Byron Smith
Byron Smith

Assistant Ticket Manager

Byron Smith is in his seventh year as an assistant ticket manager with the athletics department. In this role, Smith manages all event ticketing for women's basketball and baseball as well as student ticketing for men's basketball and football. Smith, a native of Vienna, Va., also oversees the operation of the front office phone unit on a day-to-day basis and coordinates group sales efforts.

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 earned his bachelor's degree in economics from UVa in 2001. He currently resides in Louisa, Va.