Stern Pinball Names Ryan Cravens Director Of North American Sales

Posted On: 5/14/2019

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ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL — Stern Pinball has appointed Ryan Cravens as director of North American commercial sales. He will be responsible for servicing and expanding the commercial market in North America.

Cravens brings more than 25 years of experience in the amusement and gaming industries to Stern Pinball. Having held responsible positions in manufacturing, distribution and operations, Cravens has developed a uniquely informed perspective. 

“Being a part of the Stern Pinball team is exciting, and I look forward to helping expand the reach of the Stern Pinball products in the commercial sector,” Cravens said.  “Being able to build on the foundation that the Stern team has created is going to be a lot of fun.”

 “I have known Ryan for decades, both through our families’ friendship and his game business activities,” said chief executive Gary Stern. “He is well known and experienced in the amusement game industry, both domestically and abroad.”

Stern Pinball Inc. is a global lifestyle brand based on the iconic and “outrageously fun” modern American game of pinball. Headquartered minutes from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport in the heart of North America, the company creates, designs, engineers, manufactures, markets, and distributes a full line of technologically-advanced “terrestrial” and digital pinball games, parts, accessories and merchandise.

Stern Pinball serves digital, consumer, commercial, and corporate markets around the globe. Players with diverse interests enjoy Stern Pinball’s games, ranging from professional pinball players who compete in high-stakes international competitions around the globe to novice players who are discovering the allure of the silver ball for the first time.