Missy Setters

Executive Director

Missy Setters joined the staff in 1996, serving as Media Relations Director and then in 2003 was promoted to Assistant Executive Director for Media Relations. Prior to that she served six years in the LSU Sports Information Department, most recently as publications director and then as Media Relations Director with the Shreveport Pirates of the CFL. She was a four-year letter winner on the LSU women’s golf team. Missy is married to Ross Setters, and they have one daughter, Codi (18).

Jeff Butler

Director of Events and Operations

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Jeff Butler joined the Independence Bowl staff full time in August 2015 after interning during the spring and summer of 2015. Originally from Arlington, Va., Jeff moved to Louisiana in 2011, and recently moved to the Shreveport area. He graduated with degree in Sports Administration from LSU in 2017. Jeff and his fiancé, Emalee, have a son Mathis (3).

Jeffrey Coye

Ticket Manager

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Jeffrey Coye joined the staff in April of 2018 as the Ticket Manager. He recently worked in the Ticket Operations Department for the Tampa Bay Rays. He has also worked with various Minor League Baseball teams in the Ticket Operations Department. Jeffrey is originally from Alta Loma, California and graduated from California State University-San Bernardino with a bachelor’s degree in Sports Entertainment. He is married to Donna Coye and they reside in Bossier City.

Ann Crouch

Ticketing and Business Operations Administrative Assistant

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Ann Crouch joined the staff in June of 2009. She has lived in Shreveport for most of her adult life and has two children and four grandchildren.

Logan Lewis

Director of Sales and Memberships

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Logan Lewis joined the Independence Bowl staff in August 2016. Prior to that he spent five years at Louisiana Tech as Manager of Ticket Sales for the Aspire Group and Senior Manager of Business Development for Learfield Sports. A native of Ruston, LA., Logan is the grandson of former Louisiana Tech football coach EJ Lewis and Dean of Admissions Patsy Lewis. Logan is married to Elizabeth Earl Lewis and they have one son, Asher (5).

Erik Evenson

Director of Media and Community Relations

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Erik Evenson joined the Independence Bowl Staff as the Director of Media and Community Relations in July of 2018. He spent the previous two years as the Director of Media Relations and Broadcasting for the Macon Mayhem of the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) and also served as the co-host of the Midday Sports Zone on Middle Georgia ESPN Radio for eight months before moving to Shreveport. Erik grew up in the Atlanta, GA area and attended the University of Alabama, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Information Sciences in May of 2016.