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Executive Transactions

D-backs Exec VP & Chief Legal Officer NONA LEE resigned after 22 years to follow her passion to create lasting change with her work in diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) by launching her own consulting company, Truth DEI. She was the first-ever Associate Legal Counsel of the Suns and later founded the Phoenix Women’s Sports Association as a platform for helping women find their power through sports. Lee was the only openly gay and only Black woman to hold an Exec VP position for any MLB team. The D-backs are Lee's first consulting client at Truth DEI (D-backs).

Canada Soccer has appointed MLSE Exec BREAGHA CARR-HARRIS to its new post of Head of Women’s Professional Soccer. More than 70 applications "were received” for the posting. Carr-Harris spent the last 14-plus years with MLSE, most recently as manager of fan service. Carr-Harris has “more than 10 years of experience” as a coach with youth-and university-level teams (TORONTO STAR, 5/8). 

The Canadian Premier League named former Toronto Star sports reporter LAURA ARMSTRONG Senior Dir of Communications (CPL). 

Tulane Univ. named former Florida A&M AD KORTNE GOSHA Senior Associate AD, Facilities & Operations. FAMU’s national search for a new AD is “still on-going” (, 5/6).

Red Sox Senior Dir of Community & Player Relations SARAH NARRACCI resigned after 21 years (BOSTON GLOBE, 5/8).

Tipico named former NASCAR Sports Betting Senior Manager MATT STALLKNECHT Senior Business Development Exec (LinkedIn).

Rogers & Cowan PMK promoted Dir of Sports, Entertainment & Influencer Marketing OLU GREEN to Senior Dir of Sports, Entertainment & Influencer Marketing (LinkedIn).

Nashville SC promoted Partnerships Manager CHRISTOPHER BRIGGS to Dir of Corporate Partnerships (LinkedIn).

Orlando City SC named former Devils Membership Sales Senior Manager GABRIEL QUINTERO Dir of Membership & Suite Sales (LinkedIn).

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