Players Sports Bar and Grill names James Young as new General Manager

Dickinson, ND.

After a nationwide search, Players Sports Bar and Grill has named James Young the new General Manager. His career in hospitality, which began in suburban Chicago, has spanned three decades and has included leadership positions in Illinois, Colorado, and Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming.

Most recently, James has spent the last several years with Max’s Sports Restaurant in Glendale, Arizona, leading that iconic establishment to three “Best of” awards in as many years and earning four consecutive DNC “Leader of the Year” awards. Recently he has also become a National Restaurant Association ServSafe Trainer and Proctor.

Ron Johnston, Director of Strategy for The Fisher Group, which provides management services to Players, announced the promotion this week. “We were fortunate that the Fisher Group which manages several companies in Phoenix, provided the Dickinson branch with access to world class talent that we’re excited to bring to Dickinson.” James, his wife Lucy, and their two sons, James and Zachary have relocated to Dickinson and look forward to becoming involved in the growing Dickinson community.

Players Sports Bar and Grill is a full service restaurant which opened in Dickinson in January 2013. Players Sports Bar and Grill offers a full menu from steaks to seafood, salads to Brick Oven Pizza, and more. Players also includes Dickinson’s biggest sports bar with over 47 flat screen TV’s and all available sports programming from cable and satellite services. Players is located on 1st Avenue East in the heart of Dickinson.

About The Fisher Group, LLC
The Fisher Group is a management firm based in Dickinson, North Dakota with a Southwest Office in Chandler, Arizona. Founding Partner Mike Fisher has built a team of seasoned professionals with various skill sets in order to offer a comprehensive package of management services. These services include Financial Management, Capital investments, Accounting Services, Advertising and Marketing, Strategic Planning, Real Estate Development, Construction Management, Information Technology, and more. Current clients of The Fisher Group include Dickinson Ready Mix (DRM), Action Cleaning, Durus Industrial, Rock Solid Express, Paradise Dry Cleaning and Laundry, County Line Truck Stop, Camp on the Heart Campground, Tiger Discount Truck Stop, Players Sports Bar and Grill, County Line Industrial Park, and more.

Contact: Greg Medley, The Fisher Group at or 602.237.8800. Ext. 111