September 19th: Rebecca Burkhardt, Ticket Sales & Retention Account Executive for the Pittsburgh Steelers
At last Wednesday's meeting our guest speaker was Rebecca Burkhardt! Rebecca currently works for the Pittsburgh Steelers as their Ticket Sales and Retention Account Executive. She opened up the meeting by talking about the path she took to her current position and then followed up by explaining what she does in her current role. She also talked about the daily tasks of her interns and noting that internships with the Steelers would be available in the spring and the summer. Rebecca wrapped up the meeting by opening the floor to questions and telling us all of the useful tips she had for getting started in the sports business industry. As a club we'd like to give a huge thank you to Rebecca for speaking at Wednesday's meeting!
At Wednesday's meeting, our special guest was Ali Hoesly. Ali is the new Director of Basketball Operations for the women's basketball team at Pitt. She is in charge of everything from facilitating team travel to making sure that every player has a pair of sneakers to play in. She strives to make a positive impact on players lives and to assist them in succeeding off and on the court. Not only did Ali speak on behalf of her position, she also offered many great tips on how to work your way up in the sports business field. Our members gained a lot of useful knowledge from Ali through the stories of her experiences, and as a club we'd like to send her a huge thank you for speaking at our meeting!