#CollegeSeries Sports Business Night

Sponsored by Temple University's Fox School of Business

On Thursday, August 4, college students, recent graduates, professors and interested parents are invited to go behind the scenes in the business of sports with Phillies executives and special guests - as well as receive career advice - at this exclusive #CollegeSeries pregame event at Citizens Bank Park.

Event Details

  • Learn from top Phillies executives and special guests from Live Nation and OVG 360, who are Phillies' long-time partners, during a moderated question-and-answer session in the Media Room at Citizens Bank Park. Panelists will provide excellent insight into their area of business, as well as share 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.
    • Meet and take photos with 2008 World Champion Hitting Coach and 1993 National League Champion Milt Thompson.
    • Take selfies with the 2008 and 1980 World Series Trophies.
  • Meet members of Temple University's Fox School of Business, who will be on-site to share information about their graduate programs.
  • Cheer on the Phillies with a ticket to that night’s 7:05 p.m. game against the Washington Nationals, which also features a Coca-Cola Mike Schmidt 1980 World Champions Replica Ring for fans 15 and over. Your game ticket also includes a $12 concession credit.

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 Phillies great Milt Thompson.
  • 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 or 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 game ticket to the 7:05 p.m. Phillies game on August 4 against the Washington Nationals, as well as a $12 concession credit.

To order tickets (subject to availability), click on the "Buy Now" button below and enter the password: COLLEGE

Speaker & Special Guest Bios

Kevin Beale, Director, Suite Sales and Business Ventures, The Phillies

Sal DeAngelis, Director, Operations/Events, The Phillies

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

Geoff Gordon, Regional President, Live Nation

Carolyn Saveri, Manager, Brand Marketing, The Phillies

Moderator - Scott Palmer, Phillies Ambassador

Special Guest - Milt Thompson, 2008 World Champion Hitting Coach and 1993 National League Champion

Networking Hour Participants

Group 1

  • Kevin Beale, Director, Suite Sales and Business Ventures, The Phillies
  • Bianca Freeman, Manager, Client Solutions, The Phillies
  • Jon Madden, Director, Human Resources, The Phillies

Group 2

  • Carolyn DiGiuseppe, General Manager, Facilities, OVG 360 at Citizens Bank Park
  • Justina Campana, Manager, Business Operations, The Phillies
  • Brittani Shields, Communications Representative, The Phillies
  • Phillies Intern Program & Ticket Office Representative

Group 3

  • Geoff Gordon, Regional President, Live Nation
  • John Brazer, Director, Relationship Marketing, The Phillies
  • Lauren Testa, Coordinator, Communications, The Phillies

Group 4

  • Carolyn Saveri, Manager, Brand Marketing, The Phillies
  • Andy Moisondz, Manager, Event Operations/Staffing, The Phillies
  • Deb Rinaldi, Manager, Business Communications, The Phillies

2022 Summer Semester

  • Thursday, August 4 - Sports Business Night for business, sport management, communications/marketing, event & management students - SOLD OUT

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  • Tuesday, September 20 - Baseball Analytics Night for business intelligence/analytics, economics, MIS/information technology/computer science, marketing, business & sport management students - SOLD OUT
  • Wednesday, September 21 - Sports Business Night for business, sport management, finance, operations & management students - SOLD OUT
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