The Edmond Sun

July 12, 2013

Edmond Young Professionals present sports expert panel


Special to The Sun

EDMOND — Edmond Young Professionals will present a Figurehead Forum from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday. This panel discussion will explore the areas of sports management, ways to get involved in upcoming sporting events and the impact of professional athletics on the Oklahoma City and Edmond economies.

The panel boasts four experts in their respective fields: Joe Jacobi, CEO of USA Canoe/Kayak; Brian Byrnes, senior vice president, Sales and Marketing for the Oklahoma City Thunder; Jeff Ewing, championship director of the 2014 U.S. Senior Open; and Bob Funk Jr., owner and president of Prodigal LLC, a local sports and entertainment marketing company.

This event is open to all Chamber members and EYP participants. The cost is $10 and an RSVP is required. Reservations can be made by calling 341-2808 or emailing Morgan Boswell at MBoswell@edmondchamber.com.

The Edmond Young Professionals’ mission is to exchange ideas, interact socially and share a common interest in order to position themselves as Edmond’s leaders of today and tomorrow for the betterment of our community. This event is presented by Mo Anderson, Keller Williams and education sponsor The University of Central Oklahoma.