2 S. Mickey Mantle Drive | Oklahoma City, OK 73104 | Phone: (405) 218-1000 | Fax: (405)-218-1011
|Michael Byrnes||President/General Manager|
Michael Byrnes, a native of Arlington, Texas has served as the President & General Manager of the Oklahoma City Dodgers since September, 2010. Michael oversees all aspects of franchise operations for the Triple-A baseball club including the establishment of community and corporate partnerships, strategy development for ticket sales & marketing, creating vision for fan entertainment and supervising media & communications, facilities operations, budget management and Major League Affiliate relations.
Michael is a graduate of St. Mary's University in San Antonio, TX with a B.B.A. in Marketing. Byrnes is a graduate of Leadership Oklahoma City's Signature Program Class 33, a founding member of the Greater Oklahoma City Sports Consortium, as well as a Board Member for the Bricktown Association. Byrnes is also a member of the Rotary Club of Oklahoma City and the St. Luke's UMC Management Council. Michael is frequent speaker on management and leadership to community groups such as the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber Greater Grads program and Oklahoma City Youth Council. In 2013, Michael was recognized as a member of Oklahoma Magazine's 40 Under 40.
Prior to joining the organization, Michael was the Senior Vice President for the Frisco RoughRiders (AA-Texas Rangers). As one of the original employees with the Frisco franchise, Michael was a key member of the team that led all of AA Baseball in attendance from 2005 to present and was recognized by Baseball America with the Bob Freitas Award for organizational excellence in 2007.
Michael and his wife Jenna enjoy traveling whenever they get a chance. They welcomed their daughter Peyton into the family in August, 2014. The family resides in Nichols Hills with their Golden Retriever Shea.
|Jenna Byrnes||Senior Vice President|
Jenna Byrnes, the Senior Vice President of the Oklahoma City Dodgers, has been with the team since September of 2010. Byrnes' primary focus is oversight of all aspects of the ticket sales initiatives focused on revenue production. Byrnes manages a team of 20 individuals focused on ticket packages, group events, hospitality sales and direct mail campaigns. Supporting the sales initiatives, Byrnes has oversight of marketing strategies through digital, print, radio and direct mail. In her time with the Dodgers, the team has increased attendance by 24%. Byrnes has led the franchise to five consecutive years of attendance growth, one of only two Triple-A teams to achieve this significant growth in ticketing metrics.
In addition to her revenue responsibilities, Byrnes also focuses on leadership and professional development for the 45 full-time members of the organization with a focus on internal communication. She also serves as a resource for other industry ticketing executives by acting as chair for the annual PCL Best Practices Seminar and was recognized as the 2013 Pacific Coast League Female Executive of the Year.
Prior arriving in Oklahoma, Byrnes was the Senior Director of Ticket Sales for the Frisco RoughRiders (AA-Texas Rangers). With her leadership, the team had consistent growth in sales and led all of Double-A Baseball in attendance during each of her seven seasons.
Byrnes is involved in the OKC community through her participation in the Leadership Oklahoma City LOYAL Program (Class IX) as well as her position on the board of the OKC Dodgers Baseball Foundation. She also supports multiple local organizations with her membership, including, Catalyst and the Myriad Gardens Avant Gardner's.
Jenna is originally from Somerset, Ohio and has made a home with her husband, Michael and daughter, Peyton, in Nichols Hills along with their Golden Retriever Shea. In their spare time they enjoy traveling, being outdoors and college football.
Corporate Partnership Sales
|Matt Taylor||Senior Director of Corporate Partnerships|
Hailing from Cleveland, Ohio, Matt is a graduate of Ohio University with a degree in Sports Management and a minor in Business Administration.
While at Ohio University, Matt was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity, the Sports Business Association and worked in the Ohio Athletic Department. During his time in the Athletic Department, Matt served as a Marketing intern and as Director of the Bobcat Student Park.
Before moving to Oklahoma City, Matt spent time with the Frisco RoughRiders as a Customer Experience Specialist. When Matt isn't out helping Oklahoma City businesses, he enjoys working out, listening to the Grateful Dead, reading Jack Kerouac, cooking like Bobby Flay and volunteering with Big Brothers Big Sisters Organization.
|Nick Gates||Director, Corporate Partnerships|
Nick joined the organization in June of 2012. Originally from Athens, Texas (the home of the hamburger), Nick graduated from Texas State University in May of 2012 with a bachelor's degree in Business Management. After graduation, Nick completed an Inside Sales Internship with the organization before moving on to a Group Sales position and then into a Corporate Marketing Manager position. Nick is an avid Dallas sports fan, movie buff, and enjoys spending time with his family and friends.
