INDIANAPOLIS — Patrick Talty, who helped arrange the 2021 NCAA males’s basketball event and was CEO of World Wrestling Leisure, has been named Indiana Sports activities Corp. for president.
Talty has been the CEO of a corporation that draws and organizes main sporting occasions in Indianapolis. He’s the seventh president of the sports activities company, which began in 1979.
He succeeds Ryan Vaughn, who stepped down after eight years within the function.
“Our aim is to proceed Indy’s wealthy historical past of internet hosting world-class sporting occasions and create a big impression that extends far past the venue,” Talty mentioned in a press launch.
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He was beforehand the overall supervisor of US Financial institution Stadium in Minneapolis, overseeing and managing one of many NFL’s latest stadiums. Throughout that point, the stadium hosted Tremendous Bowl LII and the 2019 Males’s Closing 4.
Previous to that, Talty was Senior Vice President of WWE Stay Occasions.
In Indianapolis, he has served on the Indiana Basketball Academy, the Stephenson Group, and on the chief employees of the Indiana Conference Middle and RCA Dome. With the sports activities company, he had a task in final 12 months’s NCAA event, which was held completely in Indiana and principally at 4 venues in Indianapolis.
A graduate of Virginia Tech, Talty attended Ball State for a grasp’s diploma.
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