JACKSONVILLE, FL - The Jacksonville Suns released their new front office staff and there are a few changes. With the new HD videoboard the Suns have added Brian Delettre as the Director of Videography. Brian will oversee all aspects of the Suns video game-day production. Delettre, a native of Callahan, joins the Suns after working in the Athletic department at his alma mater Jacksonville University for the previous eight years.
Also new to the Suns staff this season are Director of Merchandise Brett Andrews, Sponsorship Sales Manager R.C. Reuteman, and Business Administrative Assistant Karen Giles. Andrews is a graduate of North Carolina State University and spent the previous two seasons working in the Merchandise department for the Jupiter Hammerheads and his hometown Durham Bulls. R.C. Reuteman brings 39 years of baseball experience to the Suns staff, having served as General Manager for many teams including the Binghamton Mets and Brooklyn Cyclones. Reuteman was been named Executive of the Year in the Eastern League and New York-Penn League for his outstanding leadership during his stints with Binghamton and Brooklyn. Karen Giles, a native of Jacksonville, will assist in the Business operations department with accounting and finance.
Joining the Suns staff as account executives for 2013 are Yogi Brewington and Richard O'Neill. A native of Hope Mills, NC and graduate of North Carolina State University, Yogi Brewington joins the Suns sales staff after spending the 2012 season with the Jupiter Hammerheads. Richard O'Neill, a senior at Jacksonville University, hails from Sewell, NJ will graduate this spring and will attend Law School next year.
Jacksonville native Christian Galen will supervise all field operations at Bragan Field in 2013. Galen has spent the previous seven seasons as the Suns Groundskeeper and was recently promoted to Director of Field Operations.
The Suns are also proud to announce the club's front office staff for the 2013 Southern League season.
The entire Suns front office is as follows:
Mary Frances Bragan - Madame Chairman
Peter D. Bragan, Jr. - President & Owner
Dr. Nancy Bragan - Mrs. President
Chris Peters- General Manager
Casey Nichols - Assistant GM
Barbara O'Berry - Sr. Director of Business Admin.
Christian Galen - Director of Field Operations
January Squyres - Director of Group Sales
Amy Delettre - Director of Ticket Operations
Brett Andrews - Director of Merchandise
Sarah Foster - Director of Community Relations
J.D. Metrie - Director of Stadium Operations
Jarrod Simmons- Stadium Operations Manager
Brian Delettre - Director of Videography
Roger Hoover - Director of Broadcasting
R.C. Reuteman - Sponsorship Sales Manager
Trevor Johnson - Group Sales Manager
Theresa Viets - Box Office Manager
Yogi Brewington - Account Executive
Richard O'Neill - Account Executive
Karen Giles - Business Administrative Assistant
Matt Leland - Broadcasting & Media Relations Assistant
Chris Edwards - Broadcasting & Media Relations Intern
Ray Foote - Home Clubhouse Manager
Pete Phillips - Visiting Clubhouse Manager
Jamie Davis - General Manager, Ballpark Foods
Mitch Buska - Assistant GM, Ballpark Foods
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