Corporate Partnerships Services
|Ben Beecken||Director of Partner Services|
Ben joined the organization in January of 2011 in the group sales department before moving into a sales management role in the fall of 2013. After spending the next three seasons as part of the ticket sales leadership team and most recently as the Director of Sales Strategies, Ben moved into his current role of overseeing the Dodgers' relationships with their corporate partners in November of 2016.
Prior to joining the Dodgers, Ben worked with the Minnesota Twins during their inaugural season at Target Field before heading to Oklahoma City after the 2010 season. Ben earned his B.A. in History at Bethel University in St. Paul, MN.
Ben is a native of the Minneapolis, MN area and currently resides in Oklahoma City with his wife Katlyn and son Braeden.
|Luke Reed||Partner Services Coordinator|
Luke joined the Oklahoma City Dodgers in January of 2017. He grew up in Leawood, KS, but left to attend the University of Missouri majoring in Sport Management with a minor in Business, graduating in 2016.
During his time as a student, Luke worked in the marketing department for the Digital Ally Open, a Web.com Tour tournament located in Overland Park, KS. Prior to joining the Dodgers, Luke worked as a full-time intern for the Kansas City Royals in their corporate partnerships department.
In his spare time, Luke enjoys cheering on the Royals, Chiefs and Mizzou Tigers, watching movies, trying new restaurants and spending time with friends and family.
|Lexee Rogers||Partner Services Coordinator|
Lexee joined the OKC Dodgers in January 2017 as Partner Services Coordinator.
Prior to making the move to baseball, Lexee worked for several years in professional hockey. Most recently she served as Marketing and Corporate Partnership Manager for the Florida Everblades (ECHL). She also spent two years in the Media Relations Department with the Texas Stars (AHL), including the 2013 Calder Cup Championship season.
Originally from Amarillo, Texas, Lexee earned her Bachelors of Science in Advertising from The University of Texas at Austin. She is an active Alpha Chi Omega alumna and was a founding advisor for the Kappa Chi Chapter at Florida Gulf Coast University. In her free time, Lexee enjoys spending time with friends and family, being outdoors and traveling whenever she can.
|Katy White||Partner Services Coordinator|
Katy, a native Texan, joined the Dodgers in the fall of 2015. After completing her bachelor's degree at McMurry University in Abilene, Texas, she pursued a master's degree of business administration with a concentration in management at the University of Texas at Arlington.
While completing her MBA, she was a part of the Front Office staff for the 2010 and 2011 ALCS Champion Texas Rangers and experienced two World Series. Between the two seasons with the Rangers, she assisted with the Cotton Bowl Classic during the 2011 and 2012 bowl games. Shortly after her stint with the college football bowl games, Katy was hired as the Director of Ticket Operations for the Fort Worth Cats in 2012. After one season with the Cats, she transitioned to a similar position with the Grand Prairie AirHogs where she was promoted to Assistant General Manager after her inaugural season with the team.
Katy is an avid fan of all levels of baseball, enjoys working out, loves the great state of Texas and catching as many Texas Rangers games as possible.
|Jenna Zeilstra||Partner Services Coordinator|
Despite being raised in Clemson, South Carolina, Jenna joins the Dodgers organization as a proud alumna of The University of South Carolina. She graduated in 2015 with a bachelor's degree in sport and entertainment management.
During her time as a student, Jenna completed several internships in the sports industry, including working in the marketing and corporate partnership departments with the ECHL's Greenville Road Warriors, now known as the Swamp Rabbits.
When Jenna is not at the ballpark, she loves crafting, spending time with friends and family, eating Mexican food and cheering for the Gamecocks.
|Kyle Daugherty||Vice President, Ticket Sales|
Kyle has been with the organization since November of 2010. Kyle began with the team as a Group Sales Coordinator before moving into an outside sales role, eventually becoming the Manager of Business Development. After three seasons of managing the outside sales team including one season as the Director of Business Development, Kyle was promoted into his current role of Vice President, Ticket Sales in October of 2016.
Prior to moving to OKC, Kyle earned his Master of Business Administration and Master of Sports Administration from Ohio University after receiving a B.S. in Business Administration from Culver-Stockton College in Canton, MO.
