President and General Manager of the Chattanooga Lookouts Rich Mozingo will discuss his career on the business side of the baseball mound at the Walker County Chamber of Commerce’s November Membership Luncheon on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 11: 30 a.m. at the Walker County Civic Center.
During the program Mr. Mozingo will discuss his personal experiences in the realm of baseball. The program will include how he first came to Chattanooga in the 1990s and after a brief hiatus came back in 2011 to become the president and general manager.
Mr. Mozingo begins his 21st year in professional baseball with his return to the Chattanooga Lookouts. He began his career in 1993 with the Texas Rangers in Port Charlotte, Fla., before taking a job that November with the Lookouts to become the director of Group Sales. He spent the next six years moving up the ranks before becoming the general manager in 1999. In 2002 he moved to Columbia, S.C. to become the president and general manager of the Capital City Bombers. After three years he took the team and relocated to Greenville, SC. In 2006 he moved to Lakewood, N.J. to work with the Single A Affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies, the Lakewood BlueClaws. In August of 2011 he was given the opportunity and accepted the position to return to Chattanooga as the president and general manager of the Chattanooga Lookouts.
Walker County Farm Bureau and H & R Block will have featured spotlight tables at the event. Attendees will be invited to visit this table during registration and after the event. The spotlight table hosts will also be given two minutes each to describe their organization during the program.
Door prizes will include a baseball with the team signatures and opening day tickets. Other door prizes will be sponsored by Walker County Farm Bureau, H & R Block and the Walker County Chamber of Commerce.