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eventually executive vice-president/general manag-er-North America for TaylorMade-adidas Golf.
Senior Director of
College Football Playo;
Prior to joining the College
Football Playoff in 2016,
Alfred White served as senior associate commissioner at Conference USA for 12 years. In that role
with the conference, he oversaw football, baseball
and men’s golf. His football responsibilities
included managing the conference’s bowl relationships, o;ciating and the conference championship game. He was the founding president of
the NBA Development League’s Asheville Altitude
from 2001–2004. From 1998–2001, White served
as the commissioner of the Southern Conference.
He also served 15 years on sta; at the NCAA in
the areas of communications, promotions and corporate marketing, being named the NCAA director of corporate marketing in 1997. A native of
Houston, White holds a bachelor’s degree from
Texas Tech University.
Chip Wile serves as president
of Daytona International
Speedway Corporation’s flagship motorsports facility. As president, Wile oversees
all speedway activities including event entertainment, fan amenities and ticket sales. He assumed
this role in April 2016. Wile previously served as the
president of Darlington Raceway from 2013–2016,
where he spearheaded a five-year strategy to reinvent the track known as “The Track Too Tough to
Tame” by celebrating its storied past and incredible
future. Prior to his appointment at Darlington Raceway, Wile joined the Motor Racing Network in Concord, North Carolina, in 2012 as director of business
development. Before his tenure at MRN, Wile accumulated more than 10 years of experience in the
motorsports industry working in team public relations
and partnership marketing for various NASCAR race
teams, most notably Penske Racing, Bill Davis Racing and Turner Scott Motorsports. Wile, a native of
Atlanta, holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Georgia.
Minor League Baseball
David Wright serves as Minor
League Baseball’s chief marketing and commercial officer. In support of MiLB’s vision to be a dynamic
leader in sport and entertainment, Wright is
tasked with leading all marketing and commercial
business units, including strategy and research,
brand development, communications, media,
business development and partnership marketing.
In addition to those roles, Wright oversees the
MiLB Enterprises initiative, which is designed to
maximize enterprise value through integrated
national and regional partnerships by leveraging
the power and overall scale of the 160 member
clubs. Wright joined Minor League Baseball in
2016 following a 15-year run at Major League Soccer and Soccer United Marketing, most recently
as its senior vice-president, global sponsorship.
He oversaw new business e;orts for the premier
soccer properties in North America, including
Major League Soccer, the U.S. Soccer Federation
and the Mexican National Team.
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