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People: Executive transactions

The San Antonio Spurs promoted Sean Marks to director of basketball operations and Austin Toros general manager and Brian Pauga to director of scouting, and named Matt Meiners manager of statistical development, Brandon James manager of basketball administration and Trajan Langdon pro scout.

The United States Football League named C.J. Olivares and Robert Graff to its board of advisers.


The Aspire Group named Andrew Boyd and Ben Graham sales consultants of the Fan Relationship Management Center for Georgia Tech and Jamie Clarke manager of the Fan Relationship Management Center for Football League One’s Coventry City.

Damon Haley stepped down as managing partner of Urban Marketing Corp. of America.


Scout Sports and Entertainment promoted Zachary Hochster to account coordinator and hired Carrie Skillman as account supervisor. Skillman was an account executive at Momentum Worldwide.

Livestream named Mindy Lyons brand sales account executive.

Comcast Sports Net Mid-Atlantic named Benjie Kaze executive producer and promoted Tim McDonough to senior producer. Kaze was senior coordinating producer for FSN Rocky Mountain.

Univision named Steve Mandala executive vice president for advertising sales. Mandala was executive vice president of cable entertainment ad sales at NBC Universal.

The West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame board of directors named Bryan Sperber, president of Phoenix International Raceway, as president. The board added Bill McAnally to its membership.

Sporting Goods and Apparel
Joseph Schneider and David Carlson are stepping down as president and chief executive, and executive vice president and chief financial officer of LaCrosse Footwear.

Under Armour named Leanne Fremar senior vice president and executive director for its women’s division. Fremar was creative director at Theory.

Nike named Nicole Hubbard marketing director for the U.K. and Ireland.

Witt/Kieffer hired Dan Beebe to serve as of counsel for its Sports Leadership Practice. Beebe was commissioner for the Big 12 Conference.

People news
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