Bria Bennett is in her first year as the community partner coordinator.
Among some of her responsibilities at Towson will be developing reciprocal relationships within campus and community and coordinating with the assistant athletic director for the Total Tiger Program Antwaine Smith to plan and execute community service linked to reciprocal relationships with partner organizations.
A native of Philadelphia, Bennett has experience in ticket sales, writing, event management, social media, marketing, promotions, and establishing relationships with community and corporate groups. She’s a graduate of Florida A&M University where she was a member of the Rattlers’ swimming team. She earned the FAMU Women’s Sportsmanship Award following the 2010-11 year.
Bennett has worked professionally for the Florida Citrus Bowl, Reading Fightin’ Phils and Philadelphia 76ers. She was also an athletic supervisor at a Philadelphia Boys and Girls Club.
While working for the 76ers, Bennett prepared presentations, proposals and sales contracts. She represented the organization at networking events, community events, and season ticket holder events. Bennett also generated revenue for the 76ers through selling full season memberships, partial plans, group and premium seating.
Bennett helped coordinate various aspects of the Florida Blue Florida Classic, the Russell Athletic Bowl and Capital One Bowl by planning marketing strategies, promotions and production. She managed the Florida Classic Fanfare event, hosting 5,000 fans, major sponsors and city vendors. Bennett also facilitated all aspects of the Florida Blue Battle of the Bands.
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