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Rene Pulley

Executive Director


Founder/Owner of Howard Pulley Basketball established with name in 1988 in memory of his father Howard L. Pulley.  

Retired from US WEST/QWEST Communications in December 2000 having held the position of Assistant Director/Manager of Event Marketing & Executive Support to develop/implement strategies for External Special Event Management and Positioning.  

Directly responsible for development and management of $6-8M, Major Event budget to meet corporate objectives such as Sponsorships of Minnesota Vikings, Twins, Timberwolves, Wild, University of Minnesota, Orchestra Hall/Ordway Theatre and Corporate Employee Recognition Programs.  

Major annual corporate events including Superbowl, Masters, US Open, PGA Championships, Olympics, NBA & MLB All Star Games, NCAAA Final Four, Fiesta Bowl, Phoenix Open and Burnet Senior Classic.  

Develop ideas, agendas and implement plans for Key Shareholders including US WEST President/Chairman,  Media interface with Market Units, State Organizations and Diversified Companies to ensure implementation.  

Achievement Awards are Minnesota Coaches Hall of Fame inductee,  Man of the Year - North Community YMCA and President's Club Award