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Published November 17, 2003
USA Basketball promoted Caroline Williams to director of communications and Darius Taylor to assistant director for competitive programs.
Mike Boswell was promoted to president of the National Basketball Development League's North Charleston (S.C.) Lowgators.
Asgian (left), Hoppas (center), Niemuth
Ellerbe Becket named Art Asgian, Barbara Hoppas and Jon Niemuth associates and promoted Niemuth to project designer III.
Keith Pelley was named president and chief executive officer of the Canadian Football League's Toronto Argonauts by new owners Howard Sokolowski and David Cynamon.
Janssen (left), Morris
The Chicago Blackhawks named Dale Tallon assistant general manager.
Stacey Quest will head corporate sales for the Amarillo (Texas) Gorillas hockey club of the Central Hockey League.
Campbell (top left), Ruiz (top right), Gandara (bottom left), Cruz (bottom right)
Dan Silver was hired as director of broadcasting and media relations and Brian Grasseschi as director of group sales for the United Hockey League's Missouri River Otters of St. Charles, Mo.
Chris Parker was promoted to director of sponsorship sales for Silicon Valley Sports & Entertainment.
Jennifer Caputo was named vice president, business operations for M2post&design in New York City.
Jennifer Rottenberg joined CC&C Management Group in Myrtle Beach, S.C., as senior vice president of business development.
Jordan Rodack was named Super Bowl reporter for the Florida Times-Union in Jacksonville.
Jamie Pentz was named group publisher of Time4 Media's Mountain Sports Media.
Joe Zydlo was named director of public relations, and Kristie Hakman was promoted to director of business development and Brent Moszer to sales and marketing coordinator for Gateway International Raceway in Madison, Ill.
Bob Rinaldi was named general manager for Lewis Motorsports.
SPORTING GOODS AND APPAREL
Jon Muir was named director of U.S. marketing, promotions and e-commerce for Wilson Racquet Sports. Dianne Bieschke expanded her role as national administrator for U.S. marketing and promotions. Jeff Hayhurst, based in Ohio, will continue as regional promotions manager and add the Wilson National Junior Team program as well as the National Senior Team program to his job description. Alex Muresan was named national promotions coordinator, and Matt Smucker was named Team Wilson coordinator.
Greg Houlgate was named director of business development at West Coast Trends, a maker of Club Glove golf travel bags based in Huntington Beach, Calif.
Richard Giordano, a first vice president of investments at UBS Financial Services, was named to the NFL Players Financial Advisor Program.
Targeted Golf founder Richard Brasser was named winner of the Charlotte Chamber Entrepreneur Award for companies with fewer than 11 employees.
Katz (left), Burlison
The Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association named Bill Keenist, senior vice president, communications and marketing for the Detroit Lions, the 2002 recipient of its Best of the Best Media/Public Relations Person of the Year.
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