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Burke: 'The relationship will provide the department with a broader reach and enhance its ability to increase ticket revenues and attendance.'
Peludat (pronounced PELL-u-dot) came to Purdue from the Air Force Academy, where he had served as associate athletics director for ticket sales and operations since 2000. He handled the season ticket allocation for football, men's and women's basketball, and hockey, while collaborating with the marketing staff to develop and implement sales and promotion strategies. Peludat implemented the first stored value ticket technology in collegiate athletics and served as system administrator for the Paciolan ticketing system used at Purdue.
Previously, Peludat was assistant ticket manager at Air Force (January to November 2000) and ticket office coordinator at the Naval Academy (June to December 1999).
A native of Collinsville, Illinois, Peludat earned his bachelor's degree in sports management from UMass Amherst in 1999.
Chris and his wife, Kristin, have two children, Cooper and Charlotte.