On Sept. 7, J.P. Nauseef was named the new chairman of the Dayton First Four Local Organizing Committee, according to a University of Dayton athletics press release.
Nauseef, a 1988 UD graduate, is currently the managing director for Myrian Capital, a local resource capital company, according to its website.
He also is the former president and chief executive officer of the Dayton Development Coalition, a non-profit organization striving to attract businesses to the Dayton, Ohio, area, according to its website.
is a long-time UD season-ticket holder.
hopes to use his
love of college basketball with his
experience in the region to continue the success of last year's First Four.
"I think the primary thing with my previous experience is I'll bring a good working knowledge of both the great attributes of the Dayton community and the great people who make it happen," Nauseef
knows the atmosphere of UD Arena
and Dayton basketball fans make the city the right choice for the First Four.
said plans are to build on the success of last year's games and the job by the local organizing committee.
This year's committee plans to hold large events before the First Four to rally the community, he