Brendan Kennedy Sport Management specialist

Raleigh NC


To obtain a position within the company where I can advance and maximize my managerial and team building skills, while being challenged in an ever growing and changing field. Using the skill set I have attained, and in the same time developing new ones to maximize my abilities for the company.


• Exceptional analytical and organizational skills; critical thinker
• Team player who develops strong relationships with colleagues
• Strong managerial skills
• Proficient in Microsoft Office
• Ability to sell products/services


North Carolina State University

Raleigh, NC

Bachelor of Science in Sport Management – Dec. 2017

Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, MI
Sport Management Major
Marketing Minor
Oakland Community College

Royal Oak, MI
General Education


Valet/ Service Advisor | Crossroads Infiniti of Raleigh, NC

December 2015- Present

• Greet customers on arrival
• First and last point of contact with customers
• Transport vehicles on the lot
• Delivery of vehicles for customers
• Management of loaner fleet
• Part Time Express Service Writer/ Advisor- Explaining what work needs to be addressed on vehicles and upsell those services
Media Relations Game Night Intern | Carolina Hurricanes

September 2017- April 2018

• Assist all media/press members with their needs to ensure their visit is hospitable
• Distribute game night stats to local and visiting media and visiting team management
• Cover and record postgame visiting team interviews
• Transcribe and deliver interview quotes to media members for use in their stories
• Generated game day media credentials for access to the arena and restricted areas
• In game back up statistician
Intern | Your Best Shot Leadership Academy of Raleigh, NC

May 2017 – August 2017

• Manager of social media accounts while interning
• Generated new business by promoting company through social media and flyer preparation
• Aided in the creation of new programs that would help generate revenues for the camp
• Created a relationship with Your Best Shot and the local Raleigh Youth Hockey Association
by scheduling meetings between the two groups in the hopes that they would implement Your Best Shot into their



Sales Representative  | Five Hole Sports, Wake Forest, NC

October 2014 – December 2015

• Hockey and Lacrosse equipment sales
• Equipment maintenance and repair
• Event Marketing
Driver | Faithful Companion Pet Cremation Services, Royal Oak, MI

March 2014-September 2014

• Pet Cremation sales
• Pick-up and Delivery of remains
• Operating company vehicles
• Client support
Manager | Chicken Shack, Warren, MI

September 2000-March 2014

• Overseeing daily operations
• Kitchen prep, cooking
• Scheduling
• Financial Management
• Maintaining Inventory
• Managing a staff of approx. 15 employees
• Marketing – Concessions Trailer


North Wake Baseball- Parent Volunteer coaching youth baseball


Detroit Red Wings – Youth Hockey Camp Counselor, and Assistant 2000-2004

Alzheimer’s Association – Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Raleigh Youth Hockey Association- Volunteer Assistant Coach







Wayne Kelly| Faithful Companion, 4900 Fernlee Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48073

General Manager

313-743-4210, [email protected]


Annette Moore| NC State University, 2820 Faucette Dr, Biltmore Hall (Robertson Wing) 4012D 27695

Teaching Associate Professor

919-523-6574, [email protected]


Ben Chapman PHD| NC State University, 512 Brickhaven Dr. 220E Campus Box 7606 Raleigh, NC 27695

Associate Professor

919-809-3205, [email protected]


Barry Smith | Chicago Blackhawks,1901 W. Madison St. Chicago, IL 60612

Director of Player Evaluation

312-919-5948, [email protected]


Jonathan Albert| Carolina Hurricanes, PNC Arena 1400 Edwards Mill Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Television Statistician

603-321-5120, [email protected]