We have personnel news to report from the Billings Mustangs (Rookie; Pioneer League) and Jupiter, FL’s Roger Dean Stadium.
In Jupiter, Pam Sartory is the new director of accounting at Roger Dean Stadium, spring training home of the Miami Marlins and St. Louis Cardinals, as well as the regular season ballpark for the High-A Florida State League’s Jupiter Hammerheads and Palm Beach Cardinals.
Pam attended Clemson University and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Financial Management, but her roots were in the Palm Beach County/Lake Worth area. Pam Sartory began her career as an Assistant Branch Manager for First Union National Bank from there she became the Office Manager at Palm Beach Marine Institute.
Pam Sartory joined the Early Childhood Education Program for the City of Palm Beach Gardens Recreation Department in September of 1998 and was named Supervisor in 2000. From there she worked in the mortgage and real estate industry until she became the Business Manager for SunFest in 2006.
While with SunFest she managed the Finance Volunteer Committee whose volunteers provide 1,260 hours of service annually. She also implemented, monitored and reported event ticket sales, coordinated the event cash and merchant services system and supervised the staff responsible for upgrades, membership sales and customer experience.
An integral part of Pam’s responsibilities with SunFest was to prepare and monitor the annual budget, as well as manage all accounting and business activities.
Pam Sartory has shown great leadership qualities with her volunteer work for the following organizations: Leadership Palm Beach County–FOCUS (2014), ENGAGE (2015), Holiday Breakfast Committee (2015), Tourism Day Co-Chair (2016); Resource Depot–Board of Directors Chair (2015-16), Secretary (2014), Treasurer (2010-2013); Palm Beach Gardens High School–Project Graduation and Five Star Magnet Program Advisory Board; Palm Beach Gardens Youth Athletic Association.
General Manager- Mike Bauer, “Roger Dean Stadium is extremely excited to be having Pam Sartory join our team in July. Pam is well known in Palm Beach County for her professionality and outstanding work. Pam’s depth of work and experience will make her a vital part of our team and Roger Dean Stadium’s future.”
In Billings, the Mustangs have hired Dustin Daniel as their new director of media relations and broadcasting. As part of his responsibilities, Daniel will be the team’s radio voice for all 76 regular season games and serve as the primary media liaison.
Daniel comes to Billings after spending the last two seasons serving in the same position for the Helena Brewers, also of the Pioneer League.
“We couldn’t be more pleased to announce Dustin as the new voice of the Billings Mustangs,” said Gary Roller, Mustangs General Manager. “He is a professional in every sense of the word and an incredibly talented broadcaster. Dustin’s experience in the Pioneer League over the past two seasons will provide him with both a comfort level and a foundation to deliver an insightful, informative and entertaining broadcast each and every night. We’re fortunate to have him as part of our management team and we look forward to working with him throughout the ’16 season.”
A graduate of Willamette University in Salem, Oregon, it will be Daniel’s fourth season in affiliated baseball. He began his broadcasting career with the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes of the Northwest League before joining the former ECHL team, the Las Vegas Wranglers. While in Las Vegas, he was a member of the local tournament staff for the HSBC Rugby Sevens Series. Alongside his duties with the Mustangs, Daniel is continuing a three-year career in the news department at ESPN.
“I’m thrilled to be joining the Mustangs this summer,” said Daniel. “Becoming a part of such an impressive organization is truly a pleasure. Having witnessed first-hand the dedication the fans have here in Billings, I have no doubt that this will be an exciting summer of baseball at Dehler.”
Daniel takes over for Kyle Riley who had spent the past two seasons in the position after almost a decade serving as the public address announcer at Dehler Park.
All Mustangs broadcasts can be heard on ESPN 910 AM, online at espn910.com, and on the TuneIn App for Apple and Android devices.
Image of Pam Sartory courtesy of Roger Dean Stadium