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Darren Pitra's Bio

Darren Pitra

Director of Merchandise

Darren joined the River Bandits as Director of Merchandising in November of 2015. Darren comes to the River Bandits from the world of radio, where he was a 25 year veteran. Darren even served as the P.A. announcer for the QC Angels and River Bandits in the early1990's.

Darren has served as a program director, operations manager, and is one half of the "Dave & Darren Show". Dave & Darren still perform a daily podcast available at

Darren attended the University of Iowa and is a huge Augustana Vikings football fan, where his nephew Ryan plays tailback. Darren lives in Bettendorf and likes to spend his time with family and friends including his four dogs, Edgar, Chaps, Jax, and Maggie.


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