Baton Rouge, LA – FRESHJUNKIE Racing (FJR), a leading sports event management company, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Eric Engemann as the Sales Director. With a diverse background in event management, leadership, and community engagement, Eric joins FJR full-time after successfully leading Franciscan High School as President.

Eric Engemann brings nearly a decade of invaluable experience to FRESHJUNKIE Racing. Throughout his career, he has been an integral part of the FJR team, having worked as a venue lead for FJR events for the past ten years. His extensive involvement in the company has allowed him to gain an in-depth understanding of its operations, culture, and vision.

Prior to his role at Franciscan High School, Eric served as the President and CEO of SportsBR, which served as the sports commission for the city of Baton Rouge focused on sports tourism and building engagement across the community through athletics. Under his leadership, SportsBR successfully secured numerous regional and national sporting events, generating hundreds of millions of dollars in economic impact for Baton Rouge.

Furthermore, Engemann has been an adjunct instructor at Louisiana State University (LSU), where he has shared his expertise in event management, marketing, sales, and community engagement with aspiring professionals. His commitment to education and mentorship has made a lasting impact on countless individuals, shaping the next generation of leaders in the field.

Eric’s wealth of knowledge extends to various areas crucial to FRESHJUNKIE Racing’s growth and success. His expertise in sponsorship sales, fundraising, grant writing, and community engagement will undoubtedly propel the company forward. With Eric at the helm of the sales team, FJR is poised to further solidify its position as a leading force in the sports event management industry.

“We are thrilled to welcome Eric Engemann as our Sales Director,” said Jonathan Dziuba, Managing Partner of FRESHJUNKIE Racing. “His passion for our company and extensive experience in event management, sales, and community engagement make him the perfect fit for this role. We are confident that Eric will help us expand our reach, forge new partnerships, and continue to create exceptional experiences for our participants and partners alike.”

As the Sales Director, Eric Engemann will lead FRESHJUNKIE Racing’s sales initiatives, focusing on strategic partnership development, sponsorships, and revenue growth. His vision and expertise will drive innovation and foster collaboration across the organization, ensuring FJR remains at the forefront of the industry.


FRESHJUNKIE Racing is an event production company based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Producing events since 2010, FJR manages, markets, and produces 24 events annually across Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and Missouri. Creating memorable experiences for 50,000 participants annually, the events produce over $15 Million in economic impact in the communities, 12,000 hotel room nights, and $2.7 Million in charitable impact. For more info visit: