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Tanner Friedman Co-Founder Matt Friedman Elected to Michigan Sports Hall of Fame's Board of Directors

Oct 06, 2015

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. - Tanner Friedman Co-Founder Matt Friedman was elected to the Board of Directors for the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame (MSHOF), along with Heather Collart, senior director of community relations for the Detroit Pistons and Wade Martin, vice president of partnerships for the Detroit Lions. The three newly appointed board members will serve a three-year term focusing on the nonprofit's leadership and governance. 


"MSHOF's long-standing reputation in the state values integrity and community," said Scott Lesher, Board Chair, MSHOF. "Matt's passion for sports paired with his experience in sports business communications will be instrumental as we build upon our mission to celebrate and honor Michigan sports and the people who have achieved greatness here." 


The MSHOF is a 501(c)3 organization comprised of 300 former champions, medalists and great contributors to the world of sports. It has honored the most influential figures in the history of Michigan athletics, and is committed to impacting communities and inspiring people by celebrating and honoring the traditions, legacies and history of sports throughout the state of Michigan.


In addition to nearly 20 years in public relations, Friedman's communications career includes time covering sports on the radio. He is a graduate of the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York, where he served as News Director at WJPZ-FM, at the time the nation's highest-rated collegiate broadcast outlet. He was inducted into the WJPZ Radio Hall of Fame in 2012.


About Tanner Friedman


Tanner Friedman is a strategic communications firm specializing in traditional and emerging media relations, adversity management and public relations counsel. Tanner Friedman is located in the landmark Tri-Atria Building at 32255 Northwestern Highway, Suite 298, in Farmington Hills, Michigan. For more information, please visit tannerfriedman.com.

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