Andrew John Arlotta is an ambitious sports management professional currently serving as co-owner and Vice President of the Minnesota Swarm, a professional indoor lacrosse team in the National Lacrosse League (NLL). Active with the team since July 2008, he is responsible for overseeing sponsorship, sales, marketing, community relations, and other day-to-day business operations. His strong leadership helped revenues from sponsorship double over the course of two years. Beyond his work with the management of Swarm, Andy Arlotta serves as an Associate Governor for the NLL, a Board Vice President of the Minnesota Lacrosse Association, and a board member of Homegrown Lacrosse. In 2012, he was honored as NLL Executive of the Year. He has also recently been listed in the Twin Cities’ 40 Under Forty list by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. Educated at Northern Illinois University, Andrew John Arlotta completed his BS in Corporate Communications in 1999. His undergraduate achievements include serving as a member of the US National Wrestling Team and receiving the GTE Academic Award for student athletes with superior grades. Andy Arlotta continued his education at Webster University, earning his Master of Business Administration in 2004. His academic qualifications also include graduating from the Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Saint Paul program. Beyond his career history in the field of sports management, Andrew John Arlotta holds extensive career experience in the health care industry. His past leadership positions include serving as Business Development Coordinator for Beverly Enterprises and as National Account Manager for Managed Health Care Associates, Inc. In his local community, Andrew John Arlotta performs important charitable work for Native American communities in Minnesota. For example, he created Lax-4-Life, a camp where Native American youth can learn the game of lacrosse. He currently serves with the Minnesota American Indian Chamber of Commerce as a member of the Board of Directors.


National Lacrosse League (Associate Governor), National Lacrosse League Properties Committee, Minnesota Lacrosse Association (VP), Homegrown Lacrosse (Board Member), Northstar American Indian Science and Engineering Society (National Conference Committee), St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals (Planning Committee), Imagine the Possibilities Program at Risen Christ School (Mentor). 

Work History

Work History
Jun 2008 - Present

Co-Owner & Vice President

Minnesota Swarm Lacrosse
Jul 2005 - Jul 2008

National Account Manager

Managed Health Care Associates, Inc.
Dec 2002 - Jul 2005

Business Development Coordinator CERES Strategies

Beverly Enterprises
Dec 1999 - Nov 2002

Distribution Sales Representative

Cardinal Health


2004 - 2004

Webster University
1996 - 1999


Northern Illinois University
1995 - 1996

University of Wyoming