Trevor Parnell

Events & Marketing Specialist

Role: Trevor plans, manages and facilitates events supporting a variety of Academic Innovation efforts, with a focus on increasing awareness of and participation with the Academic Innovation Initiative, fueling faculty partnerships, increasing student engagement, and additional efforts aligned with the mission and goals of Academic Innovation.

Experience: Prior to joining the Academic Innovation team, Trevor was the Catering Manager for Sodexo with University of Michigan Athletics. In this role, he managed all catering venues at U-M athletic events including private suites and club areas, in addition to non-athletic catered events. Trevor also spent five years in a variety of different roles in minor league baseball, where he developed an array of event programming experience.


Master of Arts in Sport Administration, Central Michigan University
Bachelor of Applied Arts in Sport and Event Management, Central Michigan University