EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT & CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Kellie Fischer was appointed Chief Financial Officer of the Texas Rangers in March 2005. She oversees all financial matters and purchasing for the Texas Rangers and serves on the Board of Directors for the Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation. Kellie joined the Rangers in 1999 and has served in many roles for the Rangers’ former parent company, Southwest Sports Group, and the Dallas Stars.
Over the past few years, Fischer has been a key player in a number of the Rangers’ growth initiatives. In addition to aiding the development of an Urban Youth Academy in West Dallas, Fischer was instrumental in the development and construction of the Rangers’ new Dominican Republic baseball academy, which opened in November 2019. She served a principal role in facilitating the joint venture between the Rangers, The Cordish Companies, and City of Arlington on the $250 million public-private partnership which led to the successful opening of Texas Live! in August 2018 and the $150 million joint venture between the Rangers, Loews Hotels & Co, and The Cordish Companies on Live! by Loews – Arlington, TX, which opened in August 2019. Kellie also has been among the organization’s leaders who brought life to the development and construction of the team’s new Globe Life Field that opened March 2020.
Prior to joining the Rangers, Kellie spent four years at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in the audit division of the Dallas office. She earned her B.A. in accounting from Baylor University in 1995 and is a Texas CPA. Kellie is a member of The Dallas Assembly, International Women’s Forum, an alumna of Leadership Dallas and the WISE Executive Leadership Institute, a prestigious program offered in partnership with Tuck Executive Education at Dartmouth.
Kellie’s commitment to the community extends beyond the doors of the Texas Rangers. She serves as Chairperson of the Board for the Arlington Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and the Executive Committee. In addition, Kellie serves on the Baylor University Alumni Board of Advocates and the Finance Committee for the Arlington Chamber of Commerce and the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.
She was named the 2010 Chief Financial Officer of the Year for private mid-size companies by the Dallas Business Journal, the 2012 Chief Financial Officer Game Changer of the Year by the Fort Worth Business Press, the recipient of the 2013 Herbert H. Reynolds Outstanding Young Alumni Award of the Baylor University Alumni Association, one of the Dallas 500 Business Leaders by D Magazine in 2015, and the recipient of the 2020 Baylor University Alumni of the Year Award.
Kellie and her husband, Scott, reside in Dallas.