SVP / Major League & Minor League Operations
Raquel Ferreira was named Senior Vice President, Major and Minor League Operations in November, 2018. Entering her 21st year with the Red Sox in 2019, Ferreira is just the third female Senior Vice President in a baseball operations department in Major League Baseball.
Over her career with the Red Sox, Ferreira's work has been focused on overseeing the baseball operations budgets and the club's major and minor league operations. She actively oversees the daily operations for the team's major league clubhouse, as well as the daily operations for the organization's six minor league affiliates, handling issues for all minor league players and staff such as contract tenders, player transactions, payroll, and insurance. In addition, she heads the club's player immigration program and was instrumental in establishing the Boston Red Sox Rookie Development program, which began in 2004.
Over a two-year span from 2017-18, Ferreira worked as the Red Sox' Vice President, Major and Minor League Operations. Prior to that post, she served as the Red Sox' Vice President, Baseball Administration from 2015-16, Senior Director, Minor League Operations from 2011-14, as Director, Minor League Operations from 2008-11, and as Director, Minor League Administration from 2002-07.
In 2002, the Cumberland, RI native received the club's Edward F. Kenney Award which is annually given to a member of the Red Sox Player Development Department who demonstrates dedication, success, and work ethic befitting the man for which the award is named.
Ferreira is a 1992 graduate of the University of Rhode Island with a B.A in Communications. She and her husband, Erik Stamps, reside in Somerville, MA with their 11-year-old daughter, Gabriella.