Front Office Directory

Principal Owner

Name Title
Stuart Sternberg Principal Owner


Name Title
Brian Auld President
Matthew Silverman President
John Higgins Senior Vice President of Administration/General Counsel
Rafaela Amador Fink Chief Public Affairs and Communications Officer
Rob Gagliardi Chief Financial Officer
Melanie Lenz Chief Planning and Development Officer
Juan Ramirez Chief Technology Officer
Jennifer Lyn Tran Chief People and Culture Officer
William Walsh Chief Business Officer
Bill Wiener, Jr. Chief People and Community Officer
Patrick Abts Vice President, Marketing
Robbie Artz Vice President, Planning and Development
Devin O'Connell Vice President, Communications & Public Affairs
Warren Hypes Vice President, Creative & Brand
Brian Richeson Vice President, National Sales & Special Projects
Anthony Rioles Vice President, Corporate Partnerships
Patrick Smith Vice President, Accounting
Jeff Tanzer Vice President, Ticket Sales and Service
Stephen Thomas Vice President, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Jason Wallace Vice President, Communications & Baseball Information
De Anna Sheffield Ward Vice President, Communications & Broadcasting
Eric Weisberg Vice President, Fan Experiences

Baseball Operations Officers

Name Title
Erik Neander President, Baseball Operations
Peter Bendix Senior Vice President Baseball Operations, General Manager
Will Cousins Vice President, Assistant General Manager
Chanda Lawdermilk Vice President, Assistant General Manager
Carlos Rodriguez Vice President, Assistant General Manager
Kevin Ibach Vice President, Player Personnel
Brian Plexico Vice President, Baseball Systems


Name Title
Sam Reams Senior Coordinator, Mail Services
Mike Yodis Senior Coordinator, Purchasing

