A national marketing group is adding an executive who spent 16 years playing in the National Basketball Association.

M Financial Group, Portland, Ore., says it has hired Chris Dudley to be vice president of wealth management.

Dudley, who earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and political science from Yale University in 1987, went on to serve as executive treasurer of the NBA Players Association and as a member of the Players Association Negotiating Committee while in the NBA.

Dudley established a foundation in 1994, and he also has created an endowment to help fund the Yale basketball program.