CHICAGO — Spool has tapped Taryn Parker to co-lead the agency’s burgeoning sports practice.

Parker is tasked with growing the agency’s sports-related work and co-leads the practice with Megan Godfrey. She was instrumental in Owl, which makes quiet pickleball paddles, joining Spool’s client roster.

Parker most recently worked at Kemper Lesnik as a VP managing the agency’s sports accounts. She spent nearly nine years at Taylor before that.

Spool also has hired Anne Murphy as CFO, as which she will be leading the agency’s growth and finances.

Most recently, Murphy was the director of finance at DDB, leading the finance of its San Francisco office. Prior to DDB, she held positions within Leo Burnett, Weber Shandwick and Gagen MacDonald.