Saturday, January 19, 2013

Big East Athletic Conference Commissioner At Chamber Breakfast

Modified from a Middlesex Chamber of Commerce release.

Chandler Howard, Chairman of the Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce, announced that Michael Aresco, Middletown native, will serve as Guest Speaker at the Chamber’s January Member Breakfast Meeting to be held on Monday, January 28, 2013.

The Breakfast will be held at the Crowne Plaza Cromwell, 100 Berlin Road, Cromwell, with Networking beginning at 7:00 A.M., Breakfast Buffet opens at 7:45 A.M. and the Breakfast Meeting Program 8:00 to 9:00 A.M. Cost is $20 for Chamber members and $30 for non-members. The event is sponsored by Webster Bank.

Mike Aresco is a grew up on Barbara Road and graduated from Xavier High. He was named Commissioner of The BIG EAST Conference on August 14, 2012. Aresco came to the BIG EAST from CBS Sports where he was Executive Vice President, Programming. He was responsible for all college sports programming for CBS Sports and CBS Sports Network. Aresco oversaw the acquisition and management of CBS Sports college properties, including the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship, regular-season college basketball and football, conference basketball championship games, football bowl games and other programming. His responsibilities included game selection and scheduling, day-to-day operations, contract negotiations, identification of future acquisitions, development of programming strategies and coordination of new media and marketing initiatives.

Aresco, 62, and his wife, Sharon, have two adult sons, Matthew, an Emmy-nominated television producer who owns a production company in Connecticut, and Brett, an aspiring actor who lives in New York City.

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