Originally from Mascoutah, IL, Kyle enjoys spending his free time with his wife Lyndsey and their son Jackson. They also spend time serving with the Lifekids ministry at the Yukon campus of Life.Church. He is an avid fan of all things Louisville Cardinals.
|Kyle Logan||Director of Ticket Sales|
Kyle has been with the organization since October 2010, and held many roles within the organization. Prior to moving to Oklahoma City, Kyle graduated from the University of Kansas with a degree in Behavioral Sciences in Community Health with a minor in Sports Management. Before joining the organization, Kyle worked for the Kansas City T-Bones Baseball Club as a Group Ticket Sales Intern and as a Season Ticket Sales Representative for the Kansas City Chiefs. In his free time, Kyle enjoys playing golf, fishing and hanging out with his wife, Diane.
|Andy Olson||Senior Corporate Marketing Manager|
Andy joined the organization in January 2014. Originally from Hudson, Wis., Andy went to school at Minnesota State, Mankato and graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Sport Management, with a Marketing minor. In his last semester of school, Andy interned with the Houston Astros in the Guest Service department. When he is not working, Andy enjoys watching Minnesota Gopher hockey, playing golf, spending time with his wife, Chelsi, and friends/family and playing with his dog Bryce.
|Ryan Vanlow||Corporate Marketing Manager|
Raised in Spring Hill, FL, Ryan joined the organization in June 2015 after graduating from University of West Florida with a bachelor's degree in sport management. Before joining the Dodgers, Ryan was a sports director for a nonprofit organization.
When not working, Ryan enjoys playing golf and relaxing. He is also an avid sports fan, and enjoys watching his favorite teams - Indianapolis Colts, Cleveland Cavaliers and the Florida Gators.
|Steve Vogelgesang||Corporate Marketing Manager|
Steve Vogelgesang, was born and raised in Cincinnati, OH and attended Azusa Pacific University in Los Angeles, CA where he received his bachelor's degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology in 2013. After graduation, he coached high school baseball at his alma mater, and while there the team finished the past two seasons in the top 8 in the state of Ohio, as well as making the state semi-finals. In his spare time, he enjoys cheering for his hometown Cincinnati Reds as well as Bengals "Who-Dey." His other favorite sports teams are the Los Angeles Dodgers, Cleveland Cavaliers as well as the Los Angeles Kings.
|Brendan Crow||Corporate Marketing Manager|
Originally from near Washington, D.C., Brendan came to the organization in February of 2017. Before working for the Dodgers, he completed internships for Orienteering USA and the Corpus Christi Hooks as well as working as an Account Specialist for the Wichita Thunder. Brendan is a fan of the Washington Capitals, Redskins, Wizards, Baltimore Orioles, and all things West Virginia University.
In his spare time, Brendan enjoys playing music and spending time with his wife and two children.
|Brandon Domingue||Corporate Marketing Manager|
Brandon was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. He graduated from the University of Louisiana-Lafayette with a Bachelor's Degree in Advertising. After graduating in 2015, Brandon spent a season with the Louisiana IceGators of the SPHL. In 2016 he moved to Wichita, Kansas to work for the Wichita Thunder of the ECHL. Brandon joined the Dodgers in March 2017. In his spare time, Brandon enjoys playing golf, watching movies, and cheering on my favorite teams - New Orleans Saints, New Orleans Pelicans, and Houston Astros, and the Ragin Cajuns. WHO DAT!
|Brandon Catherman||Group Sales Coordinator|
Born and raised near State College, Pennsylvania, Brandon joined the Oklahoma City Dodgers organization in June 2016. Before joining the sales team, he went to Robert Morris University in Pittsburgh, PA where he earned his bachelor's degree in both Sport Management and Marketing. While in college, he worked as an event manager at Heinz Field and was a student manager for the Robert Morris men's basketball team.
In his spare time, Brandon enjoys spending time with friends, watching movies and playing sports. As an avid sports fan, he enjoys watching his favorite teams - the Pittsburgh Steelers, St. Louis Cardinals and the Penn State Nittany Lions football team.
|Brock Sieve||Group Sales Coordinator|
Brock was born in New Ulm Minnesota. He graduated from Minnesota State Univerity, Mankato with a bachelor's degree in Sport Management and minors in Marketing and Business Law. He worked in the sports industry on many levels before joining the Dodgers.
