had a number of roles and responsibilities in corporate law and strategy since joining DICK’s in 2012. She served as Chief of Staff to the Chairman and CEO, Assistant Corporate Secretary to the Board of Directors, and Associate General Counsel managing legal needs of the organization relating to strategic transactions, finance/capital markets, corporate governance, executive compensation, technology, privacy and retail law.
Prior to joining DICK’s, Ami practiced with the international law firms of Hogan Lovells and Jenner & Block. She earned her JD from Washington University in St. Louis and her BA from Denison University.
Ami is passionate about challenging and driving teams to exceed their own expectations, innovate and creatively problem-solve. She is a committed mentor, serving as a mentor with AlphaLab Gear, a nationally ranked hardware accelerator in Pittsburgh, and advising young entrepreneurs and professionals on business and career development.