Faces + Places




Oak View Group has brought on Iain Campbell as executive vice-president in the Middle East and North Africa. Campbell joins OVG from ASM Global, where he served as a group director of venue operation services and an executive vice president in the Middle East. Oak View Group is parent company to VenuesNow.





TBA Agency has announced several promotions with a focus on branding as well as a partnership with creative services consultancy The Department. Katie Nowak has been promoted from head of marketing to vice president of marketing and partnerships; Corynne Fernandez has been elevated from marketing and partnerships coordinator to director of marketing and artist development; and Ashley Torres has been upped from marketing assistant to marketing and partnerships coordinator. Nowak, who is based in New York, “will oversee marketing, artist development strategy and brand partnerships for TBA.”



Dan Rogers has been promoted to senior vice president and executive producer of the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee; Opry Entertainment Group announced. Rogers, who previously served as vice president and executive producer, will continue to oversee programming at the venue, which hosts more than 200 performances a year, and his responsibilities as executive producer of the Opry’s live broadcast and stream. The Opry will soon be celebrating its 100th year, and, as executive producer, Rogers will be essential to the domestic and international broadcasts of the celebration.




JLG Architects has hired Ryan Rademacher, AIA, principal, and announced two principal promotions within the firm’s Sports & Recreation Studio led by Tom Betti. Rademacher, along with new principals Adam Davidson and Adam Barnett, will play a pivotal role in expanding the firm’s footprint in multi-sport and mixed-use entertainment venues, community recreation centers, and ice facilities. The Minneapolis-based firm’s projects include Augustana University Midco Arena in Sioux Falls; Prairie Lakes Ice Arena in Watertown, South Dakota; and University of Minnesota 3M Arena in Minneapolis.