[PRO] Sports Assembly Announces Board Chair and New Governing Board Members

Ann Seeney of the St. Louis Cardinal’s Elected to Serve as Inaugural Chair

Austin, TX - February 1, 2022 – Pro Sports Assembly, the association for professional sports business leaders, has announced its first Board Chair along with the addition of five new Governing Board members who will guide the organization through 2024 with the goal of creating more opportunities for diverse and inclusive leaders in sports.

Ann Seeney, who currently serves as the Vice President of Human Resources for Major League Baseball's St. Louis Cardinals, has assumed the role of Pro Sports Assembly’s Governing Board Chair. The organization (PRO) also welcomes Arizona Coyotes Executive Vice President Public Affairs & General Counsel Marina Carpenter, Dallas Mavericks Chief Marketing Officer Iris Diaz, Miami Dolphins Senior Vice President Communications and Community Affairs Jason Jenkins, NBA Retired Players Association Senior Vice President Operations and Events Erin Miller, and MLB’s Vice President of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Justin Reyes.

Pro Sports Assembly unites leaders across sport, geography, and discipline. 30 organizations joined as Founding members and partners in 2021 - elevating the collective impact of pro sports leadership for the good of the industry in new and powerful ways. From finance to innovation, operations, and sales to social responsibility, marketing, human resources, and analytics, PRO aims to ensure there is a diverse and talented pipeline to lead the industry into the future.

"First, I'd like to welcome the new Governing board members to Pro Sports Assembly, and thank them for their time and commitment to leading a more diverse and inclusive professional sports ecosystem,” said Seeney. “They join a board that leads by example and I am proud to serve as the first Board Chair. I look forward to working alongside our Advisory and Governing Board, members, partners, and affiliates in advancing our mission. We have many exciting developments underway and invite you to join us in the work."

“We are absolutely thrilled to introduce our first board Chair and new Governing Board members. Each possesses a wealth of experience and leadership acumen that will shine on a new stage,” said President and Executive Director of Pro Sports Assembly Laura Dixon. “With Ann leading PRO, both our organization and the industry will be taken to new heights.”

About Pro Sports Assembly

Pro Sports Assembly is the association for professional sports business leaders. The core purpose of Pro Sports Assembly is to advance diverse and inclusive leadership in professional sports Members of PRO create and foster a strong, healthy, and fair workforce in teams, leagues, unions, and venues. From finance to innovation, operations, and sales to social responsibility, marketing, human resources, and analytics, PRO aims to ensure there is a diverse and talented pipeline to lead professional sports into the future. Developing cultural and gender intelligence industry to drive innovation, bolster financial performance, capture new markets, and increase customer loyalty. For more information on Pro Sports Assembly, please visit www.prosportsassembly.org.

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