Baseball Operations

Name Title
Cole Figueroa Director, Baseball Operations
Joe Myers Director, Baseball Performance Science
Hamilton Marx Director, Baseball Operations
Patrick Walters Director, International Operations
Steve Miller Director, International Scouting
Jeff McLerran Director, Minor League Operations
Chris Westmoreland Senior Director, Team Travel and Logistics
Ryan Bristow Assistant Director, Pro Personnel and Pro Scouting
Winston Doom Pitching Strategist
George Pappas Assistant Director, Minor League Operations
Simon Rosenbaum Assistant Director, Minor League Operations and Baseball Development
Jonathan Daniels Senior Advisor, Baseball Operations
Mitch Lukevics Senior Advisor, Player Development and Baseball Operations
R.J. Harrison Senior Advisor, Scouting/Baseball Operations
Bobby Heck Special Assistant to the President & General Manager
Denard Span Special Assistant, Baseball Operations
Mike Brown Pro Personnel Specialist
Max Cohen Pro Personnel Specialist
Jason Cole Pro Personnel Specialist
Jason Grey Pro Personnel Specialist
Nate Howard Pro Personnel Specialist
Michael Langill Pro Personnel Specialist
Tyler Stohr Pro Personnel Specialist
Chuck Ricci Director, Amateur Scouting
Michael Johns Field Coordinator
Samantha Bireley Assistant Director, Baseball Operations
Ronnie Blanco Assistant Director, International Operations
Karly Fisher Manager, Team Travel & Logistics
Jeremy Sowers Assistant Director, Major League Operations
Ryan Pennell Assistant Director, Performance Science and Player Development
Eric Roof Supervisor, Scouting
Kathryn Mooradian Assistant, Advance Scouting/Major League Operations
Jake Girard Assistant, Amateur Scouting
David Hamlett Assistant Director, Amateur Scouting
Jeff Johnson Coordinator, International Scouting
Sydney Malone Coordinator, Amateur Scouting
Scott Meaney Crosschecker, National
Victor Rodriguez International Crosschecker/ South FL Supervisor
Erika Sperl Specialist, Project Management
Brandon Cordell Engineering Manager, Baseball Systems Applications
Luke Fair Engineering Manager, Baseball Systems UI/UX
Zackary Strickland Developer II, Baseball Systems
Avery Wilkening Developer II, Baseball Systems
Ted Lopez Developer I, Baseball Systems
Mike McNally Lead Biomechanist, Performance Science
Jillian Hawkins Applied Biomechanist, Performance Science
Dylan Crocker Biomechanical Analyst
Louis Palma DevOps Engineer
Nick Zeak Jr. DevOps Engineer
Todd Daniels Data Engineer, Baseball Systems
John Hammersly Data Engineer, Baseball Systems
Travis Trapp Data Engineer, Baseball Systems
Payton McAlice Jr. Data Engineer, Baseball Systems
Grace Dowling Coordinator, Baseball Systems
Jeff Sullivan Analyst, Baseball Development
David Marshall Lead Analyst, Baseball Research and Development
Taylor Smith Director, Predictive Modeling
Keegan Henderson Senior Analyst, Performance Science
Salem Marrero Lead Analyst, Baseball Research and Development
Jason Pellettiere Lead Analyst, Baseball Research & Development
Michael McClellan Senior Analyst, Baseball Research and Development
Vibhor Agarwal Analyst, Baseball Research and Development
Rachel Heacock Analyst, Baseball Research and Development
Nicholas Joslyn Analyst, Baseball Research and Development
Paul Morris Analyst, Baseball Research and Development
Dylan Murphy Analyst, Baseball Research and Development
John Nicholson Analyst, Baseball Research and Development
Ben Smith Analyst, Baseball Research & Development
John Williams Analyst, Baseball Research and Development
Tyler Chamberlain-Simon Coordinator, Pro Personnel and Pro Scouting
Josh Arthurs Analyst, Baseball Research and Development
Emmalee Dolfi Senior Analyst, Baseball Research and Development
Mason Kellett Junior Analyst, Baseball Research and Development
Erik Larsen Junior Analyst, Baseball Research and Development
Michael Model Junior Analyst, Baseball Research and Development
Timothy Morales Junior Analyst, Baseball Research and Development
Dashiell Nusbaum Junior Analyst, Baseball Research and Development
David Yamin Junior Analyst, Baseball Research and Development
Kyle Young Junior Analyst, Baseball Research and Development
Rocco Matarazzo Junior Database Engineer
Matthew Bennett Assistant, Baseball Development
Eleanor Weller Coordinator, Baseball Research and Development
Randell Kanemaru Assistant, Advance Scouting and Replay
Robert Kinne Coordinator, Major League Operations
Brad Ballew Coordinator, Baseball Operations
Danielle Dockx Coordinator, Baseball Development
Max Kassan Assistant, Baseball Operations
Isha Rahman Assistant, Minor League & Baseball Operations
Mike Lambiaso Assistant, Performance Science
Matthew Bruno Assistant, Performance Science
Kevin Peralta Assistant, Performance Science
Amanda Astrologo Assistant, Baseball Performance Science
Natalie Campisi Assistant, Baseball Performance Science
Mackenzie Corrigan Assistant, Baseball Performance Science
Vishnu Sarpeshkar Coordinator, Vision Science
Giovanna Rodriguez Senior Administrator, Minor League and International Operations
Dr. John A. Gross Medical Team Physician
Dr. Christopher Salud Assistant Medical Team Physician
Dr. Koco Eaton Orthopedic Team Physician
Dr. Douglas Carlan Assistant Orthopedic Physician
Dr. Christopher Williams Team Chiropractor
Ray Allen Massage Therapist
Justin Su'a Head of Mental Performance
Josh Kozuch Mental Performance Coordinator
Joe Benge Head Athletic Trainer
Aaron Scott Assistant Athletic Trainer
Mark Vinson Medical Coordinator, Special Projects
Jordan Hyink DSL Physical Therapist
Mike Sandoval First Assistant Athletic Trainer
Briana Tovar Minor League Athletic Trainer
Trung Cao Major League Strength and Conditioning Coach
Joe Greany Major League Strength and Conditioning Assistant
Courtney Ellison Major League Registered Dietitian
Andrew Jarmuz Minor League Dietitian
Alexander Roth Coordinator, Minor League Nutrition
Erik Hart Manager, Food Services
Jonah McElwee Assistant, Major League Food Services
Bryan King Major League Rehab Strength and Conditioning
Lenore Sutton Education Coordinator
Brett Ebers Coordinator, Baseball Training Methods
Chris Fernandez Video Coordinator
Michael O'Toole Coordinator, Minor League Video
Tyler Wall Head Clubhouse and Equipment Manager
Thomas Culkin Assistant Home Clubhouse Manager
Brandon Richesin Head Visiting Clubhouse Manager
Tom Bernier Assistant Visiting Clubhouse Manager


