NASCAR VP/Content EVAN PARKER is leaving the sanctioning body at the end of this month, relocating to his native California as his wife, MAGGIE VALERIO PARKER, takes a new job with the Warriors as Manager of Venue Partnerships, handling the team’s Chase Bank deal. Parker, who had been with NASCAR since '11, had several different responsibilities during his time there including streamlining NASCAR’s content efforts, onboarding Monster Energy as a title sponsor and re-designing the series logo. His last day is May 31 (Adam Stern, THE DAILY).
EXECS: The Overwatch League's Washington Justice named GRANT PARANJAPE VP/Esports. Paranjape is a former professional player and led the development of Wizards District Gaming for the inaugural NBA 2K League season (Washington Justice)....Longwood Univ. promoted Interim AD MICHELLE MEADOWS to the full-time position (Longwood)....Kansas named Temple Associate AD MORGYN SEIGFRIED Associate AD/Creative Services & Communications. Seigfried had been Associate AD at Temple since August and coordinated creation of content (KUSPORTS.com, 5/13). Seigfried had been at Temple for five years (TWITTER.com, 5/10)....Univision named Discovery Networks VP/Multimedia Ad Sales JOSH TRAGER Manager of Multimedia Sports Sales (THE DAILY).
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