Shawn Hunter to Speak at Fremont College Commencement

Jun 21, 2010, 09:13 ET from Fremont College

Shawn Hunter, President and CEO of Chivas USA Confirmed as Keynote Speaker for Fremont College's 2010 Commencement Ceremony

LOS ANGELES and CERRITOS, Calif., June 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Shawn Hunter, President and CEO of Chivas USA and member of Fremont College's Advisory Board for the College of Wellness, has been confirmed as the Keynote Speaker for Fremont College's 2010 Commencement ceremony.

This year, Fremont College is recognizing the achievement of more than 100 of its students. The Commencement ceremony will be held at noon on Saturday, June 26, at The Westin Long Beach Hotel.

Shawn Hunter will be speaking to Fremont College's graduates about the importance of building their "personal brands." As Hunter explained, "One of the great things about graduation is that so many doors are opened up for you, and that can be the first opportunity you for building your personal brand. But the work you do on your personal brand after that decides what doors will open for the rest of your life."

Dr. Sabrina Kay, Chancellor and CEO of Fremont College stated, "Shawn is a walking example of success in the field of sports marketing, and his willingness to share his experience with our students and graduates is a great gift to the Fremont College community."

Shawn Hunter is one of the most experienced and innovative sports marketing minds in the United States, with an accomplished twenty-year track record in sports marketing, ticket sales, and corporate partnerships. Prior to leading the Major League Soccer team Chivas USA, Hunter served as Chief Marketing Officer and President of AEG Sports, President of the NHL's Phoenix Coyotes, and Executive VP of the Colorado Avalanche.

About Fremont College

Fremont College is a private degree-granting college based in Southern California. At its Los Angeles and Cerritos campuses, Fremont offers professional degree programs in the fields of Business, Legal Studies, Sports and Rehabilitation Therapy and Design. The College's mission is to bridge the gap between the classroom and the workplace through research and innovation. Fremont's interactive and collaborative learning model, Professional Action Learning™ (PAL), was developed by Fremont College Chancellor and CEO, Dr. Sabrina Kay, as part of her doctoral research at the Wharton School. PAL trains students using a variety of instructional techniques designed to improve classroom engagement and the learning experience.

SOURCE Fremont College