Name Title
Christopher Mueller Director Broadcasting
Brian Anderson Television Broadcaster
Dewayne Staats Television Broadcaster
Andy Freed Radio Broadcaster
Neil Solondz Play-by-Play Broadcaster
Christopher Adams-Wall Pre/Postgame Announcer
Enrique Oliu Spanish Radio Broadcaster
Ricardo Taveras Spanish Radio Broadcaster
Rebecca Carney Coordinator, Broadcasting

Communications & Public Affairs

Name Title
Wendy Kirkwood Director, New Media Communications
Devyn Amara Manager, Communications & Public Affairs
Kenzie Dill Manager, Communications & Public Affairs
Elvis Martinez Guerrero Manager, Communications
Sterling Bright Coordinator, Communications
Jackson Eidelberg Coordinator, Baseball Information & Communications
Micaela Garcia Coordinator, Public Affairs
Allison Schubert Coordinator, Communications
Jared Tennant Coordinator, Baseball Information & Communications
Kayce Contatore Specialist, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Pete Mackin Specialist, Social Media
Aaron Oberley Specialist, Social Media
Manny Navarro Spanish Translator

Corporate Partnerships

Name Title
Amanda Marquez Director, Corporate Partnerships Services
John Pope Director, Corporate Partnerships Sales
Leslye Barnette Manager, Corporate Partnerships Services
Danielle Bebber Manager, Corporate Partnerships Services
Jessica Smith Manager, Corporate Partnerships Services
Ryan Mellon Manager, Corporate Partnerships Sales
Nina Phan Manager, Corporate Partnerships Sales
Cody Smoot Manager, Corporate Partnerships Sales
Meagan Weatherford Manager, Corporate Partnerships Sales
Michael Lee Coordinator, Corporate Partnerships
Kennedy Miner Coordinator, Corporate Partnerships
Nick Wright Coordinator, Corporate Partnerships

Employee & Community Engagement

Name Title
David Egles Executive Director, Rays Baseball Foundation
Kimberly Couts Director, Community Engagement
Scott Wilson Director, Culture, Training and Development
Francisco Wen Director, HR & Organizational Engagement
William Wetzel Manager, Community Development
Tom Melodayo Administrator, Employee Engagement
Kaitlyn Klein Coordinator, Community Engagement
Reilly McGlumphy Coordinator, Community Engagement
Jalen Oliver Coordinator, Community Engagement
Lauren Leshefsky Coordinator, Human Resources

Finance & Accounting

Name Title
Jason Gray Director, Financial Planning and Analysis
Karen Sanborn Assistant Controller
Amanda Hudson Manager, Accounting
Rebecca Ray Manager, Accounting
Lisa Little Manager, Payroll
Katie Austin Financial Analyst
Jordan Lindsay Specialist, Payroll
Amanda Weiner Coordinator, Finance
Debbie Sword Accounts Payable Administrator

Game Operations

Name Title
Stephon Thomas Director, Promotions
Nicholas Armes Director, Fan Experience
Steven Boyer Director, Game Presentation
Katherine Lucas Manager, Game Presentation
Joe Clatch Engineer, Control Room Operations
Bob Booth Specialist, Motion Graphics
Sarah Edeker Senior Coordinator, Fan Engagement
Kaitlin Flanagan Coordinator, Fan Experience Training
Will Harris Specialist, Mascot
Marc Schneider Senior Coordinator, Promotions and Events
Demi Asensio Coordinator, Game & Event Productions
John Conarchy Coordinator, Control Room
Kyle Inga Coordinator, Control Room AV Systems
Lyndsey Majer Coordinator, Game Presentation

Information Technology

Name Title
Elpidio Ortega Director, Information Technology
Michael Weinman Director, Production and Broadcast Systems
Steven Xiong Network Manager, IT
Nicolas Menses Senior Network Administrator
Justo Marcia Manager, AV Svc and I.T. Infrastructure
Satin Beisel Senior Coordinator, Help Desk
AJ Westcott Senior Coordinator, Help Desk
Ty Yang Senior Coordinator, Help Desk
Seng Singnoth Senior Coordinator, AV Svc and I.T. Infrastructure
Robert Wilcox Senior Coordinator, AV Svc and I.T. Infrastructure
Eddy Taveras Coordinator, Help Desk


