Author Archives: BF

Shelley Binegar

Associate Athletic Director for External Operations and SWA, East Carolina University

Not only does Shelley Binegar have a “cool” job, but she also has her dream job at East Carolina University. As the Associate Athletic Director for External Operations and SWA, she has the self-described fun job in the department. Shelley gets to work directly with the alumni, donors and students in an external facing role […]


Gary Gray

Portable Sales Manager & NBA Projects Manager, Connor Sports

Playing professional basketball in Europe for 14 years is very cool, but transitioning into a very successful career after basketball is even cooler. Gary Gray has been with Connor Sports for 11 years and currently holds the title of Portable Sales Manager and NBA Projects Manager. Gary is finally catching his breath after another great […]


Joni Lockridge

Director of Digital Strategy, PGA of America

The golf season is officially underway so great to sit down for a Q & A with the PGA of America’s Joni Lockridge.  She is the Director of Digital Strategy for the PGA of America and oversees all of their digital efforts.  This includes the content, product, and analytics teams within the digital department.  For […]


Christian Elias

Green Monster Scoreboard Operator

Spring Training is wrapping up and another baseball season is around the corner. That means Christian Elias is getting ready to start his 26th season behind the “Green Monster” at Fenway Park. As the Green Monster Scoreboard Operator for the Boston Red Sox, Christian still maintains his passion for baseball and obviously one of the […]


Lauren Hoffmann

Director of Partnership Marketing, Richard Childress Racing

Another action packed NASCAR season is off and running so we were excited to have our weekly Q&A with Lauren Hoffmann. Lauren has been with Richard Childress Racing for five years and is currently the Director of Partnership Marketing. Once a sponsorship is sold for the team, her partnership team takes over for all things […]


Jayd Grossman

Assistant Athletic Director Men's Basketball Administration, Indiana University

We are on the verge of another March Madness so it was cool to sit down with Jayd Grossman, Assistant Athletic Director Men’s Basketball Administration at Indiana University. He has varying degrees of responsibility and/or oversight of most of the off-the-court services, operations, planning, and programming of Indiana Basketball.   It would also be fair to […]