Zackie Sanderson is in her 13th year as the athletic business manager at Middle Tennessee. Although her work often goes unnoticed by the general public, she is one of the most important people in the Athletic Department. In addition, Sanderson oversees the Blue Raider ticket office operation.
She assumed her duties after spending two years working in the school’s budget office as a financial management analyst and assisting with the preparation of the university budget.
Her duties include overseeing all financial reporting and budgeting related to athletics.
Sanderson spent nine years with SunTrust Bank as an internal auditor, senior accountant, and internal control officer. She has also worked with Kraft CPAs in Nashville, National Health Investors, Inc., Medisphere Health Partners, Cumberland Science Museum, and Grassmere Wildlife Park in Nashville.
Sanderson, a Belmont graduate, is a native of Nashville and is married to Ron Sanderson of Lexington, Kentucky. The couple have two sons, Steven and Ben.