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Premium Staff

For more information, please call the Yankees Premium Sales and Service Department at (718) 508-3955 or premium@yankees.com.

Kevin Dart

Vice President, Ticket Sales, Service & Operations
Phone: (718) 579-4433 | Email: kdart@yankees.com

Kevin grew up in Smithtown, New York. After spending time at SUNY Delhi studying Computer Information Systems Management, he attended Salisbury State University and graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Physical Education. Kevin went on to earn his Master's Degree in Sport Management from the University of Northern Colorado. He began his career with the Denver Broncos in 1997 before becoming the Supervisor of Ticket Operations for the Los Angeles Angels later that year. Kevin joined the Yankees in 2000 as Executive Director of Ticket Operations. He then became Executive Director of Ticket Sales, Service and Operations before being promoted to his current role as Vice President of the department in January of 2014.

Rose Barre

Director, Premium Sales & Service
Phone: (718) 838-6901 | Email: rbarre@yankees.com

Rose grew up in Watertown, New York. She graduated from Binghamton University with a Master's Degree in Social Science and Public Administration. After spending three years overseeing the Groups Sales efforts at the New York Islanders, Rose joined the Yankees in 2010 as a Premium Sales & Service Specialist. In 2013, Rose became the Manager of Premium Sales & Service before being promoted to her current role as Director of Premium Sales & Service in 2016. Rose's favorite Yankees memory is Jeter's 3,000th hit.

Joseph Leva

Senior Manager, Premium Sales & Service
Phone: (718) 579-4482 | Email: jleva@yankees.com

Joseph attended St. John's University, graduating with a Bachelor's Degree in Sport Management with a minor in Legal Studies. Growing up in Long Island, Joseph is a born Yankees fan. After working for the Yankees as an intern while attending St. John's, he climbed through the ranks as a Ticket Operations Representative, followed by an Account Executive, a Premium Sales & Service Specialist and then the Manager of Inside Sales. Finally, in February of 2016, Joseph was promoted to his current role as Senior Manager of Premium Sales & Service. He still gets a thrill seeing the field every day and is eternally grateful for his 2009 World Series ring.

Samantha Giraud

Manager, Suite Services
Phone: (718) 579-4452 | Email: sgiraud@yankees.com

Born and raised in New York, Samantha's tenure with the Yankees began in 2004. Called "Sam" by many in the organization, she attended Berkeley College and graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management and Marketing in 2003. During her time with the Yankees, Sam has witnessed some of the most historic events, but it was the Yankees winning their 27th Championship title in the 2009 World Series that stands out the most. Her favorite part of working for the Yankees organization is continuing their mission of tradition and unity.

Tahlor Levine

Manager, Premium Retention, Sales & Service
Phone: (646) 977-8072 | Email: tlevine@yankees.com

Tahlor grew up on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. He graduated from the University of Virginia and attained an MBA from the Zicklin School of Business in New York City. Tahlor joined the Yankees in 2011 as an intern in the Premium Sales & Service Department. After promotions through the Inside Sales team and the Season Ticket Sales & Service Department, Tahlor returned to the Premium Sales & Service Department in September 2013 as a Sales & Service Specialist. Before assuming his current role in March 2017 as Manager, Premium Retention, Sales & Service, Tahlor served as the Assistant Manager of the Premium Sales & Service team. Tahlor's favorite Yankee Stadium moment is George W. Bush throwing out the first pitch at the 2001 World Series after the 9/11 attacks.

Mike Robbins

Manager, Season Ticket Sales & Service
Phone: (718) 508-3911 | Email: mrobbins@yankees.com

Raised in Atlanta, Georgia, Mike joined the Yankees in April of 2012 after spending the previous five seasons with the New Jersey/Brooklyn Nets. Mike attended the University of Georgia, graduating with a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism before earning his Master's Degree in Sports Marketing from New York University. In the Fall of 2013, Mike was promoted to his current role as Manager of Season Ticket Sales & Service. His favorite Yankees memory was being there in person for Raul Ibanez's 12th inning walk-off home run to beat the Baltimore Orioles in Game 3 of the 2012 ALDS.

Mario Oliveri

Manager, Inside Sales
Phone: (718) 579-4486 | Email: moliveri@yankees.com

Originally from Trucksville, Pennsylvania, Mario attended Misericordia University where he graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Sport Management. Mario joined the Yankees in 2010 as an Inside Sales Representative. Shortly after, he was promoted to the role of Account Executive in the Season Ticket Sales & Service department. In November of 2012, he transitioned to the Premium department as a Senior Premium Sales & Service Specialist before being promoted to his current role as Manager of Inside Sales. Mario's favorite Yankees memory is Derek Jeter's 3,000th hit.

Premium Sales Team

Max Esh

Senior Specialist, Premium Sales & Service
Phone: (718) 579-4497 | Email: mesh@yankees.com

Max grew up in New York City and graduated from the University of Arizona. After graduation, he worked with the New York Knicks in the Field Marketing Department, and joined the New York Yankees family in June 2011 as a Night Sales Associate. He then transitioned to a full-time position with the Inside Sales team, and was subsequently promoted to Account Executive before becoming the Senior Premium Sales & Service Specialist. His favorite Yankees memory is when Aaron Boone hit the game-winning home run against the Red Sox in Game 7 of the 2003 ALCS.

