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Astros Front Office Directory

Houston Astros Baseball Club
Minute Maid Park
501 Crawford St.
Houston, TX 77002
Tel: 713-259-8000

Executive Office

Owner and Chairman | Jim Crane
President, Business Operations | Reid Ryan
Executive Advisor | Nolan Ryan
Senior Vice President, Business Operations | Marcel Braithwaite
Senior Vice President, Community Relations + Executive Director, Astros Foundation | Twila Carter
Senior Vice President, Corporate Partnerships | Matt Brand
Senior Vice President, Marketing & Communications | Anita Sehgal
Senior Vice President, Ticket Sales & Strategy | Jason Howard
Senior Vice President and General Counsel | Giles Kibbe
Vice President, Event Sales and Operations | Stephanie Stegall
Vice President, Finance | Doug Seckel
Vice President, Foundation Development | Marian Harper
Vice President, Human Resources | Vivian Mora
Vice President, Information Technology | Chris Hanz
Vice President, Marketing | Jason Wooden
Vice President, Media Relations | Gene Dias
Vice President, Stadium Operations | Bobby Forrest
Vice President, Strategy | Mike Dillon
Vice President, Tax | Vito Ciminello
Chief Financial Officer | Michael Slaughter
Senior Counsel | Leslie Oguchi
Executive Assistant | Eileen Colgin
Executive Assistant | Brenda Schiro
Administrative Assistant | Brittany Redeaux
Paralegal | Jessi Merlo

Baseball Operations

President of Baseball Operations and General Manager | Jeff Luhnow
Assistant General Manager | Brandon Taubman
Special Assistant to the General Manager | Craig Biggio
Special Assistant to the General Manager | Enos Cabell
Special Assistant to the General Manager | Roger Clemens
Special Assistant to the General Manager, Player Personnel | Kevin Goldstein
Special Assistant to the General Manager, People Operations & Major League Interpreter | Oz Ocampo
Director, Latin American Operations | Caridad Cabrera
Director, Florida Operations & Minor League Travel | Jay Edmiston
Director, Advance Information | Tom Koch-Weser
Director, Sports Medicine & Performance | Bill Firkus
Director, Player Development | Pete Putila
Director, Minor League Operations | Armando Velasco
Director, R&D | Ehsan Bokhari
Senior Manager, Team Operations | Derek Vigoa
Manager, Amateur Scouting Analysis | Charles Cook
Manager, Baseball Operations | Brendan Fournie
Manager, Baseball Operations | Alexandra Noboa
Manager, Pro Scouting Analysis | Matt Hogan
Manager, International Scouting | Eve Rosenbaum
Manager, Player Education | Doris Gonzalez
Program Manager, R&D | Sarah Gelles
Manager of Research, R&D | Catherine Cage
Coordinator, Dominican Republic Academy Operations | Jessica Ben
Coordinator, Minor League Technology | Sam Visser
Coordinator, Major League Advance Information | Tommy Kawamura
Coordinator, Major League Video and Advance Information | Antonio Padilla
Assistant, Player Acquisition | Brian Rodgers
Analyst, Amateur Scouting | Aaron DelGiudice
Analyst, Pro Scouting | Will Sharp
Senior Scouting Advisor | Charlie Gonzalez
Senior Architect, R&D | Colin Wyers
Senior Analyst, R&D | Ryan Ferguson
Senior Developer | Danny Friedheim
Analyst, Research and Development | Adam Brodie
Analyst, Research and Development | Kristen Mori
Software Developer | Chandler Evans
Senior Advisor, Latin American Development | Julio Linares
Assistant, Minor League Operations | Sarah Steinberg
Administrative Assistant, Latin American Operations | Elizabeth Nunez
Baseball Operations Fellow | Daniel Dasgupta


Manager | A.J. Hinch
Bench Coach | Joe Espada
Pitching Coach | Brent Strom
First Base Coach | Don Kelly
Third Base Coach | Gary Pettis
Hitting Coach | Alex Cintron
Hitting Coach | Troy Snitker
Bullpen Coach | Josh Miller
Bullpen Catcher | Javier Bracamonte
Bullpen Catcher | Michael Collins


Clubhouse Manager | Carl Schneider
Visiting Clubhouse Manager | Steve Perry
Clubhouse Attendant | Chuck New
Umpires Attendant | Charlie Cabrera
Clubhouse Attendant | David Burd
Clubhouse Attendant | Stacy Gallagher
Director, Security - Team Operations | Armando Jurado

Sports Medicine & Performance

Head Athletic Trainer and Head Physical Therapist | Jeremiah Randall
Major League Assistant Trainer | Lee Meyer
Major League Assistant Trainer and Physical Therapist | Sam Bell
Head Strength and Conditioning Coordinator| Dan Howells
Major League Strength and Conditioning Coach| Brendan Verner
Major League Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach | Trey Wiedman
Head of Sport Science | Jose Fernandez
Mental Skills Coordinator | Jesse Michel
Massage Therapist | Katsumi Oka
Head Team Physician | Dr. David Lintner
Team Physician | Dr. Patrick McCulloch
Team Physician | Dr. Thomas Mehlhoff
Team Physician | Dr. James Muntz
Team Physician | Dr. Vijay Jotwani
Team Chiropractor | Dana Harper, DC
Team Dietician | Roberta Anding

