Dan Ventrelle, whose sudden departure as Las Vegas RaidersOwner Mark Davis announced the team president on Friday. He released his own statement later to claim he was fired as a result of multiple employees raising concerns about the hostile working conditions at the NFL.
Ventrelle, in a statement sent to the newspaper, stated that “I take that responsibility very seriously.” Las Vegas Review-Journal. Mark dismissed these concerns when confronted and didn't show the appropriate level of concern.
“I was fired shortly after raising these concerns. I stand firm by my decision not to raise these issues in order to protect the organization's female employees.”
Ventrelle said that he has retained counsel and will not comment further.
Ventrelle was not mentioned by the Raiders when they announced Ventrelle's departure on Friday. According to the Associated Press Ventrelle's statement, no comments were made by the Raiders.
Ventrelle's departure is a continuation of a sense palace intrigue within Raiders as the Raiders have undergone huge upheavals ever since moving to Southern Nevada in 2020 from Oakland.
Following the 2021 season, he was appointed the team's permanent president. He had been acting as an interim president after Marc Badain quit last July. Ventrelle had previously been the team's executive vice-president and general counsel for 18 years.
Badain mentioned family, the completion at Allegiant Stadium, and his desire to pursue new endeavors after being with the team from 1991 to 1991 as the reasons for his resignation.
The Raiders saw the departures of Ed Villanueva (18 year), Brandon Doll (8 year), and Araxie Grant (20 month) from the business side of the team.
In the aftermath of the email scandal, Jon Gruden, the coach of the football team, resigned from his 10-year contract. In January, Mike Mayock was fired as general manager.
Davis then raided and took over the New England PatriotsTo hire Josh McDaniels as coach and Dave Ziegler as general manager.
Jeremy Aguero, the Raiders' chief analytics and operations officer, resigned on Thursday after only seven months. He told the Las Vegas Review-Journal.