Dodgers name Naomi Rodriguez senior director, external affairs and community relations

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Dodgers today named Naomi Rodriguez senior director, external affairs and community relations.

Rodriguez brings to the Dodgers a strong background in governmental, corporate and nonprofit sectors. Her experience includes communications strategy, with special emphasis on business development and community outreach. She has excelled at building strategic partnerships that advance company missions.

Prior to joining the Dodgers, Rodriguez served as senior director of public affairs, marketing and communications for nonprofit Los Angeles Universal Preschool (LAUP). Other positions Rodriguez has held include senior manager of marketing (Hispanic and International) for DIRECTV, Inc.; assistant deputy mayor for former Los Angeles Mayor James Hahn; and director of Community Affairs for the Los Angeles Consulate General of Israel. She is a graduate of Cal State Long Beach. 

"We want to take this opportunity to welcome Naomi to the Dodgers' front office team," said Dodgers' Executive Vice President Bob Wolfe. "Her vast experience in a wide variety of business arenas will enable the team to continue to enhance our already strong relationships with the city, the corporate world and the community."