Pacers Sports & Entertainment has announced Timothy Bawmann as the new president of the Fort Wayne Mad Ants. Bawmann will begin in his new role immediately, succeeding Jeff Potter, who will remain with the team as an advisor until his contract expires in September.
Bawmann previously served as president and general manager of the Lowell Spinners, the Class A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox. He has also served as president of the Nashua Silver Knights in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League.
"We are exceptionally pleased to bring a man of Tim’s experience, leadership, skills and success to the Mad Ants," said Pacers Sports & Entertainment President Rick Fuson. "He will certainly assist us in our goal of making the Mad Ants a model D-League franchise and a prominent presence in the Fort Wayne community."
Bawmann said he looks forward to building the Pacers brand through the Mad Ants organization. "My goal is to make the Mad Ants the number one destination for family entertainment each season. Jeff Potter and his staff have laid the foundation and I plan to build on their work to make the Mad Ants game experience entertaining for fans of all ages through creative promotions and top notch customer service."
Pacers Sports & Entertainment owns the Fort Wayne Mad Ants, which play in the NBA Development League.