SBD/August 26, 2014/People and Pop Culture

Executive Transactions

PGA Tour VP & Exec Dir of The Presidents Cup MATT KAMIENSKI relocated to South Korea to lead the organizational efforts of the event, which next year will be played in Asia for the first time in its history. Kamienski served as Exec Dir of the '11 event in Australia, and the '13 event in Ohio. Joining Kamienski as Tournament Dir is WONSUP MIKE KIM. Kim began his career in the golf industry as a sports reporter with the Munwha Daily News before taking a position with IMG Korea as a director in its golf division (PGA Tour).

L.A. STORY: Staples Center promoted Senior Dir of Event Services JEN SANDSTROM to VP/Event Services, Senior Manager of Event Booking & Special Services WENDY FUNES to Dir of Event Booking & Special Services, Dir of Marketing ALLISON WRIGHT to Senior Dir of Marketing & Promotions, Dir of Communications & Social Media CARA VANDERHOOK to Senior Dir of Communications & Social Media, Marketing Coordinator DAVID VALDEZ to Assistant Manager of Marketing, Senior Manager of Guest Services JIM KELLY to Dir of Guest Services, and Assistant Manager of Security STEVEN SANCHEZ to Manager of Security. The venue also named MATT DOISHER Event Manager, and EVAN GOLE Marketing & Communications Coordinator (Staples Center).

EXECS: Northern Illinois Univ. named Univ. of Wisconsin Senior Assistant AD/Advancement JAY VICKERS Senior AD/Sport Administration (NIU)....Eastern Kentucky Univ. promoted DAN MCBRIDE to Senior Associate AD, LINDSEY MCKASKLE to Assistant AD/Compliance & Student Success and Senior Woman Administrator, and MICHAEL CLARK to Assistant AD/Communications & Branding (EKU)....East Carolina Univ. named Towson Senior AD/Development CARL EVANS Associate AD/Development (ECU)....Univ. of Delaware named Delaware Sports Commission Exec Dir DAVID ARTHUR Assistant AD/Sports & Entertainment Sales (UD)....The Texas Sports HOF named Abilene Christian Univ. AD JARED MOSLEY President & CEO (ACU).

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