Austin Founder Lions Club

Start your Engines; Todd Fleming - Formula 1 Racing

  • 23 Aug 2012
  • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Wells Fargo Bldg, 400 W 15th St, 3rd floor


  • There is no fee charged for a guest visiting for the first time. Please present yourself as a guest at the registration table and we will gladly introduce you to the club.
  • Guests are charged a lunch fee of $15 for each visit after their first visit.
Start your Engines
Todd Fleming - Formula 1 Racing   
introduction by Lion Mac Ragsdale

Circuit of the Americas

The long awaited and much anticipated Formula 1 race is due to start the weekend before Thanksgiving, and it will be a race to the finish line. This program will give you an overview of F-1 racing, the impact it will have on Austin, and what we will see on race day.  

Todd FlemingSpeakers Bio: Todd Fleming is the Vice President of Sales for Legends Sales & Marketing and Circuit of the Americas (COTA). 
Fleming joined Legends Sales & Marketing in June of 2010. LSM is a sports sales and marketing company that focuses on fully executing new stadium construction projects and facility renovations within the professional and collegiate sports marketplace.
As Vice President Fleming is responsible for expanding LSM ever growing client list and maximizing revenue capabilities. Prior to joining Legends, Fleming served as the Vice President of Sales and Service for the Charlotte Bobcats and Time Warner Cable Arena of the National Basketball Association.
Prior to joining the Charlotte Bobcats organization Fleming held the position of Sales Manager for the Dallas Cowboys and Cowboys Stadium.
Cowboys Stadium holds the distinction of being the largest sports sales project in the industry. Fleming was a key member of the management team that led the project to generate the most revenue ever produced from a new stadium development.
Prior to joining the Cowboys organization Fleming served as the Director of Ticket Sales for the New Jersey Nets of the National Basketball Association. 
During Fleming’s tenure in New Jersey he opened the Nets Midtown Manhattan sales office and played an important role in the opening of The Barclays Center-Brooklyn, which is the Nets future arena scheduled to open in the fall of 2012.
Before coming to New Jersey and the Nets, Fleming served as Manager of Ticket Sales for the Miami Heat. When the Miami Heat traded for Shaquille O’Neal in the summer of 2004 it was Fleming and his prior experience who lead the sales charge. During Fleming’s tenure with the Heat they set franchise records in new tickets sold and revenue.
Fleming is a 2000 graduate of The University of Mount Union in Alliance, Ohio. Fleming resides in Austin, TX with his wife Maria and their three sons, Devin, Zach & Ty.


Featured Lunch Menu: Pork Chops w/ onions, mushrooms, yellow squash and mashed potatoes; mixed field green salad with assorted rolls and a featured daily dessert. Vegetarian meal or Grilled Chicken Caesar salad are available alternatives as well.

Please register by noon on Wednesday

We order meals based on your reservations and must pay for them even if you do not show up. Please keep this in mind if your plans shift and cancel your reservation so we can adjust the headcount.

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