In his spare time, Brock enjoys golfing, jet skiing, watching baseball and spending time with his family.
|Derek Ziegenhirt||Group Sales Coordinator|
Originally from Council Grove, Kansas, Derek joined the organization in March of 2015 after graduating from Wichita State University with a bachelor's degree in Sport Management. Derek played college baseball at Butler Community College and Emporia State University before attending Wichita State in 2013. Prior to joining the Dodgers, Derek spent a season with the Wichita Wingnuts.
In his spare time, Derek enjoys spending time with friends and playing guitar. He is also an avid sports fan, and enjoys watching his favorite teams - the Kansas City Royals, Kansas City Chiefs, and the Kansas State Wildcats.
|Josh Hill||Group Sales Coordinator|
Josh Hill was born and raised in Vicksburg, Mississippi, where he developed a love for sports and people. He chose to pursue a Bachelor's in Sports Studies and a Masters in Sports Administration at Mississippi State University. Throughout his time at Mississippi State University, he was a Graduate Assistant in Union Operations at the Colvard Student Union where he operated nightly events and managed his own student staff. His favorite event was a life changing speech by Buzz Aldrin about the first landing on the moon.
After his time at Mississippi State, he spent time in Talladega, Alabama where he worked for Talladega Superspeedway in Ticketing Operations. Throughout his time at Talladega Superspeedway, he learned the ins and outs of the ticketing process for a major NASCAR track/event.
In his spare time, Josh likes to play and watch all different types of sports from baseball, basketball and football. Even though he now works for the OKC Dodgers, he remains an avid Atlanta Braves fan. He also likes to spend time outdoors hunting, hiking and fishing.
|Adam Grigsby||Group Sales Coordinator|
Originally from Knoxville Tennessee, Adam joined the organization in March 2017. Prior to joining the Dodgers, he was the Assistant General Manager for the Johnson City Cardinal, (Rookie) where his main focus was leading the ticket sales inactivates for the organization. He also held roles with the Tennessee Smokies (AA), Winston-Salem Dash (A) and Kingsport Mets (Rookie). He is a graduate of East Tennessee State University where he was the student manager for the Buccaneer baseball team. Adam also played two years of college soccer at the University of the Cumberlands in Kentucky.
When not in the office, Adam enjoys hanging out with his wife Morgan, traveling to different places around the world, spending time with family and being out on the lake. Morgan and Adam are both supporters of the University of Tennessee football team!
|Eric Naegel||Inside Sales Representative|
Born in Fort Lauderdale, FL and raised mostly in Cincinnati, OH, Eric joined the organization in January 2016 after graduating from Miami University with a bachelor's degree in Sport Leadership and Management. Prior to graduation, he had worked with IMG as well as a youth sport organization called i9 Sports. Eric also played college baseball at Miami University of Hamilton.
In his spare time, Eric enjoys working out, watching and attending sporting events, and going out with friends. He also plays FIFA religiously and is an avid fan of the Florida Gators and Cincinnati Reds.
|Dakota Jacobs||Inside Sales Representative|
Born and raised in Plains, KS, Dakota joined the Dodgers in January 2017. In 2013, he graduated from Garden City Community College, then in 2015 he graduated with a degree from the University of Kansas where he majored in Sport Management and minored in Business. Dakota previously worked with the corporate sales team at Talladega Superspeedway and the marketing department at Kansas Athletics.
In his spare time Dakota enjoys golfing, hanging out with friends and spending time with his family. Also, he enjoys watching NASCAR, cheering for the Kansas Jayhawks and Kansas City Chiefs.
|Christina Schneider||Ticket Sales Representative|
Christina joined the Dodgers in January of 2017 as a Ticket Sales Representative.
Prior to the Dodgers, Christina worked part time as a Ticket Sales Associate with the Oklahoma City Thunder. In May of 2016, she graduated from Oklahoma State University with a degree in Sports Management and minor in Marketing. While at OSU, she was a member of Delta Delta Delta Sorority and Alpha Beta Chi Service Sorority.
Christina grew up in Frisco, TX and Olathe, KS. She enjoys watching sports and hanging with friends, as well as serving at Life.Church Edmond campus.
|Gabriel Avila||Ticket Sales Representative|
Born in Villahermosa, Tabasco and raised in Midlothian, TX. Gabriel joined the Dodgers on March 2017. Attended the University of the Ozarks in 2011 & played NCAA III soccer with Ozarks Eagles. In 2012, Gabriel transferred to Texas Tech University where he graduated with a degree in Sport Management on August 2016. During his time at Texas Tech he interned with MASL team, the Dallas Sidekicks, where he worked as a Sales & Operations intern.
