A visit from Kelly Hanna, owner and creator of Field of Play Marketing and President of WISE Pittsburgh.
Last night, Kelly Hanna joined us for our weekly GBM! She is the owner and creator of Field of Play Marketing and President of WISE Pittsburgh. Not only did she tell us about her journey to the position she's in today, she also offered our members very helpful tips for the sports business industry. Kelly mentioned that the industry is very tight knit, so you have to be mindful about every word you speak and all action you take. Following those two pieces of information has allowed her to earn the trust of the many former athletes she works with each and every day. As a club we'd like to give Kelly Hanna a huge thanks for speaking at last night's GBM!
At tonight's meeting we had the pleasure of hearing from two special guests! The first to speak was our very own Mark Strine. Mark has been heavily involved as a member and an officer of SBA for the past few years. He is currently interning for Pitt Athletics. During the meeting Mark talked about Pitt Athletics' marketing internship. The internship comes with responsibilities such as conducting marketing research, assisting in the development of a season marketing plan, and executing an event timeline. The second guest speaker of the night was Debbie Good. Debbie talked about Women in Sports and Events (WISE) and the different sports business classes offered at Pitt. WISE's mission is to enhance the growth and success of women in the business of sports and events. She also talked about the course she teaches here at Pitt, Sports Management. The class is chock-full of useful information and experiences that can help you in the sports business industry. It's a must-take class for anyone interested in a career in sports. As a club we'd love to give a huge thanks to Mark and Debbie for speaking at our GBM tonight!