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Front Office Staff

Managing Partner: Herb Simon

Partner: Steve Simon

Address
Reno Aces Baseball Club
Greater Nevada Field
250 Evans Avenue
Reno, NV 89501

Ticket Office (775) 334-7000
Front Office (775) 334-4700
Team Shop (775) 334-7035
Fax (775) 334-4701
E-mail [email protected]

Ticket Office Hours: The ticket office at Greater Nevada Field is currently closed.

Team Shop Hours: Due to Nevada's current "non-essential business closure", the Biggest Little Team Shop at Greater Nevada Field is currently closed. You can still shop online with $4.00 Shipping here!

Leadership Team

Edelstein
Eric Edelstein - President

Contact: [email protected]775-334-7023

College: Bowling Green University, B.S. in Sport Organization Management with a sport enterprise emphasis and a minor in Marketing

Bio: A native of Cleveland, OH, Edelstein joined the Reno Aces in June, 2013 after 10 years with the Double-A affiliate of the Kansas City Royals, working in Wichita and Northwest Arkansas under the ownership of Rich Products Corporation. In his first six seasons at the helm, the Aces have achieved franchise records in the important revenue streams, including a landmark naming rights agreement for Greater Nevada Field with Greater Nevada Credit Union.

Jaeson
Emily Jaenson - General Manager

Contact: [email protected]775-334-7042

College: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Bio: Jaenson spent three years in Reno from 2013-2016 where she grew from account executive to Vice President in two years. Jaenson lived and worked in Houston from 2016-2018, and returned to Reno on May 1, 2018 to accept the position as General Manager of the Reno Aces. Jaeson's role as GM is to lead day-to-day business operations for baseball, including the event experience, community engagement, marketing, and contribute to the sponsorship team. Jaenson is married to Shawn Jaenson, a Navy veteran, and has two young sons, Magnus and Anders. 

Hicks
Samantha Hicks - Chief Revenue Officer

Contact: [email protected]775-334-7072

College: Central Michigan University

Bio: Hicks is entering her fifth season with the Reno Aces as CRO. Bringing over 13 years' experience in the sports industry, she currently oversees the Sponsorship and Ticket Sales departments for both the Aces and Reno 1868 FC.

Stacy
Stacey Bowman - Chief Financial Officer

Contact: [email protected] / 775-334-7004

College: CSU Chico

 

Moss
Brian Moss - Vice President of Business Development

Contact: [email protected]775-334-7018

College: Drake University

Bio: Moss has been with the Reno Aces for all 11 seasons in club history. Prior to being Vice President of Business Development, Moss served as the Director of Ticket Sales for five years after moving to Reno from Tucson where he was the Director of Group Sales for the Tucson Sidewinders. Moss is married to Daylene Moss, a local artist, and has two daughters: Reilly and Carly. 

Ticket Sales & Service

Bliss
Sarah Bliss - Director of Ticket Operations

Contact: [email protected]775-334-7012

College: University of Nevada, Reno

Bio: Originally from Placerville, CA, Bliss moved to Reno in 1995 and fell in love with Northern Nevada. She has worked in ticketing since 1999 and began with the Reno Aces in 2009, rising from part-time Ticket Agent to Director of Ticket Operations. In that role, Bliss overseas all ticket sales for the club, Reno 1868 FC, and exciting events at Greater Nevad Field such as Nitro Circus and Slaughterhouse.

Raymond
Laura Raymond - Director of Membership Development

Contact: [email protected]775-334-7056

College: University of Nevada, Reno and San Jose State University

Bio: Raymond, a native to the Reno/Tahoe area, joined the Aces in April of 2019. She has worked in multiple professional sports leagues, including Major League Baseball and the National Hockey League, most recently working with the San Jose Sharks. A graduate of San Jose University with a Bachelor's Degree in Hospitality, Tourism, and Event Management, she brings a unique and customer-focused background to the Member Services Department.

Strathearn
Alex Strathearn - Director of Group Sales

Contact: [email protected]775-334-7060

College: University of Nevada, Reno

Bio: Born and raised in San Mateo, CA, Strathearn was a walk-on Tight End for Nevada Wolf Pack Football which helped kickstart his career in sports. Strathearn started his front-office career in the NFL with the Arizona Cardinals, but returned to Reno in 2017 to join the Aces.

