SBJ/April 22-28, 2013/People and Pop Culture

Faces and Places

Southern hospitality at the Final Four

LG Electronics played host to more than 100 customers and guests at the Final Four in Atlanta, including a pregame event at Ventanas overlooking the city on April 8, complete with helicopter tours of downtown. From left: Rachel Olson, Jessica Kroll and Michelle Acosta-Donovan of LG, Tom Haidinger and Josh Ellovich of Advantage International, and Mike Pepperman of LG.
Photo by: LG ELECTRONICS






















Basketball broadcaster Dick Vitale (center) partnered with Allstate around its NCAA basketball activation as spokesman and “Team Mayhem” member. At the Final Four he joined Allstate executives (from left) Pam Hollander, Dan Keats, Lauren Lamping, Ashley Kelly and Caitlin Morse.
Photo by: BEN ROSE PHOTOGRAPHY





















At a Final Four party in Atlanta co-hosted by Learfield Sports and IMG College (from left): Cincinnati athletic director Whit Babcock, Shamrock Capital Advisors partner Will Wynperle and Learfield EVP Roger Gardner.
Photo by: ANN MARIE WAGONER / LEARFIELD SPORTS






















Red Sox welcome veteran, season

Afghanistan veteran Jim Urso met with Red Sox executives and family, including owner John Henry and wife Linda Pizzuti Henry, Chairman Tom Werner and Stacey Lucchino, wife of CEO Larry Lucchino, at the club’s home opener at Fenway Park on April 8. Urso will take part in the Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital’s Run/Walk to Home Base, a 9K run set to take place May 4. From left: John Henry, Stacey Lucchino, Jim Urso, Linda Pizzuti Henry and Tom Werner.
Photo by: MICHEAL IVINS / BOSTON RED SOX



























Burke in residence at UMass

Hockey executive Brian Burke (center) served as the Mark H. McCormack Executive-In-Residence at the Isenberg School of Management, UMass Amherst, April 9-10. With him are (left) Steve McKelvey, associate professor and graduate program director, and Lisa Masteralexis, department head of the Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management.
Photo by: BEN BARNHART / BBIMAGES.COM






















At the Masters with Izod and Maxim

With Maxim models at the Launch Party for the Izod Social Hub at the Maxim Clubhouse on April 10 in Augusta, Ga. (from left): Team Izod and PGA Tour golfer Scott Piercy; Mike Kelly, EVP of marketing for PVH; Sharon Borawski, fashion sales director for Maxim; and Team Izod and PGA Tour golfer Spencer Levin.
Photo by: MIKE COPPOLA / GETTY IMAGES FOR IZOD





















16W clients turn out to salute Rosner

The CJ Foundation for SIDS honored 16W Marketing co-founder and foundation board member Steve Rosner on April 2 at its Excellence in Giving evening at the Stony Hill Inn in Hackensack, N.J. With Rosner (center) and 16W partner Frank Vuono (third from right) are 16W clients (from left) Howie Long, Boomer Esiason, Bob Papa, Beasley Reece and Phil Simms.
Photo by: EUGENE PARCIASEPE JR.
























All-star lineup for ‘42’ lunch

Legendary Entertainment Chairman and CEO Thomas Tull, producer of the new Jackie Robinson biopic “42,” hosted members of the Baseball Hall of Fame at a luncheon Tuesday at Spago in Beverly Hills. From left: Orlando Cepeda, Dave Winfield, Joe Morgan, Tull, Hank Aaron, Tony Gwynn, Pat Gillick and Rich “Goose” Gossage.
Photo by: ERIC CHARBONNEAU / LE STUDIO























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