Orioles add three to corporate partnerships and three to scouting departments

ORIOLES ADD THREE TO CORPORATE PARTNERSHIPS DEPARTMENT

The Orioles today announced they have added three new members to their corporate partnerships department as RAY NAIMOLI, CATHY JEROME and BILL MARRIOTT have joined the organization.

Naimoli will serve as Senior Manager of Corporate Partnership Sales, where he will develop strategic, customized marketing plans for new and returning corporate partners. Naimoli joins the Orioles after spending 10 years in sponsorship sales with the Baltimore Ravens. Naimoli is a graduate of St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia and earned a Master's degree in Sports Management from George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

Jerome will serve as Senior Manager of Partnership Marketing, managing and strengthening relationships with current Orioles sponsors. Jerome spent the past nine years as Manager of Partnership Marketing with Washington, D.C.-based Monumental Sports and Entertainment, which operates the Washington Capitals (NHL), Washington Wizards (NBA) and Washington Mystics (WNBA). Jerome earned her degree in Theater Administration from Howard University in Washington, D.C.

Marriott will serve as Manager of Corporate Partnership Sales, where he will also develop marketing plans for new and returning corporate partners. Marriott has nearly 13 years of advertising sales experience in Baltimore, as he spent 10 years as an account executive with CBS Radio (105.7 The Fan) before being named Director of Sports Sales at CBS Radio in June of 2011. Marriott earned a degree in Communications from the University of Maryland, College Park.

ORIOLES ADD THREE TO SCOUTING STAFF

The Orioles also announced today the hiring of special assignment scout DAVE MACHEMER and amateur scouts JEFF STEVENS and DAN DURST.

Machemer, who managed in the Orioles organization from 1998-2001, has 39 years of experience in professional baseball as a manager, instructor and player, including over 1,600 wins as a manager.

Stevens, who appeared in 33 games as a reliever for the Cubs from 2009-11, will cover Northern California and Nevada. Stevens was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the sixth round of the 2005 draft out of Loyola Marymount University.

Durst, who has nearly 20 years of scouting experience with the Minnesota Twins, Pittsburgh Pirates, Cleveland Indians and Chicago White Sox, will cover Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota.