Annie Malecki grew up in Sycamore, Illinois and graduated in December, 2018 with a degree in Physical Education at Northern Illinois University. During her time at NIU, she interned in NIU Athletics with Sports Marketing and Game Experience. Annie also conducted research on the relationship between group oriented contingencies and physical activity and presented her findings at local, state, and national conventions. Annie is a licensed educator (P.E. K-12) and spent a semester doing substitute teaching at all levels. She spent the last two summers working at the residential Trail's End Camp for youth in Pennsylvania. Annie is enjoying her position with VCU Ticketing and looks forward to continuing to learn about the sport industry and the global influence of sports.