Department of Applied Physiology & Wellness

Jeff Fink

Adjunct Instructor

J.D., Washington University School of Law
3101 University Blvd, Ste.306
Dallas, 75205
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Jeff Fink joined SMU as adjunct professor in the fall of 2011 and will be teaching Sports Law. He completed his Juris Doctor at Washington University School of Law in 1990 after receiving his B.S. in Business Administration from Greenville College in Greenville, IL.

Prior to joining SMU, Jeff also served as an adjunct professor at the University of Dallas where he taught a Sports Law and Entertainment Law course.

In addition to his work as adjunct professor, he is currently employed with Verizon Wireless as a Senior Manager responsible for nearly 40 of the company's NFL team and collegiate sponsorships. He oversees the strategy, contract negotiation as well as activation for those properties which include the New England Patriots, NY Giants, NY Jets, University of Florida, University of Nebraska and Louisiana State University, among others. In previous roles with Verizon and GTE, its predecessor, he managed relationships with NBA, NHL, MLB and Olympic properties.

Prior to his work with Verizon, Jeff was employed as an agent for NFL Players with Pro Player Reps based in Dallas. He began his career with ProServ, Inc. based in Washington, D.C. as the Personal Assistant to the Chairman, Donald Dell. ProServ was a leading sports marketing agency specializing in player representation, corporate consulting, event management and television sales and production.

Jeff resides in Grapevine with his wife Jeanette, daughter Lauren and sons Evan and Landon.