Louisiana State

“The way fans attend and consume collegiate athletics events is ever changing,” said Brian Broussard, LSU Associate Athletic Director for Ticket Sales & Operations. “We are constantly in search of ways to improve how we communicate with our current supporters and more creative in the way we bring new fans into the fold. We are excited about this partnership and look forward to the future.”

Michael Douglas

General Manager - LOUISIANA STATE

mdouglas@taymarventures.com

Matthew graduated from Oklahoma State University and began his career as a ticket sales student representative. After graduating, he worked in the Oklahoma State athletic department in their development office and ticket sales office. From there, he moved to Waco, Texas and worked at Baylor University as the Director of Ticket Sales & Annual Giving for three years. Matthew is married to Madison and they enjoy spending time with their dog, Wrigley, and cat, Theo.

 

Crazy Fact: I have a corneal transplant in my left eye.

 

Item You Can’t Live Without: My cell phone

 

Matthew’s Hot Take: The Bears will be the next franchise to win a championship in the city of Chicago.



Kyle Guillie

Assistant General Manager - Louisiana State

kguillie@taymarventures.com

Kyle is a graduate of LSU and grew up outside of New Orleans, Louisiana. Before joining Taymar Sales U, Kyle worked for the Texas Rangers as a Ticket Operations Assistant, New Orleans Zephyrs as an Account Executive, and most recently a Corporate Sales Executive for the New Orleans Baby Cakes when the Zephyrs re-branded. Kyle spends his free time with his family, catching the latest movies, and cheering for the Braves, Saints and of course LSU.

Crazy Fact: Same birthday as Arnold Palmer and Randy Johnson

Item You Can’t Live Without: My Apple products

Kyle’s Hot Take: Pineapples do go on pizza



Tommy Hixon

Account Executive - Louisiana State

thixon@taymarventures.com

Tommy, a graduate of Georgia Southern University, began his career as an intern with the Baton Rouge Rougarou Summer league baseball team. Following graduation he worked as an Account Executive, and then Senior Account Executive with Georgia Swarm professional lacrosse. When he isn’t working he enjoys coaching lacrosse and football, spending time with friends and family and enjoying whatever sports game is on tv that night!

Crazy Fact: Tommy played high school football with Saints running back Alvin Kamara at Norcross High School in Norcross, Ga.

Item you can’t live without: my Costas

Tommy’s Hot take: Draymond Green is the most overrated basketball player ever (career avg. 8 ppg)

 



Stephen Hetro

Account Executive - Louisiana State

shetro@taymarventures.com

Stephen graduated from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Sports Management at Louisiana State University. Prior to joining the Taymar Sales U. family, Stephen held several positions with the New Orleans Saints/Pelicans that included Ticket Operations Manager and Group Service Coordinator. His other professional experience includes being a Marketing Assistant with the Kansas City Chiefs and a Selection Tour Representative with the U.S. Army All-American Bowl. His interests include traveling, spending time outdoors with his two labs, and boiling crawfish.”

Crazy Fact: I’ve seen three Presidents of the United States in person.

Item You Can’t Live Without: Ginger Ale

Stephen’s Hot Take: Kansas City BBQ is the best in the world.



Craig Gilman

Account Executive - Louisiana State

cgilman@taymarventures.com

Craig Graduated from Indiana University with a degree in Sport Marketing and got his start working in summer collegiate baseball. From there, Craig moved into Rugby becoming a Ticket Sales associate in New Orleans for the NOLA Gold. When Craig is not in the LSU office, he is enjoying time with friends, playing sports, or trying out new restaurants in the area. 

Crazy Fact: I have been to 38/50 states.

Item You Can’t Live Without: TV

Craig’s Hot Take: Juan Soto will have a better career than Mike Trout.



Chandler Robinson

Account Executive - Louisiana State

crobinson@taymarventures.com

Chandler is a graduate of Louisiana State University, and began his sports career as a student worker in the LSU Athletic Ticket Office. From there, he became an Account Executive at the University of Georgia. In his spare time, Chandler enjoys watching professional and collegiate Football, Baseball, and Basketball events. He also enjoys spending quality time with his family and friends.



Sydney Schaubhut

Account Executive

sschaubhut@taymarventures.com

Sydney is a graduate from Louisiana State University and began her sports career in Major League Rugby with the NOLA Gold Rugby Team. She acquired experience in ticket sales where she helped develop the group sales department. In her spare time, Sydney enjoys traveling, spending time with friends, and listening to live music.

Crazy Fact: I attended the 2019 National Championship in which LSU beat Clemson.

Item You Can’t Live Without: My phone

Sydney’s Hot Take: Joe Burrow is going to be the best quarterback in the NFL.