Meet Tristan! Tristan Hargens has served in the role of the Event & Marketing Coordinator for the Vermillion Area Chamber & Development Company since mid-August 2019. He began his work with the VCDC following the completion of his summer internship with the company.
Tristan, an Arlington native and University of South Dakota alum, holds a degree in Strategic Communications with a minor in Sports Marketing and Media. He spent a lot of time during high school and his early college years working for the Boys and Girls Club in Brookings and he served as the Waterfront and Specialties Camp Director for a Lutheran Bible Camp in Waubay.
Throughout his collegiate career, he assisted the USD Production and Game Day staff with a variety of tech needs, from cameras and production board to time-out and in-game promotions, producing and controlling expression boards and online screens. Some big-time events in his tenure include the Dan Lennon Indoor Track meet, Summit League post-season basketball, and the Women’s NIT Basketball Tournament. Tristan is an avid sports fan, especially when it comes to the Chicago Cubs, Los Angeles Rams and the Los Angeles Lakers.
His interest in sports and sports production makes him your go-to guy if you have any questions about event production.