SBD/January 3, 2014/People and Pop Culture

Executive Transactions

Ticket discounter ScoreBig.com has named DAVID GOLDBERG CEO and moved co-Founder and prior CEO ADAM KANNER to full-time Exec Chair. The move comes less than four months after the company named Goldberg Chief Strategy Officer. Goldberg is a prior Ticketmaster Exec VP and a longtime advisor to ScoreBig.com. Kanner said, “I’m thrilled to welcome David to his new role as CEO to guide the company into its next chapter and oversee its continued progress” (Eric Fisher, Staff Writer). 

EXECS: The PGA of America named WENDELL HASKINS Senior Dir of Diversity & Multicultural Initiatives (PGA)....The Univ. of Maine named Univ. of North Carolina Senior Associate AD KARLTON CREECH AD, effective Feb. 10. Creech's three-year contract will pay him $175,000 annually. Other finalists for the job were TCU Associate AD/External Operations SCOTT KULL and Univ. of Montevallo (Ala.) AD JIM HERLIHY (BANGORDAILYNEWS.com, 1/2)....Univ. of Vermont AD ROBERT CORRAN "received a $35,000 increase" in his yearly salary to $235,000 when he signed a three-year extension earlier this year (BURLINGTONFREEPRESS.com, 12/29)....The Univ. of Nebraska named UCLA Senior Associate AD & CFO JOHN JENTZ to the same position. Jentz starts Jan. 13 (JOURNALSTAR.com, 1/3)....Long Island Univ.-Post named Dowling College Associate AD/Facilities & Recreation DEBBIE DEJONG Associate AD and Senior Woman Administrator. DeJong replaces SHANTEY HILL, who was named St. Joseph's College AD (LIU-Post). 

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