Evan Derr

Director, Event Services

Evan Derr came to The Ohio State University in 2016 and currently serves as the Director of Event & Guest Services. His main responsibility is managing the front-of-house operations for all athletic events and events at the Schottenstein Center.

Derr manages approximately 1,400 part-time event staff that service in ticket scanning, security, guest services, and club services roles. He also executes guest initiatives that help to improve the overall guest experience at events.

Prior to working for the Buckeyes, Derr worked in community programming and later fundraising events for the American Red Cross from 2011-2016.

A native of Mount Vernon, Ohio, Derr attended Ohio State and worked as an intern at the Schottenstein Center in the Event Services department from 2008-2011.