JONESBORO, Ark. (8/1/23) – LEARFIELD, the athletics multimedia rightsholder for Arkansas State University, has appointed Slater Fuchs the new general manager of Red Wolves Sports Properties.
Fuchs brings significant industry experience to the Red Wolves Sports Properties team. Most recently, he served as vice president, corporate partnerships at THE TEAM, LLC in Frisco, Texas, and vice president, corporate partnerships at the Pro Volleyball Federation, as well as game day sponsorship activation for the Dallas Mavericks. His early career also included stops with the Frisco Fighters Football Team and Allen Americans Professional Hockey Club working in sports marketing and corporate partnerships. Fuchs received his bachelor’s degree in psychology and sports management from Southern Methodist University.
Fuchs will be relocating to Jonesboro and will serve as the primary LEARFIELD liaison for the university’s comprehensive athletics multimedia rights agreement and corporate partner platform. He will work closely with Vice Chancellor for Intercollegiate Athletics Jeff Purinton and the entire athletics administration on all aspects of the rights relationship.
“We are excited to have Slater Fuchs join our Red Wolves family,” said Purinton. “We are especially excited that Slater comes to Jonesboro with an extensive background and knowledge of corporate partnerships and athletics. He and his team are a direct extension of Arkansas State athletics, and we look forward to continuing our strong relationship with LEARFIELD under Slater’s leadership.”
“We’re thrilled to welcome Slater to our Red Wolves Sports Properties team,” said LEARFIELD VP, Multi-Media Rights/South Mike Haake. “The combination of experience Slater brings to our group and his success working with corporate partners and athletics make him a great fit for our continued efforts to deliver sponsor solutions and fan engagement for Arkansas State.”
LEARFIELD is a leading media, data and technology services company in intercollegiate athletics. The company unlocks the value of sports for brands and fans through an omnichannel platform with innovative content and commerce solutions. LEARFIELD services includes licensing and multimedia sponsorship management; publishing, audio, digital and social media; data analytics; ticketing, ticket sales and professional concessions expertise; branding; campus-wide business and sponsorship development; and venue technology systems. Since 2008, it has served as title sponsor for the acclaimed LEARFIELD Directors’ Cup, supporting athletic departments across all divisions.
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