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Volume 22 No. 2
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On the Move

Changing places and positions around the industry

Baseball

JASON DAMBACH, Frisco RoughRiders executive vice president and State College Spikes president, stepped down from his positions at Greenberg Sports Group to pursue opportunities outside of Minor League Baseball.

Basketball

The National Basketball Association hired RALPH RIVERA as managing director for NBA Europe and Middle East. Rivera was managing director for Discovery Communications’ Eurosport Digital.

The Sacramento Kings and Golden 1 Center named ALEX RODRIGO senior vice president and general manager.

Colleges

Fordham University hired SHANNON HAVILAND as director of athletic compliance. Haviland was NCAA compliance and student services coordinator at Bucknell University.

The University of Mississippi hired PAUL MCCARTHY as athletics compliance officer and senior associate general counsel and BOB BAKER as senior associate athletic director for student-athlete development. McCarthy was general counsel at the University of Connecticut, and Baker was associate athletic director for academic services at the University of Memphis.

Prairie View A&M University named ALICIA PETE assistant vice president for operations and ANITRA ADDISON assistant vice president for business operations.

Southern Methodist University hired LAUREN ADEE as senior associate athletic director for executive affairs. Adee was associate athletic director for major gifts at Temple University.

The University of Wisconsin hired STUART SUTTON as a director of development for premium seating and major gifts. Sutton was associate director of development at the University of Mississippi.

Facilities

International Speedway Corp. promoted JULIE GIESE to president for ISM Raceway.

The Los Angeles Stadium and Entertainment District hired CHRISTY CASTILLO BUTCHER as senior vice president of programming, KAMERON DURHAM as vice president of guest experience, SKARPI HEDINSSON as chief technology officer and JOE SESIN as vice president of finance and accounting

Speedway Motorsports promoted GREG WALTER to executive vice president and general manager of Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Football

The Minnesota Vikings hired LARA JURAS as vice president of people and culture. Juras was senior vice president of human resources for the Atlanta Braves.

Gaming

Esports organization Immortals hired BRIAN MILLMAN as vice president of corporate partnerships for its Overwatch League team, Los Angeles Valiant. Millman was an account director for GroupM’s Mindshare.

Hockey

The Los Angeles Kings hired JOON YI as database administrator and analytics; KARINA BATEK as coordinator of ticket operations and CRM; SARAH FLORES as assistant, human resources; CHRISTINE MILLER as membership account executive; ASHLEY LANE as director of creative; LEXI MOSSLER as coordinator of marketing; NICK OEFFLING as graphic designer and KELSEY RIZZO as digital assistant for NHL LSC.

The Vegas Golden Knights promoted ROBERT FOLEY to chief business officer.

Marketing

The Aspire Group promoted TODD SHELL to senior manager of sales and development at Purdue University and MALAKI ROY to senior service consultant at the University of Maryland; and hired GRACE IAQUINTO as new business consultant at the University of Maryland, JASON MATTESON as sales consultant at the University of Kansas and NICK MAVROSAKIS and JUSTIN KANG as sales consultants for the company.

Media

Bleachr hired RANDY MASTER as chief business development officer. Master was director of national sales for GF Sports.

iHeartMedia hired GREG MILLARD as executive vice president of event and experiential partnerships. Millard was vice president of partnerships and branded programming for Turner Broadcasting.

Multiteam Companies

Monumental Sports and Entertainment promoted KELLY SKOLODA to chief people officer; QUENTIN ADDISON to vice president of technical and broadcast operations; KETSIA COLIMON to vice president of communications for the Washington Mystics, AFL Baltimore Brigade and AFL Washington Valor; GRANT HASTINGS to vice president of network operations; and AMANDA TISCHLER to vice president of marketing for the Washington Capitals; MONICA DIXON to executive vice president of marketing, in addition to her previous role as chief of staff. CASSIDY LIEN was hired as vice president of game entertainment.

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