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Phillies College Winter Summit

4-5 p.m. Networking Hour

  • Practice networking with executives from the Phillies front office during this informal hour. Students are invited to bring resumes, as well as follow the Philadelphia Phillies on LinkedIn. Among those taking part are those who spearhead the team's intern and Phillies Ballgirl program.
  • Meet Phillies legend Larry Bowa, former manager and 1980 World Series Champion! Plus, take selfies with the  2008 and 1980 World Series trophies, as well as Phillies Ballgirls.
  • Meet with representatives from the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accounts (PICPA) - the second oldest CPA organization in the United States - who will have information on career opportunities, as well as membership and industry events. 
  • Enjoy appetizers, compliments of PICPA.
  • Self-guided tours of the batting tunnels and media room continue until 7 p.m.

5 - 7:00 p.m. Ask the Major Leaguers

Bring plenty of questions for this interactive program! Highlights include:

  • Learn from Phillies General Manager Matt Klentak, who will provide a special welcome and talk about his impressive career in baseball. The event will be moderated by Phillies broadcaster Tom McCarthy.
  • Take part in a Behind-the-Business of Baseball question-and-answer session with major league leaders including Billy Bean, Vice President & Special Assistant to the Commissioner, Major League Baseball; Jackie Cuddeback, Vice President, Partnership Sales and Corporate Marketing, The Phillies; Michael Harris, Vice President, Marketing & New Media, The Phillies; Renée E. Tirado; Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Major League Baseball, Office of the Commissioner; and John Weber, Senior Vice President, Ticket Operations & Projects, The Phillies.
  • Hear from Phillies players as they talk about their path to the big leagues. Among those taking part are catcher Andrew Knapp, pitchers Nick Pivetta and Héctor Neris, and outfielder Dylan Cozens.
  • Go behind-the-scenes in baseball analytics - including what it takes to land a position in this field - with key members from the Phillies' baseball analytics team, including Assistant General Manager Ned Rice and Director, Baseball Research & Development Andy Galdi.
  • Phillie Phanatic! Take photos with the best mascot in the major leagues.

More Event Details

  • Free parking is available in Lot P off Darien Street.
  • Registration includes a game ticket to any game in April (excluding Opening Day).
  • Event cost: $50, with portion of proceeds benefitting Phillies Charities, Inc.
  • Dress is business casual.

Speaker Bios

Speakers are subject to change.

Matt Klentak - Vice President & General Manager, The Phillies

Andy Galdi - Director, Baseball Research & Development, The Phillies

Ned Rice - Assistant General Manager, The Phillies

Billy Bean, Vice President & Special Assistant to the Commissioner, Major League Baseball

Dylan Cozens, Outfielder, The Phillies

Jackie Cuddeback - Vice President, Partnership Sales and Corporate Marketing, The Phillies

Michael Harris - Vice President, Marketing & New Media, The Phillies

Gabe Kapler, Manager, The Phillies

Andrew Knapp, Catcher, The Phillies

Tom McCarthy, Broadcaster,The Phillies

Héctor Neris, Pitcher, The Phillies

Nick Pivetta, Pitcher, The Phillies

Renée E. Tirado - Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Major League Baseball, Office of the Commissioner

John Weber - Senior Vice President, Ticket Operations & Projects, The Phillies

Other Special Guests

Larry Bowa - Senior Advisor to the General Manager, The Phillies

The Phillie Phanatic

Networking Hour Participants

Participants subject to change

  • Josh Barbieri, Director, Business Analytics
  • Scott Brandreth, Director, Merchandising
  • Matthew Bryan, Technical Product Manager
  • Justina Campana, Corporate Partnership Representative
  • Greg Casterioto, Director, Communications
  • TJ Farrell, Community and Charity Events Representative
  • John Fetsick, Director, Finance
  • Andy Galdi, Director, Baseball Research & Development
  • Leila Graham-Willis, Manager, Special Events
  • Marie Hanley, Generalist, Human Resources
  • Jim Hogan, Baseball Communications Assistant
  • Rob Holiday, Director, Amateur Scouting Administration
  • Kenny Johnson, Coordinator, Community Engagement
  • Kathy Killian, Vice President, Administration
  • Corinne Landrey, Quantitative Analyst, Baseball Research and Development
  • Ian McFate, Catering and Premium Services Division Manager, Aramark
  • Mary Ann Moyer, Director, Community Initiatives
  • Alex Nakahara, Senior Quantitative Analyst, Baseball Research & Development
  • Scott Nickle, Director, Corporate Sales
  • Dana Parks, Coordinator, Player Development
  • Missy Perez, Social Media Representative
  • Sean Rainey, Manager, Video Production
  • Bianca Robinson, Corporate Partnership Representative
  • Tricia Rubino, Technicial Project Manager
  • Carolyn Saveri, Manager, Marketing Engagement
  • Derek Schuster, Director, Sales
  • Francis Scimeca, Baseball Operations Fellow
  • Brittani Shields, Player Relations & Phillies Charities Representative
  • Ryan Simon, Coordinator, Ticket Services
  • Danielle Skowronek, Coordinator, Advertising
  • Tim Stoeckle, Social Media Representative
  • Blake Summerfield, Manager, Business Analytics
  • Meaghan Tullis, Coordinator, Digital Media
  • Sean Walker, Vice President, Chief Technology Officer
  • Zach Betkowski, Manager, Promotions & Entertainment, Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs
  • Greg Giombarrese, Director of Communications, Lakewood BlueClaws
  • Travis Hart, Director of Food and Beverage, Reading Fightin Phils
  • Billy Misiti, Senior Manager, Group Sales, Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs
  • Mike Ventola, Director of Public/Media Relations & Radio Broadcaster, Reading Fightin Phils