Padres Name Ronda Sedillo Senior Vice President/Chief Financial Officer

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Padres today announced they have named Ronda Sedillo senior vice president/chief financial officer.  President and Chief Executive Officer Tom Garfinkel made the announcement.

“We are excited to welcome Ronda to our executive team,” said Garfinkel. “Her reputation within the San Diego community precedes her, and I know that her decades of experience in the finance industry will prove invaluable to our organization.”

Sedillo joined the Padres this week, bringing with her more than 20 years of experience in the accounting industry. She spent the past 12 years at Arrowhead General Insurance Agency, Inc. (AGIA), most recently serving as chief accounting officer for seven years. In that role, Sedillo managed sell-side due diligence of AGIA to private equity in 2006, and then again was on the sell-side due diligence team to public company Brown & Brown (BRO) in late fall 2011 (culminating in a sale date of January 9, 2012).  She oversaw an accounting staff of 14 and managed insurance carrier audits, as well as annual financial statement audits.

Prior to her time at AGIA, Sedillo spent seven years at PricewaterhouseCoopers, serving as a tax manager for the final three years of her tenure.

A San Diego native and life-long Padres fan, Sedillo received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from San Diego State University.