Wesley Owen Named Associate Athletics Director for Resource Development
Owen Enters 14th Year with Ole Miss Athletics
By Adam Kuffner
OXFORD, Miss. – Wesley Owen, a member of the Ole Miss Athletics Department since 2005, has been named Associate Athletics Director for Resource Development, Ole Miss Deputy Athletics Director for Development and Resource Acquisition Keith Carter announced Thursday morning. Owen, formerly associate athletics director for ticket operations at Ole Miss, will begin his new role immediately.
“I couldn’t be more excited about Wesley’s move to the Ole Miss Athletics Foundation,” said Carter. “Over his time at Ole Miss, Wesley has proven to be a valuable asset to our department, and this new role will allow him to expand his responsibilities and make our great team even stronger.”
In his new role, Owen will manage revenue generating activities for the Ole Miss Athletics Foundation and the Ticket Office. He will secure philanthropic funds, priority seating funds and ticket sales to support Ole Miss student-athletes. Owen will also maintain some of the duties he held as associate athletics director for ticket operations.
“I am excited to begin working in this new role,” said Owen. “I am truly grateful for having the opportunity to contribute every day to a school that I love.”
During his time running the Ole Miss Ticket Office, Owen worked hand-in-hand with the Ole Miss Athletics Foundation Annual Fund to assist with selling premium seating inventory. He was responsible for developing sales plans for the four ticketed sports (baseball, men’s basketball, women’s basketball, football) along with managing inventory of premium seating. He also assisted with contracts for non-conference football opponents.