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On the Move

Changing places and positions around the industry

BASEBALL

Little League International’s MICHELE RICHARDS, executive assistant to the president and CEO, announced her retirement. PAM WRIGHT was promoted to the position.

BASKETBALL

The Atlanta Hawks and State Farm Arena announced that its Project Management Office will be led by CHRIS HOLDSWORTH, vice president; GIANNA SEENEY, project manager; and NATALIA MAYO, assistant project manager.

The Milwaukee Bucks hired VALERIE SUMINSKI as vice president of retail.

ESPORTS

New Meta Entertainment named JARED GROSS senior director of content, overseeing digital content and social growth for Dignitas and Raidiant.

FOOTBALL

The Washington Commanders hired ANTHONY CANGELOSI as vice president of corporate partnership sales.

HOCKEY

The Premier Hockey Federation named BRYAN KOOP of Boston Properties as a strategic adviser on facilities and infrastructure.

MARKETING

Elevate Sports Ventures promoted THOMAS BERNSTEIN to executive vice president, insights; CHRIS ALLPHIN to executive vice president, partnership consulting; CRAIG MARTIN to executive vice president, partnership sales; KYLE VALLEJO to controller; MADDY COOPER to manager, partnerships strategy; and MORGAN WHITE to senior designer, Infinite Scale. Elevate Sports Ventures also hired BEN GUMPERT, senior adviser; JIMMY BRUNS, executive vice president, brand consulting; LARA TOSCANI WEEMS, head of communications; KYLE FOLTS, vice president, insights; and SARA WRIGHT, vice president, partnership sales.

Legends International named DAVID GARTH vice president of commercial revenue.

rEvolution named TONY LORENZ global head of corporate development.

MEDIA

Amazon Prime hired AMY PALCIC as head of media relations for its U.S. sports PR team. Palcic was head of communications for the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Good Karma Brands named SAM PINES ESPN L.A. market manager and VINNY DIMARCO ESPN N.Y. market manager.

MOTORSPORTS

Jimmie Johnson Racing hired AMY WALSH STOCK director of communications and VINNY OREST as digital content manager.

Sonoma Raceway named VALESKA MUROMOTO director of marketing and MARIELKIS SALAZAR director of communications.

SOCCER

The San Jose Earthquakes hired TUTUL RAHMAN as vice president of marketing and TRINO MARTINEZ as vice president of stadium operations.

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