Prieb Receives Alumni Achievement Award

While speaking at the Augustana Thought Leader Forum on Friday, April 23, Laurel Prieb '77 was awarded the Augustana Alumni Achievement Award.

Alumni Achievement Awards are presented each year to Augustana alumni who have made outstanding contributions to their fields of endeavor, their communities, and/or their churches.

Prieb is now in his sixth year as Vice-President, Western Operations and Special Projects for Major League Baseball. In this position, Prieb is responsible for Baseball’s office in Phoenix, AZ, which houses personnel from MLB Advanced Media and the Arizona Fall League in addition to his staff. Prieb maintains regular communication with MLB’s western region clubs, monitoring their opportunities and issues, and employs measures to enhance best practices of the clubs. He and his staff are also involved with Baseball’s varied business interests in the western region.

Laurel has spent nearly thirty-two years in Major League Baseball. Prior to his current position, he was with the Milwaukee Brewers for fourteen years, most recently as the club’s Vice-President of Corporate Affairs.

While in Sioux Falls on Friday, Prieb talked with KELO-TV about the Minnesota Twins' Target Field.

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