#CollegeSeries Business Affairs Night with Ballpark Operations & Facility Executives

Sponsored by Temple University's Fox School of Business

On Tuesday, March 29, college students and recent graduates are invited to go behind-the-scenes with ballpark operations, facility and event management executives at this exclusive #CollegeSeries event at Citizens Bank Park.

Event Details

  • Learn from ballpark operations and facility executives, who are an integral part of the Phillies’ Business Affairs department, during a moderated question-and-answer session at Pass and Stow at Citizens Bank Park. Panelists will provide excellent insight into the areas of facility management, food and beverage operations, retail marketing and special events, as well as share their career experience and advice. Speakers include:
  • Practice networking with Phillies executives and other special guests during a Phillies Networking Hour. Meet informally with front office personnel from various departments, as well as those who spearhead the Phillies intern and Phillies Ballgirls programs. Attendees are invited to bring their resumes. During this time, attendees are also welcome to take photos with the World Series Trophies, as well as meet 1993 National League Champion Mickey Morandini.
  • Meet members of Temple University’s Fox School of Business, who will be on-site to share information about their graduate programs.
  • Program includes a Phillies game ticket with $12 concession credit to select games in April at Citizens Bank Park.

Additional Details

  • Check-in begins at 4 p.m. and features a Networking Hour, as well as the opportunity to take photos with the World Series Trophies and 1993 National League Champion Mickey Morandini.
  • The panel portion of the program officially starts at 5 p.m., and continues until 6:15 p.m.
  • The event is limited to 120 students. Interested professors, recent graduates, and parents of students are welcome to attend.
  • Dress is business casual.
  • Students are urged to ask questions throughout the program.
  • Program cost: $20. In addition to the above networking hour and panel, the program cost includes a Phillies game ticket with $12 concession credit to select games in April at Citizens Bank Park. Note: Following the event, an email link will be sent to each registered attendee to select the game date.

Speaker & Special Guest Bios

Carolyn DiGiuseppe, General Manager, Facilities, OVG 360 at Citizens Bank Park

Leila Graham-Willis, Director, Special Events, The Phillies

Kevin Tedesco, General Manager, Aramark at Citizens Bank Park

Kristin Zeller, Director, Retail Marketing, The Phillies

Moderator: Kenny Johnson, Manager, Community Engagement, The Phillies

Special Networking Hour Guest: Mickey Morandini, 1993 National League Champion and Phillies Club Ambassador

Networking Hour Participants

Group A

  • Carolyn DiGiuseppe, General Manager, Facilities, OVG 360 at Citizens Bank Park
  • Bruce Leith, Director, Concession Development, The Phillies
  • Jon Madden, Director, Human Resources, The Phillies
  • Brittani Shields, Communications Representative, The Phillies

Group B

  • Leila Graham-Willis, Director, Special Events, The Phillies
  • Scott Brandreth, Director, Promotions, The Phillies
  • TJ Farrell, Coordinator, Community and Charity Events, The Phillies
  • Kathy Killian, Vice President, Administration, The Phillies

Group C

  • Kevin Tedesco, General Manager, Aramark at Citizens Bank Park
  • Tricia Rubino, Technical Project Manager, The Phillies
  • Jackie Sapio, Manager, Community Initiatives, The Phillies
  • Ryan Simon, Manager, Ticket Services, The Phillies

Group D

  • Kristin Zeller, Director, Retail Marketing, The Phillies
  • Anthony Figazzotto, Coordinator, Marketing and Events, The Phillies
  • Kenny Johnson, Manager, Community Engagement, The Phillies
  • Andy Mosiondz, Manager, Event Operations/Staffing, The Phillies

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