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Published On: October 6th, 2011

logoThe Madison Mallards are pleased to announce four additions to their full time staff.  The organization has brought on Jake McGhee, Eric Elger, Lauren Phelan, and Tyler Isham for the upcoming season.  The Mallards now have 11 full time staff members. “We are excited to make several excellent additions to our staff,” Mallards General Manager Conor Caloia said. “Furthermore, it was great that we were able to elevate previous employees and interns to full time positions. We take a great deal of pride in developing sports marketing leaders of the future.”

McGhee will start his first season as a Corporate Account Manager after being hired as a seasonal operations employee in March.  He will work with local businesses to create business development and client and employee entertainment solutions.  McGhee is a 2010 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he earned his bachelors degree in Finance and Spanish. He hails from Hartland, WI.

Elger will enter his third year with the Mallards. He completed a marketing internship in 2010 and  served as a part-time inside sales representative in 2011.  Elger enters his new role of Corporate Service Manager for the 2012 season.  Elger will work with corporate partners of the Mallards to develop strategic marketing campaigns.  He graduated in 2011 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he earned a degree in Consumer Science – Consumer Affairs.  He is originally from Kenosha, WI.

Phelan is a veteran Mallards employee starting her tenure with the Mallards in the concession stand in 2003. She has worked in various areas for the Mallards since then, most recently in the ticket office.  Phelan will now fill the role of Ticket Operations Specialist.  She will help manage the box office and work with Mallards 7-Game Pack, box and season ticket holders.  She earned her bachelors degree in Kinesiology from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities in 2011.  She is originally from Madison, WI.

Isham will start his full time career with the Mallards in Group Sales and Public Relations.  He completed a public relations internship in the summer of 2011 for the Mallards.  Isham will work with non-profit groups to create fundraising and group outing opportunities.  He graduated in 2011 from Beloit College where he earned a bachelors degree in Communications.  He is originally from Walworth, WI.

The Madison Mallards are members of the 16-team Northwoods League.  The 2011 season has come to end in record-breaking fashion.  The Mallards drew a new team and summer collegiate baseball record 213, 467 fans this season, breaking their old record of over 207,000 set in 2007.  7-Game Packs for 2012 are now on sale!  For more information call 608-246-4277 or email