Adam Behnke

Specialist, Premium Sales & Service
Phone: (718) 579-4486 | Email: abehnke@yankees.com

Adam was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, where his entire family still resides. He began his New York journey in 2008 while attending Columbia University. There he earned his Bachelor's Degree in Sociology and Business. He went on to earn his Master's Degree in Sports Management from Indiana University. At both universities, he was an NCAA Division 1 Track & Field/Cross Country athlete. He ran a personal best of 4:02 in the mile and earned All-Ivy League & Big Ten honors. After hanging up the spikes as an NCAA athlete, he took on the pinstripes as an Inside Sales Representative in June 2013. Shortly after, he spent two years as an Account Executive in the Season Ticket Sales & Service Department before being promoted to his current role as a Premium Sales & Service Specialist.

Dan Caplan

Specialist, Premium Sales & Service
Phone: (646) 977-8362 | Email: dcaplan@yankees.com

Dan was born and raised in Cortland Manor, New York and graduated from the University at Buffalo with degrees in Communication and Studio Art. After graduation, Dan worked at the Rockland Boulders of the Can-Am League as an Account Executive. His responsibilities included singing the Canadian National Anthem prior to home games. After one year in Rockland, Dan joined the Yankees where he moved through the Inside Sales and Season Ticket Sales & Service teams before being promoted to his current role as a Premium Sales & Service Specialist. Dan's favorite memory of the Yankees was watching them beat the Philadelphia Phillies in the 2009 World Series.

Sean Connington

Specialist, Premium Sales & Service
Phone: (646) 977-8341 | Email: sconnington@yankees.com

Sean grew up in Westchester, New York. He attended Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut, where he played four years of Division I college football. Sean has been with the Yankees since August of 2012. Prior to that, he spent three seasons working for the San Diego Padres as an Account Executive in Business Development. His favorite Yankees memory is Derek Jeter's walk off home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Game 4 of the 2001 World Series.

Drew Fox

Specialist, Premium Sales & Service
Phone: (646) 977-8085 | Email: dfox@yankees.com

Having grown up in New Jersey, Drew has been a lifetime Yankees fan. After earning a Bachelor's Degree in Sport Management from the University of Florida, Drew worked for the Meadowlands Sports Complex as well as the New Jersey Nets. Drew joined the Yankees in the Fall of 2010 as an Account Executive in Season Ticket Sales & Service, and since then has moved up to his current role as a Premium Sales & Service Specialist. His favorite Yankees memory is Aaron Boone's home run in Game 7 of the 2003 ALCS, though being in Yankee Stadium for Jeter's 3000th hit is a close second.

Juliana Furey

Specialist, Premium Sales & Service
Phone: (646) 977-8270 | Email: jfurey@yankees.com

Juliana grew up in Princeton, New Jersey and joined the Yankees after graduating from the High Point University in May of 2012, with degrees in Sports Management and Psychology. After being promoted through the Inside Sales and Season Ticket Sales & Service departments, she joined the Premium Sales & Service team in July of 2014. Juliana's favorite Yankees moment was watching Derek Jeter's 3,000th hit.

Josh Giffin

Specialist, Premium Sales and Service
Phone: (646) 977-8089 | Email: jgiffin@yankees.com

Josh grew up in Hershey, Pennsylvania and graduated from the California University of Pennsylvania 2012 with a Bachelor of Science in Sport Management. He has been a part of the Yankees organization for the past five years, working for the Inside Sales team, the Season Ticket Sales & Service team, and the Season Ticket Retention team. He was promoted to the Premium Sales & Service team in October 2017. His favorite Yankees memory was Derek Jeter's last game in 2014.

Matt Hansen

Specialist, Premium Sales & Service
Phone: (646) 977-8903 | Email: mhansen@yankees.com

Born in Buffalo, New York and raised in Topeka, Kansas, Matt became a Premium Sales & Service Specialist in February 2016 after spending the previous two seasons as an Account Executive in the Yankees Season Ticket Sales & Service Department. Prior to joining the Yankees, he worked with the New York Islanders for two seasons as a Group Sales Executive. He graduated from Jacksonville University in 2012 with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Marketing while playing on their Division I tennis team. His favorite memory is the Yankees comeback victory in the 2017 Wild Card Game versus the Minnesota Twins.

Steve Lynes

Specialist, Premium Sales & Service
Phone: (646) 977-8204 | Email: slynes@yankees.com

Steve grew up in Westfield, New Jersey. He graduated from York College of Pennsylvania with a degree in Sports Management. Prior to joining the Yankees, Steve began his career with the New Jersey Nets. Steve joined the Yankees in the summer of 2012 as an Account Executive in the Season Ticket Sales & Service Department and has since moved up to his current role as a Premium Sales & Service Specialist. His favorite Yankee Stadium moment is the crowd chanting Paul O'Neill's name during the 2001 World Series.

