Executive Assistant to General Manager
Emily Penning is in her 12th season with the Royals and her seventh as Executive Assistant to General Manager Dayton Moore. Penning joined the Royals as Administrative Assistant to Baseball Operations in 2008 after previously working for the Atlanta Braves' organization, where she was the Human Resources Coordinator from December, 2004-08.
Prior to working for Atlanta, Penning worked at Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., as the Turner Temp Coordinator. Before moving to Atlanta, Penning lived in her hometown of Springfield, Ill., and her work experience included positions within the Ameren Corporation and the United States Secret Service.
Penning attended Southern Illinois University and Lincoln Land Community College. She resides in Kansas City, Mo.