Vice President/Club Counsel
Elaine W. Steward joined the club in 1988 as associate counsel and was named assistant general manager in 1990. Steward works on a variety of issues including employment, litigation, licensing, and ballpark improvements.
She worked closely with former Red Sox GM's Lou Gorman and Dan Duquette on baseball issues and was named legal counsel in 1995 and appointed Vice President in 1998.
Steward was a Jackie Robinson Foundation scholarship recipient graduating with honors from St. John's University earning a B.S. in Athletic Administration and a J.D. from St. John's University School of Law. She was an intern for the New York Mets public relations department and the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball through its Executive Development program.
Steward's achievements include selection as one of Ten Outstanding Young Leaders of Boston, election into the YWCA Academy of Women Achievers and receipt of the St. John's University President's Medal, National Association of Black Journalists' Sam Lacy Pioneer Award, Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts Leading Women Award and Boston Business Journal Woman of Influence Award. Steward is featured in the National Baseball Hall of Fame Women in Baseball exhibit.