ZEBULON, N.C. - The Carolina Mudcats, the Class A Advanced affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers, are thrilled to today announce the hiring of Mitchell Lister as the club's new Manager of Group Sales and Business Development for the upcoming 2020, 30th anniversary, season.
"Mitchell brings with him a great deal of valuable Minor League Baseball experience and we are excited to see him infuse his best practices into our ticket sales process" said David Lawrence, Mudcats' Assistant General Manager - Sales. "Mitchell along with Brandon, Thomas and Ryder bring successful experiences from across a variety of sports venues."
Lister enters his first season with the Mudcats, but has extensive Minor League Baseball experience having worked for the Lynchburg Hillcats from 2013 through 2015, the Hickory Crawdads in 2017 and most recently with the Staten Island Yankees from 2018 through 2019. Lister first joined Staten Island as a Group Sales Executive in February 2018 before becoming Manager of Group Ticket Sales a year later in February 2019. Lister graduated from Liberty University in Virginia where he earned a BA in Sport Management.
The Mudcats additionally announced in November 2019 the addition of three new Business Development Associates with Brandon Diorio, Thomas Eatman and Ryder Barrett all joining the club's ticket sales department for the upcoming season.
The Mudcats will celebrate 30 years of baseball in North Carolina when they begin the upcoming 2020 season by hosting the Winston-Salem Dash on Thursday, April 9 at Five County Stadium in Zebulon, NC.
Season ticket packages, group ticket packages and the latest mini plans for the upcoming 2020 season are all available now by visiting the Five County Stadium front office in Zebulon, by calling (919) 269-CATS (2287) and by visiting carolinamudcats.com.
About the Carolina Mudcats
The Carolina Mudcats are the proud Carolina League, Class-A Advanced affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers. First established in 1991, the two-time Southern League Champion Mudcats are entering their 30th consecutive season of baseball at Five County Stadium in Zebulon, N.C. The Mudcats are owned and operated by the Milwaukee Brewers.
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