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The Aspire Group Announces New CEO

November 15, 2019

ATLANTA, GA – Dr. Bernie Mullin, Chairman and Founder of The Aspire Group announced that Bill Duffy, current CEO of The Aspire Group, has been promoted to Vice Chairman. Duffy will assume his new role on January 1, 2020 and will remain actively involved in bringing in new business and relevant client partner projects for…

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Shell promoted to Senior Manager at Purdue FRMC

December 13, 2018

The Aspire Group has appointed Todd Shell to Senior Manager of Sales and Development at the Purdue University Fan Relationship Management Center (FRMC). Shell has spent the last six plus years with Aspire, most recently as Manager of Sales and Service at the Colorado State University (CSU) FRMC. He oversaw the sales and service team…

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Colorado-native Brown promoted to Colorado State FRMC Manager

November 21, 2018

Donny Brown has been promoted to Manager of Sales & Service of the Colorado State University (CSU) Fan Relationship Management Center (FRMC) in Fort Collins, CO. Brown will oversee sales and service initiatives for football, basketball and women’s volleyball as well as the daily operations of the FRMC. Brown was promoted from Team Leader of…

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Aspire promotes Wayne to CRM & Analytics Manager

November 6, 2018

The Aspire Group has promoted Christian Wayne to Manager of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Analytics at the Atlanta headquarters. Wayne will oversee the implementation and execution of Aspire’s data insights and aggregation platform, known as the A-Cube, while continuing to lead company-wide analytics initiatives. Wayne was previously the Performance Analytics Coordinator tasked with analyzing…

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Blevins to lead newest FRMC on-campus at UIC

November 2, 2018

The Aspire Group and the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Athletics have selected Grayson Blevins to manage the Fan Relationship Management Center (FRMC). As the Manager of Sales & Service, Blevins will oversee new sales and renewals for all ticketed sports in addition to philanthropic donations to the Flames Athletic Fund. Blevins was previously…

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Aaron Kurz Promoted to Sales & Service Manager at UConn 

October 5, 2018

The Aspire Group has announced the addition of Aaron Kurz to Manager of Sales and Service at the University of Connecticut (UConn) Fan Relationship Management Center (FRMC). Kurz will oversee the staff responsible for new sales and service and retention for UConn’s ticketed sports as well as stand-alone donations to the Husky Athletic Fund. Kurz…

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Mehalko Transitions to Aspire as Northeastern FRMC Manager

September 6, 2018

Ross Mehalko has joined The Aspire Group as the Manager of the Northeastern Fan Relationship Management Center (FRMC). Mehalko and his staff will oversee all athletic ticket sales and service initiatives as well as philanthropic donations to the Huskies Fund. For the past seven years, Mehalko served as the Huskies’ Senior Assistant Director of Athletic…

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Roberto promoted to Manager of Strategic Consulting & Research

August 30, 2018

Four-year Aspire veteran Gina Roberto has been promoted to Manager of Aspire’s Strategic Consulting & Research (SC&R) department where she will oversee the development and execution of research projects for partners.  Roberto started as an intern for Aspire in 2014 and worked her way up in the SC&R department earning four promotions. In addition to…

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Aspire welcomes Brian Specia as Director of Ticket Sales & Service for UConn Athletics

August 23, 2018

The Aspire Group welcomes Brian Specia as the Director of Ticket Sales & Service at the University of Connecticut (UConn) Fan Relationship Management Center (FRMC). Specia’s responsibilities will include inbound and outbound ticket sales, service & retention and stand-alone donations to the Husky Athletic Fund. Prior to Aspire, Specia was as a Senior Account Executive…

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Aspire names Drew Maulsby as Manager of Sales & Service at the UNI FRMC

August 16, 2018

The Aspire Group has named Drew Maulsby as the Manager of Sales & Service of the new on-campus Fan Relationship Management Center (FRMC) at the University of Northern Iowa (UNI). Maulsby will handle the day to day operations of the FRMC including oversight of the staff and the development and execution of UNI’s ticket sales…

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