#CollegeSeries Sports Business Night

Sponsored by Temple University's Fox School of Business

On Wednesday, September 21, 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 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 Phillies’ Director of Promotions Scott Brandreth, the Phillie Phanatic - Entertainment Representative Tom Burgoyne, Manager of Ownership Christa Linzey, Director of Community Initiatives Mary Ann Moyer and Senior Director of Sales Derek Schuster. Phillies Ambassador Scott Palmer will moderate the event.
  • 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 1993 National League Champions Mickey Morandini and Milt Thompson, who is also the team's 2008 World Champion Hitting Coach.
    • 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 6:45 p.m. game against the Toronto Blue Jays, which is also a Hatfield Phillies Franks Dollar Dog Night. 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 greats Milt Thompson and 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 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 6:45 p.m. Phillies game on September 21 against the Toronto Blue Jays (also a Hatfield Phillies Franks Dollar Dog Night), 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

Scott Brandreth, Director of Promotions, The Phillies

Tom Burgoyne, The Phillie Phanatic - Entertainment Representative, The Phillies

Christa Linzey, Manager of Ownership, The Phillies

Mary Ann Moyer, Director of Community Initiatives, The Phillies

Derek Schuster, Senior Director of Sales, The Phillies

Moderator: Scott Palmer, Phillies Ambassador

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

Networking Hour Participants

Group 1

  • Scott Brandreth, Director, Promotions, The Phillies
  • Christa Linzey, Manager of Ownership, The Phillies
  • Jalen Green, Coordinator, Ticket Operations, The Phillies
  • Kathy Killian, Vice President, Administration, The Phillies
  • Caleb Robinson, Manager, Grounds-Urban Youth Academy, The Phillies

Group 2

  • Derek Schuster, Senior Director, Sales, The Phillies
  • Adele MacDonald, Manager, Executive Office, The Phillies
  • Mark Pyne, Senior Accountant, The Phillies
  • Andrew Roach, Project Manager, Ballpark Renovations, The Phillies

Group 3

  • Tom Burgoyne, Phillie Phanatic, Entertainment Representative, The Phillies
  • Kenny Johnson, Manager, Community Engagement, The Phillies
  • Joann Milorey, Director, Accounts Payable & Cost Management, The Phillies
  • Ryan Simon, Manager, Ticket Services, The Phillies

Group 4

  • Mary Ann Moyer, Director, Community Initiatives, The Phillies
  • Justina Campana, Manager, Business Operations, The Phillies
  • Andrea Guest, Manager, Phanatic Events, The Phillies
  • Janelle Kahn, Manager, Human Resources & Benefits, The Phillies
  • Tom Sullivan, Manager, Advertising Sales, The Phillies

2022 Summer Semester

2022 Fall Semester

  • Monday, August 21 (rescheduled from August 8) - Business of Sports Night for business, sport management, operations, and management students
  • Thursday, September 21 - Finance & Accounting Night for finance/accounting, business, economics, math & sport management students
  • Tuesday, September 26 - Business of Sports Night for business, sport management, operations, and management students
  • Wednesday, September 27 - Baseball Analytics Night for business intelligence/analytics, economics, MIS/information technology/computer science, marketing, business & sport management students
  • Thursday, September 28 - Sports Digital Media & Marketing Night for communications, journalism, broadcasting, advertising, marketing/digital marketing, TV production, social media, business & sport management students