HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — The Heritage Classic Foundation has welcomed two new employees, Mike Ivester and Kristen Brockman, to fill newly created sales positions.

Greenville resident Ivester joins the staff as director of corporate sales. He is responsible for expanding the foundation’s corporate sales across upstate South Carolina. Most recently, he served as director of corporate business development at The Cliffs, a private gated golf community. Prior to that, he spent 11 years as director of sales at the BMW Charity Pro-Am, one of the premier Web.com events on the PGA TOUR. Ivester is an Appalachian State University graduate.      

Brockman fills a newly created sales and marketing coordinator position, supporting the sales team and Pro-Am operations, and focusing on the foundation’s inside sales. She joins the foundation following an internship for the 2016 RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing. In addition, Brockman interned at the Greenbrier Classic, a PGA TOUR event in West Virginia. She most recently was events and operations assistant at the National Soccer Coaches Association. Brockman is a Texas native and holds a Master of Business Administration in sports management from Hardin-Simmons University.

The 49th annual RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing takes place April 10-16, 2017, at the famed Harbour Town Golf Links on Hilton Head Island. Tickets are on sale now at www.rbcheritage.com
or by calling (843) 671-2448.

About the Heritage Classic Foundation: The Heritage Classic Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving lives throughout the state of South Carolina. As the general sponsor of the PGA TOUR’s RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing, millions of dollars generated from ticket sales and sponsorships are distributed to charitable organizations that enhance the quality of life for our citizens. Since it was founded as a 501 (c)(3) in 1987, the Foundation has donated close to $34 million to people in need. For more information, call 843-671-2448, visit www.heritageclassicfoundation.... or Facebook (Heritage Classic Foundation) and Twitter (@HCFGolf).