National Director of Partner Development
Ripper Hatch leads PCA's Partnership Development team. He joins PCA after a career in minor league baseball ticket sales. Most recently, he spent two-plus years as the Sacramento River Cats' Vice President of Ticket Sales, overseeing all functions related to the sale of tickets for River Cats baseball and all other events at Raley Field. He spent five seasons (2003-2007) with the Portland Beavers of the Pacific Coast League, most recently as Vice President of Ticket Sales and Marketing.Ripper's earlier minor league baseball stints included Spokane, WA; Sioux Falls, SD; and Portland, Ore. He also spent time with Daktronics Scoreboards as the organization’s Northern California Sales Representative. Ripper, a South Dakota native, is a graduate of Princeton University and earned a masters degree in Sports Management at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Hatch, his wife, Brenda, and their daughter, Lily, live in Missouri.