TULSA, Oklahoma (Dec. 10, 2012) - Oral Roberts University and Collegiate Consulting have established a partnership for athletic ticket sales and service responsibilities. In a multi-year agreement, Collegiate Consulting will assist Oral Roberts in athletics ticket sales with a full-time, professional outbound sales staff headquartered in the Golden Eagles' athletics department offices. Collegiate Consulting will focus on season and group sales for all ticketed athletic programs, including men's and women's basketball.
"ORU has a long history of athletic success and we are thrilled to be working with Mike and his staff to use that foundation of athletic excellence to increase attendance and ticket revenue." said Collegiate Consulting managing director Russell Wright.
Jon Klein joins the Collegiate Consulting as Director of Ticket Sales at Oral Roberts. A graduate of the University of Nebraska Kearney, Klein served on the sales staff for the University of South Alabama. After generating over $1.35 million in total revenue for the Jaguar Athletic Department through season ticket sales and donations, Klein was promoted to Senior Ticket Account Representative. He will lead a team of three for the Eagles.
"Collegiate Consulting has a strong track record of ticket sales success and we feel this will be a wonderful partnership for ORU and our fans." stated Oral Roberts Athletic Director Mike Carter.
With the addition of Oral Roberts, Collegiate Consulting now provides ticketing sales and solutions to seven Division I institutions, including Purdue University, Rice University, Bowling Green University, Seattle University, Missouri State University, and California State University-Bakersfield.
About Collegiate Consulting: Collegiate Consulting is a comprehensive solutions-based consulting company focused exclusively on the collegiate marketplace. Featuring a team of experienced and proven individuals, Collegiate Consulting enables athletic departments and conferences to increase revenue, create efficiencies and maximize operations to succeed and prosper in a diverse climate. Collegiate Consulting was founded as a partnership with Strategic Marketing Affiliate in 2005, since its inception, Collegiate Consulting has worked with over 300 institutions.