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Management

Number of years with the M-Braves: 4
What you love most about working for the M-Braves: Seeing, hearing, and feeling the fans doing The Chop during a late-game rally.
Hometown: LaGrange, IL
States you’ve lived in: (5) IL, AR, GA, NC, MS
Spouse’s Name/Year you were married: Holly since 2000Children: Daughter Kellan (11)
College degree/year/school: BA Journalism / 1991 / Eastern Illinois University
Sports idol(s) as a youth: Walter Payton / Bill Buckner
As a child, you dreamed of becoming: The second baseman for Chicago Cubs
Other sports teams/properties you’ve worked for: Arkansas Travelers (1992-93); Kane County Cougars (1994); Albany Polecats (1995); Piedmont Boll Weevils (1996-1999); Arkansas Travelers (2000-2012); Salvi Sports Enterprises: Schaumburg Boomers / Gary Southshore Railcats (2013 - 2017); Chicago Dogs (2018); Mississippi Braves (2019- present)
Sports played growing up: Football, Baseball, Basketball, Tennis_
An interesting fact about you: Attended the first night game at Wrigley Field on 8/8/88. The game rained out in 3rd inning.
Favorite Food(s): Almonds from visiting clubhouse
Favorite Music and/or Artist & Walk-up Song: Widespread Panic, Built to Spill, RL Burnside. Walk-Up: Aneurysm by Nirvana_
Favorite College & Pro team(s) (Minus the Mississippi Braves): Notre Dame football and Chicago BearsFavorite Sports Movie: Hoop DreamsFavorite Recreational Activities/Hobbies: Seeing live music and painting

Number of years with the M-Braves: 3
What you love most about working for the M-Braves: Being a part of a highly respected organization
Hometown: Ocala, Fl
States you’ve lived in: Wisconsin, Florida, North Carolina, West Virginia, Mississippi
Any Pets? My dog Lags
College degree/year/school: BS in Physical Education w/ Concentration in Sports Mgmt/1996/Methodist College
Sports idol(s) as a youth: Mike Singletary
As a child, you dreamed of becoming: NFL star
Other sports teams/properties you’ve worked for (Include year’s/season): Fayetteville Generals/Cape Fear Crocs (1996-2000) Piedmont Bollweevils/Kannapolis Intimidators (2000-2011), West Virginia Power (2012-2019)
Sports played growing up: Football, Baseball, Basketball, Volleyball
An interesting fact about you: Depends on who is asking
Favorite Food(s): Ribeye, Steamed oysters
Favorite Music and/or Artist & Walk-up Song: Hendrix / Voodoo Child
Favorite College & Pro team(s) (Minus the Mississippi Braves): Green Bay Packers and Wisconsin Badgers
Favorite Sports Movie: The Program
Favorite Recreational Activities/Hobbies: Cooking, Yardwork, and anything in or on the water.

Office Operations

Sales

Number of years with the M-Braves (including 2022): 3
What you love most about working for the M-Braves: Besides getting to wear the sweet M logo on all of my clothes? It’s gotta be helping families make memories that will last a lifetime.
Hometown: I give a different answer to everyone who asks since I’ve lived in so many places. So, either Stow, Ohio, or Sherwood, Arkansas depending on how I feel at the moment.
States you’ve lived in: Ohio, Indiana, Arkansas, back to Indiana, and now Mississippi. I tell most people that I live “in the moment.”
Spouse’s Name/Year you were married: Holly, 2021. Not sure why she picked me, but thank goodness.
College degree/year/school: Henderson State University – Communication/Mass Media
Sports idol(s) as a youth: At different times, I wanted to be Jim Thome, Shaq, Mark Price, Bernie Kosar, or an Olympic bobsledder
As a child, you dreamed of becoming: An adult. Except when I was singing the Toys ‘R Us theme song. Then I wanted to be a kids with new toys.
Other sports teams/properties you’ve worked for (Include year’s/season): Arkansas Travelers (2006, AA-LAA), Gary SouthShore RailCats (2014-19, Independent)
Sports played growing up: I was the top-ranked junior table tennis player in the state of Arkansas for like a month.
An interesting fact about you: I have 9 toes. (I also have 10 toes. You can’t get to 10 toes without having 9 toes first)
Favorite Food(s): It’s a 7-way tie between cheeseburgers, enchiladas, Frito chili pie, my mom’s chicken and dumplings, pizza Margherita, General Tso’s chicken, and oatmeal crème pies.
Favorite Music and/or Artist & Walk-up Song: My walk-up song would be either “Beverly Hills” by Weezer or “Wellerman” by The Longest Johns.
Favorite College & Pro team(s) (Minus the Mississippi Braves): I’m both an Ohio State and Arkansas fan, collegiately. Professional sports? Any Cleveland team – Browns, Indians, and Cavs
Favorite Sports Movie: Major League 2…not Major League 1, it’s not nearly as good.
Favorite Recreational Activities/Hobbies: Answering the telephone at breakneck speed. Also, I enjoy car travel and random adventures.

