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March 27, 2013
CONTACT: K.E. Schwab

SRU graduate handles guest services at First & Goal Inc.

Tom Pitzer, a 2008 Slippery Rock University sport management graduate, has been named director of guest services for First & Goal Inc.

Pitzer, from Scottsdale, minored in business administration.

He had worked for the Peabody Opera House in St. Louis, the Buffalo Bills and Landmark Event Staffing.

First & Goal operates what now is Centurylink Field, home of the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks and MLS Seattle Sounders, Centurylink Event Center and the Wamu Theater, all which opened in 2002.

FGI is owned by Paul Allen, who also owns the Seattle Seahawks.

The complex hosts more than 300 events annually.

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