McFadden
Shawnee McFadden - Outside Sales Manager
Solis
Kristina Solis - Ticket Operations Manager
Henry Fassinger Account Executive, Group Sales [email protected]
Tyler Wilson Account Executive, Outside Sales [email protected]
Ellie Stockwell Account Executive, Group Sales [email protected]
Emily Cryer Member Services Coordinator [email protected]
Wilma Compton Account Executive, Community Outreach [email protected]
Emilie Schliksbier Group Sales & Services Coordinator [email protected]
Blake Paris Account Executive [email protected]
Kyle Vincent Account Executive [email protected]
Scott Dwyer Account Executive [email protected]
Scott Whan Account Executive [email protected]
Sophia Moller Office Assistant [email protected]

Corporate Partnerships

Margulies
Max Margulies - Director of Corporate Partnerships

Contact: [email protected]  / 775-334-7087

College: University of Oregon

Bio: Margulies is entering his fifth season with the Reno Aces and the Corporate Partnerships department. Originally from San Diego, CA, Margulies attended the University of Oregon to study sports business. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, hiking, kayaking, and playing basketball.

Simpson
Max Simpson - Corporate Partnerships Account Manager

Contact: [email protected]775-334-7047

College: Arizona State University

Bio: Entering his third season with the organization, Simpson has been a life long sports enthusiast. His career has included time with the Sun Devils, Arizona Diamondbacks, and Front Office Sports. With his partnerships background, Simpson builds relationships with the Aces' corporate partners to help deliver a successful rate of return and caring service. When he's not at Greater Nevada Field, he can be found watching soccer, hiking Lake Tahoe, or traveling around the world.

Baker
Courtney Baker - Corporate Partnerships Account Manager

Contact: [email protected]775-334-7041

College: Arizona State University

Bio: After spending over 20 years in Scottsdale, AZ, Baker joined the Aces staff in late 2018. She began her career in the sports industry during her freshman year of college. From there, she worked for multiple teams in Arizona before becoming a Client Services Manager at iHeartMedia. Itching to get back into sports, she moved to Reno and have been servicing Corporate Partner accounts for the Aces since. 

Kellher
Justin Kelleher - Corporate Partnerships Account Executive

Contact: [email protected]775-334-7045

College: Southern New Hampshire University (BS) / John Hopkins University (MA)

Bio: Originally from Maine, Justin has spent the last few years pursuing a career in sports managment since changing his careers. His most recent expereince was with the Tampa Bay Rays and the Oklahoma City Dodgers. He is entering his first season with the Reno Aces and is excited to be a part of the team as well as a member of the Reno community.

 

 

Walker McCrae Activation Assistant [email protected]

Marketing & Communications

Ruffino
Vince Ruffino - Senior Marketing Manager

Contact: [email protected]775-334-7027

College: St. John's University, B.S. in Sport Management with a minor in Business

Bio: A Middletown, CT, native, Ruffino is entering his third season in Reno after spending over three years in the New York Mets organization. In New York, he was responsible for the marketing & social media efforts for Citi Field while selling non-gameday events. He has worked with a variety of large scale events such as Electric Daisy Carnival (NYC), The Meadows Music & Arts Festival, Spartan Race, the Color Run, etc. Ruffino was a member of the organization during their 2015 National League Championship. With the Aces, Ruffino oversees the general marketing of the club with the General Manager, while taking a deeper focus on digital strategies. In the offseason, Ruffino is an Assistant Basketball Coach at Procter Hug High School in Reno, NV for the Freshman Boys' Team. 

Grimm
AJ Grimm - Social Media Manager

Contact: [email protected]

College: Stevenson University

Bio: Grimm was born and raised in Middletown, CT and majored in Business Communication at Stevenson University. After serving as the Digital Marketing Assistant in 2019, this will be Grimm's second season in the Biggest Little City. Besides creating content for the Aces social media accounts, Grimm loves watching and playing sports in his free time. 

O'Brien
Blake O'Brien - Creative Manager

Contact: [email protected]775-334-7021

College: Colorado State University

Bio: If he's not staring at his MacBook, at the stadium, or on the links, O'Brien is probably watching the Pittsburgh Steelers or LeBron James. In addition, he loves to camp, golf, and excercise his creativity. 

Trybulski
Jake Trybulski - Communications Manager

Contact: [email protected]775-334-7089

College: Arizona State University (Masters), California State University - San Marcos (Bachelor's Degree)

Bio: Trybulski grew up in Temecula, CA and attended California State University - San Marcos and majored in Communication while competing on the baseball team. He then continued his education at Arizona State University where he earned a Masters in Sports Journalism. Trybulski joined the Aces in 2019 and served as the Communications Coordinator before receiving a promotion heading into the 2020 season. In his free time, he likes to golf, fish, and play Madden.

