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BYU - Reno Networking Luncheon - Brian Santiago, Sen. Assoc. Athletics Dir.

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250 Lounge, Greater Nevada Field, 250 Evans Avenue Reno, NV 89501

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Join the Reno Nevada Chapter of the BYU Alumni Association at this special networking luncheon featuring keynote speaker Brian Santiago, BYU's Senior Associate Athletics Director. His topic will be "How to Make a Difference in the World." This event is open not only to BYU Alumni, but anyone interested in connecting and networking with BYU Alumni and friends. Join us at Greater Nevada Field's 250 Lounge (upstairs in the ballpark). Lunch will be served as part of the ticket price. This event serves as a kickoff for planned quarterly luncheons to provide opportunities for the many BYU Alumni in the Reno-Sparks professional community to meet and connect. Join us for this outstanding speaker on Friday, September 22!

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Responsibilities

Brian Santiago is currently BYU’s Senior Associate Athletic Director. In this position, he oversees eight sports: men’s and women’s basketball, the baseball and softball programs, men’s and women's volleyball, and men’s and women’s golf. In addition, he supervises game management for football and basketball, and oversees sports marketing, communications, and sports camps. He recently finished serving a four year term on the NCAA Men's Volleyball Committee, serving as Chair in 2013.

Education

Santiago graduated from Provo High School in 1988 where he was an all-state performer on the 1987 state championship basketball team. After high school, he played basketball and baseball at Utah Valley, where he was All-Conference and All-Region in both sports. He then went on to play basketball at Fresno State where he led the Western Athletic Conference in assists and three-point shooting percentage, finishing second in the nation from the three-point arc at 50 percent. Santiago spent three years playing professional basketball for the Arecibo Capitanes of the Puerto Rican Superior League, and was named to the pre-selection Olympic team for Puerto Rico.

Santiago earned an A.S. in accounting from Utah Valley, a B.S. in business administration with an emphasis in International Business from Fresno State in 1995, and received his MBA from BYU's Marriott School of Management in 2001. Santiago came to BYU in 1997 as a member of Steve Cleveland’s basketball staff, before moving into the university’s athletic administration in 2001. After six years as an assistant and associate athletic director, he was appointed to his current position as Tom Holmoe’s senior associate in the fall of 2008.

Years at BYU

1997-Present

Hometown

Provo, Utah

Personal/Family

After serving a Church mission to the Dominican Republic, Santiago mission, he married the former Kimberly Blackburn. They have three sons, McKay, Colson, Jaxon and one daughter Whitney.

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What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

You may park in the large parking lots across Evans Avenue from Greater Nevada Field. Garage parking is available in the Fennemore Craig building across 2nd from Greater Nevada Field

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Contact Ken Lund, chair of the Reno Chapter of the BYU Alumni Association at kenlund@ferrari-lund.com or 775-870-6332

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes

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