ACC’s Yakola Talks Conference Culture, Career Choices

Today’s Forty Under 40 Alumni Spotlight Podcast episode features Amy Yakola, a member of the newly minted 2016 Forty Under 40 Class.

In this episode, Yakola, Senior Associate Commissioner and Chief of External Affairs at the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC), talks about what led her to pursue a career in college athletics instead of becoming, as planned, a math teacher. She also shares what it’s like to work at the ACC, which she first joined 17 years ago.

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