PRESS RELEASE – The Reno Aces Baseball Club has announced promotions and additions to their front office staff today. The franchise recently concluded its sixth season of Pacific Coast League play and welcomed over 400,000 fans to Aces Ballpark in 2014.
Promotions were named for Rick Parr, Emily Jaenson, Kris Morrow and Niko Saladis, while the Aces added Malcolm Chapman, Edgar Montoya and David Woodard to their front office staff.
“After a terrific 2014 season, we’re thrilled to announce new promotions and additions to the team,” said Eric Edelstein, Aces Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer. “While we have 200 days until Opening Day, our team is working hard to make 2015 even better.”
Parr is entering his seventh season with the Aces, following seven years with the Tucson Sidewinders and transitions from General Manager to Vice President of Corporate and Community Impact. Parr will concentrate on identifying strategic ways for the Aces to continually make a positive impact in the lives of the children and families throughout Reno/Sparks and all of Northern Nevada.
Jaenson is entering her second season with the Aces and moves from Account Executive of Marketing Partnerships to Manager of Marketing Partnerships. After helping the Aces achieve record partnerships in 2014, Jaenson will take a greater leadership role in this department.
The 2015 season will be Morrow’s third with the Aces following a stint with the Indianapolis Indians of the International League. The Knoxville, Illinois native moves from Account Executive to Group Sales Manager. He graduated from Illinois State University with a bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies and a master’s degree in Sports Management from Western Illinois University.
A Minden native, Saladis started with the Aces in October of 2013 as a Ticket Sales Account Executive and will now serve as the Marketing Partnerships Account Executive. Saladis graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Sport Management from Southwest Baptist University.
The Aces added three members to the sales team in Chapman, Woodard and Montoya.
Chapman was named to an Account Executive in Outside Sales role after spending time in the sales department of the Oklahoma City RedHawks. The Houston native graduated from the University of Missouri with a bachelor’s degree in Sport Management.
Woodard joined the Aces in August as an Account Executive in Group Sales after serving in a similar role with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans of the Carolina League. A native of Lebanon, Virginia, Woodard graduated from Old Dominion University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration-Finance.
A Sparks native, Montoya started in the Aces’ internship program in March of 2014, and moves to a Sales Coordinator role. He graduated from the University of Nevada with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing.
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