JACKSONVILLE, FL – March 16, 2012 – Fanatics, Inc., the world’s largest online retailer of officially licensed sports merchandise, announces the appointment of Thomas Baumlin as Chief Financial Officer.
“We are excited to officially welcome Tom onboard the Fanatics family, and look forward to the impact his leadership and guidance will have on the continued success for our growing corporation,” stated Alan Trager, CEO of Fanatics.
Prior to joining Fanatics, Baumlin was a managing director with the venture capital firm, Two Rivers Capital. He also held senior level positions at Prentice Capital Managements, Levitz Furniture and Norstan Apparel. Baumlin began his career during college as a co-founder of College Concepts, a sports licensed apparel company. He earned his BA in International Relations and History from Stanford University, as well as an MBA in Marketing and Accounting from Columbia Graduate School of Business.
Baumlin brings more than 21 years of corporate and financial leadership to the company. He has a true grasp on all financial elements that have helped make Fanatics the leading provider of e-commerce solutions in the licensed sports industry. As CFO of Fanatics, Tom Baumlin’s responsibilities include managing the company’s finance, accounting, human resources and legal departments.