January 25, 2008 - International League (IL) - Indianapolis Indians
INDIANAPOLIS -- Mark Anderson and Keri Oberting have been promoted from interns to full-time employees, while Anthony Veach and Matt Wilkinson have also join the Indianapolis Indians front office staff. The Tribe now has 32 full-time employees in four departments.
Anderson takes over as stadium operations manager after joining the Indians last January as a sponsorship sales assistant. The 24-year-old earned his bachelor\'s degree in telecommunications from Indiana University in 2006. He is originally from West Lafayette, Ind.
Oberting begins her duties as a ticket sales executive after joining the Tribe last May as a ticket services assistant. The 23-year-old earned her bachelor\'s degree in sports administration from Ball State University in 2007. She is originally from Indianapolis.
Veach assumes the role of IT/database manager after spending six months as an IT help desk analyst for Anthem. The 24-year-old earned his bachelor\'s degree in psychology & classical civilization from Indiana University in 2006. He is originally from West Lafayette, Ind.
Wilkinson begins his duties as a ticket sales executive after spending the past two seasons with the Philadelphia Phillies. The 26-year-old worked as an events & entertainment/fan development intern in 2006 and a full-time season & group sales representative in 2007. The Indianapolis native earned his bachelor\'s degree from DePauw University in 2004.
The Indians have also added 10 full-season interns for the upcoming campaign. The list includes Ryan Barrett (Tickets), Diana Biette (Marketing), Brian Bosma (Media Relations), Matt Brown (Operations), Ryan Doerflein (Tickets), Julie Dolak (Community Relations), Devon Hastings (Tickets), Ginger Hubbell (Merchandise), Courtney Lang (Promotions) and Zack McKay (Sponsorship Sales).
Indianapolis will entertain Norfolk in its 2008 home opener on Friday, April 11. Season ticket packages can be purchased on-line @ www.IndyIndians.com or by calling the Victory Field Box Office at 317-269-3545 ext. 258.