Peter Laven has been named president of Salvi Sports, which owns and operates two minor league professional baseball franchises in the Chicagoland area and a collegiate summer baseball team in Massachusetts. Laven will oversee all of the sports franchises that Salvi Sports owns and operates, which includes the Schaumburg Boomers, Gary SouthShore RailCats and North Shore Navigators. He has 20 years of professional baseball experience and most recently served as general manager of The Arkansas Travelers, the Double-A Texas League affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Laven attended Eastern Illinois University.
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