Aaron Parris is in his second year at Marquette as the Director of Ticket Operations & Donor Relations. As the Director of Ticket Operations, Parris is responsible for season ticket, mini-plan, single game, student tickets and overall ticket related operations. He also works with MU's Archtics/Ticketmaster customer account management software to service accounts, create invoices, and manage overall customer service. Parris also plays a vital role in MU's online, over the phone, and in person sales campaigns. As Director of Donor Relations, Aaron works closely with MU's Blue & Gold Fund to help generate donations that fund student athlete scholarships.
Parris came to Marquette in 2011 to serve as the Director of Ticket Operations. Prior to MU, he served as the Assistant Director of External Ticket Operations at the University of Kansas where he worked in one of the top athletic departments in the Big 12. Aaron coordinated ticket sales for Kansas Football, Men's Basketball, Baseball, Volleyball, and all student ticketing while at the University of Kansas.
In 2006, Parris earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Kansas, and after serving as a graduate assistant at Arizona State University, completed his Masters in 2009. Parris will also complete his sports leadership certificate studies at Marquette in the Summer of 2013.
Aaron resides in Franklin, WI with his wife Ally and son Hudson.