General Manager Biography
David McGrath was named the Executive Vice President and General Manager of New Hampshire Motor Speedway on October 5, 2015.
McGrath first joined the speedway in November of 2011 as the director of advertising and promotions. He was voted by his peers as the speedway's Employee of the Year in 2012. McGrath was promoted to vice president of marketing and promotions in January of 2013 and then to vice president of corporate sales in January of 2014.
McGrath's background in motorsports includes serving as the marketing manager for the pro racing division of the Sports Car Club of America in Englewood, Co. At SCCA, McGrath was responsible for sponsor acquisition, contingency programs and marketing from the sponsorship side to a fan base of more than 55,000.
Before joining NHMS, McGrath worked for Comcast Spotlight, the local advertising sales division of Comcast Cable, for a period of 12 years. McGrath served as the northern Colorado and Wyoming area sales manager, serving multiple markets and supervising four sales offices. He later relocated to New England to become the local sales manager for Comcast's office in Portsmouth, N.H., the most recent position he held before joining New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Born and raised in Marlborough, Mass., McGrath grew up as the youngest of 11 children. He moved from New England to Colorado in 1989, where he spent 19 years before moving back to New England in 2008. McGrath currently lives in Kennebunk, Maine, with his wife, Marybeth, and their two children, Garrett and Samantha.