Magic Name Travis Apple Senior Director of Ticket Sales

Orlando, Fla. (July 15, 2013) – Travis Apple has been named the Orlando Magic’s senior director of ticket sales, Magic’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Ticket Operations Chris D’Orso announced today.

Apple will oversee the Magic’s ticket sales function and brings six years of experience to the field.

“We are very excited to have Travis join our organization,” said D’Orso. “He brings relevant experience and energy to our team, while having strong ties and a great passion for the world of sports.”

Apple most recently served as the director, new business development for the Pittsburgh Pirates, overseeing the Pirates premium seating, new business development, and inside sales staff. In his role with the Pirates he recruited, trained, and developed ticket sales representatives in those three departments, while also managing the organization’s secondary market relationships.

Prior to the Pirates he spent three seasons with the Atlanta Hawks and Atlanta Thrashers where he was a leading sales executive in inside sales, new season ticket sales and premium seating.

Apple is a native of Delphos, Ohio and attended Ashland University where he received his degree in Sports Communication, Journalism, and Electronic Media Production. Travis and his wife, Marlo reside in Orlando.