Grafton, WI- The Lakeshore Chinooks are excited to announce the hiring of Chris Salazar to the team’s front office staff. He will assume the role as the team’s Ticket Operations & Sales Manager.
Chinooks Assistant GM, Eric Snodgrass, had the following to say about the hiring of Salazar: “Chris is the type of individual teams look to add to their front office. He is extremely passionate about the Chinooks product and the sports business world. Plus, he has a true understanding of the lifestyle and what it takes to succeed in this business.”
Salazar started with the Chinooks as a Marketing & Operations intern in the summer of 2017. Last season, he rejoined the organization as an Account Executive before being hired full time during the 2018 season.
In his new role, Chris will oversee all ticket operations and ticket sales including group tickets, season tickets, and single game tickets. He will also oversee the Kapco Park stadium box office as well as manage the team’s full time sales staff and intern sales staff.
Chris graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside with a degree in Sports Management. Born and raised in McHenry, IL, he currently resides in Milwaukee with his wife Adriana and their one month old son, Rylan.
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