April 17, 2018
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Ron Fowler, Executive Chairman
Peter Seidler, General Partner
A.J. Preller was named executive vice president/general manager of the San Diego Padres on August 6, 2014. He joined the Padres from the Texas Rangers, where he previously served as assistant general manager, overseeing the player development and scouting departments and serving as a key advisor on all player acquisitions. Since becoming general manager, Preller has made a number of key additions to the club in multiple areas, including the Major League roster, the player development system and the baseball operations department.
Ron Fowler is the Executive Chairman and co-owner of the San Diego Padres and the Chairman and CEO of Liquid Investments, Inc. He is a principal and board member of both Beer Capitol Distributing in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and of Columbia Distributing in Oregon and Washington. Recognized as a beverage industry leader, Ron has chaired or been a member of numerous corporate and association boards over the past 40 years. Ron was named to the Major League Baseball (MLB) Executive Council in 2017 and currently sits on MLB's Pension Committee and Labor Policy Committee. From 2015-2016, he served as chairman of the Labor Policy Committee's negotiation with MLB Player's Association on the new Collective Bargaining Agreement that ensures labor peace through 2021.
Peter Seidler is the General Partner of the San Diego Padres and the lead investor in the ballclub. Peter and the Padres' ownership group have made a long-term commitment to San Diego, with a focus on (1) building a perennial championship-caliber team primarily through homegrown players, (2) providing a best-in-class, fan-friendly experience at Petco Park and (3) making a substantial, positive and lasting impact on the greater San Diego community, Seidler currently sits on Major League Baseball's Ownership Committee and Investment Committee.
John "JR" Rains
Dennis J. Doucette
HOTEL ROOM BLOCK AVAILABLE: There is a citywide convention in town and rooms are tight. A room block is being held just for our ACG attendees via the registration link below:
Courtyard San Diego Downtown for 309.00 USD per night
Must REGISTER BY APRIL 12!! A few rooms still available!
Hosted by: ACG
Padres Management Panel: “Intersection of the Business of Baseball and the Baseball of Baseball”
Welcome to our LA/101/OC Chapters!
Tickets will be available at WILL CALL for pick up from 430pm (Park Blvd side) Then use group entrance and take elevator up to auditiorium.
A Confirmation Email will be sent to all registrants with final details.