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Tom Florian
Position: Assistant Director of Ticket Operations
Alma Mater: Drake
Phone: 515-271-4949
Email: thomas.florian@drake.edu

Tom Florian joined the Drake Athletics team in July 2014 as Assistant Director of Ticket Sales and Donor Management. He is responsible for maintaining current group accounts and generating new group business. Under his direction, group sales for men's and women's basketball saw an overall increase of 23% from 2013-14 to 2014-15. Additionally, he handles season ticket renewals, directs the part-time student staff., and performs other daily ticket and donor operations.

A native of Western Springs, Illinois, Florian graduated with a bachelor's degree in Marketing and Finance from Drake in May 2014.

As an undergraduate, Tom served as a Marketing Representative for Drake Athletics during the 2013-14 academic year. Previous to his work at Drake, he worked as a Marketing and Promotions intern for the Des Moines Buccaneers Hockey Club (USHL) in Urbandale, Iowa.

In addition, Tom is pursuing a Master in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing at Drake. He also serves as a board member for Opportunity on Deck, a local nonprofit organization that provides sport opportunities to children who otherwise would not have the means to compete. Starting July 2015, Florian will begin a one-year term as a board member for the American Marketing Association (AMA) - Iowa Chapter.