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Ventura Welcomes Sports Industry Veteran Katy Young Staudt

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA – August 1, 2018 – Ventura Partners, a leading innovator in talent acquisition and leadership advisory, announced today the addition of sports industry veteran Katy Young Staudt as Managing Director in its Sports & Entertainment Practice.  Staudt will open a Ventura office in Phoenix.  The S & E practice, led by Ventura partner Chad Chatlos, is one of the preeminent leaders in college and professional sports searches, leading searches for college athletic directors, commissioners, premier coaches and senior executives across all of sports. Ventura has recently completed searches for clients including Ole Miss, Clemson, Penn State, Texas A&M, Auburn, Iowa, Utah, Kansas State, Nebraska and Purdue.

“We are thrilled to have someone of Katy’s experience and respect on our team,” said Chatlos.  “Katy leads discrete, highly confidential searches, and treats candidates with respect, transparency and class—pillars of our practice at Ventura Partners.  We are immediately a stronger …