- This article is about the UAB athletic director. For the NFL running back, see Mark Ingram Jr.
Ingram grew up in Sneads Ferry, North Carolina. He played center as a walk-on for the Tennessee Volunteers football team and was twice named to the Academic All-SEC team. He completed a master's degree in sports administration at Tennessee in 1997. In 1998 he joined the athletics department staff at Tennessee as an assistant director of development.
From 2002 to 2006 Ingram was an assistant athletics director for development at the University of Missouri where he headed a $117 million fund-raising campaign for Missouri Tigers athletics program. He next served in the same role at the University of Georgia for almost two years, then returned to his alma mater in 2007 as a senior associate athletics director, helping with a $336 million capital campaign for the Volunteers athletics program.
In 2012 Ingram was hired as associate vice president and executive senior associate for athletics at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was named athletic director for UAB on May 1, 2015.
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- Talty, John (May 1, 2015) "UAB hires Temple's Mark Ingram as next athletic director." The Birmingham News