After the 2013 season, four individuals advanced through the internship program to receive full-time positions within the Front Office. In the group sales department, Joe Bartlett was promoted from Group Sales Assistant to Group Account Manager. Adrienne Greene, a Corporate Partnerships Coordinator, was promoted to Corporate Partnerships Manager. In the marketing department, Kirsten Boye was hired full-time as the Creative Services Manager after spending the 2013 season as the Creative Services Assistant. Lastly, Chris Zabady was hired as the Box Office Manager, after having a significant role in the Box Office last season as a coordinator.
Mike Barone, a full-time employee of the Riversharks during the 2013 season, received a promotion to Marketing Manager, where he will oversee the marketing department.
“I am very proud to recognize these outstanding individuals as members of our team. They were key contributors to their respective departments and played large roles as a member of the organization as a whole. They worked incredibly hard throughout the year, and I am very happy to see them elevate from our internship program,” said Camden Riversharks General Manager Adam Lorber.
Bartlett, a Southern New Jersey native, graduated from Lynchburg College in Virginia. Before becoming a full-time intern with the Riversharks last season, Joe also spent time as a Riversharks Street Team member during the 2012 season.
Greene graduated from Seton Hall University with a degree in Sport Management and Marketing. She spent time as an intern for the New Jersey Jackals and New Jersey Devils before becoming a member of the Riversharks.
Boye, originally from South Jersey, attended college at Hofstra University. She graduated in 2010, earning dual degrees in Video/Television Production and Theatre Arts. She has previously worked in other areas of the entertainment industry, including casting.
Zabady, a native of Northern New Jersey, received a degree in Sports and Recreation Management from James Madison University in 2010. Prior to the Riversharks, he worked for the JMU Athletic Department and Seton Hall University.
Barone will be entering his third season with the Riversharks. In his first year, he began as the Theme Night Coordinator for the organization, where he also assisted in executing the 2012 Atlantic League All-Star Game. Prior to working for the Riversharks, he interned with the Philadelphia Soul as their Marketing Assistant.