Executive Assistant to the GM
Emily Penning is in her 13th season with the Royals and her eighth as Executive Assistant to Sr. VP-Baseball Operations/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 2004-08.
Prior to working for the Braves, 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.