Buffalo, N.Y. -- The Buffalo Bisons are proud to announce the following new hires as well as promotions within the Bisons front office staff for the 2013 season.
Victoria Rebmann -- Ticket Sales Representative
A native of Collins, Rebmann will begin her second season with the Bisons and her first as a ticket sales representative. She spent last season as a sales intern with the team. Rebmann graduated from Canisius College in 2012 with a Bachelor's degree in Communications. She is currently working on her Master's in Sports Administration at Canisius and is expected to graduate this coming May.
Scott Harsch -- Ticket Sales Representative
Beginning his first season with the Bisons, Harsch will be responsible for season ticket, package and group sales. He is a recent graduate of Alfred State College, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Sport Management and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Technology Management. An Orchard Park-native, Harsch interned last season with the Rochester Red Wings as a full-time sales intern.
Ashley Beamish -- Graphic Design
Beamish is beginning her first season with the Bisons and is responsible for the concept and design of many of the team's marketing materials. A native of Wheatfield and a graduate of Niagara-Wheatfield High School, Beamish earned a Bachelor of Arts in Graphic/Web Design from Seton Hall University in 2012. Beamish has also worked with the New Jersey Devils and the WNY Flash during her career.
Matt La Sota -- Director of Entertainment & Marketing Services
La Sota is beginning his ninth season with the Bisons and his first in charge of the teams marketing agenda. He will oversee the production of all team advertisements, including television, radio and print. A native of Niagara Falls, NY, La Sota will continue to be responsible in the planning and execution of the team's promotional schedule as well as the events and entertainment at Coca-Cola Field.
Mike Simoncelli -- Sponsorship & Promotions Coordinator
Simoncelli is entering his seventh season with the Buffalo Bisons and first as the Sponsorship & Promotions Coordinator. In his expanded roll, Simoncelli will coordinate the fulfillment and execution of all sponsorships and game day entertainment. A West Seneca native and 2009 graduate of Medaille College, Mike also received his MBA from Canisius College in 2012.
Saramarie Bukas - Merchandising Manager
Bukas is starting her sixth season working for the Bisons and has been promoted to serve as the team's Merchandise Manager. Bukas oversees the entire Bisons merchandise catalog as well as the operation of all gift shop locations at Coca-Cola Field as well as the Bisons.com online shop. A native of Blasdell, Bukas is a graduate from Medaille College and Holy Angels Academy.