On his spare time, Gabriel enjoys spending time with friends & family, playing FIFA, watching live sports, and enjoy live music. He's an avid fan of Arsenal Football Club and the Dallas Cowboys.
|Derek Ferris||Big 12 Associate|
Born in Cheboygan, MI, I joined the Oklahoma City Dodgers in October 2016. In December 2015, I graduated from Michigan Tech, where I received a bachelor's in Sport and Fitness Management and played collegiate football for the Huskies. I also have spent the past two years working in the MiLB system, one year with the Erie SeaWolves and most recently the Great Lakes Loons.
In my spare time I enjoy spending time outdoors and anything and everything to do with sports…especially the Detroit Tigers, Red Wings, Lions and Pistons.
|Erin Hagy||Big 12 Associate|
Erin joined the organization in October 2016. Erin graduated from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, TX with a BBA in Marketing and a minor in PR/Advertising. During her time in college, Erin was a student leader and held a chair position on the University Programming Board, a University committee. Immediately after graduation, Erin relocated to the OKC area to pursue her career in sales and marketing where she worked as a campaign manager at a marketing firm. In her spare time, Erin loves to be around her family and friends, growing her photography business or enjoying whichever sport is in season.
|Bethany Staub||Ticket Operations Coordinator|
Bethany Staub joined the Oklahoma City Dodgers in December of 2016 after spending three seasons with the El Paso Chihuahuas.
Bethany began with the Chihuahuas as a member of their retail department, assisting with the launch of the Chihuahuas brand in October of 2013, and spent the last season as a part of the Administration and Accounting team. Bethany moved to Oklahoma City in November of 2016 with her husband Jon and their dog Lola.
A former softball player, Bethany is an avid fitness enthusiast, enjoys bowling and rooting for her hometown Pirates, Penguins and Steelers. Since moving to Oklahoma City Bethany's family has grown by one with the addition of another puppy named Thor.
|Zach Habner||Ticket Operations Coordinator|
Zach Habner joined the Dodgers organization in March of 2017 as the Coordinator of Ticket Operations.
Born and raised in Eastern Washington, Zach moved to Seattle in 2006 to attend the University of Washington. In 2011, Zach obtained his master's degree in Sports Administration and Leadership from Seattle University. Prior to joining the Dodgers, Zach spent time working for the University of Washington Huskies, Seattle Storm, and Seattle University.
While not in the office, Zach enjoys the occasional round of golf and traveling with his wife Chelsea. He is an avid fan of his hometown teams, the UW Huskies, Seattle Seahawks, Seattle Mariners, and the Vancouver Canucks.
|Shelby Kirkes||Manager of Special Events|
Shelby Kirkes joined the team in August 2016 as the Manager of Special Events. Kirkes was born and raised in Carlsbad, NM and attended Eastern New Mexico University in Portales, NM, where she earned her bachelor's degree in communication with emphasis in public relations. While obtaining her bachelor's, Kirkes worked in the athletic marketing office. In 2015, she took over as the Marketing Manager for the athletic department in addition to beginning the pursuit of her master's degree in communication.
Kirkes is excited to have relocated to the OKC area and enjoys trying new restaurants, coffee shops and jogging trails. She has two Great Dane's, Fitzgerald and Hemingway, named after two of her favorite authors. She enjoys supporting the OKC Thunder, Dodgers, Texas Rangers and attending any Hockey game she can find.
Marketing & Communications
|Armando Reyes||Sr. Director of Marketing & Communications|
Armando Reyes joined the organization in March of 2006 and was named the organization's employee of the year in 2007. Prior to joining the staff, he spent the previous eight seasons working various roles in the organizations press box and with video board staff. Armando graduated from the Price College of Business at the University of Oklahoma and received his degree in Marketing.
The Altus, Okla., native has been a Cotton Bowl media volunteer since 2006. He enjoys shooting and editing video and working live broadcast events in his spare time. Armando and his wife Kristy reside in Moore.
|Alex Freedman||Director of Communications and Broadcasting|
Alex joined the team prior to the 2012 season. In just his second season with the organization, Alex was recognized by the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters and won the 2013 award for "Best Play-By-Play".
