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Seann DeMaris

Director; Sports & Leisure

Seann DeMaris, Director of Sports and Leisure, gets to work with groups host their athletic and recreational events in Ames and at Iowa State University. One of our most veteran team members, Seann has been with the Bureau since 2004, shortly after graduating from Iowa State University. From the beginning, he has had a passion to make each of his clients’ events such a successful experience that they continue to bring their organization back to Ames. Seann has earned his CSEE (Certified Sport Event Executive) certification through the National Association of Sports Commissions.

Seann is the social planner for friends and family as well as the unofficial office Cyclone post-game analyst (or therapist, depending on the result). He enjoys traveling, especially if there’s a Cyclone tournament nearby. In fact, Seann is possibly the world’s greatest Cyclone fan.

Favorite Ames memories: Being involved with so many large-scale events such as the first-ever Special Olympics National Games, Odyssey of the Mind and RAGBRAI