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Nate Harris joined Spectra at the Virginia State University Multi-Purpose Center in Petersburg as assistant general manager and director of marketing. Harris began his career with Spectra in November 2010 as marketing manager at MassMutual Center in Springfield, Mass. Previously, Harris worked as director of marketing at Mullins Center at UMass Amherst, as senior marketing manager at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, and at Tsongas Center and Lowell (Mass.) Memorial Auditorium.
SMG named Chris Anderson director of facilities at Van Andel Arena, DeVos Place, and DeVos Performance Hall in Grand Rapids, Mich. Anderson has been with SMG since 2003. He first was a maintenance technician and more recently chief engineer. Anderson has nearly 25 years of maintenance experience, beginning his career with Prince Machine and Jefferson Commons before joining SMG.
The Madison Square Garden Co. appointed Richard Constable as executive vice president, global head of government relations and public affairs. In the new position, Constable will serve as chief strategist overseeing all governmental, legislative and public affairs matters for MSG, including its collection of venues, sports teams and entertainment properties. Most recently, he spent three years at the Wyndham Worldwide Corp., where he was senior vice president of government relations and commercial contracts. Before that, he was deputy commissioner of New Jersey’s Department of Labor and Workforce Development.
Global conference manager Kenes chose Smara Iglesia as managing director for Spain. Iglesia has more than 15 years of experience in international conference and exhibition management as well as expertise in business development, logistics and production. She has worked for corporate event production companies as well as national and international professional congress organizers.
National Shows 2 promoted Sarah Madalinski to director of marketing, theaters and digital. Madalinski joined NS2 2 ½ years ago and was previously responsible for the marketing, advertising and promotion for its events at the Charleston (S.C.) Music Hall and Carolina Theatre of Durham, N.C. Madalinski was also marketing director for the U.S. Cellular Center, Paramount Theatre and McGrath Amphitheatre in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Morsum hired Bob Pascal as executive vice president of sales and marketing. Pascal comes to Morsum from Sodexo’s Centerplate, where he served as chief marketing officer. Pascal has held brand marketing and technology consulting positions in the consumer packaged goods and financial services industries.
FPC Live promoted two talent buyers. Jesse Sherman will add the 600-capacity Majestic Theatre in Madison, Wis., to his booking responsibilities. Pat Kay is now also responsible for booking national acts at 900-capacity venue The Blue Note in Columbia, Mo.
Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, Ind., promoted April Workman to director of ticketing. Workman was hired as a ticket seller in 1995 and was promoted to assistant ticket office manager in 1999. Also promoted is Chelsea Scofield to marketing communications coordinator. Previously, Scofield worked as an event coordinator at Cornerstone Center for the Arts in Muncie. Newly hired is Patrick Ventura as ticket office manager. Ventura worked as director of ticketing for the Fort Wayne Wizards/TinCaps from 2004 to 2018.
Cory Rose, 71, at her home in Clayton, Ohio, on Sept. 5. Rose most recently was the general manager of the Hara Arena complex in Dayton and worked at the complex for a total of 52 years before its closing.
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