Who: MLB P.R. Executive Julio Sarmiento. Mr. Sarmiento is a former Los Angeles Dodgers Public Relations Director and current Gainesville, Florida resident. He served as the head P..R. contact in the nation’s second largest media market, dealing with some of the most high-profile baseball players in the Major Leagues. Prior to his time in L.A., Mr. Sarmiento won a World Series ring as an assistant P.R.. director for the Florida Marlins and also served as director of community relations for the San Antonio Missions.
What: Mr. Sarmiento will be discussing careers in baseball, his rise to the top of the MLB and his advice on how all UF students can break into the world of professional baseball.
When: Monday, February 16, 2009, 4 p.m.
Where: Florida Gym Room 210 (just East of Ben Hill Griffin Stadium)