Media Relations / Communications

Senior Manager, Communications | Steve Grande
Manager, Communications | Chris Peixoto
Manager, Business Communications | Sarah Kincart
Coordinator, Communications | Shaq Sullivan

Community Affairs and Astros Foundation

Director, Urban Youth Academy | Daryl Wade
Manager, Urban Youth Academy | Duane Stelly
Coordinator, Urban Youth Academy| Megan Hays
Coordinator, Community Affairs and Astros Foundation | Rachel Bubier
Coordinator, Community Affairs and Astros Foundation | Andrew Remson
Coordinator, Community Affairs and Astros Foundation | Hugo Mojica
Community Outreach Executive | Jose Cruz
Community Outreach Executive | Bill Brown
Community Outreach Executive | Jimmy Wynn

Business Operations

Senior Director, Business Operations | Dan O'Neill
Senior Director, Risk Management | Monica Rusch
Coordinator, Risk Management | Susan Godfrey

Ballpark Entertainment

Senior Director, Ballpark Entertainment | Chris Garcia
Motion Graphics/Lead Editor | Justin Petty
Senior Manager, Marketing Entertainment | Kyle Hamsher
Manager, Production | Garret Young
Content Producer | Lauren Blackwell
Producer/Editor | Adam Edwards

Broadcasting and Telecommunications

Spanish Radio Announcer | Alex Treviño
Spanish Radio Announcer | Francisco Romero
TV Broadcaster | Geoff Blum
TV Broadcaster | Todd Kalas
Radio Broadcaster | Robert Ford
Radio Broadcaster | Steve Sparks
Producer Engineer, Radio Broadcast | Matt Boltz
Broadcasting Manager | Ginny Gotcher-Grande


Sr. Director, Marketing Operations and Insights | Craig Swaisgood
Director, Advertising and Digital Marketing | Eric Sorensen
Manager, Social Media | Danny Farris
Coordinator, Digital Marketing | Catie Willis
Director, Marketing Promotions & Events | Brianna Hughes
Manager, Promotions & Events | Daniel Klimpel
Coordinator, Promotions & Events | Nicole Perry
Senior Manager, Marketing Entertainment | Richard Tapia
Manager, Creative Services | Alex Grigas
Graphic and Digital Media Designer | Kim Rogers
Graphic and Digital Media Designer | Steven Tyler Groh
Manager, Marketing Projects | Larry Provitt
Team Photographer | Alex Bierens De Haan

Business Strategy & Analytics

Senior Director, Business Strategy and Analytics | Jay Verrill
Manager, CRM | J. Chase Kanaly
Senior Analyst, Business Strategy and Analytics | Justin Wolin
Strategy & Analytics Fellow | Caroline Cobb

Corporate Partnerships

Senior Director, Corporate Partnership | Creighton Kahoalii
Senior Director, Corporate Partnerships and Special Events Sales | Jeff Stewart
Senior Manager, Partner Activation | Melissa Hahn
Senior Manager, Partner Activation | Andrew Shipp
Director, Sales Corporate Partnerships | Keshia Henderson
Account Executive, Corporate Partnership Sales | Enrique Cruz
Account Manager, Corporate Partnership | Haleigh Sanders
Account Manager, Corporate Partnership | Lauren Shrader
Strategy & Activation Coordinator, Corporate Partnerships | Ashley Hays

Special Events

Director, Special Events | Jean Hardy
Manager, Special Events | Kassie Chatelain
Account Executive, Special Events | Caleb Ambrose
Account Executive, Special Events | Alexis Grimm
Account Executive, Special Events | Jordan Keller
Coordinator, Special Events | Mario Flores
Coordinator, Special Events | Katherine Diehm
Coordinator, Special Events | Bridgette Fries

Guest Services

Senior Director, Guest Services | Michael Kenny
Senior Manager, Guest Services | Kristen Lundgren
Coordinator, Guest Services | Chris Martin
Coordinator, Tour Department | Chris Rawls
Coordinator, Tours Department | Paige Bownds
Receptionist | Helen Washington

Retail and Merchandising

Vice President, Merchandising and Retail Operations | Tom Jennings
Manager, Warehouse | Ada East
Retail Store Manager | Micah Arceneaux
Coordinator, Office Services | Shelton Starling
Retail Operations Manager | Brandon Puls
Senior Buyer | Josiah Gallow
Buyer | Brandon Pemble
Assistant Buyer | Shamaine St. Julien
Manager, Authentication | Mike Acosta

Information Technology and Procurement

Manager, Systems | Alex Shinpoch
Manager, Service Desk | Cindy Saenz
Director, Applications | Chris Josefy
Director, Project Management | Karambir Kalsi
Project Manager | Brian Summons
Manager, Network | Dusty Thibodeaux
Networking Coordinator | Clinton Naron
Systems Coordinator | Damyon Jackson
Client Support | Chris Fuentes
Client Support | Jonathan Santana
Client Support | Merlin Griggs
Client Support | Justin Montez

