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Volume 23 No. 13
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On the Move

Changing places and positions around the industry


Chicago State University named ERIC HYMAN interim athletic director. Hyman was a consultant for search firm Ventura Partners and was previously athletic director at Texas A&M, South Carolina and TCU.

The University of Kansas named JAMIE HAYS SZELC associate athletic director for development and JEANNA McCABE as a gift processing specialist for the Williams Education Fund.

The University of Maine named BRIAN FAISON deputy athletic director. Faison most recently was athletic director at the University of North Dakota.

The University of New Haven named SHEAHON ZENGER athletic director. Zenger most recently was athletic director at the University of Kansas.

Old Dominion University named MIKE HERMANN senior associate athletic director for external relations. Hermann was vice president and athletic director at Kansas Wesleyan University.

Temple University named JESSICA REO executive senior associate athletic director and senior women’s administrator. Reo was senior associate athletic director for compliance and special projects at Florida International University.

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley named MOLLY CASTNER deputy athletic director and senior woman administrator. Castner was in the same role at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.


Delaware North named MARK MAJEWSKI director of creative services of the Boston Bruins and TD Garden, and STEPHEN BROWN client development executive for Boston Garden Society.

The Philadelphia Flyers and Wells Fargo Center named SAM EBB vice president of business strategy and analytics. Ebb was a senior consultant for strategy and analytics at Deloitte.


The Aspire Group promoted MOLLY NASON to marketing coordinator; and named CARL ARNDT director of ticket sales and service for USA Hockey Arena; MICHAEL RICHMOND manager of ticket sales and service for the University of Northern Iowa; CALEB NOWICKI manager of ticket sales and service for San Diego State University; ANTHONY MOORE manager of ticket sales and service for Miami University; COLIN JOHNSON manager of ticket sales and service for the University of Pennsylvania; SEMRA BERIC manager of sales and service for Harvard University; CHAD WILKINSON database manager for the University of Denver; MAX MILLER team leader, groups for the University of Denver; JUAN “CARLOS” MUNOZ team leader for the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley; and ANACLAUDIA CERVANTES senior manager of ticket sales and service for Colorado State University.

DKC Sports promoted JOE GIORDANO to account supervisor and ANDREW RHODES to vice president.

Eiger Marketing Group named KYLE DRAPER vice president of partnerships. Draper previously served in similar roles for Palace Sports and Entertainment and the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Learfield IMG College named MITCH POLL vice president of national marketing solutions and LAINIE GENTILE vice president of sales. Poll is a former U.S. Olympic Committee and NFL executive. Gentile was with the Minnesota Timberwolves, Lynx and Target Center.


The New York Red Bulls named RYAN BROOKS senior manager, academy business operations and SAM GOUGH education and welfare officer for Red Bulls Academy. Brooks previously managed academy operations with Minnesota United FC and the Chicago Fire. Gough was the principal and director of education for the Scholar Athletes Leadership Academy in New Jersey.

Orlando City SC named CHRISTOPHER SPANO vice president of ticket sales. Spano was vice president of team business services and analytics for the American Hockey League.


Delaware North Sportservice named DUSTIN ANDERSON general manager of Green Bay, which includes venues Lambeau Field, Titletown and The Turn powered by Topgolf Swing Suite.

Direct Recruiters named BRETT WALLACE director of its sports and entertainment practice. Wallace was assistant athletic director at Syracuse University.

The Ironman Group promoted ELIZABETH O’BRIEN to North America managing director. O’Brien was senior vice president of financial planning and strategy.

The Kraft Group promoted ROBYN GLASER to senior vice president of business affairs.

The McGowan Professional Athletes & Entertainers Insurance Solutions practice added ALEX SUBOTICKI as a client associate.

The PGA of America named ROB SMITH general manager for PGA Interactive. Smith was a senior director of business strategy and operations for NBA Digital.

The Professional Bull Riders named JOSH BAKER senior vice president of corporate partnerships and KOSHA IRBY senior vice president of business development and consumer events.

Sensory Interactive named CRAIG HENDERSON senior growth manager.

Turnkey Search named KELLY LEWIS a director of the company to focus on advancing diversity and inclusive recruitment practices. Lewis was a research and recruiting associate for Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates.

Under Armour appointed STEPHANIE PUGLIESE president, North America. Pugliese was president and CEO of Duluth Trading Co.

U.S. Curling Association CEO RICH PATZKE will step down this month. RICH LEPPING, chairman of the organization’s board of directors, will serve as interim CEO.

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