Jeff Bridich enters his fifth season as the general manager of the Colorado Rockies after being named to the position on Oct. 8, 2014. After four seasons as a senior vice president, he was promoted to executive vice president this past offseason. Last year marked his 14th season in a leadership role within the Rockies' baseball operations department.
Prior to his promotion to GM, he served as the Rockies' senior director of player development from December 2011-October 2014. He joined the Rockies' front office in December 2004 as manager of Minor League operations and held the position of senior director of baseball operations from 2006 to 2011. Bridich came to Colorado after working in the Office of the Commissioner for Major League Baseball from 2001-04. In that role, he worked closely with each Major League team in areas pertaining to Minor League contracts and transactions.
A graduate of Harvard University in 2000, the Milwaukee native played four seasons as a catcher and outfielder for the Crimson, serving as a tri-captain his senior year.
Jeff and his wife Sarah reside in Denver. They have two children.