“The manufacturing of the Louisville Slugger bat moved back here in 1996 into this building and I don’t see it going anywhere ever again!”
After growing up in Sandusky, Ohio and graduating from Bowling Green State University with a degree in journalism and communications, he began a journalism career at Louisville’s WHAS-TV. He left the world of news to become the Executive Producer of Sports at WAVE-3, NBC. In 1993 he was recognized with television’s highest honor, an Emmy Award. Redman then went to work for Kentucky Lottery serving first as Media Relations Director and eventually became Vice-President of Public Affairs & Corporate Communications.
While all of Rick’s previous jobs were great ones, he says none were as terrific as the one he has now as VP Corporate Communications for Hillerich & Bradsby Co. and its family of brands including Louisville Slugger, the Official Bat of Major League Baseball. Rick works with media and the public across the country to promote H&B’s brands through a wide variety of media channels and platforms. He also works on government relations and H&B’s corporate social responsibility.