In 2014, Byron Smith took over as the director of ticket sales and season ticket retention at Virginia. He is responsible for men's basketball ticket sales administration and is the primary administrator for season ticket retention for all sports including administration of CRM use for season ticket holder retention. He oversees group ticket sales primarily in football. He also oversees all ticket services associates.
Smith previously worked for seven years as an assistant ticket manager. He managed all event ticketing for women's basketball and baseball as well as student ticketing for men's basketball and football.
In 2008, Smith received Virginia's Uncompromised Excellence Award for customer service.
Prior to his work at Virginia, Smith spent two seasons as an account executive with Major League Baseball's Washington Nationals. He also held a similar position with the Baltimore Orioles prior to working with the Nationals.
Smith, a native of Vienna, Va., earned his bachelor's degree in economics from UVa in 2001. He currently resides in Louisa, Va.
'Hoos Look to Break Through at CameronMen's Basketball2/13/16At 4:30 p.m. Saturday, in a game ESPN will televise, No. 7 Virginia meets ACC foe Duke at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, N.C.Post-Signing Day Football NotebookFootball2/12/16The start of spring practice is still more than a month away for UVA football players, whose current focus is the team's winter strength and conditioning program.Rivalry Win Continues Cavaliers' AscentMen's Basketball2/10/16In defeating Virginia Tech for the 10th time in the rivals' past 12 meetings, seventh-ranked Virginia never trailed Tuesday night at John Paul Jones Arena.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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