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Gene Hornsby

President, Orleans Firebirds baseball team

The preparation I got at Tuck, in terms of strategy, marketing, and finance—all those skills are crucial in this job.

Gene Hornsby worked in a variety of roles—finance, IT, and manufacturing—at Analog Devices for 39 years, helping the company grow from $23 million in annual sales to more than $3 billion. “It was a wonderful place to work, and I enjoyed every minute of it.”

A Red Sox season ticket holder for more than 40 years, Hornsby is an avid baseball fan. While at Analog, he had been advising the Orleans Firebirds, one of 10 teams in the Cape Cod Baseball League, where elite college players go in the summer to get noticed by Major League scouts. After Hornsby retired from Analog, the opportunity arose to be the Firebirds’ president, and he was more than happy to take it.

“The preparation I got at Tuck, in terms of strategy, marketing, and finance—all those skills are crucial in this job,” Hornsby said.

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