Dan Ventrelle, whose abrupt departure as Las Vegas Raiders group president was revealed in a declaration by owner Mark Davis on Friday, launched his own declaration later on, declaring he was fired in retaliation for bringing issues by numerous workers about hostile office conditions within the company to the NFL.
“I take that responsibility very seriously, which is why multiple written complaints from employees that Mark (Davis) created a hostile work environment and engaged in other potential misconduct caused me grave concern,” Ventrelle stated in a declaration to the Las Vegas Review-Journal. “When Mark was confronted about these issues he was dismissive and did not demonstrate the warranted level of concern.
“Soon afterwards, I was fired in retaliation for raising these issues. I strongly wait my choice to raise these concerns to safeguard the company and its female workers.”
Ventrelle included that he’s kept counsel and would not supply additional remark at this time.
The Raiders did not state why Ventrelle was release when they revealed his departure earlier Friday. The Raiders had no discuss Ventrelle’s declaration, according to the Associated Press.
Ventrelle’s departure continues a specific sense of palace intrigue within the Raiders company as it has actually gone through enormous turmoil because transferring to Southern Nevada from Oakland in 2020.
He was called the group’s full-time president following the 2021 season after taking control of on an interim basis when Marc Badain resigned last July. Ventrelle formerly acted as the group’s executive vice president and basic counsel and had actually been with the group for 18 years.
Badain pointed out household, the conclusion of Allegiant Stadium and the desire for brand-new pursuits after being with the group because 1991 as factors for his resignation.
In addition, the Raiders likewise saw the business-side departures of Chief Financial Officer Ed Villanueva (18 years), senior vice president of Strategy and Business Development Brandon Doll (8 years) and controller Araxie Grant (20 months) last summer season.
On the football side of things, coach Jon Gruden, who had actually signed a 10-year agreement in 2018, resigned on Oct. 11, in the wake of his e-mail scandal. General supervisor Mike Mayock, employed in 2019, was let loose in January.
Davis then robbed the New England Patriots to work with coach Josh McDaniels and basic supervisor Dave Ziegler.
Jeremy Aguero on Thursday resigned as the Raiders’ primary operations and analytics officer after simply 7 months, he informed the Las Vegas Review-Journal.