Human Resources

Senior Manager, Benefits & Compensation | Edna Chan Troncoso
Director, Human Resources | Jennifer Springs
Manager, Human Resources | Cameron Schneider
Coordinator, Human Resources | Heather Kuehn
Coordinator, Human Resources | Tabitha Terrell
Coordinator, Human Resources | Ashley Bannister
Manager, Safety | Lena Vogt

Stadium Operations and Engineering

Senior Director, Stadium Operations | Thomas Bell
Stadium Operations Supervisor | William Connaught
Director, Security | Ben Williams
Specialist, Security | Jason Vaughan
Manager, Engineering | Michael Seighman
Supervisor, Engineering | Brian Hayward
Engineering Supervisor | Johnny Burton
Technician | Alfredo Gonzalez
Technician | Cesar Ramirez Sr.
Technician | Joe Cisneros
Technician | Juan Gonzalez
Technician | Julian Delgado
Technician | Kevin Chap
Technician | Marset Mitchner
Technician | Michael Nelson
Technician | Ray Flores
Technician | Seth Foreman
Maintenance Mechanic | Jason Helmerich
Electrician | Eric King
Electrician | Orlando Mendenhall
Senior Manager, Parking | Gary Rowberry

Grounds Crew

Head Groundskeeper | Izzy Hinojosa
Assistant Groundskeeper | Chris Wolfe
Groundskeeper | Willie Berry
Groundskeeper | James Vaughn
Groundskeeper | Sixto Zapata
Groundskeeper | Michael Lidecker
Groundskeeper | Jake Cooley

Finance and Administration

Senior Director, Finance | Abby Brantley
Assistant Controller | Luke Franken
Sr. Accounting Analyst | Michael Harrington
Sr. Accounting Analyst | Brad Russell
Accounting Analyst | Emily Lado
Senior Manager, Payroll | Michelle Ober
Manager, Payroll | Jessica Brooks

Ticket Sales, Services and Operations

Senior Director, Ticket Sales | P.J. Keene
Senior Director, Premium Sales & Service | Clay Kowalski
Director, Season Ticket Sales | Andre Luck
Director, Ticket Operations | Mark Cole
Director, Box Office Operations | Bill Cannon
Director, Season Ticket Services | Jeff Close
Manager, Inside Sales | Adam Martelli
Manager, Ticket Operations | Trevor Purvis
Manager, Box Office Operations | Marcus Barefield
Coordinator, Ticket Operations- Finance | Rafael Soto
Representative, Ticket Operations - Technology | Jerry Delgado
Representative, Ticket Operations | Cody Sanchez
Manager, Premium Services | Maria-Eleni Soechting
Manager, Premium Suites | Greg Van Sickler
Manager, Premium Sales | Sean Smallwood
Senior Account Executive, Premium Sales | Cody Vanghel
Senior Account Manager, Season Ticket Services | Adam Campbell
Senior Account Manager, Season Ticket Services | Jeff Troncoso
Senior Account Manager, Season Ticket Services | Kara Looker
Senior Account Manager, Season Ticket Services | Lawrence Pious
Senior Account Manager, Season Ticket Services | Michael Hurley
Account Manager, Season Ticket Services | Erik Robertson
Account Manager, Season Ticket Services | Nicole Schuttenhelm
Account Manager, Season Ticket Services | Whitney Anderson
Senior Account Executive, Season Ticket Sales | Juan Guerrero
Senior Account Executive, Season Ticket Sales | Nathan Biggs
Account Executive, Season Ticket Sales | Alex Alley
Account Executive, Season Ticket Sales | Brandon Caporale
Account Executive, Season Ticket Sales | Bryan Soulard
Account Executive, Season Ticket Sales | Carlee Stetson
Account Executive, Season Ticket Sales | Christian Duda
Account Executive, Season Ticket Sales | Dreion Barrow
Account Executive, Season Ticket Sales | Ethan Miller
Account Executive, Season Ticket Sales | Jordan Johnson
Manager, Group Sales | Mariza Lerma
Senior Account Executive, Group Sales | Brent Broussard 
Senior Account Executive, Group Sales | Mick Dell'Orco
Account Executive, Group Sales | Corina Hewitt 
Account Executive, Group Sales | David Piccirilli
Account Executive, Group Sales | Hannah Walker
Account Executive, Group Sales | Mamadou Ba
Account Executive, Group Sales | Ryan Veinotte
Account Executive, Group Ticket Sales | Dean Bisceglia
Account Executive, Group Ticket Sales | Olivia Podaras
Sales Consultant | Alexander Brown
Sales Consultant | Bailey Loden
Sales Consultant | Blake Mullen
Sales Consultant | Brendan Hermes
Sales Consultant | Christian Thames
Sales Consultant | Jessica Harden
Sales Consultant | Lillian Richardson
Sales Consultant | Marcus McNutt
Sales Consultant | Mary Hail
Sales Consultant | Matthew Connelly
Sales Consultant | Nicholas Hart
Sales Consultant | Patrick McDermott