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SBJ/October 24-30, 2011/People and Pop Culture
People: Executive transactions
Published October 24, 2011, Page 28
The Philadelphia Phillies hired Joe Jordan as director of player development. Jordan was director of amateur scouting for the Baltimore Orioles.
The NBA named Don Vaden director of officials.
The Patriot League hired Ginger Fulton as associate executive director for sport management and governance. Fulton was senior associate athletic director and senior woman administrator at Seton Hall University.
The Army Athletic Association hired Jason Butikofer as associate athletic director for development. Butikofer was director of the annual fund and premium seating at the University of Minnesota.
Binghamton University hired Patrick Elliott as athletic director. Elliott was athletic director at Saint Peter’s College.
Kennesaw State University hired Padraic McMeel as associate athletic director for development. McMeel was assistant athletic director for external affairs at Missouri State University.
William Woods University promoted Jason Vittone to athletic director and Tracy Gastineau to associate athletic director.
Centerplate hired Marc Spooner as executive chef for Tropicana Field.
Prudential Center hired Kerry Graue as public relations manager.
Speedway Children’s Charities hired Jennifer Henshaw as executive director. Henshaw replaces Jaime Carlin, who was promoted to director of marketing at Texas Motor Speedway.
Sporting Goods and Apparel
Finish Line hired Sally McKelvey as vice president of strategy. McKelvey was senior director of operations financial planning and analysis for 7-Eleven.
Awards and Boards
Armada Sports and Entertainment named Paul Mangiamele, Bennigan’s Restaurants president and chief executive officer, and Mary Beck, MLB Network senior vice president of marketing and promotion, to its board of directors.
iSoccer.org named Tonya Antonucci, former Women’s Professional Soccer commissioner, to its board of directors.
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