SBD/August 2, 2013/People and Pop Culture

Executive Transactions

Penn State Associate AD/Marketing & Communications GREG MYFORD is leaving the school to join IMG College as the company's Southeast Region Associate VP. He will be responsible for managing properties in Florida and parts of Alabama. Included in this portfolio are Florida, Florida State, UCF, USF, South Alabama and Troy. Myford also will be the IMG College liaison to Miami, in a shared multimedia rights venture with Learfield Sports. Myford, whose first day will be Aug. 19, had been at PSU since '04. He will report to IMG Southeast Regional VP TRACY WHITE (IMG College).

IN A NEW YORK MINUTE
: The Knicks "elected not to renew the contract" of longtime scout SCOTT MCGUIRE, after 25 years with the organization. Scott is the son of late Basketball HOFer DICK MCGUIRE, and the family's association with the Knicks "dates back to the late 1940s." Scott's contract was set to expire this past Wednesday, but a source said that he was "informed in January that his pact would not be renewed" (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 8/2).

EXECS: The Blues promoted MATT GARDNER to Senior Dir of Promotions & Digital Strategy, MEGAN LITTLE to Senior Dir of Advertising & Event Marketing, and BRENDA WILBUR to Dir of Brand & Creative (THE DAILY)....Towson Univ. named SMU Senior Associate AD/External Affairs TIM LEONARD AD (Baltimore SUN, 8/2)....The Univ. of California-Riverside named Coaching Charities VP/Development KATY YOUNG Assistant AD/Marketing & Promotions (UC-Riverside)....The Houston Sports Authority appointed former Astros President of Business Operations PAM GARDNER to its BOD (HSA)....Craft Sportswear North America named KATIE GOULD SWENSON Sales & Marketing Manager for its Base Layers & Nordic Skiing divisions (Craft).

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