He previously spent three seasons as the Director of Broadcasting & Media Relations for the High Desert Mavericks, the California League affiliate of the Seattle Mariners. Outside of baseball, Alex has also covered football, basketball, hockey, softball, and volleyball at different levels, ranging from high school to NCAA Division I.
He is a proud native of St. Louis and graduated from Northwestern University, where he majored in both journalism and political science. He readily admits he cares more about Northwestern sports than any rational person should.
|Nate Newby||Marketing Manager|
Nate joined the organization in February of 2016. Nate grew up in Edmond, Oklahoma and spent most of the '90s in Norman, where he earned a degree in Multidisciplinary Studies with a focus on Multimedia Production from the University of Oklahoma.
Nate started his career in broadcasting promotions, at television stations in OKC and Seattle, WA. Nate has spent the last several years in commercial production for clients throughout Oklahoma, working with hundreds of local business owners.
Nate enjoys spending time with his wife, son and two dogs, and traveling to music festivals whenever possible. He is a recovering Seattle Mariners fan.
|Megan Filipowski||Digital Marketing Specialist|
Megan, a native Michigander, joined the Oklahoma City Dodgers organization in January 2016 after completing a media relations internship with the Detroit Tigers. Megan received her bachelor's degree from Spring Arbor University in Jackson, Michigan and her master's degree in sports journalism from Indiana University Purdue University - Indianapolis.
While in grad school, Megan worked as the media relations intern for the Indianapolis Indians, the Triple-A affiliate for the Pittsburgh Pirates, and as the communications intern for the National Federation of State High School Associations. She also reported on the 2013 Big Ten Championship Football Game for the National Sports Journalism Center.
Megan fills her time outside of the office by taking boxing classes, playing volleyball, reading, binge watching TV shows and watching her favorite teams - the Detroit Tigers, Detroit Lions, Detroit Red Wings and the Michigan State Spartans - when she can. She is also an active member in her church and enjoys traveling.
|Quynh-Chi Ho||Digital Marketing Specialist|
Quynh-Chi joined the OKC Dodgers prior to the 2017 season. She was born and raised in California, and calls the Bay Area home. Her love of sports stems from her lifelong Denver Broncos fandom, which was soon followed by a love for the San Jose Earthquakes, Sharks, Golden State Warriors, and the perennial underdog A's. With a graphic design background in hand, previously working for Santa Clara University's Athletics department and Menlo Park Legends Baseball, she decided to pursue design & marketing in sports.
QC's hobbies include hiking, jamming out on the piano, listening to vinyls of the Bee Gees, collecting & occasionally reading comic books & graphic novels, and trying out any DIY on Pinterest. She enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends, although that is mostly done via video chat these days. She looks forward to a wonderful adventure in Oklahoma with the OKC Dodgers.
|Jason Heid||Digital Marketing Specialist|
Jason joined the Dodgers in February of 2017 after spending the previous four months in South Australia working for the Adelaide Bite in the Australian Baseball League. Jason previously worked for the Salem Red Sox in Marketing and Promotions for the 2016 season. Originally from outside Philadelphia, Jason attended NC State University where he worked for the football and baseball programs. Following graduation, Jason worked on the Game Presentation Crew for the Philadelphia 76ers, where one of the perks was being able to interact with players and legends of basketball (like Julius Erving). Jason has lived on three different continents and enjoys traveling, as well as playing sports, listening to music and watching the Sixers, Phillies, Eagles and NC State sports.
|Lisa Johnson||Communications Coordinator|
Lisa joined the organization prior to the 2013 season. She worked previously as a sports reporter for The Des Moines Register newspaper and as a media relations graduate assistant in the Wichita State University athletic department.
The Des Moines, Iowa native earned a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication from the University of Iowa and a master's degree in sport management from Wichita State.
|Josh Gurnick||Communications Coordinator Assistant|
Josh joined the organization prior to the 2017 season. He worked previously as a media relations associate for the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Los Angeles native earned a bachelor's degree in journalism and public relations from the University of Oregon. Josh grew up playing baseball and running track and field and is a passionate Dodgers, Lakers and Oregon Ducks fan. In his spare time, he enjoys photography and spending time outdoors running, hiking, camping and going on road trips.
|Elizabeth Bower||Game Presentation Manager|
Elizabeth joined the organization in 2017, and although the native Texan misses home, she's excited to be back in Oklahoma.
Elizabeth was born and raised in the Lone Star State, and could never imagine living anywhere else…. Until she decided to attend school just up I-35 at Oklahoma State. If there is anything she will never let you forget, it's that she's Texan and a Poke. She's a lover of all things (bright) orange and will always find an opportunity to throw up her "pistols".
