Melissa Balbach, Doug Raftery |

Melissa Balbach, Doug Raftery

Melissa Balbach has been hired as an account Executive of outside sales for the Reno Aces.

Balbach previously worked with the Durham Bulls (Triple-A affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays) as an inside sales consultant.

She graduated from North Carolina State University in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in sports management.

Doug Raftery has been hired as director of corporate partnerships for the Reno Aces and Reno 1868 FC.

Raftery previously was director of sponsorship and play-by-play voice for the Frederick Keys (Single-A Advanced affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles) the past two years.