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MetraPark chooses a new General Manager



Billings, Montana – Out of 37 applications, Stoney Field of Montrose, Colorado was chosen by the Yellowstone County Board of Commissioners to be the new general manager of MetraPark.

After serving as the Fairgrounds and Events Center Director in Montrose County, Colorado, for the previous six years, Field joins MetraPark.

His background includes involvement in rodeo, cattle, and agriculture-related events and projects, as well as community gatherings and musical performances.

Field has experience planning, promoting, staging, and running a wide range of shows and productions in addition to participating in events at every level.

“We had a number of well-qualified candidates for this important opening”, said Yellowstone County Commission Chairman John Ostlund.

“It speaks well to the reputation earned by Metra and its staff over the years as a premier venue in our region. We sought creative leadership, the ability to build and manage successful teams, a track record that demonstrates to us that the general manager selected has the ability to involve our entire region in the mission of MetraPark, while keeping an eye on increasing revenues and keeping expenses in line in order that we give our taxpayers the best bang for their buck. Stoney has built strong ties with promoters, vendors, volunteer groups and especially his customers. We are confident that Stoney will help us grow in ag events, along with fair profitability, concerts, sporting events and family friendly events equally, giving our region a wide range of opportunities to spend their entertainment dollars with us.”

Field will start his new job on August 7th.

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