MARCUS JADOTTE TO LEAD NEW NASCAR PUBLIC AFFAIRS TEAM
NASCAR Public Relations Senior Manager moves on to new role
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 30, 2006) -- The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) announced today that Marcus Jadotte will launch and manage NASCAR's newly-created Public Affairs department. In his new role as Managing Director of Public Affairs, Jadotte will direct the development and execution of a comprehensive governmental affairs strategy in support of NASCAR's ongoing initiatives and provide strategic direction to NASCAR's interaction with community and non-governmental organizations.
"Marcus Jadotte will provide experienced and thoughtful leadership to this new department and will continue to be a vigorous advocate of our sport," said NASCAR Senior Vice President Paul Brooks. "Marcus' ability to develop strategic relationships and build coalitions will benefit the entire industry."
As part of this role, Jadotte will oversee the NASCAR Diversity Affairs department and its initiatives. Tish Sheets will continue to serve as Director for NASCAR Diversity Affairs.
Jadotte joined NASCAR in March 2005 as Senior Manager for National Media Outreach, and was responsible for strategic planning and execution of all media outreach efforts nationally. Prior to joining NASCAR, Jadotte served as the Deputy Campaign Manager for the Kerry-Edwards 2004 Campaign. Before the Kerry Campaign, he was the Chief of Staff in the United States House of Representatives for Congressman Peter Deutsch. Marcus brings with him over ten years of communications, political and legislative experience and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics from Florida State University.
Separately, Jadotte will also oversee NASCAR's content development and distribution strategy in an effort to increase the customized content available to NASCAR's growing national fan base. He will continue to be based in NASCAR's Daytona Beach headquarters and will report to Paul Brooks, NASCAR's Senior Vice President.