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People: Executive transactions
Published October 28, 2013, Page 26
High Point University promoted Sam Phipps to assistant athletic director for facilities and operations.
The University at Buffalo promoted Allen Greene to deputy director of athletics.
Wake Forest University named Skip Brown assistant athletic director for student-athlete development and operations finance. Brown was president of First Community Bank in Winston-Salem, N.C.
The West Coast Conference named Chris Carlson associate commissioner for men’s basketball and sport administration and Ryan McCrary senior director of communications. Carlson was men’s basketball coach at San Diego.
The American Athletic Conference hired Ellen Ferris as associate commissioner for governance and compliance. Ferris was associate vice president for athletic compliance at the University of Southern California.
The Big East Conference promoted Joe D’Antonio to senior associate commissioner for administration and NCAA relations and named Jennifer Condaras associate commissioner of compliance and governance, John Paquette associate commissioner of sports media relations, Chris Schneider associate commissioner of Olympic sports, Shawn Murphy assistant commissioner of men’s basketball operations, Kevin Flanagan business officer and Naomi Huston executive assistant.
Davis & Elkins College named Phillip Fetty sports information director. Fetty was director of sports information and promotions at West Virginia Wesleyan College.
Eastern Oregon University named Anji Weissenfluh athletic director.
Waldorf College named Bart Gray athletic director. Gray was athletic director at the University of Wisconsin-Marathon County.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Chief Sales and Marketing Officer Mike Redick resigned.
The All American Games promoted Joe Bouffard to vice president of marketing and communications and named Steve Quinn vice president of player development.
The Central Hockey League named Steve Ryan commissioner. Ryan was the founder of Ryan Enterprises.
The National Lacrosse League named Dan Gacetta director of business development.
Troika named Damon Haley sports account director.
InStadium named Pat Coyle vice president of audience platforms. Coyle was president of Coyle Media.
The WWE named Laura Brevetti senior vice president, general counsel and secretary. Brevetti was a partner with K&L Gates.
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