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Kimberly Mahoney
Kimberly
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Mahoney, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Business
Management of Sports Industries
203-932-7142
Maxy 112B
Maxcy Hall
Personal

    Biography

    Dr. Mahoney is currently an Assistant Professor of Sports Management at the University of New Haven and teaches primarily in the areas of event and facility management.  Previously she served as the Director of Communications & Program Development with Columbus Arena Sports & Entertainment (CASE) and as part of the sport management faculty at the University of South Carolina and The Ohio State University.  In addition, Dr. Mahoney has over 20 years experience in various segments of the sport and entertainment industry, including work with the Ohio High School Athletic Association, Iowa High School Athletic Association, Show Pros Entertainment Services, Charlotte Convention Center, Charlotte Coliseum, Georgia Dome, Carolina Panthers, and Jacksonville Jaguars, amongst others. 

    Education

    Ph.D.     The Ohio State University, Sport Management
                   Minor: Research Methods
                   Cognate Area:  Marketing

    M.Ed.     University of Georgia, Sport & Facility Management

    B.A.        University of Kentucky, Communications 
                   Minor: Sociology

    Professional Service

    2012 – present         Advisor, Sport Industries Club at University of New Haven
    2007 – present         Editorial Review Board for Journal of Venue & Event Management

    AWARDS & HONORS

    Harry E. Varney Distinguished Teacher of the Year Award – 2006-2007
    College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management
    University of South Carolina

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS

    Academic Appointments

    Assistant Professor – 2013 to Present
    Department of Sport Management, University of New Haven

    Practitioner in Residence – 2012 to 2013
    Department of Management / Sport Management, University of New Haven

    Visiting Assistant Professor – 2007 to 2008
    School of Physical Activity & Education Services, The Ohio State University

    Assistant Professor – 2006 to 2007 
    Department of Sport & Entertainment Management, University of South Carolina

    Instructor – 2005 to 2006
    Department of Sport & Entertainment Management, University of South Carolina

    Instructor -  2003
    School of Physical Activity & Education Services, The Ohio State University

    Graduate Teaching Assistant – 1992 to 1993
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Georgia 

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

    Consultant – 2002 to Present
    Previous and current clients include Columbus Arena Sports & Entertainment (CASE), International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM), Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA), OHSAA Foundation, Jerome Schottenstein Center, Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA), ALLTEL Stadium & NFL Jacksonville Jaguars. 

    Director of Communications & Program Development – 2011 to 2013
    Columbus Arena Sports & Entertainment (CASE)

    Executive Director – 2009
    Ohio High School Athletic Association Foundation

    Assistant Commissioner - 2003 to 2005
    Ohio High School Athletic Association

    Assistant Director of Event Services & Administration - 2000 to 2003
    Jerome Schottenstein Center - The Ohio State University

    Guest Services Manager - 1998 to 2000
    Jerome Schottenstein Center - The Ohio State University

    Regional Manager - 1997 to 1998
    Show Pros Entertainment Services, Inc.

    Account Manager - NFL Carolina Panthers - 1995 to 1997
    Show Pros Entertainment Services, Inc. 

    Event Coordinator - 1994 to 1995
    Charlotte Convention Center

    Administration / Operations Intern - 1994
    Charlotte Coliseum

CURRICULUM VITAE