Jared joined the Association of Luxury Suite Directors in 2008 to report on premium seat and sports venue industries. From the ALSD satellite office in Dallas, TX, Jared is the chief content provider for SEAT Magazine and the ALSD.com industry news feed. Through his editorial leadership, extensive network of sportsbiz professionals, and creative vision, SEAT has grown from a 48-page saddle-stitched newsletter to a 100-page and growing perfect-bound quarterly trade publication. He is also charged with creating ways to enhance ALSD member benefits by dovetailing new digital and social media outlets with traditional media outlets, educating and connecting the current ALSD mindshare to its next level, and developing media and marketing strategies to grow new business development.
New this year, Jared is adding travel to his list of responsibilities. Leading up to the 24th Annual ALSD Conference and Tradeshow, you can follow his journey across the sports and entertainment community in search of the premium experience via Jared's Journal, a new department on ALSD.com.
In his previous experience with ALSD, Jared has led the execution of successful marketing campaigns promoting the association and the ALSD’s annual conference and tradeshow, served as moderator for breakout sessions at the conference and tradeshow, and contributed articles to SEAT Magazine.
While not covering the premium seat marketplace, Jared is a Dallas explorer, restaurant enthusiast, fitness advocate, concert goer, bookwormer, arts appreciator, wordsmither, all sports/outdoors liker, baseball lover, and aspiring world traveler. His passion for the written word extends beyond his contributions to SEAT Magazine, having published Season of the Artist, a poetic bildungsroman.
He holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering degree from the University of Dayton, where he also played football, earning three Varsity letters and the Emil Karas Memorial Award for most inspirational leadership. Jared also holds a Master of Sport Administration degree from Xavier University.
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