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The Memphis Grizzlies are a National Basketball Association (NBA) team based in Memphis, Tenn., at the FedEx Forum.

Founded as the Vancouver Grizzlies, the team began play in Vancouver, B.C., with the 1995-96 season, joined by fellow Canadian expansion team, the Toronto Raptors. The Grizzlies became the NBA's 29th franchise.

The team relocated to Memphis prior to the 2001-02 NBA campaign.
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Feb 14, 1994: NBA's Expansion Committee . . .

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Ownership / Management

Key Decision Makers
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President

Jason Wexler

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EVP, Basketball Operations

Zach Kleiman

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SVP, Revenue

Nicholas Frasco

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VP, Finance

Nancy Alyea

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VP, Communications & Basketball Information Strategy

Laura Ehret

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VP, Marketing Strategy

Rolanda Gregory

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VP, Team Operations & Player Programs

Chantal Hassard

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VP, Venue Operations

Dwight Johnson

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VP, Human Resources

Arnetria Knowles

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VP, Partnership Marketing

Anthony Macri

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VP, Ticket Sales & Service

Dennis O’Connor

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VP, Community Engagement & Exec. Director, Memphis Grizzlies Foundation

Abusheri Ohwofasa

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VP, Broadcast & Production / Exec. Producer, Grind City Media

John Pugliese

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VP, Ticket Operations

Garth Webster

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GM, Grizz Gaming

Lang Whitaker

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Personnel

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Sr. Director, Communications & Publications

Jason Wallace

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Sr. Director, Content & Broadcast Production

Scott Zachry

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Director, Development

Lamont Nelson

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Director, Sports Medicine

Eric Oetter

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Director, Activation

Sarah Picciano

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Manager, Development

Max Alpert

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Manager, Development

Shantonie Derrick

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Manager, Development

Leslie Finch

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Manager, Development

Nicole Pentecost

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Manager, Communications & Publications

Ross Wooden

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Manager, Communications & Publications

Maggie Yang

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Sr. Coordinator, Activation

Justin Hart

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Sr. Coordinator, Activation

Jazz Hendrick

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Coordinator, Activation

Kelsey Jones

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Coordinator, Communications & Publications

Geoff Langham

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Coordinator, Activation

Nicholas Perreault

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Specialist, Activation

Lakendra Jefferies

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Business Analyst, Partnership Marketing

Rishav Dash

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Media Relations-Basketball

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Media Relations-Business

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Grizzlies Den Team Shop (Fanatics)

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Current Work Relationships

Teams
Media

FOX Sports Southeast

Service Companies
Non-Profits

Memphis Grizzlies Foundation


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