Chad Fowler, a native of Bridgeport, W.Va., was recently named assistant athletic director for development at Fairmont State University. He is a 1994 graduate of WVU who earned a degree in sports management. Chad began his professional career with the NBA’s Charlotte Hornets where he served as assistant director for community relations for two years and then as a sponsor services manager for four years.
For the past ten years, Fowler was working outside of sports management as a pharmaceutical representative. His most recent position was a senior customer sales representative at Merck, where he consistently ranked among the top 20 percent in the country. Now returning to the world of sports, he explained in the Fairmont State article that he is honored to work at FSU and excited to be back in his home state. This is a new beginning for Fowler filled with challenges he is excited to overcome. He started his new position on July 1.