Hakeem Onafowokan has been named vice president of the legal division of the Oklahoma City Thunder Corp., Chauncey McCall has been named director of social media of the corporation and Gayle Maxwell was named director of corporate communications.
Mr. Onafowokan previously had been corporate counsel for NASCAR, and had held positions with the League of Minnesota Cities and the NFL Players Association.
Also, he worked with NASCR while attending law school.
With the Thunder Corp.,the newly-named legal division vice president will deal with such issues as intellectual property sponsorship amd lease agreements.
Mr. McCall had been senior director of marketing and advertising for the Washington Nationals.
Before that he held managerial positions for a pair of digital and social strategy firms.
Gayle Maxwell has worked 25 years in strategic communications and public relations.
Most recently, she was senior communications specialist with OG&E, working with utility operations, regulatory agencies and others.
Prior to OG&E, she was vice president of communications with the Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City and public relations director of Oklahoma State University at Oklahoma City.