LOCK HAVEN, Pa. - The Lock Haven University Sport Administration Society will host Buffalo Bills Director of Football Administration Don Purdy as their featured speaker on Friday, Jan. 28. This Sport Speaker Series Event will take place at 12:30 p.m. in the PUB Meeting Room #2. Members of the community are invited to attend.Lock Haven University is a member of the Pennsylvania State
System of Higher Education (PASSHE), the largest provider of higher education in
the commonwealth. Its 14 universities offer more than 250 degree and certificate
programs in more than 120 areas of study. Nearly 405,000 system alumni live and
work in Pennsylvania.
During his presentation, Mr. Purdy will cover his rise from Buffalo Bills intern to his current position as Director of Football Administration. Mr. Purdyís duties include the oversight of finances and administrative matters for coaching, scouting, trainers and players. He is also involved in contract negotiations, team travel and player injury matters. He has served in several capacities with the Bills, including assistant business manager, but started with the organization as an intern.
Mr. Purdy has had the opportunity to travel all over the world with the Bills, including games in London and Berlin. Additionally, he was a part of the teams that went to four consecutive Super Bowls and served under former Bills executives Bill Polian, John Butler and Marv Levy. Mr. Purdy earned his bachelorís degree from Houghton College in 1989, where he was a business major with a minor in economics.
For further information, contact Charles Campisi at either 570-484-2462 or firstname.lastname@example.org.