Welcome To The IMG Learfield Family
Demetrius Boards, Account Executive, Rutgers
Demetrius is from Jersey City, New Jersey and graduated from Ramapo College in 2013. Demetrius previously came from Adidas as the Associate General of Sales for their sports division. Demetrius joins the Rutgers staff as an Account Executive. Please feel free to reach out and congratulate him at [email protected].
Alex Harrison, Sales Manager, EKU
Alex will be joining our team as Ticket Sales Manager at Eastern Kentucky University in August 2018. He was born and raised in Florence, KY right across the river from Cincinnati. Alex graduated from the University of Louisville in May of 2015 with a Bachelors Degree in Sports Administration and a minor in Communications. Prior to working for IMG Learfield, he worked for the St. Louis Cardinals as a Direct Sales Representative. In this position, he led his sales class by generating over $1.27 million in revenue for the 2016 and 2017 season. In addition to his position in St. Louis, he was also the Box Office Manager for the Hagerstown Suns for the 2017 season and most recently had a successful campaign at the Kentucky Speedway as an Account Executive. Alex is really excited to get started here with us at IMG Learfield and to help Colonel fans get the most out of their game day experience. Please welcome him to the family at [email protected].
Kayla Lemke, Account Executive, Oklahoma
We are glad to welcome Kayla back into the fold. Kayla joined IMGL as an Account Executive in May of 2016 at the University of Oklahoma and received a job offer from an NBA club in December 2017 she could not refuse. A graduate of East Carolina University, Kayla returned last week after realizing her heart was in Norman picking up where she left off generating approximately $2k her first week back. Please reach out and congratulate her at [email protected].
Steve Minucci, General Manager, Seton Hall
Steve joined IMGL as General Manager in August at Seton Hall University. Prior to IMGL, he was a Senior Account Executive with the Ontario Reign for the last five seasons. Please reach out and congratulate him at [email protected]
Niko Morisi, Account Executive, Seton Hall
Niko joined IMGL as an Account Executive in August at Seton Hall University. A Current Seton Hall Graduate student, Niko served in a few different roles with Seton Hall University in their Ticket Operations department. Please reach out and congratulate him at [email protected]
Tim Padden, Account Executive, Rutgers
Tim is from Cranford, New Jersey and graduated from the University of South Carolina with a degree in Sport and Entertainment Management in 2017. Tim previously worked as a marketing intern at both South Carolina Athletics and Rutgers Athletics. Tim joins the Rutgers staff as an Account Executive. Please feel free to reach out and congratulate him at [email protected].
Joe Rood, General Manager, Pitt
Joe joined IMGL as General Manager in August at Pitt after having served as Director of Marketing for the Panthers since 2014. Prior to Pitt, Joe was the Assistant Director of Marketing and Sales at his alma mater Michigan State from 2010-2014 and Assistant Ticket Manager from 2006-2010. Please reach out and congratulate him at [email protected].
Brandon Sims, Account Executive, Georgia
Brandon joined IMGL as an Account Executive in August at the University of Georgia. Prior to IMGL, he was a sales rep for a logistics company in Atlanta. A 2018 graduate of the University of Georgia, Brandon also was an intern for the UGA Athletic Association while in school. Please reach out and congratulate him at [email protected].
Dalton Waterman, Sales Representative, Seton Hall
Dalton joined IMGL as a Sale Representative in August at Seton Hall University. A 2018 Graduate of Mount St. Mary’s, he served as an Intramural Supervisor and Ticket Intern while in school. Please reach out and congratulate him at [email protected]
Brandon Wen, Sales Representative, Tennessee
Brandon started working for IMG Learfield Ticket Solutions in June 2018 as a student intern at the University of Tennessee before becoming a Sales Representative in August 2018. A native to the Nashville area, Brandon graduated from Vanderbilt University In May of 2017 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Human and Organizational Development and is currently working on his Master’s Degree from University of Tennessee in Recreation and Sport’s Management. Please reach out and congratulate him at [email protected].
Congratulations To Our August 2018 Promotions
Nick Ciaglia, Senior Account Executive, Pitt
Following his first year with IMGL, Nick has been promoted to Senior Account Executive at the University of Pittsburgh! Prior to working with IMGL he spent two years with the Scranton-Wilkes Barre Railriders as an Account Executive. In 2018, Nick has led the Pitt team in new football season tickets, becoming the first team member to surpass the 500 mark. In addition, he has led in new basketball season tickets and gross revenue. Nick graduated with a B.S. in Sport Management from Misericordia University in 2015 and an MBA in 2016. Please reach out and congratulate him at [email protected].
