Greg Resh resigns as Commanders’ chief working officer

Washington Commanders chief working officer Greg Resh, among the many early hires to Jason Wright’s management crew in 2020, is leaving the group after lower than two years. In a press release, Resh stated he’s taking a brand new alternative in his hometown of Baltimore, the place his household resides.

“I’m grateful for the transformative professional opportunity provided to me and specifically the chance to partner with Jason, Dan [Snyder], and Tanya [Snyder] to support this historic franchise and its turnaround,” he stated in a press release launched by the crew. I’ll take with me lifelong classes, friendships, and a deep appreciation of and help for the burgundy and gold.”

Resh, the previous chief monetary officer of NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises and Roc Nation, assumed the identical title with the Commanders in November 2020 and have become an integral a part of the crew’s enterprise operations and its seek for a brand new stadium location. He was appointed COO 9 months later as Washington restructured its entrance workplace.

“One of the key leaders of our cultural transformation and dramatic commercial turnaround, Greg’s professional expertise, his devotion to the work, and his leadership through a significant period of change was essential and greatly appreciated,” Wright stated in a press release. “The mark of a successful tenure is knowing you achieved what you set out to do, and Greg did exactly that. Our organization owes him a debt of gratitude, and we wish him well as he begins a new chapter in his hometown, Baltimore.”

Resh’s exit comes at an attention-grabbing time for the Commanders, who underwent a full rebranding in February however are nonetheless beneath the watch of a number of entities due to earlier office allegations. The NFL and the Home Committee on Oversight and Reform are investigating the crew’s office tradition and allegations of sexual misconduct made towards proprietor Daniel Snyder. The attorneys common in Virginia and D.C. are additionally wanting into the crew’s practices, and up to date claims of economic improprieties from years prior have been positioned earlier than the Federal Commerce Fee for a doable probe.

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All of the whereas, the crew’s govt group beneath Wright has touted enhancements within the crew’s ticket gross sales and particularly suite gross sales at FedEx Subject.

“I feel like we’re in a really good spot,” Wright stated in the course of the preseason in August. “ … The last two years we really tried to professionalize the business functions and the net result of that is just a ton of outreach to our fans combined with thinking about the season-ticket member packages in a different way. … We have already sold more tickets this year before the season has even started than we did all of last year, across the entire season.”

Resh was a main participant in Washington’s rebrand the previous couple of years. However he now joins a prolonged checklist of executives who’ve just lately left the crew. Over the past yr and a half, no less than 13 executives (chief officers, vice presidents and senior vice presidents) have left for numerous causes.

Julie Andreeff Jensen, certainly one of Wright’s first hires in 2020, left her put up because the crew’s senior vice chairman of exterior engagement and communications 9 months later. She just lately began her personal public relations and company communications agency.

Damon Jones, Washington’s former chief authorized officer who led the seek for a brand new stadium, left in January, solely 14 months after he arrived, to affix the L.A. Dodgers entrance workplace.

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