Fontenot was then made Loomiss right-hand guy in 2020 when his function expanded to become vice president/assistant basic supervisor of professional workers.
” Over the last 18 years I have actually been honored and blessed with the opportunity to discover and grow within a great company,” Fontenot stated. “I do not have the words to reveal my thanks and thankfulness to the late Mr. Benson, Mrs. Benson, Mickey Loomis, Dennis Lauscha, Coach Payton and the whole Saints family. Without their mentorship and assistance, I would not remain in the position I am today, and we are thankful for everything they have provided our family for almost 2 decades..
” Because of their leadership and the opportunities they offered me, I have been selective on what instructions my career would take, with a concentrate on organizations that lined up with my objectives and principals. With the Atlanta Falcons, I have actually discovered the best chance for my familys next steps. I feel honored and thankful that Arthur Blank and Rich McKay have actually provided me this advantage and I anticipate working together with the 2 of them, Arthur Smith and our entire company as we strive together to reach our competitive objectives and give our fans the efficiencies they should have. My household and I are thrilled to make our brand-new home in Atlanta and look forward to meeting our fellow Falcon fans.”.
After Ryan Speed was hired as the general manager of the Chicago Bears, Fontenot began working closely with college searching director, and former Dolphins GM, Jeff Ireland, Loomis and head coach Sean Payton to develop a flexible group that might determine gamers that fit the teams mold, whether they were on NFL rosters, practice squads, complimentary representatives, college gamers or otherwise.