When Elizabeth isn't working a baseball game, she's probably hanging out with her family, playing with her dogs or going to a concert with her boyfriend. She loves jamming to music in her car, watching "The Office" and quoting funny movies. Her "happy place" is the production room, and is looking forward to spending her time at Dodger's games all summer.
|Seth Lewis||On-Field Presentation Manager|
Seth Lewis, an Okie by transplant, has been a resident of Oklahoma for 20+ years. He attended the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma City Community College. Following college, Seth spent time working in the Hospitality Industry and as an Executive Assistant. He then focused on Public Relations and Marketing which lead him to be the Marketing Director for a local homebuilder and also continues to work with Restaurant Groups as a Consultant and Social Media Manager. His love for Sports Entertainment and Production came as a child as he was more interested in the behind-the-scenes of the show than the actual show. He follows the New Orleans Saints, New Orleans Pelicans, OKC Thunder and of course the OKC and LA Dodgers. When Seth isn't busy on the field you will find him volunteering for Muscular Dystrophy Association, Susan G. Komen, Oklahoma AIDS Care Fund, deadCENTER Film Festival, and many other nonprofits. Seth is a proud member of Leadership OKC's LOYAL Class XII.
|Mitch Stubenhofer||Sr. Director of Operations|
Mitch joined the organization in January of 2013. Originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma, Mitch graduated from the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, Missouri. While there, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and a Master of Science degree in Sport Management.
Before joining the organization, Mitch was the Director of Baseball Operations at the University of Central Missouri. As the Director of Baseball Operations, he oversaw all the team's travel including transportation, lodging, and meals. He also handled all aspects of equipment and a majority of the game-day operations.
In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Lydia, and their sons Tyson and Barrett.
|Josh Ingram||Baseball Operations Manager|
Josh joined the organization in March 2014. He previously worked for the University of Oklahoma Athletics Department as an Event Management Graduate Assistant. During his time there, Josh assisted with all sports and helped prepare and execute three Big 12 Conference and six NCAA Championship events hosted by OU. Prior to that, he was an assistant baseball coach at Norman North High School for four years.
The Norman, Okla., native attended the University of Oklahoma and received a Bachelor's degree in Multidisciplinary Studies with a minor in Health and Exercise Science and a Master's degree in Intercollegiate Athletic Administration. In his free time, Josh likes to spend time with friends and family, and attend OU athletic events.
|Wayne Mosby||Manager of Operations|
I have been married for 26 years to my wife Sandy and we have a beautiful daughter named Morgan.
I have worked in the customer service field for more than 30 years. I worked for McKesson Corporation for 17 years and Mattel/Fisher-Price Toys for 14 years.
When I started, I was part time here at the ballpark and have been full time for the last year. I love coming to work every morning and looking out at the field and see how things change daily. I manage a staff of more than 150 people. It can be challenging at times but I LOVE MY JOB.
I love all college sports and am a DIE HARD OSU COWBOYS FAN!
My motto in life is: Every day is a vacation and every meal is a banquet!
OKC Dodgers Baseball Foundation
|Jennifer Van Tuyl||Managing Director|
Jennifer joined the organization in March 2011. A native of Stroud, Okla., Jennifer graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in public relations in December 2010.
During her time at OU, Jennifer was a member of the OU Athletics Communications staff where she served as the sports information director for rowing and cross country, as well as assisting with other Sooner sports. An avid writer, Jennifer wrote numerous features for Sooner gameday programs, Big12Sports.com and Versus.com. She also spent time as a member of the promotions team for the Frisco RoughRiders during the 2010 season.
In her free time, Jennifer enjoys writing, playing basketball and watching baseball.
|Harlan Budde||Director of Facility Operations|
The director of facility operations for the Oklahoma City Dodgers has worked at the ballpark since March 3, 1997, starting while the stadium was still under construction. Budde started with the ballpark in 1997 as a liaison between construction and the team's ownership. Prior to working at the ballpark, Budde worked at Remington Park, joining that facility at its beginning as well, starting in 1987 before it opened in 1988.
Budde, 63, was born in St. Paul, Minn., and moved around the country with his family as his father served in the Air Force until they settled in Midwest City in 1958. He grew up in Midwest City, attending school in the district through high school and later raising his sons Jason and Ryan there with his wife Lori.
|Monte McCoy||Head Groundskeeper|
Monte grew up in Lindsay, Okla., and attended the University of Oklahoma where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Health and Sports Science. This is his 15th year with the organization.
