Chicago, Illinois – DePaul Athletics and Taymar Sales U. have signed a multiyear agreement for the firm to handle outbound ticket sales and operations for the department’s ticketed events, with an emphasis on men’s and women’s basketball.
“We are committed to employing bold and innovative approaches to increase self-generated revenues to accomplish our strategic goals,” said DePaul Vice President and Director of Athletics DeWayne Peevy. “Through Taymar, we found a partner that was equipped to make an immediate impact in the Chicago market, was committed to maintaining the high level of customer service Blue Demon fans expect, and eager to support our ticket operations and sales staff in fostering the home court advantage DePaul men’s and women’s basketball deserve.”
“This is a reunion of sorts for us,” said Mark Dyer, Taymar Founder/CEO, “getting the opportunity to work for DeWayne Peevy (VP/Dir. Of Athletics) and Taylor Stapleton (Exec. Assoc. AD) again after our time at Kentucky.”
“DeWayne is pursuing a big vision with Blue Demon Athletics, and we are honored to join his team. DePaul is the largest Catholic institution in the country and has a strong following in Chicago and among its loyal students and alumni.”
DePaul is the second school from the BIG EAST Conference to sign with Taymar, joining the University of Connecticut. Based in Chicago, DePaul also becomes the second school in the state of Illinois to sign with Taymar, joining Northern Illinois. DePaul is the fifth school overall to sign with Taymar this year.