Kent Hegenauer is in his fourth season as the Senior Internal Operations Director at Southern Miss after stepping into the capacity in January 2012.
Hegenauer serves as the department's chief internal operating officer and has direct oversight and provides leadership in the areas of budget, policies and procedures, facilities and premium seating.
He also has oversight and leadership roles in the areas of event management, personnel, ticket sales and ticket operations.
Hegenaur joined the Southern Miss staff in 2008 as the Associate Director of Athletics but added the senior role in 2012.
Prior to Southern Miss, he served as the Director of Ticket Operations at the University of South Carolina from 2005 to 2008 and the Director of Ticket Operations at Texas Christian University from 2003 to 2005.
In 2003, he ended a four-year stint at Michigan State University where he served as the Assistant Ticket Manager. He also had a two-year stop at C-USA member Tulane, where he was a ticket manager in 1998.
Hegenauer is a 1996 graduate of Indiana University.