John Madden

Specialist, Premium Sales & Service
Phone: (646) 977-8087 | Email: jmadden@yankees.com

John was born and raised in New Jersey. He attended Rutgers University and earned degrees in Sport Management and Psychology before beginning his career with the Yankees Inside Sales team in January of 2013. John then moved into an Account Executive role with the Group Ticket Sales Team before being promoted to the Premium Sales & Service Team in August of 2016. His most memorable moment at Yankee Stadium was Derek Jeter's game-winning hit in his final home game of his career. His favorite parts about working for the Yankees are the people he works with and having the opportunity to create lasting memories for others at the Stadium.

Cory Sigadel

Specialist, Premium Sales & Service
Phone: (646) 977-8094 | Email: csigadel@yankees.com

Cory grew up in Long Island, New York and graduated from the University of Pittsburgh. He joined the Yankees in 2012 as an Inside Sales representative and spent time in the Group Sales Department and Suite Sales & Service Department before moving up to his current role as a Premium Sales & Service Specialist in 2017. He is a lifelong Yankees fan and his favorite Yankees memory was watching Aaron Boone's walk-off home run in Game 7 of the 2003 ALCS with his father.

Premium Services Team

Samantha Rubin

Assistant Manager, Premium Service
Phone: (718) 579-4547 | Email: srubin@yankees.com

Samantha was raised in Bedminster, New Jersey and joined the Yankees prior to the 2012 season in the Ticket Operations Department. She graduated from Rutgers University with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science and Sport Studies, with a focus in Sport Management in 2013. By October 2014, she made the transition to the Premium Sales & Service team. In July 2017, she was promoted to Assistant Manager, Premium Service. Samantha's favorite Yankees memories include Saturday afternoons in the bleachers with her father.

Haley Durmer

Senior Coordinator, Premium Sales & Service
Phone: (646) 977-8857 | Email: hdurmer@yankees.com

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, Haley joined the Yankees in June of 2016. Before assuming her current role in July 2017 as Senior Coordinator, Premium Sales & Service Initiatives, Haley served as the Coordinator, Premium Sales & Service. She attended the University of Virginia, graduating in May of 2016 with a Bachelor's Degree in Commerce Marketing & Management and a minor in Leadership Studies. At the University of Virginia, she was an NCAA Division I Varsity swimmer. Haley earned multiple UVA, ACC and NCAA athletic and academic honors throughout her college career as a result of her personal best times and national performances.

Katie Dawson

Coordinator, Premium Sales & Service
Phone: (718) 579-4549 | Email: kdawson@yankees.com

Born in Boston, Massachusetts and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina, Katie graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Global Studies from the University of North Carolina before earning a Master's Degree in Commerce Marketing and Management from the University of Virginia. Katie joined the Premium Sales & Service team in August 2017. Her favorite Yankees memory is the 2017 Wild Card game, where Didi Gregorius' 3-run home run in the first inning turned the game around to help the Yankees win 8-4.

Natalie Martin

Coordinator, Premium Sales & Service
Phone: (718) 579-4550 | Email: nmartin@yankees.com

Natalie was born and raised in Manassas, Virginia. She graduated from the University of Virginia in 2016 with a Bachelor's Degree in Media Studies. At the University of Virginia, she was member of the NCAA Division 1 Varsity Swimming and Diving team. She joined the Yankees in August 2017 as a Coordinator on the Premium Sales & Service team. Her favorite baseball memory is watching the Yankees win the 2017 American League Wild Card game.

Carly Thea

Coordinator, Premium Sales & Service
Phone: (646) 977-8088 | Email: cthea@yankees.com

Carly was born and raised in Merrick, New York and joined the Yankees in June 2016 as an Associate in the Premium Sales & Service Department. In August 2016, she was promoted to Coordinator, Premium Sales & Service. She graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2015 with a Bachelor's Degree in Communications and a minor in Fitness and Wellness. At the University of Pittsburgh, she was an NCAA Division I Varsity softball player. Carly earned multiple PITT, ACC and NCAA athletic and academic honors throughout her college career. After college, Carly earned the ACC Futures Internship with FOX Sports Florida / FOX Sports Sun. Prior to joining the Yankees, she spent a year in south Florida working at FOX Sports with their six professional team affiliates. Carly is proud to say she was at Yankee Stadium to witness Aaron Judge breaking Marc McGwire's rookie home run record in his first season and win the home run derby.

Michael Pereira

Coordinator, Suite Services
Phone: (718) 508-3983 | Email: mpereira@yankees.com

Michael attended Adelphi University, graduating with a Bachelor's Degree in Sport Management with a minor in Marketing. Growing up in Long Island, Michael was born a Yankees fan. Before the Yankees, Michael worked as an intern with the New York Cosmos, Penn State Athletics and New York Islanders. He started working for the Yankees as a Junior Sales Associate in 2015. In April of 2016, Michael was promoted to Coordinator, Suite Services. Every day he is thankful for the opportunity to work for his favorite sports team.