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APSU’s Brandi Bryant named second vice president of College Athletic Business Management Association

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsCleveland, TN – Austin Peay State University’s (APSU) assistant athletics director for business affairs Brandi Bryant has been named second vice president of the College Athletic Business Management Association (CABMA) for the 2018-19 year.

Bryant, who is in her fourth season with Austin Peay athletics, was elevated to assistant athletics director in July 2016 with responsibility for the athletics budget and financial oversight of the department’s ongoing capital projects. During her nearly four year career with Governors athletics, she has helped facilitate and oversee significant budget increases within the department.

Austin Peay State University's assistant athletics director for business affairs Brandi Bryant. (APSU Sports Information)

In addition, Bryant has led the charge for mentoring APSU’s student-athletes by developing the Growing Relationships and Opportunities for Women (GovsGROW) program. GovsGROW pairs female Austin Peay student-athletes with female business leaders in the Clarksville community that provide support as a mentor and role model.

A Clarksville native, Bryant has been heavily involved in the Clarksville community since returning to her hometown in 2006. She was named Clarksville’s 2013 Young Professional of the Year and is a past chair of the Clarksville Young Professionals. Bryant also is a former Chamber of Commerce board member and served on its Community and Public Affairs Committee. In addition, Bryant is a Leadership Clarksville alumnae as well a member of its Board of Trustees.

CABMA is an organization devoted to the establishment, maintenance and implementation of the highest standards of integrity and efficiency in the scope, policies and procedures involved in the management and administration of business in the athletics departments and associations of colleges and universities. CABMA is administered by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA), which is in its 53rd year.

“CABMA, like APSU athletics has experienced record setting growth,” said Bryant. “The momentum of an organization is driven by its people. The honor of having been elected to serve on a national board, filled with some of the most amazing fiscal leaders in country is a true honor for me.”


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