Changing places and positions around the industry
Major League Baseball named FRANCESCA DEPALO partnership marketing coordinator.
The Golden State Warriors named TRACY PARKES director of partnerships, sports.
PointsBet hired ANSLEY O’NEAL as vice president of brand strategy and marketing. O’Neal was partnerships manager, global partnerships, at the International Olympic Committee.
The University of Wisconsin hired DREW TURNER as ticket sales manager.
Misfits Gaming Group and Unpause Media hired RAFAEL HUEZO as head of agency.
Riot Games promoted JAKE PERLMAN-GARR to global head of corporate development.
The LPGA promoted BRIAN CARROLL to executive vice president, global media distribution and partnerships.
The Los Angeles Kings hired SEAN TABLER as vice president of live events and ANDREA MURPHY as vice president of marketing and creative. Tabler was the Los Angeles Clippers’ director of game presentation, and Murphy oversaw US distribution and ad sales marketing for Sony Pictures Television.
Altius Sports hired BRITTNEY WHITESIDE as vice president of collegiate partnerships. Whiteside was a representative athletic director at the University of Virginia.
Aquarius Sports and Entertainment announced the promotions of BRANDON ROLLINS to senior director, client services; RILEY FORT to senior manager, client services; and RYAN JACOBSON to senior manager, client services; and hired JAIME THOMAS as director, client services; TAYLOR FOY as client services coordinator; and OWEN STEFFAN as administrative coordinator.
Fenway Sports Management hired WILL SHAMES as director, brand strategy and business developmentfor its consulting and events team.
Finn Partners named ZACH GROEN vice president of its sports division. Groen was director of communications at the Big Ten Conference.
Full House Solutions promoted MICHAEL BRINKMAN to director of partner success.
M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment North America promoted BETSY KAPLAN to senior account executive.
Sportfive hired DAVE CORREA as vice president of commercial partnerships. Correa was director, global partnerships and media sales, at WWE.
Two Circles named SAMANTHA BILZI commercial sales lead. Bilzi was director of global partnerships and business development for US Ski & Snowboard.
Barstool Sports promoted DAVID BLATTMAN to senior director, head of production.
ESPN hired CARRIE ROBINSON as manager of diversity, equity and inclusion. Robinson was director of diversity and inclusion at the University of New Haven.
Fox Sports promoted CYNDEE MCCARTHY to senior vice president, programming and logisticsand ANNE PENNINGTON to director of media relations.
NBC Sports Group hired AMY ROSENFELD as senior vice president, Olympics and Paralympics Production. Rosenfeld was vice president of production for ESPN.
Turner Sports named JALEN MITCHELL as NHL marketing coordinator.
AMB Sports and Entertainment named SCOTT KEGLEY vice president of digital strategy. Kegley was executive director, digital media and innovation, for the Minnesota Vikings.
BSE Global hired ADINA ALFORD ERWIN as executive vice president of business operations. Erwin was general manager of Barclays Center.
Charlotte FC hired STEPHANIE SNYDER as ticket services manager.
Sore named AALOK KAPOOR head of marketplace.
Vozzi named JAMES DARLINGTON chief business officer.
The Western & Southern Open hired MATT ALEXANDER as vice president of revenue and marketing. Alexander was vice president of sales and marketing at Kentucky Speedway.
Amazon hired JOE CLEMENTI as an NFL marketing strategist in its sports brand partnerships division.
Audible named CASSIUS FLEMMING director of sports programming.
Fanatics promoted BRANDON WILLIAMS to senior director of global communications.
The College Football Hall of Fame named CHRIS WOOD vice president of development. Wood was senior associate athletic director for development at the United States Military Academy at West Point.
WWE named CATHERINE NEWMAN executive vice president and head of marketing. Newman was chief marketing officer at Manchester United Media.