Turnkey’s Gene DeFilippo Continues on Leading an AD Search

In conjunction with our partners at D1.ticker, Turnkey Search is pleased to present “1.Question”, an audio feature in D1.ticker’s daily email newsletter. “1.Question” features brief interviews with high level collegiate athletic administrators.

Turnkey Search Managing Director Gene DeFilippo touches on how the latest developments in the NCAA basketball scandal could impact search firms and the search processes for new Head Coaches in the near future. DeFilippo points to the team of leaders who work together to execute a search, and shares his thoughts on future tools the marketplace may employ to delve deeper into candidates’ backgrounds.

Gene DeFilippo | Managing Director | Turnkey Search (Part 2)

Past Episodes:
Gene DeFilippo | Managing Director | Turnkey Search (Part 1)

John Currie | Director of Athletics | Kansas State University

Jenn Strawley | Deputy Director of Athletics/Senior Woman Administrator | University of Miami

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Turnkey Search has been an industry leader since 1996, with a legacy of more than 1,000 executive search placements. Our differentiation is grounded in actual, hands-on operating experience in college sports (Gene DeFilippo) and professional sports and entertainment (Len Perna), supported by an experienced and diverse team of recruiters with unmatched subject matter expertise in sports and entertainment.



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