Wes Peters joined the Blazers in August 2011 in the role of Marketing Assistant. In this role, he will be responsible for assisting with marketing efforts and event management for football, men's and women's basketball, men's and women's soccer, volleyball, baseball and softball. He will also aid in the creative aspect of event promotion, specializing in the design of print media.
Prior to joining the UAB staff in a full-time capacity, Peters worked as a student intern with the Marketing Department, where he played a large role in promoting and managing events. He also aided in executing the production aspect as he filmed events, managed audio and controlled instant replay and video boards. Upon completion of his internship, he served as a Graphic Design Intern with Burton Advertising, where his responsibilities included designing promotional items for organizations that included the Birmingham Barons minor league baseball team, UAB Athletics, Samford Athletics, Power Force wristbands and Bedzzz Express. He also served as webmaster for Power Force and Bedzzz Express and aided in the production of television and radio commercials.
Peters received his Bachelor's of Science in Business Marketing with a minor in Graphic Design in 2010 from UAB.
PERSONAL: Peters is a native of Morris, Ala.