Texarkana, USA – April 20, 2018 – The Texarkana Twins are excited to welcome four new members to our Front Office staff, Ellie Kemins, Conner Leonard, Mike Phillips, and Samantha Nelson.
Ellie Kemins joins the Texarkana Twins as an Operations Coordinator, after serving as a full-time intern for the Twins last season. Ellie will graduate from Texas A&M-Texarkana with a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing in December. Ellie will oversee the concession, ticketing, and merchandise for the Twins.
Conner Leonard joins the Texarkana Twins as the Digital Marketing and Social Media Manager after serving as Digital Marketing Assistant for Florida Atlantic University’s Athletic Department in Boca Raton, Florida. Conner graduated with a MBA in Sport Management from Florida Atlantic in 2017, and with his Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Florida Atlantic in 2015. Conner will oversee all Twins’ social media and digital marketing, while being the main point of contact for Twins’ media releases and inquiries.
Mike Phillips joins the Texarkana Twins as Director of Business Operations. Mike brings over 20 years of operations experience in the restaurant and hospitality industry at both the corporate and restaurant level to the team. Mike graduated from University of Phoenix with a degree in Business Administration. Both he and his wife, Melanie, have hosted 28 players over the previous 10 summers of TCL play. Mike’s responsibilities will entail the staffing, training, and execution of game-day operations.
Samantha Nelson joins the Texarkana Twins as the Director of Partnership. Samantha joins us with multiple years of managerial experience and worked for TCL team, the Brazos Valley Bombers during the 2010 season. Samantha graduated from Lamar University in 2015 with a MS Degree in Dietetics and from Sam Houston State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition and Food Science.
Summers Just Got Fun in Texarkana - for tickets and information on Texarkana's very own Minor League Baseball Experience for the 2018 season, go to www.texarkanatwins.com or call (903) 294-PLAY. Follow the Twins on social media: facebook.com/TexarkanaTwins | Twitter: @TexarkanaTwins | Instagram: texarkanatwins.
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