Welcome To The IMG Learfield Family

 

 Colby Carter, General Manager, TCU

Colby joins IMGL from the Dallas Stars (NHL) where he had worked since April 2012, including Account Executive, Premium Sales, Director of Corporate Sales (Texas Stars), and Manager of Inside Sales, before moving into his latest role of 2.5 years as Manager of Group Sales.  Colby impressed us with his energy, experience and sports business expertise, and will be strong in leading revenue initiatives, developing a ticket sales strategy & staff, and fostering great relationships at TCU and within IMG Learfield.  As an alum of TCU, he is extremely excited about the opportunity to lead our sales team on campus at his alma mater.  Welcome Colby at Colby.Carter@imglearfield.com

 

TennesseeSavannah Chalfant, Account Executive, Tennessee 

Savannah Chalfant started working with IMG Learfield Ticket Solutions in January 2019 as an Account Executive for the University of Tennessee.  Prior to joining IMG Learfield, Savannah worked with IMG College at the Vol Network as a Property Assistant.  A native of East Tennessee, Savannah graduated from the University of Tennessee in May 2018 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sport Management. Please welcome her to the family at Savannah.Chalfant@imglearfield.com

 

Jeff Crosley, Sales Representative, Western Kentucky

Jeff joined the WKU team last month and is currently a sophomore at Western Kentucky University majoring in Sport Management and minoring in Sales. Welcome Jeff to the IMGL team at  Jeff.Crosley@imglearfield.com

 

Mark Curtis, Account Executive, Chattanooga

Mark joins the IMG Learfield from the Nashville Predators the team last month and is currently a sophomore at Western Kentucky University majoring in Sport Management and minoring in Sales. Welcome Jeff to the IMGL team at  Mark.Curtis@imglearfield.com

 

TennesseeShelby Cuthbertson, Account Executive, Tennessee

Shelby Cuthbertson started working with IMG Learfield Ticket Solutions in January 2018 as an Account Executive for the University of Tennessee. Prior to joining IMG Learfield, she worked with the Winston Salem Dash Minor League Baseball Team as a Business Development Representative. Originally from North Carolina, Shelby graduated from UNC Charlotte in May 2014 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration and a Concentration in Marketing. Please welcome her to the family at Shelby.Cuthbertson@imglearfield.com

 

Megan Gregory, Account Executive, SMU

Megan joins the IMGL family after most recently completing a ticket sales internship with the Chic-fil-A Peach Bowl in Atlanta.  She graduated from the University of South Carolina in May 2018 and worked with the Gamecock Club as a Premium Seating and Events Intern while an undergrad in Columbia. Join us in welcoming Megan at Megan.Gregory@imglearfield.com

Ross Grippin, General Manager, UNC Charlotte

Ross is originally from Ithaca, NY and joins the IMG Learfield from Syracuse University where he had been an Account Executive for the Orange since 2017. Prior to joining SU, Ross spent 2 years with the Lakewood BlueClaws, the single A affiliate of the Phialdelphi Phillies. Ross graduated of Cortland State in 2014 with a degree in Sport Management. Welcome Ross to the team at Ross.Grippin@imglearfield.com

 

Casey Hudson, Account Executive, WVU

Casey is a Charleston, WV native and obtained his bachelors and masters degrees from WVU in Sports Management. While at WVU, Casey worked as a recruiting intern the the Mountaineers football team as well as a student manager for the women’s soccer team. Prior to joining IMGL, Casey was a member of the Columbus Crew SC inside sales team for the 2018 season. Join us in welcoming Casey at Casey.Hudson@imglearfield.com

 Eric Johnson, Sales Representative, National Sales Center 

Eric started with IMGL here at the Sales Center on Monday 1/14/19. He is a native to Indiana and is a graduate of the University of Indianapolis. We’re excited to have Eric here at the Sales Center and looking forward to seeing him blow up our sales thread very soon from selling the NCAA Championships and Big Ten. Welcome Eric at Eric.Johnson@imglearfield.com

 

Ryan Kay, Account Executive, Troy University

Ryan joins our team as Account Executive at Troy University.  Prior to his current role, Ryan spent 1 year at Texas Motor Speedway as an Inside Sales Representative and an Account Executive. He was responsible for driving new business through full season tickets, weekend packages, hospitality suites, group tickets and single day events. After his time at the speedway he took his talents to BirdEye Inc. (a tech startup) where he was a Sales Development Representative. Through these efforts, he was recognized as Top Sales Performer at Texas Motor Speedway for the 2018 race season.  A native of Jonesboro, Georgia, Ryan attended Troy University where he was a member of the football team as a kicker and punter. Ryan received his undergraduate degree in Sport & Fitness Management in 2015 and his graduate degree in Sport Administration in 2016. Ryan is very eager to return to Troy and to get started with us at IMG Learfield and to help create unforgettable moments on game day for Trojan fans. Please welcome him to the family at Ryan.Kay@imglearfield.com 

 

Daniel Krueger, Data Analytics Manager, Oregon

Daniel recently graduated from Colorado College where he played on the men’s soccer team. Born and raised a Duck fan in Eugene, Oregon he has been published on SBnation and on woodypaige.com. Daniel was also contracted as a data analyst by the USOC and the UO athletic department while in school. He enjoys hiking, running, coding and blogging. Welcome Daniel at Daniel.Krueger@imglearfield.com

  

