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COLUMBIA, SC - April 22, 2024 – BDB Collegiate Solutions is pleased to announce it has entered into a partnership with The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's Athletics Department to assist in its efforts to grow its corporate sponsorship program. We will help to continue building corporate relationships, identify existing and future assets, establish pricing models and assist in developing proposals and collateral materials. BDB will also represent UTRGV to national and regional corporate partners in an effort to grow the brand throughout the country.

Founder and CEO Don Williams said, “We are excited about the opportunity to work with a program like UTRGV. We are happy to partner with veteran leaders like Vice President and Director of Athletics Chasse Conque, Chief of Staff and Associate Athletic Director Seth Jones and the rest of the staff there. UTRGV and the Rio Grande Valley area present great opportunities for both the University and the business community. We are looking forward to complementing the outstanding facilities and department already in place.”

“We are excited to partner with BDB Collegiate Solutions to help shape our future as we dramatically increase our available corporate sponsorship inventory with the launch of UTRGV football in 2025,” UTRGV Vice President and Director of Athletics Chasse Conque said. “We look forward to benefiting from BDB’s considerable experience to help us meet this key moment and elevate UTRGV Athletics for years to come.”

The No. 1 rated institution of higher education in Texas as ranked by Washington Monthly, UTRGV competes at the NCAA Division I level and is currently amid over $160 million in construction currently complete or underway impacting all 18 sports. This includes the construction of the Vaqueros Performance Center, a 45,000-plus-square-foot facility, that will house the football program and feature a state-of-the-art weight training, academic and sports medicine facilities for use by multiple teams, as well as two practice fields, one of which will be striped for both football and soccer. UTRGV also recently acquired Robert and Janet Vackar Stadium at which it will host football games, providing UTRGV some of the best football facilities at the NCAA Division I FCS level.

BDB Collegiate Solutions is a Columbia, SC based company devoted to working with Universities at all levels who wish to grow their corporate sponsorship business internally. UTRGV joins Brigham Young, Stetson, Indiana State, North Florida and South Alabama among others as schools which have partnered with BDB since April of 2021. BDB specializes in training, staffing, asset valuation and expansion as well as national representation and activation.

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