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Jake McGhee named CEO of Boys & Girls Club of Kenosha

Jake McGhee named CEO of Boys & Girls Club of Kenosha

Rich Marks will continue to oversee day-to-day operations of club

Kenosha, Wis. – Jake McGhee, the General Manager of the Kenosha Kingfish since 2013, has been hired to be the CEO of the Boys & Girls Club of Kenosha.  McGhee will be with the team through the end of March and start his new role on April 4.  Kingfish General Manager of Operations, Rich Marks, will continue to oversee the team’s day-to-day operations. The Kingfish will start a search to replace McGhee's sales responsibilities.  

“Jake has been a part of some great moments as we launched this team and his energy will be missed” said Kingfish Owners Vern Stenman, Conor Caloia and Steve Schmitt in a statement, “We’ve built a great foundation for the future success of this team together and we are fortunate to have a great staff in place. We are confident 2016 will be the best season yet at Simmons Field. We wish Jake and the Boys & Girls Club the best of luck in the future.”

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The Kenosha Kingfish are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 21st season of summer collegiate baseball, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, more than 140 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Lucas Duda (NYM) and Ben Zobrist (CHC). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League YouTube channel.