DePaul Names Peter Tombasco Associate Athletic Director For External Affairs
CHICAGO -- Peter Tombasco has been named DePaul's Associate Athletic Director For External Relations, it was announced today by Blue Demon Athletic Director Jean Lenti Ponsetto.
"We are very excited to have Peter as a member of our athletic department family," Ponsetto said. "I have known Peter since he was a graduate intern in the athletic department at DePaul during the 1985-86 athletic year. He is an incredibly talented individual who will represent the University in a first class manner in the many projects he will be involved with."
In his new position Tombasco will be directly responsible for developing and implementing a marketing plan for men's and women's basketball ticket sales. He will also oversee the marketing and promotion for all of DePaul's 15 intercollegiate sports. Tombasco will also handle all corporate relationships with the Blue Demon athletic department and will be in a position to negotiate deals involving University-wide sponsorships.
Tombasco had spent the past two years as the general manager for a sports marketing firm. Tombasco also spent 14 years with Honeywell International in Chicago where he held numerous positions in sales and operations management. He was awarded membership to Honeywell’s prestigious Ambassador Club three times for outstanding professional accomplishments and surpassing customer excellence standards.
Tombasco is a 1985 graduate of DePaul with a marketing degree and a minor in communications.