Pete Laven, President, Salvi Sports

Pete Laven, President, Salvi SportsPete is the President of Salvi Sports Enterprises, overseeing Pat and Lindy Salvi owned franchises made up of the Schaumburg Boomers (Frontier League), Gary Southshore RailCats (American Association) and North Shore Navigators (Futures Collegiate Baseball League). This year will be Pete’s 24th season working in professional baseball, having spent 13 seasons with the Arkansas Travelers, the Double AA Texas League affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels. In 2006, Pete was named Texas League Executive of the Year and was promoted to General Manager in 2007, the position he held through the 2012 season.

Pete’s previous stops include the Kane County Cougars (1994), Albany Polecats (1995) and Piedmont (NC)Boll Weevils (1996-99).

A native of LaGrange, Illinois, Pete graduated from Eastern Illinois University in 1991. He and his wife, Holly, and daughter, Kellan, reside in Schaumburg.

Mr. Laven’s email address is plaven@salvisports.com.