National Hot Rod Association® Leadership

Founder Wally Parks (1913-2007)

Board of Directors 

Dallas Gardner, Chair
Peter Clifford
Michael C. Cohen 
Ed Desser
Graham Light 

Leadership Team

Peter Clifford Chief Executive Officer
Glen Cromwell President

Graham Light Senior Vice President-Racing Operations

Roy Abacan Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Ken Adelson Vice President-Executive Producer & Chief Content Officer 
Kasey Coler Vice President of Track Management & Operations 
Brad Gerber Vice President-Sales & Chief Development Officer
Glen Gray Vice President-Technical Operations 
Marleen Gurrola Vice President-Human Resources 
Linda Louie Vice President & General Counsel 
Josh Peterson Vice President, Racing Administration

Department Leaders

Shervin Farivar Senior Director, Technology
Jessica Hatcher Sr. Director of Public Relations and Communications
Evan Jonat Senior Director of Live Events
Bob Lang Senior Director of Safety & Emergency Services
Gary Raasch Senior Director, Corporate Marketing and Partnerships
John Siragusa Senior Director of Sales & Business Development
Kristen Wentzell Senior Director of Marketing

Lewis Bloom Director of Statistics & Research/Historian
Phil Burgess Editorial Director
Danny Gracia National Technical Director
Rob Hedrick Director of Broadcast Operations & Production
Mario Hirose Director of Marketing & Client Services
David Kennedy Director of Multimedia Content
Eric Lotz Director of Field Marketing & Contingency Program
Seneca Manzo Director of Ticketing Operations
Jeff Morton Director of Advertising Sales
Stephen Reintjes Coordinating Producer
Scott Smith Director of Media Relations
Phil Sparks Director of National Accounts 
Timothy White Director of Engineering