Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta General Manager Fran Connors Retires; Assistant General Manager Perry Hamilton to take helm

  • July 31, 2019

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Ed Levin
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Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta
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Philadelphia – Jim Hanna, President of the Dad Vail Regatta Organizing Committee (DVROC) announced on July 2 the retirement of Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta General Manager Fran Connors.

Connors, who began his role as the General Manager in 2011 will be succeeded by Perry Hamilton who served as Assistant General Manager for this past year’s event that took place on Friday, May 10 and Saturday, May 11.

On behalf of myself and the rest of the Dad Vail Regatta Organizing Committee we wish to express our deep appreciation to Fran and thank him for his years of service as General Manager,” Hanna said. “Fran is an accomplished professional and his contributions to the ongoing success of our Regatta were manifold.”

Hanna added, “We would also like to extend congratulations to Perry Hamilton who has been promoted to the position of General Manager filling the position vacated by Fran Connors. Perry has demonstrated a high level of commitment to Dad Vail during his six-month service as Assistant General Manager and he is zealous about his promotion.”

Although Connors is relinquishing his duties as General Manager, he is not leaving the Regatta. Connors was recently elected to the Dad Vail Regatta Board of Directors and will continue to chair the marketing efforts.