People: Executive transactions
The Oakland Athletics hired Juan Chavez, Jordan Kurtz and Victoria Ress as sales consultants.
Minor League Baseball named Stefanie Loncarich director of special events, Courtney Nehls assistant director of community engagement and Mark Labban senior manager of special events and affiliate programming, and hired Katie Davison as senior vice president of digital strategy and business development, Tara Thornton as manager of human resources, Shannon Finucane as associate counsel, Belicia Montgomery as analytics specialist, Will Kent as manager of partnership marketing and Brad Friedman as social media marketing coordinator.
The Atlanta Braves hired Adam Fisher as assistant general manager and Perry Minasian as director of player personnel. Fisher was senior director of baseball operations for the New York Mets, and Minasian was special assistant to the general manager for the Toronto Blue Jays.
The Atlanta Hawks promoted Daniel Bove to sports scientist and assistant strength and conditioning coach, Scottie Parker to head athletic trainer, Zach Peterson to video coordinator and Daniel Starkman to manager of basketball information and scouting coordinator, and named Brady Howe assistant athletic trainer, Adam Loiacono performance therapist and Dan Martinez senior director of team operations.
The Los Angeles Lakers hired Erika Singal as senior director of corporate partnerships.
The Toronto Raptors hired Luke Winn as director of prospect strategy. Winn was a senior writer covering college basketball for Sports Illustrated.
The Utah Jazz promoted Steven Schwartz to director of basketball operations and Derek Garduño to vice president of communications, and hired David Morway and Justin Zanik as assistant general managers, Lindsay Twiss as director of communications and Danny Franks as communications manager.
The NCAA hired Katrice Albert as executive vice president of inclusion and human resources. Albert was vice president for equity and diversity for the University of Minnesota system.
The University of Colorado hired Ben Broussard as assistant vice chancellor of advancement and associate athletic director overseeing the Buff Club. Broussard was vice president for development for Louisiana State University’s Tiger Athletic Foundation.
Oregon State University and the Oregon State University Foundation hired Alex Gary as senior associate athletic director and senior director of development for intercollegiate athletics. Gary was associate athletic director for development and external services at the University of Maryland.
Saint Peter’s University named Bryan Felt athletic director. Felt was senior associate athletic director at Seton Hall University.
Tulane University hired Carey Goodman as director of major gifts for the Green Wave Club. Goodman was assistant director of athletics development at the College of William & Mary.
Coastal Carolina University hired Ashleigh Gunning Alcorn as director of major gifts for the university’s Chanticleer Athletic Foundation.
Louisiana Tech University hired Andrea Alfano as assistant athletic director for business operations. Alfano was human resources coordinator at Georgia State University.
The U.S. Naval Academy named Amanda Gates director for administration and marketing for the Naval Academy Golf Association.
The University of New Orleans hired Kelvin Queliz as director of athletic communications. Queliz was director of sports information at Texas A&M University-Kingsville.
Northwestern State University hired Presley Owens as assistant director of compliance.
Stephen F. Austin State University promoted Matt Fenley to senior associate athletic director for compliance, John Branch to senior associate athletic director for external affairs, Rob Meyers to associate athletic director for business affairs, Rob McDermand to associate athletic director for academic affairs and Loree McCary to assistant athletic director, in addition to her role as the senior woman administrator. The university hired Tyler Boone as its director of athletic development.
In Demand hired Dale Hopkins as president and chief executive officer. Hopkins was executive vice president of distribution for GSN.
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