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 -Track Management & Operations 
Brad Gerber Vice President - Sales & Chief Development Officer
Glen Gray Vice President - Technical Operations 
Marleen Gurrola Vice President - Human Resources 
Evan Jonat Vice President - Live Event Marketing
Linda Louie Vice President & General Counsel 
Josh Peterson Vice President - Racing Administration
Ned Walliser Vice President - Competition
Kristen Wentzell Vice President - National Event Marketing 
Jeffrey Young Vice President - Marketing and Communications 

Department Leaders

Shervin Farivar Senior Director, Technology
Jessica Hatcher Sr. Director of Public Relations and Communications
Bob Lang Senior Director of Safety & Emergency Services
Gary Raasch Senior Director, Corporate Marketing and Partnerships
John Siragusa Senior Director of Sales & Business Development
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
Timothy White Director of Engineering