Steven Farmer was named the Associate Athletics Director for External Affairs & Executive Director of ULM Athletic Foundation in September 2016, bringing with him nearly 15 years of work in intercollegiate athletics.
Farmer joined the Warhawks following nearly three years at George Washington University, where he served as the Assistant Athletic Director for Development and oversaw all aspects of development, including major gifts, stewardship and the Buff and Blue Fund.
Before moving to Washington, Farmer was part of the University of Georgia Athletic Association, growing to the Director of Capital Support after starting his career at Georgia as a major gifts officer. Farmer oversaw the scholarship endowment program, capital projects and a successful $65 million comprehensive campaign while at UGA. He was also heavily involved in the annual fund and helped restructure the priority seating program.
Prior to Georgia, Farmer held several positions at Tulane University in New Orleans. He started in 1999 as an intern in the business office and was promoted to Assistant Business Manager after six months. He then moved to Development as a Revenue Officer, later being promoted to Director of the Tulane Athletics Fund.
Farmer received his BBA in finance from Georgia in 1998 and a M.Ed in sports management in 2000, also from Georgia. While in school, Farmer was a student manager and graduate assistant with the Georgia football program.