PRESS RELEASE – The Reading Fightin Phils proudly announce the promotion of Anthony Pignetti to Chief Director of Business Development. The title of Chief Director expands a leadership role for Pignetti.
The Reading Fightin Phils organization is headed by General Manager Scott Hunsicker. The Fightins senior leadership team then consists of six Executive Directors; Joe Bialek, Matt Hoffmaster, Kevin Sklenarik, Matt Jackson, Mike Becker, and Mike Robinson. As the new Chief Director of Business Development, Anthony will now assist those senior level Executive Directors, as they lead the Fightin Phils Front Office Staff.
“As the Director of Business Development, Anthony Pignetti has created tremendous partnerships and friendships with his clients, always putting the partner’s needs first”, said Fightins GM Scott Hunsicker. “He has also mentored many Fightins interns and staff, sharing his knowledge and experience. “Pigs”, as he is affectionately known by all, has become a recognizable, and trusted member of the Greater Reading community, and an integral part of the Reading Fightin Phils front office family. Anthony has earned this promotion to Chief Director of Business Development with hard work, and our senior level leadership team is excited to have him take on this expanded role within our organization.”
A native of Marlboro, New York, Pignetti graduated from Marlboro Central High School in 2004. He went to college at Point Park University in Pittsburgh, PA and graduated in 2008. The 2017 season will be his eighth season with the Fightin Phils. He started with the Fightins back in 2010 as an intern.
Here’s a list of the Reading Fightin Phils Front Office Staff:
Craig Stein – Managing Partner – 31st season
Scott Hunsicker – General Manager – 26th season
Joe Bialek – Executive Director of Sales – 19th season
Matt Hoffmaster – Executive Director of Operations – 12th season
Kevin Sklenarik – Executive Director of Baseball Operations and Merchandise – 22nd season
Matt Jackson – Executive Director of Graphic Arts & Game Entertainment – 19th season
Mike Becker – Executive Director of Tickets – 19th season
Mike Robinson – Executive Director of Community & Fan Development – 15th season
Kristyne Haver – Controller, CPA, CGMA – 16th season
Dan “Dirt” Douglas – Head Groundskeeper – 27th season
Anthony Pignetti – Chief Director of Business Development – 8th season
Andy Kauffman – Video Director – 15th season
Travis Hart – Director of Food & Beverage – 5th season
Deneen Giesen – Office Manager – 16th season
Todd Hunsicker – Director of Educational Programs, Music & Game Presentation – 8th season
Jon Nally – Director of Groups – 6th season
Mike Ventola – Director of Public/Media Relations/Radio Broadcaster – 4th season
Andrew Nelson – Director of Fundraising/Clubhouse Operations – 7th season
Tonya Petrunak – Director of Marketing – 8th season
Stephen Thomas – Groups/Extra Events/Game Presentation Manager – 5th season
Derek Lupia – Groups Manager – 4th season
Ryan Springborn – Merchandise Manager/Sales Representative – 4th season
Jarred Smeltz – Operations Manager/Sales Representative – 3rd season
Brian Wells – Groups Manager – 2nd season
Nick Crosby – Food & Beverage Manager – 2nd season
Season tickets for the 2017 season are available online at Fightins.com, by phone at 610-370-BALL, and in-person at FirstEnergy Stadium. Follow the Fightin Phils on Twitter at @ReadingFightins and like them on Facebook via http://www.facebook.com/fightins.