Craig Dado, a member of the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club’s executive employees for the past 20 years, has still left the corporation to aim on a acquiring data business enterprise in the sports betting entire world.
Dado, 54, a Northern California native who found a job in the racing market in Southern California, has been a Del Mar executive vice president and its main promoting officer since 2013. He had joined the firm in 2001 as vice president of advertising and marketing, then in 2010 was named senior vice president prior to assuming his latest role.
Prior to coming on board at Del Mar, Dado experienced started his racing job at Santa Anita Park in 1991 where by he labored his way up to turn into the track’s vice president for marketing and advertising.
“Craig has been a strong contributor to our endeavours at Del Mar about the past two many years,” claimed Joe Harper, DMTC’s CEO. “His intelligence and instincts in the promoting business enterprise served Del Mar rise up in the racing sector and for that we’ll be endlessly grateful. We wish him nothing but well as he moves on to other things.”
Dado oversaw the track’s thriving techniques to woo youthful fans by means of the use of audio and food stuff and drink festivals. He spearheaded the track’s “branding” attempts through its blue and yellow diamonds shade themes and its “Cool as Ever” marketing and advertising and promotion programs.
Three a long time in the past, Dado teamed with Dr. David Chao – former longtime staff physician for the NFL’s San Diego Chargers – to make a totally free NFL injuries details service catering to athletics bettors and fantasy players. Originally known as Professional Football Doc, the small business has not too long ago been rebranded Athletics Injuries Central and will insert injuries details for the NBA and Main League Baseball.
“Working at Del Mar has been a desire position for around 20 yrs. I can not thank Joe Harper and the wonderful men and women there more than enough,” said Dado. “I’m likely to overlook it, but I have an prospect to run my personal organization, which has been a aim of mine for years. I sense like the timing is suitable.”
He grew up in Petaluma near San Francisco and acquired a degree in small business from the University of California, Berkeley as nicely as a Master’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. He is the father of two daughters and a son.
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