Kenneth has served as President of the Norfolk Tides and Albuquerque Isotopes baseball clubs and Ovations Food Services, since 1996. In 2009 , he was namend Baseball America Minor League Executive of the Year. Ken has served on the Minor League Baseball Board of Trustees as the Triple-A at-large representative since 2004. Prior to that, he was the International League representative from 1998-2003 Mr. Young has owned and operated several successful businesses over the last 25 years. Until October of 2010, Mr. Young served as a director of Progress Bank of Florida, which during 2010 was closed by the Florida Office of Financial Regulation and the FDIC was named receiver. Mr. Young brings to our Board a wide range of business expertise and management skills, and provides knowledge and insights developed from his past experience serving on the board of directors of another financial institution. The Isotopes began play in 2003 when the Calgary Cannons relocated to New Mexico. In 2012, Forbes ranked the Isotopes as the fourth most valuable franchise in Minor League Baseball. Though team president Ken Young admitted that the name came from the series the “Simpsons”,, he said at the name’s unveiling, “We picked it because over the past year it has become a popular name, and it does have something to do with Albuquerque. In the three months after the team’s name was announced in September 2002, before the team ever took the field, the team sold more merchandise than the Albuquerque Dukes sold in any single season,. and led minor league baseball in merchandising revenue in 2003.. The Sports Turf Managers Association named that Isotopes Park has been named the winner for the 2013 Field of the Year in all of professional baseball. The organization’s Field of the Year Award has been given since 1992 to members who manage baseball fields at the professional level.