New faces abound

PCTSM recently welcomed numerous new team members into the fold.

New team members include:

Ryan Buckley, who will now lead the Partnerships and Community Development initiative for PCTSM. A one-time intern at PCTSM, Mr. Buckley comes to PCTSM from the Lakeland Magic, where he served as vice president, building relationships with both the community and corporations.

Gerald Richardson joins PCTSM after 15 years of running the Lakeland YMCA Par 3 facility, the First Tee Program, and more recently the South Lakeland YMCA. Gerald will oversee recruitment and relationships for field sports.

Alex Dry comes to PCTSM from IMG Academy in Bradenton. Prior to IMG, Alex was with Perfect Game, not only a PCTSM client but one for the premier baseball organizations in the nation. Alex will oversee recruitment and relationships of the diamond sports – baseball and softball – business segment.

Tyler Crews comes to PCTSM after more than a decade of working for Dick’s Sporting Goods. Tyler will be taking over the position of Client Services Coordinator for PCTSM.

Mark McCollum joins PCTSM after working with the Sports Information Department at Southeastern University. He’ll serve as PCTSM’s Sports and Special Events Coordinator.

Peyten Palo joins us as an employee after working here as an intern. Raised in Winter Haven, the recent University of Florida graduate is currently pursuing her master’s degree in tourism. She’ll handle the vital role of social media and creative coordinator for Visit Central Florida.

Christopher Follenus comes to us after his most recent role at Balmoral Resort, where he served as the manager in charge of marketing and business development. Originally from Dublin, Ireland, Mr. Follenus’ extensive Web site and marketing expertise is vital in his new role as Senior Internet and E-Marketing Supervisor.