Grafton, WI – The Lakeshore Chinooks are excited to announce the hiring of Brian White to the team's front office staff. White will serve as the team's Manager of Operations & Hospitality.
Chinooks Assistant General Manager Shawn Kison had the following to say about Brian's hiring: "We are very excited to have Brian on board full-time with the Chinooks. The knowledge, experience, and passion he brings to the table after his past 3 years in the Northwoods League will continue to allow us to provide first-class entertainment and concessions offerings for all those in attendance this summer."
Brian has spent the last two seasons with the Chinooks before accepting the full time role with the team earlier this month. In 2015, he started his time with the team as a spring ticket sales intern before switching over to Manager of Stadium Operations. This past summer, Brian continued assisting with stadium operations and was also named Assistant Concessions Manager.
For the 2017 season, White will focus on managing Kapco Park's concession stands and kiosk as well as hiring and managing all game day employees.Brian will also continue to assist with stadium operations and ticket sales including group and hospitality outings.
"After three seasons in the Northwood’s League as a seasonal employee, I’m excited to join the Chinooks full time. These past two summers at Kapco Park have been wonderful and I look forward to growing with the Chinooks and the Lakeshore community for years to come," stated Brian White.
Back in 2014, Brian started his time in the Northwoods League with the Green Bay Bullfrogs. He started the season as the team's Operation Manager then took over the club's radio and journalism responsibilities.
He recently graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a bachelor's degree in Communications. Born and raised in Menomonee Falls, Brian currently resides in the Milwaukee area.
The Lakeshore Chinooks are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The 23-year-old summer collegiate league is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 20 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 160 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including two-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champion Ben Zobrist (CHC) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET), Curtis Granderson (NYM) and Lucas Duda (NYM). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit www.lakeshorechinooks.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Chinooks as your favorite team.