McCourt LP Names Tracey Russell Chief Operating Officer and Head of Philanthropy

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–McCourt LP, a family-owned global enterprise focused on building
long-term value through entrepreneurial, strategic, and philanthropic
investments and partnerships, announced today that Tracey Russell has
been named Chief Operating Officer of McCourt LP. Russell is the current
Chief Executive Officer of Conqur Endurance Group, a McCourt subsidiary,
that creates world-class experiences that ignite passion in athletes and
connect communities through the transformative power of sport.

“Over her four years with the McCourt enterprise, Tracey has proven
herself as a strategic thinker, strong business leader, and effective
culture carrier, who has positively engaged with many parts of our
organization,” said Frank H. McCourt, Jr., Chairman and CEO of McCourt
LP. “Her vision and leadership at Conqur have directly resulted in the
growth and success of that organization and I’m looking forward to
seeing Tracey apply her numerous talents and strengths across the whole
McCourt ecosystem.”

In her new role, Russell will focus on McCourt LP’s continued global
expansion, partnering with long-term international advisors to formalize
those relationships and open offices in key European and Asian markets
to ensure the organization is positioned for global growth going
forward. Additionally, she will oversee the articulation and
communication of the McCourt LP brand and work with other leaders in the
organization to further define governance structures and metrics to help
ensure the success of McCourt LP and its numerous businesses units.

Russell will also serve as Head of Philanthropy at McCourt LP, working
closely with Frank McCourt and the McCourt family to ensure creation of
the greatest social impact possible. She will help establish
connectivity across McCourt’s numerous philanthropic efforts and will
play an active role with key partners, such as Georgetown University,
the McCourt School of Public Policy, The Shed, and The Future Project.

“I look forward to working with Frank in further building a powerful,
self-sustaining, global ecosystem that will deliver exponentially more
value and positive impact for the family, our company, our investments,
and – ultimately – the world,” said Tracey Russell.

In addition to her responsibilities with McCourt LP, Russell will
continue to serve as CEO of Conqur and ensure continuity in managing
important community relationships in Los Angeles. Conqur’s premier
event, the Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon is among the
largest marathons in the country with more than 25,000 participants,
thousands of volunteers and hundreds of thousands of spectators. The
“Stadium to the Sea” course, starting at Dodger Stadium and finishing
near the Santa Monica Pier, is one of the most scenic in the world,
taking runners on a tour of Los Angeles past every major landmark.
Conqur Endurance Group also produces the Santa Monica Classic 5K/10K,
the LA BIG 5K and recently added the Pasadena Half Marathon & 5K at the
Rose Bowl.

About McCourt LP

McCourt LP is a family-owned enterprise focused on building long-term
value through entrepreneurial, strategic, and philanthropic investments
and partnerships. Under the leadership of Frank H. McCourt, Jr., over
the last four decades, McCourt LP’s business initiatives have ranged
from development of Boston’s Seaport and ownership of the Los Angeles
Dodgers to major real estate development projects in New York City,
London, Miami, and Austin and ownership of the iconic French football
club, Olympique de Marseille. McCourt LP’s current portfolio, managed by
its business arm, McCourt Global, includes operating companies and
active investments in the areas of real estate investment and
development, finance, sports, media, and communications. McCourt LP is
based in New York City with offices in the United States, the United
Kingdom, and France.


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