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Executive Transactions

ISC promoted Talladega Superspeedway VP/Marketing & Sales BRIAN CRICHTON to President of the raceway. Crichton will "take the helm Sept. 3," and will replace Chair GRANT LYNCH, who will retire in November (, 8/13).

EXECS: Learfield IMG College named former USOPC Senior VP & Managing Dir of Partnership Marketing MITCH POLL VP/National Marketing Solutions and former 4Front National Dir of Corporate Partnerships LAINIE GENTILE VP/Sales (Midwest Region). Poll will be based out of N.Y., and Gentile will be based out of Chicago (Learfield IMG College)....The Maryland Stadium Authority named Monumental Sports & Entertainment VP/Global Partnerships JEFF NEWMAN President & CEO of its newly created Sport & Entertainment Corporation of Maryland (MSA)....The Delaware Tourism Office named former Univ. of Delaware Assistant AD/Marketing RYAN WOLFE Tourism Sports Leader (DTO)....Visit Jacksonville named Jacksonville Sports Council VP/Events & Operations TOM NORTON National Account Manager of its Sales & Services team, with a "focus on sports tourism" (, 8/12).

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