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Most top ACOG executives received pay raises ranging from nearly 4% to 5% this year, with ACOG President Billy Payne getting a 6% raise giving him a $669,112 annual salary, the highest salary of any head of a nonprofit organization in the nation, according to the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. Payne was hired in '90 at the salary of $500,000 which has increased "just more than" 6% per year. His raise was the minimum as dictated by his contract. ACOG COO A.D. Frazier also got his minimum raise, making his annual salary $473,500. Those getting larger raises, as approved by ACOG, include Scott Anderson, manager of Games services such as ticketing and housing, who got an 11% raise to $250,000, and CFO Pat Glisson who got a 14% raise to $200,000 (Melissa Turner, ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 10/12).
Atlanta Olympic officials have decided to "write off" some of its Centennial Olympic Park brick program and will "absorb" $8M of the $15M it guaranteed against the sale of 700,000 bricks. To date, 223,000 bricks have been sold (Melissa Turner, ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 10/12)....ACOG will begin refunding money to people who didn't get tickets this weekend (USA TODAY, 10/13).