Patrick Pacacha Named Little League International’s Director of Publications
Patrick Pacacha has assumed the duties of Director of Publications for Little League International in Williamsport, it was announced today by Stephen D. Keener, President and Chief Executive Officer of Little League Baseball and Softball.
As Director of the Publications, Mr. Pacacha will coordinate the development and production of all printed materials developed by the Little League International Graphics Department. These projects include the company’s annual financial report and team information for the Little League Urban Initiative Jamboree and Little League Baseball World Series, as well as advertising solicitation for Little League’s annual World Series programs and Equipment and Supplies Catalog. Little League International Graphics Department and Print Shop produces an average of 100 unique publications per year.
“We are pleased that Patrick has agreed to join Little League International as its Director of Publications,” Mr. Keener said. “The various avenues used by Little League to coordinate with its constituent leagues and volunteers, requires the ability to clearly communicate through a vast assortment of printed material. Melding creativity, technical savvy and a sense on how to peak interest and gain attention is a must with today’s publication pieces. It is our belief that Patrick has the expertise and diverse background necessary to ably present Little League mission.”
Mr. Pacacha comes to Little League from the Penn State University Publications Division where he was a Promotional Copywriter since 2003. A native of Williamsport, Pa., Mr. Pacacha was Marketing Director for the Williamsport (Pa.) Sun-Gazette newspaper from 1998-to-2003. To his academic credit, Mr. Pacacha, attended Martin County (Fla.) High School, the University of Central Florida and is a graduate of the Penn State University Managerial Leader.
During his time in the Penn State University Publications Department, Mr. Pacacha was responsible for the University’s promotional writing and creative direction for advertising, marketing, and recruitment publications.
“Patrick comes to Little League as an accomplished artist, author and illustrator,” Lance Van Auken, Vice President of Communications for Little League Baseball and Softball, said. “He possesses the skills required to create interesting visual pieces, while understanding the need to meet deadlines and manage a staff. We expect him to enhance the presentation of Little League’s current publications, while adding another creative perspective to the Little League International Communications Department.”
Mr. Pacacha, who lives in Williamsport with his wife, Kate, succeeds Scott Miller, who assumed the Director of Communications position with Lycoming Engines, a Textron company based in Williamsport.
Inquiries regarding Little League publications can be directed to Mr. Pacacha, at: 570-326-1921, ext. 246; or by e-mail, at: ppacacha@LittleLeague.org.