SBJ/June 11-17, 2012/People and Pop Culture

Executive transactions

Baseball
Los Angeles Dodgers senior director of security Rich Wemmer is retiring and will be replaced by Michael Hillmann for the remainder of the season.

The Pittsburgh Pirates hired Aaron Cohn as senior director of corporate sponsorship sales and service. Cohn was senior director of corporate partnerships for the Tampa Bay Rays.

The San Diego Padres named Sara Greenspan director of human resources. Greenspan was human resources director for Kentucky Fried Chicken.

Colleges
University of Maryland associate athletic director for media relations Doug Dull is resigning to launch a sports communications firm.

Winona State University
named Eric Schoh athletic director. Schoh was athletic director at Wayne State College.

The Collegiate Water Polo Association hired Scott Hartkorn as director of membership services and assistant director of multimedia services. Hartkorn was multimedia coordinator at Villanova University.

The University of Miami (Fla.) hired Tim Wise as senior associate athletic director for facilities and event operations. Wise was interim associate athletic director for facilities and capital projects at the University of Wisconsin.

Endurance Sports
The World Triathlon Corp. hired Patrick Gramling as chief financial officer and Kim Moldovam as chief accounting officer. Both were with Ernst & Young’s North Florida practice.

Facilities
Legends Hospitality Management named Dave Kerschner senior vice president of facilities and business development and Eric Gelfand senior vice president of communications. Kerschner was senior vice president of development and Gelfand senior vice president of communications for SCP Worldwide.

Brubaker
Branded Seats hired Scott Brubaker as vice president of business development.

Munchly named Kyle Kelly vice president of business development. Kelly was assistant vice president of strategy and business development for Merrill Lynch.

Football
The American Football Coaches Association named Gary Darnell associate executive director.

The Philadelphia Eagles named Tom Donahoe senior football adviser, Ed Marynowitz assistant director of pro scouting, Alec Halaby special assistant to the general manager and Jake Rosenberg manager of football administration.

Law
Fields

Rotenberg Associates hired Kimberly Fields as communications counsel. Fields was director of civic and business affairs for the Minnesota Vikings.

Motorsports
Race On LLC named Tim Mayer general manager for the Grand Prix of Baltimore.

Other
Moji hired Sheri Schiff as director of sales.

Awards and Boards
The V Foundation for Cancer Research named Robin Roberts, ABC’s “Good Morning America” co-anchor, to its board of directors.

Girls in the Game named Scott Malaga, Intersport senior vice president of strategic partnerships, to its board of directors.

People news
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