My Next Move

By now most of you know that I left the Atlanta Hawks on March 30.  I went into it in a bit of detail here, but the summary is it was time for me to focus on career growth & development, and the Hawks’ organization wasn’t the place for me to do that.

What I haven’t said publicly, but I’m excited to share with you now, is that I started on the Buffalo Wild Wings social media content team last week.  I’m thrilled to be joining a growing and evolving organization.  Buffalo Wild Wings was purchased by Atlanta-based Arby’s in February, and as a result the Buffalo Wild Wings headquarters will be based out of Atlanta.

The restaurant industry will be a new industry for me, having only worked in news and sports previously, and this is also the first national brand I’ve been a part of.  It will be a new challenge, which I’m ready for, and I have a lot to learn, which is exciting.  One of the priorities of the now-parent company Inspire Brands is digital and social media, so I’m excited to help lead the strategy and team-building for a new Buffalo Wild Wings social focus.  I’ve spent the past week-and-a-half learning about the brand and the industry, as well as helping to put our social strategy together.  This will continue for the next several weeks and beyond, and I hope we will start seeing the fruits of our labor pay off this summer.  Most of all, I’m excited to work on a brand whose core drivers are things I love: wings, beer and sports.

I look forward to using this blog to share my personal sports thoughts with you, as well as stories from when I was with the Hawks.  In the meantime, feel free to connect with me or follow Buffalo Wild Wings on social:

Buffalo Wild Wings on Facebook
Buffalo Wild Wings on Instagram
Buffalo Wild Wings on Twitter

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