Ross Bjork | Director of Athletics at Texas A&M University
Full-Time MBA Speaker Series
Ross Bjork, Director of Texas A&M’s Athletics, will be talking “Leadership” on the Full-Time MBA and MS Business Special Guest Speaker Series!
Leadership and why it matters. Ross Bjork, Director of Athletics at Texas A&M, will discuss his journey through college athletics and how it has impacted his leadership style and approach. Leadership is an Aggie Core Value and Mr.Bjork will share his perspective on situational leadership and how the best leaders are always self-aware of their surroundings. Given the current challenges we face, leadership can help everyone.
Ross Bjork’s Bio:
Ross Bjork began his position as Texas A&M's Director of Athletics on July 8, 2019.
He came to Aggieland from the University of Mississippi, where he served as the Director of Athletics for seven years.
His many achievements include back-to-back Top 40 Directors' Cup finishes, ranked 39th in 2016-17 among Division 1 institutions, and 38th in 2017-18, as well as the university's first appearance in the College World Series in 42 years in 2014. New facilities and renovation improvements flourished under his leadership including the Manning Center, the Pavilion at Ole Miss and a large renovation at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.
Bjork arrived in Oxford after a stint as Director of Athletics at Western Kentucky University where he quickly established an atmosphere of success. The youngest athletics director of the 120 NCAA FBS programs when hired at WKU, Bjork has an extensive career in intercollegiate athletics with more than two decades of experience as an administrator and student-athlete, having worked on the senior staffs at UCLA, the University of Miami and the University of Missouri.