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College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management

Faculty and Staff

Kim Boone, B.S.

Title: Director of Special Events
Department: Department of Sport and Entertainment Management
College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management
Email: kboone@sc.edu
Website: www.sevt.org
Phone: 803-777-6720
Fax: 803-777-8788
Office: Close-Hipp 762
Kim Boone, Director of Special Events, Sport and Entertainment Management

Background

B.S., Sport and Entertainment Management, University of South Carolina

Kim Boone is the director of special events for the Department of Sport and Entertainment Management. A native of upstate New York, she earned a B.S. in Sport and Entertainment Management and a minor in Business from the University of South Carolina in 2002.

Boone has been with the department since 2012, and as the director for special events, directs two large annual conferences: the Sport Entertainment and Venues Tomorrow Conference (SEVT) and College Sport Research Institute (CSRI). Additionally, she manages The Thomas H. Regan Lecture Series and helps in the planning of events for the Graduate Student Association and the Sport and Entertainment Club. She also serves on the College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management Alumni Society Committee.

Prior to coming full circle back to the Department of Sport and Entertainment Management, she began her career as group sales coordinator at the Colonial Life Arena, managed by Global Spectrum, and later as the marketing manager for Enterprise Rent-A-Car (now Enterprise Holdings) for South Carolina and Southeast Georgia.

Boone and her husband Lexie have a daughter, Cora, and a son, Battley.


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