Stern Pinball Bolsters Team
Appoints Josh Henderson as Game Software Developer and Joseph Marchfield as Marketing Manager
CHICAGO, IL – September 6, 2023 – Stern Pinball, Inc. (SPI) announced the appointments of Josh Henderson as Game Software Developer and Joseph Marchfield as Marketing Manager as part of our organizational commitment to investing in all processes of our rapidly growing business.
Josh, a graduate of Southern New Hampshire University with a BS in Computer Science, has had an accomplished background in competitive pinball. A two-time Illinois State Pinball Champion and PAPA 2012-14 finalist, he was previously ranked among the top 25 players in the world. With his high-level tournament experience and passion for rules design, Josh will help develop and release content for current and future Stern Pinball games as a Game Software Developer.
Bringing over 15 years of marketing, media, and business management experience for Miller Brewing, NBC Universal, CME Group, and his own entrepreneurial ventures, Joseph Marchfield is looking forward to delivering consumer growth and marketing strategies for Stern, reporting and working directly with Director of Marketing, Zach Sharpe. A graduate of Colorado State University majoring in Journalism, Joe returned to his hometown of Chicago to help build brands and businesses, developing ecommerce, marketing and media products in entertainment, finance, and sporting goods industries.
About Insider Connected
Insider Connected is a comprehensive technology initiative to connect the universe of Stern pinball machines. The platform is designed to enhance and extend player engagement with the games across both home and commercial environments. It also presents professional operators of the pinball machines a robust set of tools to drive location play, build player loyalty, analyze performance, make adjustments remotely, and maintain the machines.
Registration for Insider Connected is available at insider.sternpinball.com. Players can also register at a connected game by scanning a registration QR code on the machine. Once a player registers, they are issued a unique QR Code that can be used to identify that player at any connected Stern pinball machine anywhere in the world. When a player scans into the machine, they can track progress, earn new game specific achievements, engage with the player community, and participate in promotions and Challenge Quests.
“Insider Connected is transforming how players interact with pinball machines. Operators are benefiting from new tools that drive repeat play and help maintain games remotely while players can earn special entertainment location badges,” said Seth Davis, President and CEO of Stern Pinball, Inc.
About Stern Pinball, Inc.
Stern Pinball, Inc. creates compelling entertainment that inspires a lifetime love of games, sparks passion, forges friendships, and connects people everywhere through fun, innovative, technologically advanced pinball games, and experiences. 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.
Recent Stern Pinball titles include Venom, Foo Fighters, James Bond 007, Rush, Godzilla, The Mandalorian, Led Zeppelin, Avengers: Infinity Quest, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Stranger Things, Elvira’s House of Horrors, Jurassic Park, Black Knight: Sword of Rage, The Munsters, The Beatles, Deadpool, Iron Maiden, Guardians of the Galaxy, Star Wars, Aerosmith, Ghostbusters, KISS, Metallica, Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, Star Trek, AC/DC, Batman, and Spider-Man. A broad range of players enjoy Stern Pinball’s games from professional pinball players who compete in high-stakes competitions around the globe to novice players who are discovering the allure of the silver ball for the first time. To join the fun and learn more, please visit www.sternpinball.com.