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Executive Transactions

Northern Arizona Univ. has named Washington State Univ. Deputy AD MIKE MARLOW as its new AD. Marlow had been at WSU since '10 (, 12/13). Marlow replaces LISA CAMPOS, who "accepted the AD position" at UTSA last month. Marlow is "credited with doubling the membership and contributions" to WSU's athletic fund (, 12/13).

EXECS: SMI promoted VP/Partnerships GEOFF ULRICH to Senior VP/Consumer Strategies, a role that sees him work with SMI’s eight speedways on fan outreach and marketing tactics. Ulrich, who has been with SMI since ’13, will report to SMI Chief Strategy Officer MIKE BURCH (Adam Stern, Staff Writer)....Pegula Sports & Entertainment named branded merch firm ADPRO Sports Founder & President RON RACCUIA VP/Licensing & Brand Merchandise. PSE also named Saints and Pelicans Dir of Premium Seating ROB MINTER VP/Business Operations for the AHL Rochester Americans (THE DAILY)....Duke Univ. promoted the following: ART CHASE to Associate AD/External Affairs; JOE MANHERTZ to Associate AD & Exec Dir for Iron Dukes Major Gifts; ROBERT WEISEMAN to Associate AD/Athletics Facilities, Game Operations & Championships; JACK WINTERS to Associate AD & Exec Dir of the Iron Dukes Annual Fund; and RACHEL CURTIS to Assistant AD/Athletic Facilities Branding and Dir of the Legacy Fund (Duke)....Gonzaga Univ. promoted JOSH COX to Dir of Development for Major Gifts and KELSEY CRAWFORD to Ticket Office Manager (Gonzaga)....SMG promoted the following at Wichita's Intrust Bank Arena: BEN FEEKES to Accounting Manager; JARED JOHNSON to Staff Accountant; and KATIE FOLDS to Concessions Manager (SMG)....The Oregon Sports Authority named live event/brand experience firm Etzel Agency Founder, CEO & Chair JIM ETZEL Exec Dir, effective Jan. 1. Etzel will step down from his role with his eponymous agency (Oregon Sports Authority).

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