Originally from Nekoosa, Wisconsin, Ken has a 5-generation family history in Nekoosa. He chose to return to the area after many years traveling the world during a 20-year military career and adjunct 23-year service industry consulting business.
Ken has professional sports experience with the San Diego Padres, the San Diego Chargers, and innumerable collegiate, community, and junior sporting events and programs.
Tyler MillerAssistant General Manager
Was the lead Video Production Intern for the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters during the 2021 season. During the internship, Miller and his video production team earned the Best Webcasting Award given by the Northwoods League. During the 2022 season, Miller was the Inside Sales & Video Production Manager. Miller also serves as the Webcasting Supervisor for the Rafters.
Miller is originally from South Bend, Indiana and earned his Bachelor degree in Journalism and Telecommunications from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana.
Joe Fonti (Joe.Fonti@bostonfam.com)Owner
This will be the third season of Joe being an owner of the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters. Joe and his brothers are the majority owners of Furniture & ApplianceMart and a majority of the Ashley HomeStores in Wisconsin. Joe is a lifetime baseball and sports fans that enjoys the fun and excitement created at sporting events. Joe and his wife have two daughters, one son, and a grandson.
Excited about the acquisition of the Rafters, Joe had this to say: “We are excited to continue the tremendous baseball tradition in Wisconsin Rapids and to maintain and build upon the Rafters motto ‘where our community comes together.’ I have a passion for providing a great customer experience at our retail stores and I look forward to bringing that same passion for a great fan experience to Rafters games. As a Central Wisconsin resident for over 30 years, I am looking forward to giving back to the community that has supported my family.”
Vince Fonti Jr. (Vinnie.Fonti@bostonfam.com)Owner
Vince is going into his third season as an owner of the team. Vince is a driven worker who is passionate about providing customers the best selection and value in their stores. As a 2nd generation family-owned business, Vince, along with his 2 brothers Joe and Bill, have grown from 2 stores in 1989 to now 15 stores throughout Wisconsin. Living and working in Central Wisconsin since 1984, the area is in his blood.
He graduated from SPASH in 1986 and his wife Kay was born and raised in Wisconsin Rapids. They have 3 children, Vinnie, Kyleigh, and Ben. Aside from work, Vince is an avid baseball fan cheering for both the Cubs and the Brewers (goes back to when the Brewers were in the American League). He has also enjoyed coaching youth baseball in Plover over the last 12 years.
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