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 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 General Manager’s and Leadership team members on the executive staff.
Prior to joining LEARFIELD, 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). Arem and his wife Erica reside in Knoxville, TN and are blessed with their two children, Grayson and Ryleigh James.