Executive Vice President / Assistant General Manager
Eddie Romero was promoted to Senior Vice President/Assistant General Manager on October 25, 2016. In his current role, he and Senior Vice President/Assistant General Manager Brian O'Halloran report directly to President of Baseball Operations, Dave Dombrowski and assist in all areas of baseball operations.
Romero begins his 12th year in the Red Sox organization in 2017.
Prior to the 2016 season, Romero was elevated to the position of Vice President, International Scouting. In that capacity, he oversaw the club's amateur scouting coverage in Latin America in addition to the Pacific Rim and Europe, while also assisting with the team's domestic amateur scouting operation. Since joining the Red Sox, Romero has played a significant role in the signings of Red Sox international prospects such as Yoan Moncada (Cuba), Rafael Devers (Dominican Republic), Luis Alexander Basabe (Venezuela), and Roniel Raudes (Nicaragua).
A native of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Romero started with the club as an Assistant in International and Professional scouting in February of 2006. He spent four seasons working as the club's Director of International Scouting from 2012-15. He has also worked for the Red Sox as Coordinator and Assistant Director of Latin American operations, and Assistant Director of Latin American Operations/International Scouting.
Before beginning a career in baseball, Romero worked as a prosecutor for the State Attorney's office for the Fourth Judicial District in Jacksonville, FL. He holds a bachelor's degree in sports management and a juris doctor degree from the University of Florida. His father, Ed Romero Sr., was an infielder with the Red Sox from 1986-89.
Romero resides in Boston.