Nearly 30 days after Brian Wickstrom departed, Dr. Nick Bruno’s latest hire was officially introduced to the public.
“…We’re going to run this program with the highest degree of integrity, ” says Floyd. “We’re going to do things the right way. I expect that not only of myself, but everyone associated with our program. We will never sacrifice our principles for the sake of a victory or two…”
Floyd arrived in Northeast Louisiana after spending 16 years at East Carolina. Since 2004, he’s served as the Chief Financial Officer. He was responsible for raking in an impressive $40 million annually.
“…The opportunity to be a director of athletics is something I’ve always wanted to do in my career. The more I looked at the ULM program, and the more they looked at me it really seemed to make sense.”
Floyd knows jumping from the American Athletic Conference to the Sun Belt is not going to be an easy task. There are several challenges ahead on and off the field – and it starts with dollars and cents.
“…We all know the funding challenges ,” says Floyd. “So, we’re going to examine every revenue stream and see what we can do on both the short and long term basis to enhance those revenue streams…”
Now, as far as the buildings each of the teams call home.
“…The basic facilities are pretty good, ” Floyd continues. “But, a lot of them need some work. We’ll develop a facility maintenance plan that’s necessary to enhance the current venues we have…”