Matt Harman, Senior Account Executive, WVU
Matt has been promoted to Senior Account Executive at West Virginia University! Matt began his career at WVU as a Sales Representative and was promoted to Account Executive after just five months. After finishing last season number one in football season ticket sales at WVU, Matt is once again leading the team this year. Matt graduated with a B.B.A. in Management from Radford University in 2014 where he was a four-year member of the varsity golf team. He also received an M.S. in Sport Management from WVU in 2015. Please reach out and congratulate him at [email protected].
Brendan Jones, Executive General Manager, UNC
Brendan has been promoted to Executive General Manager, with continued oversight of UNC Chapel Hill and now Eastern Kentucky! He began working with IMG Learfield Ticket Solutions in September 2012 as an Account Executive at NC State University where he earned promotions to Senior Account Executive at NC State and then to General Manager at the University of Southern Mississippi. In two plus years at UNC their team has earned Rookie Property of the Year and Property of the Year honors in 2016 and 2017, respectively. Brendan, a native of Greenville, SC, graduated from Clemson University in May 2009 with a B.S. in Sports Marketing. Please reach out and congratulate him at [email protected].
Connor Lisle, Senior Account Executive, Oklahoma
Connor Lisle joined the IMGL Ticket Solutions family March 2016 and has made a significant impact on the OU sales team. During the last year, Connor has lead the sales team in total revenue and sales activity (hustle stats) three out of 12 months while being an active chamber ambassador member with the OKC Chamber of Commerce. His leadership in the office, goes beyond sales results and activity, but also includes leading our wrestling ticket sales initiatives, leading to an average increase of 115% in total tickets sold (season and group). It’s a privilege to work alongside him and make the recommendation to promote him for his intentional consistency to go above company standards. Please reach out and congratulate him at [email protected].
Marcus Madlock, Executive General Manager, Oklahoma
Marcus has been promoted to Executive General Manager, with continued oversight of Oklahoma and now the University of Houston. He began working with IMG Learfield Ticket Solutions in August 2017, earning Sales Trainer of the Year at the 2018 GM Conference. Marcus has 15+ years of experience in the NBA, NFL, NHL, MLB, MLS and WNBA, highlighted by being recognized with the MLS President Award for Club Season and Group Ticket Sales in 2011 and 2012 as Director of Ticket Sales with the Houston Dynamo, and most recently leading all ticketing efforts as the VP of Ticket Sales & Services with the Dallas Wings in 2016. Marcus is a graduate of Texas A & M University and also played college baseball at Tarleton University. Please reach out and congratulate him at [email protected].
Dan Torf, Senior Account Executive, UNC
On the cusp of his two year anniversary with IMGL, Dan Torf has been promoted to Senior Account Executive at UNC! Prior to working with IMGL he spent more years than he’s proud to admit working in minor league baseball, leading multiple staffs in group and season ticket sales. In his time at UNC he has consistently led the team in football and men’s basketball season ticket sales, while also leading in the coveted baseball and women’s basketball season ticket sales efforts! Throughout his 2 years at UNC Dan has specialized in keeping the staff entertained with his many “Torfisms” and has become a key leader and contributor on the staff, both in sales revenue and hustle stats! A native of Windsor, CT, Dan graduated from the University of Connecticut in May 2010 with a B.S. in Sport Management. Please reach out and congratulate him at [email protected].
Brent Vogel, Senior Account Executive, Washington State
Brent’s hard work and dedication has paid off as he has been promoted to Senior Account Executive. In the last year, Brent has been nominated for the Golden Headset eight times while being the West Region winner twice. Brent also received the highest score in the company-wide secret shopper evaluations this year. He is an incredible leader who has taken great strides to warrant this promotion. Please reach out and congratulate him at [email protected].
Candice Vaughn, Associate General Manager, Houston
Candice has been promoted to Associate General Manager, Ticket Sales at the University of Houston where she will help launch IMG Learfield’s most recent partnership. Prior to Houston, Candice served as Senior Account Executive at the University of Oklahoma where she played a key role in the group sales initiatives for multiple sports. In her three years in Norman, Candice was one of the top IMGL’s top revenue producers and was promoted within her first 18 months. Candice is a graduate of Troy University and had previous roles with the Memphis Grizzlies and the University of Memphis. Please reach out and congratulate her at [email protected].
Bill McClendon, Account Executive, UAB
Bill joined IMGL as a Sales Representative in July of ’17 here at UAB. During his first year at UAB he has constantly led our team in hustle and won a coveted Golden Headset award earlier this year. Prior to IMGL, he was an intern for IMG College while finishing up his degree at Ole Miss. Please reach out and congratulate him at [email protected].