University of Maine Selects Turnkey for AD Search


The University of Maine has announced the hiring of Turnkey to assist with the recruitment of a new Athletic Director. Turnkey Search was selected to lead the national search.

The University of Maine’s national search for the next permanent athletics director will be led by Gene DeFilippo, managing director of Turnkey Search who has four decades of experience in intercollegiate sports.


Turnkey Search is a subsidiary of Turnkey Sports & Entertainment. Founded in 1996, Turnkey Search is a highly specialized talent recruitment/executive search firm filling C-Level, senior-level and mid-management level positions in sports, entertainment and media. Over the past 20+ years, Turnkey Search has filled more than 1,000 positions throughout sports, entertainment and media. Turnkey Search helps teams, leagues, stadiums, arenas, theaters, college athletic departments, events, sponsors, agencies, media companies, private equity companies and other clients identify, recruit and hire the very best management talent. For more information about Turnkey Search, visit