*Senior Vice President, Community Impact & Executive Director, Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation*
Karin Morris was promoted to Texas Rangers Senior Vice President, Community Impact in September 2020 after being appointed Vice President, Community Outreach in January 2011 She also serves as Executive Director of the Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation.
In her role as Executive Director, Karin oversees the strategic development, fundraising, program development and fulfillment, and financials for the Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation. Under her leadership, the Foundation constructed the $15 million Texas Rangers MLB Youth Academy at Mercy Street Sports Complex, presented by Toyota and has quadrupled its giving and funds raised. The Foundation was recognized as the 2018 Allan H. Selig Award winner for Philanthropic Excellence by Major League Baseball.
As the Senior Vice President of Community Impact, Karin oversees the Texas Rangers engagement, outreach, and impact within the community and the club’s internal efforts. These include the efforts within the multi-cultural markets.
Karin started with the Texas Rangers in 2003 as the Director of New Market Development after working with FOX Sports Southwest in Dallas for three years. She was recognized with the 2019 Texas Rangers Jim Sundberg Community Achievement Award, only the third non-player to ever receive the honor.
Karin is involved in the community beyond the Rangers efforts and is a board member of the Arlington ISD Education Foundation, Advisory Board Member of WISE, YMSL Integrity Board member, Marcus Baseball Booster Club Board member and volunteers at her sons’ schools. A graduate of Marquette University, Karin is married to Gary Morris and they have four children, Cameron (wife, Alyssa), Chip, Jackson and Jameson. She was also recognized as the Marquette University 2016 College of Business Administration Young Alumni of the Year.