Matthew Swiss joined Rhody Sports' business development team in August of 2013 after spending one year as a Marketing Assistant for the Thomas M. Ryan Center and the Athletic Department at the University of Rhode Island.
In this role, Swiss establishes and maintains relationships with corporate partners at the local, regional and national level, with his efforts primarily geared towards sponsorship fulfillment. While working in corporate sales, Swiss assists in implementing agreements between the URI Athletic Department and its more than 50 corporate partners by overseeing and trafficking radio and television frequency, obtaining and showcasing signage, helping to execute in-game promotions and taking the lead on community outreach programs.
Swiss attended the University of Rhode Island where he graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2012. During his time as a student, Swiss spent four years working with the Athletic Department, where he penned his First and 10 and Swiss Beats columns for the football and men's basketball teams, respectively, for GoRhody.com.