Subscribe for the latest news

CollegeAD Conversation: The Aspire Group’s Bill Fagan

August 1, 2019

“In some respect, we are an extension of the development team in many of our university relationships.” Bill Fagan is the Chief Operating Officer for The Aspire Group. Chances are they are on the radar of most college universities looking to expand revenue channels. “There has been maturation of college ticket sales and service,” explains…

Read More

How Aspire Changed College Sports

July 16, 2018

Ten years ago, this new firm reimagined the way universities sold tickets. The principals recall how it started and the challenges along the way. By Abraham Madkour, Executive Editor, SportsBusiness Journal After nearly four years as CEO of the Atlanta Spirit ownership group, and mired in the politics of inner-ownership turmoil, Bernie Mullin was ready…

Read More

Forty Under 40 Podcast: Bill Fagan

April 11, 2017

Article originally published on This edition of the Forty Under 40 Spotlight Podcast, featuring interviews with winners of SportsBusiness Journal’s prestigious Forty Under 40 Award, is brought to you by Turnkey Search. When Bill Fagan first thought about joining Aspire, he looked at the two key components he considers when evaluating any opportunity: who…

Read More

4 Tips to Help Increase Donation Revenue

January 19, 2017

Development is a critical component of funding for all universities. For instance, athletic donations provide scholarships to thousands of student-athletes and fund projects for buildings and renovations crucial to the success of the program and recruitment process. At the University of Kansas Fan Relationship Management Center (FRMC), The Aspire Group has been working with the…

Read More

Forbes Names Aspire One Of Ten Best Sports Organizations to Work For

March 11, 2015

Forbes has named The Aspire Group as one of the “The Top 10 Best Organizations To Work For In Sports” based on employee satisfaction, work-life balance and opportunity for career growth. Dozens of executives and individuals at all levels of sports, from entry-level sales staff to team presidents, as well as top executive recruiters and…

Read More