BOZEMAN, Mont. – Quinn Pacini, a 2002 Montana State graduate originally from Helena, returns to his alma mater as General Manager of Bobcat Sports Properties, Learfield Sports and Bobcat Athletics announced jointly on Monday.
Pacini spent the last 12 years in advertising, marketing and management in Seattle. Most recently he worked at CDK Digital Marketing, and also held various roles at Gleukos All Natural Sports Drinks, TalkingRain Beverage Company, and Razorfish Agency, all in Seattle. He also earned his Master’s Degree at Seattle University.
“We’re very excited to bring a Montana State University graduate back to Bobcat Athletics in this role,” said MSU Director of Athletics Peter Fields, “and we’re excited to begin working with Quinn. His background makes him an excellent fit for this role.”
In his role with Bobcat Sports Properties, the University’s exclusive athletics multimedia rights holder, Pacini leads all aspects of the extensive rights relationship between Learfield Sports and MSU Athletics. Duties include managing all sponsorship and corporate activities, radio and television play-by-play and programming rights, and web site advertising. He is also tasked with helping to align initiatives in building the Bobcats’ brand locally, regionally and nationally.
“Quinn is thrilled to be back in Bozeman and represent his alma mater and his home state,” said Mike McCollum, Learfield Sports West Region Vice President. “He and his wife are both Montana State graduates, and given his business acumen and experiences in Seattle we feel strongly that Quinn will be a great asset to lead our Bozeman-based team.”
Montana State is one of the nearly 100 collegiate properties represented by Learfield Sports. The company’s rich history includes four decades of developing trusted, long-term relationships with some of the most revered institutions and associations in the world of college sports. Learfield has prominence in all of the major conferences and titles the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup. Learfield Sports also offers its partners with professional concessions and ticket sales; licensing and trademark consulting; digital platform expertise; and venue signage and technology systems through its owned companies. To learn more about its history, businesses and job opportunities, please visit www.learfieldsports.com.