Martin Jarmond was appointed as Associate Athletics Director for Development in November 2009. In his role, Jarmond oversees the Athletics Development office which includes the Buckeye Club, major gifts, stewardship and donor relations, gift processing and community relations. He also serves on the senior leadership team of the Department of Athletics.
Prior to joining OSU, Jarmond served as the Assistant Athletic Director for Development and Director of Regional Giving at Michigan State University. During his seven years, Jarmond helped the Spartan Fund set new fundraising records in each year of his tenure and was instrumental in the implementation of premium seating. He played an active role during the $1.2B Campaign for MSU, helping athletics raise over $126M.
Nationally, Jarmond serves as the only non athletic director on the Division I-A Athletics Directors McLendon Scholarship Steering Committee.
A native of Fayetteville, NC, Jarmond graduated from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a Bachelors degree in Communication Studies and a Minor in Leadership Studies in 2001. While at UNCW, he played basketball for the Seahawks, earning All-CAA Academic honors and helped guide the Seahawks to their first ever NCAA tournament appearance in 2000. Jarmond earned two Masters Degrees in Business Administration (2002) and Sports Administration (2003) from Ohio University in Athens, OH.