People: Executive transactions
Ohio State University named Dan Cloran executive associate athletic director of development. Cloran was senior director of development and alumni relations at OSU.
The University of Maryland named Marvin Lewis associate athletic director for business. Lewis was senior associate athletic director for finance and administration at Georgia State University.
Rick Mazzuto stepped down as athletic director of Cal State Northridge.
The ECHL hired Todd Merton as director of marketing and licensing. Merton was director of corporate sales, merchandise and game operations for the South Carolina Stingrays.
The National Steeplechase Association named Guy Torsilieri, Dwight Hall, R. Reynolds Cowles Jr., Bill Gallo Jr., R. Barry Watson, Kate Dalton, Sean Clancy and Richard Valentine to the Steeplechase Safety Task Force.
Front Row Marketing Services hired Lee Stacey as senior vice president of sales and marketing. Stacey was executive vice president at General Sports and Entertainment.
NBC Universal promoted Dan Lovinger to executive vice president of cable ad sales, Mark Miller to executive vice president of ad sales for the NBC Universal News Group and Peter Naylor to executive vice president of ad sales for NBC News Digital, and hired Alison Tarrant as executive vice president of client solutions and Trish Frohman to lead an ad sales strategy group.
The North American Soccer League’s San Antonio Scorpions named Howard Cornfield general manager. Cornfield was managing director of Beacon Sports Properties International.
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