Published October 25, 2010
Perkins & Will hired David Dymecki as principal in its Boston office. Dymecki was principal and director of sports planning and design for Sasaki.
Centerplate named William Tracy regional vice president for many of Florida’s coastal sports venues, including Tropicana Field, Raymond James Stadium and the Sun Dome.
Las Vegas Motor Speedway hired Chris Sperry as senior manager of business development. Sperry was director of sales and marketing for Women’s Professional Soccer’s Atlanta Beat.
Michigan International Speedway promoted Rob Hemmig to group sales manager and Chris Lykins to consumer marketing specialist, and hired Sean Nowaczyk as mobile ticket office/group sales coordinator and Ian Kirkpatrick as a ticket office agent.
Populous hired Joshua Boren as business development manager in its new Los Angeles office. Boren was director of business development for Aedas Sport.
Roger Dean Stadium hired Jamie Jarrett as corporate partnership director and Jonathan Yates as director of marketing.
Proskauer elected Joseph Leccese chairman, effective in January. Leccese is a partner in the corporate department and co-head of its sports law group.
Just Marketing International consolidated its corporate structure into three departments: operations, finance and administration, and partnership development. The company promoted Jon Flack to president and chief operating officer; Kevin Thimjon to chief financial officer and chief administrative officer; and Wes Zirkle to executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary. Paula Davis was hired as director of human resources and Dana Wilson as client services coordinator.
JP Sports and Entertainment hired Shannon Stilson as senior manager of sales and marketing. Stilson was manager of corporate marketing for the PGA Tour.
CAA Sports hired Jennifer Duberstein as an executive in business affairs. Duberstein was senior counsel for Major League Soccer and Soccer United Marketing.
The Bruno Event Team promoted Jay Kasten to marketing and operations director for the 2011 Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic, Billy Rodgers to sales and marketing director for the 2012 BMW Championship and Katherine Thigpen to senior volunteer director for the company. Jonathan Peters was named volunteer manager in its Birmingham office; Frank Sekyra head chef and manager for Five Star Event Catering; Brianne Miller volunteer manager and Becky Petro marketing manager for the 2011 U.S. Women’s Open; Sally Shonk volunteer and public relations director for the 2012 BMW Championship; and Liz Leckemby championship director and Danny Rodgers championship operations director for the 2013 U.S. Senior Open.
MSG Promotions hired Maura Topper as an account executive.
GreenMark hired Liva Wolf as senior vice president. Wolf was senior vice president of destination branding and strategy for Meet Minneapolis.
Avocado Motorsports hired Jon Schackmuth as vice president of sales and marketing and Andrew McGrath as a client services representative.
Inthegroovemusic hired Susan Titus as business development manager.
J Twelve Group hired Kenny Hazlett as president. Hazlett was general manager for Jackson Motorsports Group.
Canada’s Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium hired Nathalie Cook as vice president of marketing and partnerships for its coverage of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.