Fort Worth, Texas, September 2, 2009 – ESPN Regional Television (ERT) has named Hope Lockett as the sales and marketing supervisor for the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl, according to Brant B. Ringler, the executive director for the post-season football game.
The 24-year-old Lockett’s primary role will be to work directly with corporate sponsors and marketing partners on a daily basis for the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl, which is owned and operated by ESPN Regional Television (ERT) of Charlotte, N.C.
For the past 16 months, Lockett was the associate director for the Fort Worth-based Davey O’Brien Foundation where she managed ticket sales and sponsorship renewals for the annual awards dinner. She also managed the high school scholarship applications and selection process for the Davey O’Brien Foundation while overseeing the Hall of Fame and Web site appearance.
“Hope brings a strong variety of business assets to our bowl,” said Ringler. “We look forward to having her as part of our team. Her experience with the Davey O’Brien Foundation will be advantageous as we continue to strengthen our sales and marketing efforts in the Fort Worth community.”
A native of Austin, Texas, Lockett is a 2008 graduate of Texas Christian University with a bachelor of business administration degree in marketing. A member of the Delta Delta Delta sorority, Lockett was a TCU Dean’s Scholarship recipient and was on the Dean’s List.