Prior to joining the organization, Monte received collegiate baseball field of the year honors for his work at the University of Oklahoma's L. Dale Mitchell Field. Monte has also received two Pacific Coast League "Sports Turf Manager of the Year" awards and was chosen runner-up two additional years.
In his spare time Monte enjoys traveling, hunting, and fishing.
|Otilia Mares||Retail Operations Manager|
Otilia Mares joined the organization March of 2013 as daytime sales associate. In October of 2015, she became the full-time Retail Operations Manager.
Mares was born and raised in Oklahoma City, OK. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling with her mother and supporting Oklahoma sports teams.
Finance and Accounting
|Jon Shaw||Director of Finance and Accounting|
Jon joined the organization in January 2012 as the Director of Finance and Accounting. An Oklahoma native, Jon grew up in and currently resides in Oklahoma City. He studied at the University of Central Oklahoma and received a Bachelor of Arts in Music and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting.
Jon previously worked for Frontier City and White Water Bay. There he developed not only a focus on all things financial, but also a team centered mindset. Jon has been in positions from the front lines of guest service, maintenance procurement and management.
|Randall Lokey||Accounting Assistant|
|Travis Hunter||Office Administrator|
A native of Chatham, Mass., Travis joined the organization in 2008. Travis's travels have had him working with the Chatham A's, Norwich Navigators, Lake County Captains, Charlotte Knights, Augusta Greenjackets and the Nashville Sounds. Travis graduated from Beacon College with an Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies in 2003. He was also a background performer in the movie Summer Catch, starring Freddie Prinze, Jr. When he's not working, he enjoys exploring museums and baking while rooting for all Boston sports teams. He currently resides in Moore.
Professional Sports Catering
|Al Spilsbury||Director of Food Service Operations|
Al Spilsbury joined the Dodgers team in February 2017 as Director of Food Service Operations. He previously held that position at Whataburger Field in Corpus Christi, TX for seven seasons.
Al was born and raised in Illinois, but has spent several years on the west coast and in Texas. He now lives in OKC along with his wife, Sharon. Al is an avid cyclist and mediocre ukulele player.
|William Fenwick||Executive Chef|
Born and raised in East Texas, William always enjoyed cooking, doing dishes, and decorating cakes with his mom at her restaurant. After starting his career in the fast-casual realms of the culinary industry, William attended the Orlando Culinary Academy - Le Cordon Bleu where he earned an Associate's Degree, with honors. William has varied experience from Sea World to Country Clubs, and Four Diamond Hotels, including the Ritz Carlton. After seven years in Florida, he moved to Oklahoma to work at the Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club, a distinguished Emerald Club. William is looking forward to sharing his experiences and continuing his growth at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.
|Scott Christy||Sr. Concessions Supervisor|
Oklahoma native Scott Christy has been with the Oklahoma City Dodgers/Redhawks since 2013. He graduated from Connors State College and then Northeastern with a degree in English. He enjoys spending time with his wife of 25 years and child.
|Darrell Gardner||Concessions Manager|
Darrell was born and raised in Amarillo, TX. He spent 13 years with Spencer Gifts at several different locations which eventually led to him landing in Oklahoma City. After seven years as a District Manager for a franchise group operating IHOPs and then Jack in the Box restaurants, he joined PSC at the start of last season. He worked as the Concessions Supervisor and during the offseason became the Suites Supervisor for Levy at the Chesapeake Arena. He was promoted to Concessions Manager here at the ballpark earlier this year. He enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife and catching up on sports when she goes to sleep. MLB parks visited include: Minute Maid Park, Rangers Ballpark at Arlington, Angel Stadium of Anaheim and Fenway Park.
|Lindsay Robb||Catering Manager|
Lindsay Robb joined the team in December 2016 as the Catering Manager for Professional Sports Catering. She previously worked for Pinehurst Resort in North Carolina as the Catering Sales Manager where she handled weddings and one day catering events. Lindsay is a graduate of Methodist University with a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Professional Golf Management.
Lindsay was born and raised in Connecticut. She moved to North Carolina to go to college and then spent 18 years enjoying the South. She is moving to Oklahoma with her husband, two dogs and one cat. She enjoys playing golf, reading, watching all sports and taking her dogs for walks.