Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany and MSU AD Mark Hollis Kick-off Fall Economic Club Series
Friday, September 06, 2013
Posted by: Michelle Rahl
Commissioner Jim Delany and MSU AD Mark Hollis Kick-off
Fall Economic Club Series
MI) – Big Ten Commissioner Jim
Delany and Michigan State University Athletic Director Mark Hollis will kick
off the fall Economic Club series by taking the podium with details as follows:
September Economic Club
Keynote Speakers: Jim
Delany and Mark Hollis
Thursday, September 12,
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Kellogg Hotel &
25 years as Big Ten Commissioner, Delany has led the Big Ten through
significant periods of change and growth that have helped the conference
maintain its preeminent position as one of the nation’s leaders in providing
quality athletic and academic experiences for young student-athletes.
is an expert of his trade. He has guided the conference through an expansion to
14 teams with the addition of Penn State in 1991, Nebraska
in 2011, and Maryland and Rutgers
in 2012. The Big Ten now administers more than $136 million in athletic
scholarship aid to nearly 10,000 student-athletes, which is more than any other
conference. Under Delany’s guidance, the
Big Ten Conference has been a national leader in student-athlete welfare,
gender equity and innovation.
is a visionary of marketing college sports. In 2002, Hollis was awarded the
National Marketer of the Year Award as selected by the National Association of
Collegiate Marketing Administrators (NACMA). He was the architect behind the
"Cold War,” an outdoor hockey match-up between rivals Michigan State University
and University of Michigan, among many other successful projects. He also
developed the popular event the Carrier Classic, where President Obama attended
the inaugural game in 2011.
The Economic Club Luncheon with Jim Delany and
Mark Hollis is sponsored by Foster, Swift, Collins and Smith P.C. Tickets for
the luncheon are $40/individual or $300/table of eight. Registration can be
completed at www.lansingchamber.org or by contacting Jennifer Wagemann at email@example.com or
MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Delany and Hollis will be available for media
interviews AFTER the Economic Club presentation from 1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. if
you will be attending the luncheon and have an interest in speaking with Delany
or Hollis, please confirm with Ross Woodstock and John Lewandowski, Associate
Athletic Director – Communications, at 517-355-2271 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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