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Ballengee Group hires NFL agent Mark Slough as president

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 06 / 22 / 15

The Ballengee Group, a sports agency launched by oil industry entrepreneur James Ballengee, has named veteran NFL agent and industry executive Mark Slough as president. Slough will work out of Ballengee Group’s Dallas headquarters and report to Ballengee, the CEO. Slough was first certi...

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