There’s a new athletic director in Evanston.

On Monday, Northwestern University held its introductory press conference for new athletic director Derrick Gragg. He was recently named the new leader of the athletic department, replacing longtime AD Jim Phillips, who took the job as the ACC commissioner.

Gragg had previously been an athletic director at Eastern Michigan and Tulsa, bringing more than a decade of experience in the field to Evanston. He was also a staff member in Michigan’s athletic department at one point in his career, having some B1G background.

Gragg spoke with reporters about the opportunity at Northwestern and what he hopes to accomplish while leading the department. Here’s what the new AD had to say: