People: Executive Transactions
The Southern League of Professional Baseball Clubs’ board of directors hired Lori Webb as Southern League president.
The Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center named Jeff Gewirtz executive vice president of business affairs and chief legal officer, and promoted Travis Lee to creative director. Illiana Blackshear was promoted to hospitality and ticket administrator for Barclays Center.
Saint Joseph’s University promoted Don DiJulia to vice president for athletics and athletic director.
Stanford University named Bernard Muir athletic director. Muir was director of athletics and recreation services at the University of Delaware.
Kansas State University named Lindsey Babcock associate athletic director for compliance. Babcock was assistant commissioner of compliance and governance for the Atlantic Coast Conference.
North Georgia College and State University hired Milledge Austin as assistant athletic director for sports communication. Austin was the director of operations and media relations at Montana State University Billings.
The University of Arkansas named Byron Hatch associate athletic director for business. Hatch was the director of championships and alliances for the NCAA.
Rice University hired Shulmith “Shu” Muthyala as general manager of ticket sales and services and Patrick Philpot as account executive.
Pace University hired Drew Brown as director of athletic development. Brown was director of alumni relations at Mercy College.
The University of Indianapolis hired Scott Young as associate athletic director for compliance, Bob Brubeck as director of facilities and operations and Jackie Paquette as senior woman administrator.
The University of Southern California named Steve Lopes chief operating officer and chief financial officer of the athletic department and promoted Tim Tessalone to senior associate athletic director of media relations, Hatcher Parnell to associate athletic director of operations, Marilee Pischel to associate athletic director and director of human resources, Monica Morita to assistant athletic director of student services, John Mosbach to assistant athletic director of academic advising and Gregory Millward to director of development.
Hampton University named Novelle Dickenson athletic director, Alexiss Robinson assistant athletic director and senior women’s administrator and Kristen Drummond compliance coordinator.
KemperSports and KemperLesnik hired Brian Milligan as chief financial officer. Milligan was chief financial officer at Business Only Broadband.
The United States Football League named hall of famer Marshall Faulk to its board of advisers.
Dial Global and the NBC Sports Group hired Jack Silver as program director of NBC Sports Radio Network. Silver was program director for KLOS and KABC Radio in Los Angeles.
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