AJ Arem is the Vice President of National Partnerships where he oversees the day to day operations of the business. Previously he oversaw the South properties for Learfield IMG College Ticket Solutions. Prior to his regional responsibilities beginning in 2013, Arem was the General Manager of Ticket Solutions at the University of Tennessee property. Under his leadership, this premier SEC property generated nearly $6 million in new revenues, including a record $1 million in ticket sales within the first eight weeks of operation. Additionally, Arem developed a number of account executives who now serve as senior account executives, general managers for other ticket properties.
Prior to joining IMG, Arem was the Director of Premium Sales at the University of Central Florida where he significantly increased Football and Basketball Suite, Club, Loge and Courtside sales. Arem also served as an Account Executive, Sales Manager and Director of Ticket Sales during his time as UCF. Prior to UCF, Arem worked as the Ticket Manager for the University of North Carolina at Asheville where he helped significantly increase ticket sales revenues.
An Eagle Scout and avid handball player, Arem is a graduate of the University of Kentucky (B.A. in Education) and the University of Florida (M.S. in Sports Management). AJ and his wife Erica and son Grayson reside in Knoxville, TN.