LEXINGTON , KY--Lexington Legends General Manager and Chief Administrative Officer Ralph Coldiron announced today he is leaving his post June 15
.Coldiron has accepted a new position with Centex Engineering and Construction Company in Lexington
.Fortune Magazine has chosen Centex as the most respected construction firm in America the last two years.
Being a part of bringing professional baseball back to Lexington has been one of the greatest challenges of my professional career , but also one of the most fulfilling and gratifying , Coldiron
said.The goals and objectives of getting the Legends franchise up and running have been met , the community support and enthusiasm for the team has been overwhelming.I wasn't looking to leave the Legends ; however , the opportunity Centex has afforded me is one I could not pass up.It will allow me to spend more time with my family and continue my career in business development in the engineering and construction field.I take comfort in knowing I leave an organization that has a strong foundation and a top management group in place..
Legends Principal Owner and Chief Operating Officer Brad Redmon had nothing but praise for Coldiron
This company wouldn't be where it is today , nor as successful without Ralph Coldiron
, said Redmon.
No company loses a talent like Ralph Coldiron without having a major impact , but true to form , Ralph
leaves his post with the Legends with everything in great shape , said Legends President and Chief Executive Officer Alan Stein.
When the story of the Lexington Legends is finally written , Ralph Coldiron
will be one of the main heroes..
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