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Volume 21 No. 34
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People: Executive Transactions


The Los Angeles Dodgers hired Jim Tucker as vice president of corporate partnerships. Tucker was senior vice president of global marketing and media partnerships for Equity Sports Partners.


The Class AA Southern League Biloxi Shuckers promoted Trevor Matifes to assistant general manager, Layton Markwood to ticket sales executive, Lisa Turner to accounting and human resources manager and Jenifer Truong to community relations and promotions manager; and hired Garrett Greene as media relations manager and broadcaster, Stephanie Chapman as a ticket sales executive and Dani Polen as an administrative and marketing assistant.



Northwest Missouri State University Athletic Director Mel Tjeerdsma announced his retirement, effective April 30.


Seattle University hired Alex Romagnolo as associate athletic director for development. Romagnolo was director of development of the Rockne Athletics Fund at the University of Notre Dame.



rEvXP hired Bill Kenney as director of business development. Kenney was a senior consultant for Amarok Consulting.



Clear hired Lauren Stangel as vice president of sports and events.



The Kansas City Chiefs promoted Tyler Epp to executive vice president of business operations.


The San Francisco 49ers promoted Cameron O’Toole to account executive of partnership sales and Alyssa Morales to partnership activation representative, and hired Matt Siert as manager of partnership sales. Siert was corporate partnership manager for the San Jose Sharks.



The Ladies Professional Golf Association promoted Jake Brokaw to senior director of new media.



The Los Angeles Kings hired Emily Doherty as a sales representative. 



The Aspire Group promoted Chad Cardinal to regional director at Santa Clara University, Brian Treiser to regional director at Florida Atlantic University and Rich Witmeyer to regional director at Auburn University; and hired Jason Russow and Alec Dunn as new sales consultants at Purdue University, Daniel Schubert as assistant director of ticket operations at Florida Atlantic University, Adam Garelik as sales and service consultant at San Jose State University and Scott Proietti as sales consultant at the University of South Florida.


CSE promoted Daniel Goldstein to vice president, Cc Coleman to account director, Dave Peters to senior account manager, Stefanie Stephens and Anna Diez to account manager and Maddie Lockridge to account executive. 


Independent Sports & Entertainment promoted Scott Pearson to vice president of business and legal affairs for ISE Baseball.


Learfield hired Andrew Kossoff, Owen Shull and Mark Winneker as Campus+ vice presidents.



USA Triathlon hired Thomas Reilly as commissioner of officials.


Sporting Goods and Apparel

WinCraft promoted Chris Wolfe to national sales director for its college division.



DraftKings hired Sean Hurley as head of sportsbook. Hurley was head of commercial for Amelco.


Combate Americas hired Jessica Mata as director of integrated partnerships for Mexico. Mata was managing director for Apex Exchange.


The Drone Racing League hired Melanie Wallner as director of communications. Wallner was senior manager of strategic communications for LeadDog Marketing Group.


FanCompass promoted Lisa Fahey to president.


The McGowan Professional Athletes and Entertainers Insurance Solutions Practice hired Cat Buchanan as a client consultant.


The Ragnar Relay Series hired Doug Kaplan as executive vice president and Michael Proulx as vice president of corporate partnerships.

To have your personnel announcements included in the People section, please send information and photos to Brandon McClung at 120 W. Morehead St., Suite 310, Charlotte, NC 28202, or email them to Electronic photos must be a jpg or tiff file for Macintosh, 2.25 inches wide at 300 dpi. Color only, please.