Officially, his firm, Turnkey Search, has been hired to find a new athletic director at Georgia Tech.

Officially, Gene DeFilippo, a senior executive director at Turnkey in charge of the college search division, will be contact man with  Georgia Tech.

Turnkey was the firm that Michigan used to find its athletic director and DeFilippo led that search.

Gene D, who came to Turnkey after a long and mostly successful stint as the athletic director at Boston College, no doubt will come up with a list of qualified names which could range from Oregon State’s Todd Stansbury (a Georgia Tech guy) to Arkansas State’s Terry Mohajir (rising star).  But the name on the top of the list should be Gene DeFilippo. The rest of this article is available to subscribers only – to become a subscriber click here.