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Andrew Bond
Andrew Bond

Director of Corporate Partnership

Andrew Bond serves as the director of corporate partnerships at Illinois State, a new division of the Athletics department degree.

Prior to joining the Illinois State staff, Bond worked three years at the assistant general manager for IMG College at Wake Forest. With IMG, Bond directly managed approximately 40 corporate partnerships, which totaled nearly $500,000 in annual revenue. He also developed and introduced new promotional concepts and marketing platforms, while also implementing sales and marketing strategies that increased revenue and partnership growth.

Bond also worked two years as a senior account executive with ISP Sports at Cincinnati. With ISP, Bond managed and directed the Bearcat game-day operations and the implementation of all partnership activities. He also managed all partnership inventory tracking, ticket allocations, hospitality events, website activation and in-venue digital displays.

Before working at ISP, Bond served as an intern for Michigan State Athletics in the marketing and external relations area. As a 2006 graduate of Michigan State with a bachelor's degree in marketing, Bond oversaw the coordination and execution of in-game marketing, corporate hospitality and game-day promotional activities.