Lake Elsinore, Calif. - The Lake Elsinore Storm announce Ken Fogel as the newest addition to the Front Office staff ahead of the 2019 campaign. Prior to joining the Storm, Fogel, a 24-year veteran of Minor League Baseball, had spent the previous five years in Charleston, W.V. with the now Seattle Mariners Class-A Affiliate West Virginia Power of the South Atlantic League as the Executive Vice President.
Before arriving in West Virginia, Fogel served five years as the Assistant General Manager for the Akron Aeros, now known as the RubberDucks. He will represent Storm Baseball as the team's Vice President.
"It's incredibly humbling to be able to add someone with the talent and experience of Ken Fogel this close to the season to help the Storm as we launch our 2019 season," said Storm General Managaer, Raj Narayanan. "Ken brings a unique set of skills to the game along with considerable experience in several areas and I believe we'll see dividends and return on that very quickly. I'm excited to be able to work with him and help make our fan experience even better this year."
A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Fogel, along with his wife, Kim, son, Craig, and cat, Paka, is excited to return to his West Coast roots and looks forward to further developing the Lake Elsinore Storm.
"The Storm are a well respected and extremely successful operation and I am humbled to be a part of their continued success," Fogel said. "I appreciate the opportunity that Raj has given me by bringing me back to California."
The Lake Elsinore Storm home opener is Thursday, April 11 with gates opening at 5:30 p.m. for a 7 p.m. first pitch against the Inland Empire 66ers. Fans can enjoy $2 domestic draft beers during the pregame happy hour from 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Single Game Tickets go on sale ONLINE ONLY at stormbaseball.com Saturday, March 9th beginning at 12:01 a.m. The Box Office will begin selling tickets Monday, March 11. Fans can purchase tickets at the stadium Monday-Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
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