October 24, 2017

Newsom Named Athletic Director of City of Cullman Parks and Recreation

CULLMAN, Ala. – Jesse Newsom, CSEE, is joining Cullman Parks and Recreation as athletic director. Newsom was the tourism director for the Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center.

“We wish Jesse the best,” Chamber President and CEO Leah Bolin told the Cullman Tribune. “This only strengthens our partnership with Cullman Parks and Recreation as both parties strive to make the Cullman area a prime tourism destination, as well as the ideal community to live, work and play.”

Newsom will be responsible for bringing more sports-focused tourism to the Cullman area.

Newsom previously served as the sports marketing director and the executive director of the Jacksonville Onslow Sport Commission.

Newsom has served on several boards and committees with the National Association of Sports Commissions (NASC) and Sports North Carolina, in addition to Sports Alabama and is well-known in the sports events industry.

Newsom and his wife Natalie have two children, Jackson and Jenna Kate.

Roger Steele, a Cullman native and sales and marketing professional will serve as the interim tourism director.