Karlton Creech is Director of Athletics at the University of Maine. He came to UMaine in February 2014 from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (UNC), where we was Senior Associate Director of Athletics. AD Creech brings 10 years of senior athletics administration experience to UMaine. Since 2012, he has been UNC Senior Associate Director of Athletics, serving as Chief of Staff and overseeing the department’s capital projects, human resources and facilities. From 2004-12, he was Associate Executive Director for UNC’s Educational Foundation Inc., where he managed capital projects (including coordination of the $88 million football stadium expansion), the Annual Fund, marketing, fundraising and ticket sales programs, as well as donor stewardship and development. He also worked for the Student-Aid Association at North Carolina State University from 2001-04, coordinating ticket sales and fundraising. AD Creech, a native of Chapel Hill, received a bachelor’s degree in political science from North Carolina State University and will complete a master’s degree in management and leadership from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., in 2014.