Travis Yoakum will be working with our national sales team. Travis is a former collegiate football player and wrestler who also graduated with a Bachelors degree in Sports Management from Manchester University. He has extensive experience in planning and implementing events, promotions, and fan interaction programs for many local sports teams in Indiana and the YMCA. He and his wife, Kensi, have one child. He also enjoys coaching baseball and football for his local middle and high schools. He loves cheering for the Kansas City Chiefs, and Indiana Pacers.
From the Coach: “We are thrilled to have Travis on our Sales Associate Team, he is a sports junkie and his background and education will serve him well. What attracted me most to Travis is his passion for sports and knowledge on all sports industry's. Travis has a bright future, he is outgoing, a great communicator and his finger is always on the pulse, he is a walking talking sports encyclopedia. We are lucky to have him, when he speaks, the passion comes from his soul.”
Rueben Barela will be working with Ryan Stipanovich on our local sales team. Rueben was born and raised in Utah. When he’s not coaching his son in basketball or baseball, he’s spending his time reading and researching on his passion, sports. He is a co-founder of The Utah Niner Empire (official booster club of the NFL) and The UteFanFaithful group. In his free time he enjoys the outdoors with great family and friends, traveling to watch his favorite sports teams, and spending time with his son, Jayceton; educating him on life and passing on his passion and knowledge of sports. Rueben comes from a tremendous software sales/business development background. He has a passion for building rapport and helping clients understand the benefits of working with him.
From Ryan: "Rueben is one of the most genuine and trustworthy people that I know. Rueben and I have known each other for over 15 years and there is not anybody that I would rather take into battle. He is a team player and will always go above and beyond for the team; both in sports and work. Rueben is always looking for a way to improve his own skills and educate himself on the industry. I look forward to beginning this opportunity and look for amazing things to come from Rueben."