SBD/August 23, 2017/People and Pop Culture

Executive Transactions

The Jazz promoted VP/Communications JONATHAN RINEHART to NBA G League Salt Lake City Stars President, effective Sept. 1. Rinehart joined the Jazz in '05 (Jazz)....UT Chattanooga named Penn State Associate AD/Development MARK WHARTON Vice Chancellor & AD (UT Chattanooga)....The Big East promoted the following: CHRIS SCHNEIDER to Senior Associate Commissioner/Sports Administration & Championships; JAMES GREENE and TANIA KENNEDY to Senior Dirs of Championships; JOHN PAQUETTE to Senior Associate Commissioner/Sports Media Relations; and BRIANA WEISS to Senior Dir of Conference Operations. The conference also named HANNA WILSON Office & Conference Services Assistant (Big East)....USA Hockey named MELLISSA LEWIS Manager of Annual Giving. The NGB also promoted the following: MADISON BROWN to Manager of Events; ANDREW KETTERER to Manager of Social Media & Digital Content; and SHEILA MAY to USA Hockey Foundation Manager of Grants & Stewardship (USA Hockey)....The LPGA named former MSG Dir of Insights & Planning KERRILYN CURTIN Dir of Market Research. MARY SALTER also was named Controller (THE DAILY)....East Tennessee State Univ. promoted Senior Associate AD & COO SCOTT CARTER to AD, effective next month. Carter replaces RICHARD SANDER, who is moving to a different role with the school (ETSU)....The Trail Blazers named JESSE ELIS Dir of Player Health & Performance, replacing CHRIS STACKPOLE, who left the team this summer. Elis has had stints with the A's and MLB Giants (Portland OREGONIAN, 8/23).

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