Number of years with the M-Braves: 8
What you love most about working for the M-Braves: Being part of the Braves’ organization
Hometown: Brandon, MS
States you’ve lived in: MS, OK
College degree/year/school: BS Sports Administration 2012 USM / MS Sports Administration 2015 USM
Sports idol(s) as a youth: David Justice, Dan Marino & Alonzo Mourning
As a child, you dreamed of becoming: Movie Star
Sports played growing up: Baseball & SoccerAn interesting fact about you: I love the water, but I despise the beach sand
Favorite Food(s): Spaghetti with Meat Sauce
Favorite Music and/or Artist & Walk-up Song: Favorite Artist: Pink Floyd / Walk-up Song: Widespread Panic - Tall Boy
Favorite College & Pro team(s) (Minus the Mississippi Braves): Atlanta Braves, Miami Dolphins, Miami Heat, USM Eagles, UNC Tarheels, FSU Seminoles
Favorite Sports Movie: Not fair… Does Dodgeball count? Bull DurhamFavorite Recreational Activities/Hobbies: Fishing and Sailing

Number of years with the M-Braves: 2
What you love most about working for the M-Braves: Working for a team that values the community
Hometown: Amarillo, Texas
States you’ve lived in: Texas, Tennessee, Virginia, South Carolina, & Mississippi
College degree/year/school: B.S. Sport Management Minor: Management / 2017 / Emory & Henry College; M.S. Sport Management / 2020 / East Tennessee State University
Sport idol(s) as a youth: Michael Young and Shawn White
As a child, you dreamed of becoming: Gourmet Chef, that could beat Bobby Flay in an Iron Chef battle.
Other sports teams/properties you’ve worked for: (2019 Tri-City Otters Summer; ETSU Athletics Summer & Fall) & (2020 Myrtle Beach Pelicans Spring)_ Sports played growing up: Football, Basketball, Baseball & Snowboarding.
An interesting fact about you: I have been to 31 states out of 50
Favorite Food(s): Mexican (Burritos, ACP, or Tamales) & Southern (Biscuits & Gravy and Country Fried Steak)
Favorite music & walk-up songs: Country(Eric Church) & Butterfly Effect By Travis Scott (Batting)/ Line of Sight Odesza (Pitching)
Favorite College/Pro teams (not including the Mississippi Braves) Texas Rangers, Dallas Stars, and Clemson Tigers
Favorite Sports Movie: The Rookie
Favorite Recreational Activities/Hobbies: Photography, Hiking/Adventuring & Brewery Hopping

Stadium Operations

Media and Public Relations

Number of years with the M-Braves (including 2022): 5
What you love most about working for the M-Braves: Being affiliated with one of the greatest sports franchises in the world.
Hometown: Lexington, TN
States you’ve lived in: Tennessee and Mississippi
College degree/year/school: B.S. Communications/2007/Bethel U
Sports idol(s) as a youth: Penny Hardaway, Jack Buck and Ozzie Smith
As a child, you dreamed of becoming: Major League Baseball Player
Other sports teams/properties you’ve worked for (Include year’s/season): Memphis Grizzlies (intern: '06), West Tenn Diamond Jaxx/Jackson Generals ('09-'14), Biloxi Shuckers ('15-'18), UL-Monroe/ESPN+ ('18-21).
Sports played growing up: Baseball, Basketball, Golf.
An interesting fact about you: My Tennessee Little League team won the State Championship in 1997 and lost to eventual U.S. Champion Bradenton, FL in the Southern Region Finals, one round from competing in the Little League World Series in Williamsport, PA.
Favorite Food(s): Anything Seafood
Favorite Music and/or Artist & Walk-up Song: Foo Fighters/Welcome to the Jungle by Guns N' Roses
Favorite College & Pro team(s) (Minus the Mississippi Braves): Memphis Tigers, Memphis Grizzlies
Favorite Sports Movie: 1. The Natural, 2. Field of Dreams, 3. Major League II, 4. Remember the Titans, 5. Bull Durham
Favorite Recreational Activities/Hobbies: Golf, Hiking, Netflix

Production

Food & Beverage

Extra Innings Team Store

Fun Department

Contact the M-Braves

Phone: 601.932.8788
Fax: 601.936.3567
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.mississippibraves.com
Social Media: @mbraves
Affiliation: Atlanta Braves (2005-Present)
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (COVID-19 restrictions and social distancing enforced)

Non-Game Day Hours:
Lobby: Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM; Closed Saturday, Sunday
Store: Open Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM year-round

Game Day Hours:
Lobby: Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM; Closed Saturday, Sunday
Store: Opens at 9:00 AM on game days. Open Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM year-round
Box Office: Monday-Friday, 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM; Saturday (Game Days) 10:00 AM-Until; Sunday (Game Day) 10:00 AM-Until for 2:05 PM games

The box office stops taking phone orders 1.5 hours before gates open Monday-Saturday. No phone orders on Sunday. Times are subject to change. Call ahead for specific hours.

Mailing Address:
Mississippi Braves
P.O Box 97389
Pearl, MS 39288

Shipping Address:
Mississippi Braves
1 Braves Way
Pearl, MS 39208