Josh Klien Communications Coordinator [email protected]
Chase Sanchez Graphic Design Assistant [email protected]
Andrew Kolb Marketing Intern [email protected]
Bailey Garrity Marketing Intern [email protected]
Chase Grodin Marketing Intern [email protected]

Community Relations, Merchandise, & Game Entertainment

Cooper
Jared Cooper - Community Relations Manager

Contact: [email protected]775-334-7048

College: Arizona State University

Bio: Originally from Voorhees, NJ, Cooper has been working in sports since he was 16, beginning with the Camden Riversharks. Cooper went on to his degree in Journalism and Mass Communications from Arizona State University. Before his move to Reno, Cooper worked in Los Angeles for the National Football League, USA TODAY Sports, and the Los Angeles Kings.

Devan
Devin Levan-Galang - Game Entertainment & Production Manager

Contact: [email protected]775-334-6699

College: Ohio State University

Bio: Devin joined the aces the Aces as the Production & Game Entertainment Manager going into the 2020 season. Before moving out to Reno he worked with the Lake County Captains, the Class-A Affiliate of the Cleveland Indians, as the Promotions & Corporate Partnership Director. He graduated from Ohio State University, in August of 2017, with a Bachelor's degree in Sport Management and Marketing and a Minor in Business. Devin was born and raised in Cleveland, OH. He attended Aurora High School where he played football, baseball, and wrestled. Devin is a Cleveland sports fan, as well as an Ohio State Buckeyes fan. Away from the ballpark, he enjoys playing golf, playing baseball, and playing videogames with his friends

Santos
Joseph Santos - Team Store and Merchandise Manager
Nick Pepple Retail Coordinator [email protected]
Caymen Levonian Production Assistant [email protected]

Special Events & Ballpark Operations

Withrow
Leah Withrow - Manager of Grounds Operations

Contact: [email protected]775-334-4474

College: North Dakota State University

Bio: Born and raised in Gardnerville, NV. Leah attended North Dakota State University and majored in Sports Turfgrass Managment. During her time at NDSU she worked in athletics managing all athletic fields around campus and as part of the operations crew for the basketball arena. Withrow interned for the Aces in 2015 and 2017 seasons with the 2016 season being spent in Milwaukee working for the Brewers. She became a full time Assistant of Field Operations in 2019 and after one year becomes the only Head Groundskeeper in Minor League Baseball. 

Vecitis
Adam Vecitis - Manager of Grounds Maintenance
  • Contact: [email protected] /775-334-7016
  • College: Michigan State University - Sports Turf Management 
  • Bio: Born and raised in Glendale, WI, Adam grew up on the baseball fields - all summer everyday. Vecitis comes from a family of Groundskeepers as, his father was Director of Grounds at the local Little League. Adam has been maintaining fields since he was 13 and is a lover of all Wisconsin pro sports teams. 
Sanchez
Ben Sanchez - Stadium Superintendent
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Miguel Paredes - Manager of Facilities
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Marisa Ochoa - Fan Experience Manager

Contact: [email protected]775-334-7008 

College: Western Nevada College 

Bio: Marisa started working at Greater Nevada Field in 2013, as part of the seasonal staff working in the Guest Services Office. Once soccer came to Greater Nevada Field, Marisa started working as an Ops Assistant. This led way to become a Supervisor and eventually to Fan Expereince Manager. Marisa overseas the Guest Services and Security Staff for the Aces, Reno 1868 FC, and all special events such as Slaughterhouse and Winterfest.

Myles Fresquez Stadium Operations Assistant [email protected]

Human Resources & Accounting

Littrell
Amanda Littrell - Human Resources Manager

Contact: [email protected]775-334-7073

College: Chico State University

Bio: Littrell handles all aspects of Human Resources from recruiting to payroll for the Reno Aces and Reno 1868 FC. Outside of work, she enjoys building furniture and spending time with her husband & dog.

Hyde
Adam Hyde - Senior Accountant

Contact: [email protected]775-334-7005

College: University of Nevada, Reno

Jose Mata Accounting Clerk [email protected]
Kristy South Accounting Clerk [email protected]

Professional Sports Catering

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William Cooke - Director of Operations

Contact: [email protected]

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Shaun Finch - Executive Chef