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Ainsworth new CEO at Marucci; 'Duck Dynasty' star joins board

In step with a succession plan that's been years in the making, the board of directors for Baton Rouge-based Marucci Sports announced today that company co-founder Kurt Ainsworth will take over as CEO. Former CEO Brett Stohlton—who has held the position since Marucci co-founder Reed Dickens stepped down as CEO in February 2012, also as part of the succession plan—will remain an adviser to Ainsworth and the board of directors. Dickens will now serve as chairman of the board, which is also set to be joined by Duck Commander CEO and Duck Dynasty star Willie Robertson. In a press release issued today, Marucci says Robertson is being brought onto the board to help the company launch a new camouflage division. He's not the only new...

Going to bat

From Little League to Major Leagues, when a baseball player swings for the fences, theres a good chance he's swinging a bat made in Baton Rouge.

Aaron Nola

Occupation: Pitcher, LSU Baseball
Hometown: Baton Rouge
Age: 20