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Walter Overton
General Manager/LP Field

Biography

Walter Overton is in his ninth year with the Titans as General Manager of LP Field in 2014. Overton was familiar with the facility and the organization after spending his previous five years as the Executive Director of the Nashville Sports Authority, which oversees LP Field and Bridgestone Arena for Nashville’s Metro Government. His duties as General Manager include day-to-day management and event management at LP Field.

Under his direction, LP Field hosts the CMA Country Music Fest each June and entertained the largest crowds in the history of the event. Additionally, LP Field hosted the largest crowd ever in the state of Tennessee to watch a soccer match when the U.S. Men’s National team hosted Trinidad/Tobago in a World Cup Qualifying Match on April 1, 2009.

Prior to joining the Sports Authority in 2001, Overton was the Small & Minority Business Coordinator of Metro Government for four years, directing a department that was charged with involving small businesses in local government procurement contracts. He was also a Metro General Sessions Court probation officer and Criminal Court law clerk/court officer. Overton was subsequently a law clerk with the State Office of Professional Responsibility and a probation officer for the State of Tennessee.

A native Nashvillian, Overton is a graduate of Vanderbilt University, where he starred as a wide receiver for the football team and earned his law degree from the Nashville School of Law. He and his wife, Laura, have two children, Janean (26) and Jordan (24), and reside in Nashville.

Walter Overton is in his ninth year with the Titans as General Manager of LP Field in 2014. Overton was familiar with the facility and the organization after spending his previous five years as the Executive Director of the Nashville Sports Authority, which oversees LP Field and Bridgestone Arena for Nashville’s Metro Government. His duties as General Manager include day-to-day management and event management at LP Field.

Under his direction, LP Field hosts the CMA Country Music Fest each June and entertained the largest crowds in the history of the event. Additionally, LP Field hosted the largest crowd ever in the state of Tennessee to watch a soccer match when the U.S. Men’s National team hosted Trinidad/Tobago in a World Cup Qualifying Match on April 1, 2009.

Prior to joining the Sports Authority in 2001, Overton was the Small & Minority Business Coordinator of Metro Government for four years, directing a department that was charged with involving small businesses in local government procurement contracts. He was also a Metro General Sessions Court probation officer and Criminal Court law clerk/court officer. Overton was subsequently a law clerk with the State Office of Professional Responsibility and a probation officer for the State of Tennessee.

A native Nashvillian, Overton is a graduate of Vanderbilt University, where he starred as a wide receiver for the football team and earned his law degree from the Nashville School of Law. He and his wife, Laura, have two children, Janean (26) and Jordan (24), and reside in Nashville.

 

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