Brad Holmes was named the Lions Executive Vice President and General Manager on January 14, 2021. In his role, he oversees the Lions' football operations and reports directly to Principal Owner and Chair Sheila Ford Hamp and President and CEO Rod Wood.
Holmes joined the Lions after spending 18 seasons with the Los Angeles Rams (2003-2020). In 2013, the Rams elevated Holmes to Director of College Scouting, where he was responsible for overseeing the team's college scouting operations for eight seasons.
Holmes on Lions second and third round picks
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER
Executive Vice President & General Manger Brad Holmes speaks with the media about the Lions decisions to draft CB Brian Branch, QB Hendon Hooker, and DL Brodric Martin in the second and third rounds of the 2023 NFL draft.