Press Release

Dave Marmion Named CFP Chief Financial Officer

IRVING, Texas - Bill Hancock, Executive Director of the College Football Playoff (CFP), today announced that Dave Marmion has been named Chief Financial Officer of the CFP.

Marmion comes to the CFP from the University of Texas-Austin, where he has been executive senior associate athletic director/chief financial officer since 2012.

“Dave is a wonderful person with the highest integrity,” Hancock said. “He will fit very well with our team because of his experience, intellect and work ethic. He is a national leader among financial officers in college athletics. We are delighted to have him.”

“I am thrilled to join the College Football Playoff,” Marmion said. “To be able to work with industry leaders like Bill Hancock and (chief operating officer) Michael Kelly, as well as their fantastic staff, is such an incredible opportunity. As I went through the process, it was the people at the CFP that made this a position I couldn’t pass up. I can’t wait to start working with them and put on a first-class championship in Atlanta.”

Before joining the Texas staff, he spent 11 years at Wake Forest University, including six years as associate athletic director for finance and administration. He previously worked at Florida State University and for Deloitte & Touche in Atlanta, where he was an auditor for a variety of clients, including the Georgia Tech Athletic Association.

Marmion, a Certified Public Accountant, is a former president of the College Athletic Business Managers Association (CABMA). He has participated in management for several NCAA baseball, softball and soccer events, and was involved in football game-day operations.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Wake Forest (1993) and a master’s degree in sports administration from Florida State (1999).

He and his wife, Allyson, have two sons, Zach and Owen.