Officially introducing Brian Wickstrom as the new Athletic Director at ULM | ULM Forum 08-02-2013
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ULM President Dr. Nick J. Bruno officially introduced Brian Wickstrom as the new Athletic Director at the University of Louisiana at Monroe during a press conference, July 2, in the ULM Library.
Bruno said, "After much consideration, I have selected Brian Wickstrom as the university's new athletic director. Brian has relevant experience and possesses a strong record of effective fundraising. Throughout the interview process, he was able to convey a vision for our athletic program that is consistent with what I envision for ULM. His enthusiasm and personality are contagious, which will allow him to connect with all of our constituents."
Wickstrom has worked as the Director of Athletics for the University of California, Riverside since July 2011. He has served in various roles in athletics departments across the country since 1998.
In 1991, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration/Finance before receiving his Master of Business Administration/Management in 1992, both from Kansas State University.
He earned a Master of Sports Administration from Ohio University in 1999 and a Doctor of Education/Educational Leadership from Eastern Michigan University in 2006.
Wickstrom said, "My four core values are relationships, integrity, service and excellence. I want to build relationships with everyone I can … I want to do everything with integrity. I want to provide great service to our student-athletes, to our fans, to our donors, to the people of this community. I want to do great in the classroom, and I want to do great in the athletic competition.