Little League® International has announced the elevation of Brian McClintock, Senior Director of Communications, to Senior Communications Executive, effective as of January 1, 2022.
“Brian’s leadership and development of the communications department over the past six years has been monumental and has helped put our organization in a strong foundational position to achieve and communicate our strategic goals,” said Liz DiLullo Brown, Little League Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. “As we look ahead to the next chapter in the Little League story, we are proud to be able to elevate Brian, and provide this great new opportunity to bring Little League’s communication efforts to the next level and serve as a driving force behind our strategic initiatives.”
In his new role as Senior Communications Executive, Mr. McClintock will work alongside Little League’s Senior Operations Executive and Senior Strategy Executive to help drive the organization’s strategic communications efforts, oversee the communications department and its relationship with other internal and external departments, develop Little League’s long-term communication goals, and more. Mr. McClintock will also work closely with Mrs. Brown and the entire Communications, Marketing, and World of Little League Museum teams to bring the Little League International program to life through content development, partnerships and events, and museum programming.
“Little League is where communities come alive around the world, and the program has played such an important part in my family’s life for decades,” said Mr. McClintock. “I’m looking forward to this new opportunity to continue to bring the Little League program to life and connecting with our families, volunteers, and supporters with our excellent communications, museum, and marketing teams.”
Mr. McClintock joined the Little League International staff in 2013 as the Director of Media Relations and has served in his role as Senior Director of Communications since September 2015 where he supervised the entire communications department for the world’s largest youth sports organization. During his time as the department’s leader, Mr. McClintock helped expand Little League’s digital and social media footprint, launch strategic initiatives such as Girls with Game, establish a Little League Rulebook App, bring the MLB Little League Classic to life, and more.
A graduate of Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Mr. McClintock has previous strategic communications experience at Go Sportn Inc., Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, Field & Stream magazine, and Men’s Health magazine prior to joining the Little League team. He currently serves as the Chair of the Leadership Lycoming Operating Committee, Secretary of the North Central Sight Services Board of Directors, Vice President of the East Lycoming Education Foundation, and is active in other area non-profit organizations.