Tennessee Zach Mahon, Account Executive, Tennessee 

Zach Mahon started working with IMG Learfield Ticket Solutions in January 2019 as an Account Executive for the University of Tennessee. Previously, he worked with the Cincinnati Reds and the Florida Panthers in sales. Originally from Fort Wayne, Indiana, Zach graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Administration from the University of Cincinnati in August 2017. Please welcome him to the family at Zachary.Mahon@imglearfield.com

 

 Kyle McGuire, General Manager, Iowa

Kyle joined us from Bowling Green State University where he was the Director of Ticket Sales and Premium Seating. A graduate of Ohio University, Kyle started his ticket sales career as an Inside Sales Representative with the Cincinnati Reds. After a successful 18 months, he joined IMGL at the University of Pittsburgh as an Account Executive and was part of a team that led all IMGL in new football season ticket sales. Kyle is originally from Greenville, Ohio and is looking forward to leading this new property. Welcome Kyle to the team at Kyle.McGuire@imglearfield.com

 

Lynn Miller – Sales Manager, Western Kentucky

Lynn Miller has joined MG Learfield Ticket Solutions as Sales Manager for Western Kentucky University. A native of Indiana, Lynn spent more than 8 years with Pacer Sports and Entertainment in Indianapolis as a senior account manager representing both the NBA and WNBA teams there.  Welcome Lynn to the team at Elizabeth.Miller@imglearfield.com 

 

Sammy Morris – Sales Representative, Memphis

Sammy is a Tennessee native and recent University of Memphis graduate, born in Springfield, Tennessee and receiving his Sports Management degree this past December.  During his time as a student, Sammy spent time interning with football operations, leading campus tours and most recently, interning with the Tiger Scholarship Fund.  When he is not cheering for the Memphis Tigers, Sammy is a big-time Chicago Cubs fan.  Welcome Sammy to the IMGL Family at Samuel.Morris@imglearfield.com

 

 Jake Robinson – Data Analytics Manager, Iowa

Jake joins us from the Portland Timbers of the MLS where he had been a member of their sales team for over 5 years, most recently as Account Executive. He began as an intern with the Timbers following graduating from the University of Oregon in May 2013 with a Bachelors Degree in Business/Sports Marketing. Welcome Jake to the team at Jake.Robinson@imglearfield.com

 

Zachary Semple, Sales Representative, National Sales Center 

Zach started with IMGL here at the Sales Center on Monday 1/14/19. He is joining the family here in Indy from Huntington,  WV and is a graduate of Marshall University. We’re excited to have Zach a part of the team here and looking forward to some great things with selling NCAA Championships. Please join us in welcoming Zach to the team at Zachary.Semple@imglearfield.com

 

Brittany Vervynckt, Sales Manager – Fort Wayne

Brittany joins us from Adams Radio Group where she was a Marketing and Sales Consultant. Prior to Adams Radio Group, Brittany spent time working for the Chicago Cubs at their Spring Training facility specializing in group sales and season tickets. A native of Fort Wayne IN, Brittany earned her Bachelor Degree from Manchester University where she studied Sport Management with a Business Concentration. Please join us in welcoming Brittany to the family at Brittany.Vervynckt@imglearfield.com

 

Chris Weil, Manager, Ticket Sales – Troy 

Chris joins our team as Manager, Ticket Sales at Troy University. Chris began his career in ticket sales at Louisiana Tech Athletics in the Fan Relationship Management Center in 2016. As a Ticket Sales Consultant, Chris was responsible for increasing revenue through all ticket options for Football, Men’s & Women’s Basketball, and Baseball along with assisting the Louisiana Tech Athletic Club with athletic donations. After being promoted to Senior Ticket Sales Consultant in 2017, Chris accepted oversight of the Louisiana Tech FRMC Internship Program. A native of Troy, Alabama., Chris received his undergraduate degree from Troy University in July 2012 with a Bachelors of Science in Sport & Fitness Management. Chris received his graduate degree from Auburn University at Montgomery in May 2015 with a Masters in Business Administration. Chris is excited to join the IMG Learfield team and for the new partnership with Troy University Athletics. Please welcome him to the family at Christopher.Weil@imglearfield.com

 


Congratulations To Our Recent 2019 Promotions

 Col Erlandson – Senior Account Executive, Duke

Col was promoted to Senior Account Executive in January of 2019.  Since he began working with our IMG Learfield team at Duke in March 2018, Col established himself as a leader with his daily hustle, sales results, and his approach to bettering not only his craft but the group around him. Please join us in congratulating Col at Col.Erlandson@imglearfield.com.

 

Derek Stahl – Associate General Manager, WVU

Derek was promoted to Associate General Manager at WVU in January of 2019.  He began working with IMGL in 2016 coming over from the Houston Astros inside sales department. Derek was recently awarded Salesperson of the Year for his achievements in 2018 and was the top football group sales salesperson this past season as well. Please join us in congratulating Derek at Derek.Stahl@imglearfield.com

 

Austin Tinnes – Senior Account Executive, Missouri

Austin was promoted to Senior Account Executive in January of 2019.  He began working with IMGL in 2017 after completing a ticket sales internship with the Kansas City Chiefs.  Please join us in congratulating Derek at Austin.Tinnes@imglearfield.com

 

Adam Jacquez – Senior Account Executive, Oklahoma

Austin was promoted to Senior Account Executive in January of 2019.  He joined IMGL in 2017 coming over from the Oklahoma City Dodgers where he was a Group Sales Coordinator.  Please join us in congratulating Adam at Adam.Jacquez@imglearfield.com