Name Title
Emily Miller Director, Marketing and Creative Services
Noelle Gonzalez Manager, Digital Marketing
Joshua White Manager, Manager Advertising
Kaitlyn Young Manager, Video Production
Jacob Lovelace Specialist, Video Production
Yuki Taketani Coordinator, Emerging Technology
Sarah Erickson Coordinator, Marketing

Publications & Graphics

Name Title
Will Vragovic Director, Photography
Sharon McCaman Program Manager, Creative
Vincent Caffiero Art Director
Teddi Woodson-Prade Project Manager, Creative
Erik Ruiz Senior Graphic Designer
Joe Sergio Senior Graphic Designer
Allasyn Lieneck Motion Graphics Designer
Lisa Walesheck Graphic Designer
Alissa Rice Coordinator, Project Management

Stadium Operations

Name Title
George Dowling Senior Director, Building Operations
Jim Previtera Senior Director, Security and Stadium Operations
Cass Halpin Senior Director, Partner and VIP Relations
Dan Moeller Head Groundskeeper, Tampa Bay Rays / Director of Operations, Charlotte Sports Park
Chris Raineri Director, Building Operations
Mike Ferrario Director, Stadium Operations
Eric Kampfmann Manager, Systems
Nicole Bleess Manager, Event Booking
Nathaniel Kuusela Manager, Building Operations
Cliff Legg Manager, Security
Megan Paul Manager, Stadium Operations
Daniel Force Commercial Technician
Gregory Johnson Conversion Technician
Sean Campbell Plumber
Conner Greeson Plumber
Michael Neff Plumber
Richard Betancourt Coordinator, Parking Operations
Ron Bridges Coordinator, Security Access
Isaac DeTemple Coordinator, Stadium Operations
Alexis Malouf Coordinator, Stadium Operations
Vinny Paolozzi Security Guard

Strategy & Development

Name Title
Sanford Sternberg Director, Concessions & Retail
Juan Dominguez Senior Analyst, Strategy & Analytics
Chandler Dempsey Analyst, Strategy & Analytics
Jarred Robidoux Analyst, Strategy & Analytics

Ticket Sales & Service

Name Title
Robert Bennett Director, Ticket Operations
Jeane Drury Director, Ticket Sales
Matt Fitzpatrick Director, Ticket Services and Technology
Ken Mallory Director, Ticket Operations
Jimmy Reed Director, Ticketing & Digital
Ryan Sullivan Director, Ticket Sales
Carson Echelmeyer Manager, Ticket Sales
Karen Jones Manager, Ticket Operations
Alexa Restante Manager, Ticket Services and Technology
Taylor Roane Manager, Season Membership Services
Victor Hagenbucher Senior Coordinator, Ticket Sales
Jared Consiglio Season Membership Services Specialist
Zachary Grundt Season Membership Services Specialist
Steven Long Season Membership Services Specialist
George Collins Ticket Sales Account Executive
Joshua Chriqui Ticket Sales Account Executive
Brandon Harnick Ticket Sales Account Executive
Rafael Lazala Ticket Sales Account Executive
Lauren Mullen Ticket Sales Account Executive
Daniel Schonborn Ticket Sales Account Executive
Lindsay Auld Ticket Sales Account Executive
Jared Tomasso Ticket Sales Account Executive
Brandon Wu Ticket Sales Account Executive
Anthony Sudigala Ticket Sales Representative
Paige Scharling Ticket Sales Representative
Daniel Towne Ticket Sales Representative
Erik Peksens Coordinator, Digital Experience
Alec Podock Coordinator, Ticket Operations
Sheryl Lucey Receptionist


Name Name
Arthur Nagle Andrew Cader
MacDougald Family Limited Partnership Claude Focardi Family Trust
Daniel O'Connell Randy Frankel
Frank Richardson Gary Goldring
Estate of Lance Ringhaver Robert Kleinert
Thomas Sansone Stephen Levick
Gary Markel Stuart Sternberg, Principal Owner
Timothy Mullen Stephen Waters