Front Office Staff
1 King Street Ferry Dock, Burlington Vermont 05401
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Raymond C. Pecor, Jr.
President - Owner
Owner and President since day one, "Ray" is responsible for bringing baseball back to Burlington, after purchasing the Jamestown Expos from the Montreal Expos and relocating the club to Vermont for the 1994 season. In addition to the Lake Monsters, Ray is part owner of the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, Triple A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies.
A member of the front office since 1994, Kyle started as an intern with the Vermont Expos, before being named General Manager in 1996. The New York-Penn League Executive of the Year in 1999, Kyle also served as General Manager of the Triple A Ottawa Lynx from 2000-2007, before returning to the Vermont Lake Monsters in 2009. Kyle also oversees Burlington Bay Catering, Breakwater Café and Grill, and Lake Champlain Cruises for Gobeille Hospitality in addition to his role with the Vermont Lake Monsters.
Nate was named Lake Monsters General Manager on November 9, 2009 and has been with the organization since 2002. Nate was the team's Assistant General Manager 2007-2009 after holding positions such as Director of Ticket Operations, Merchandise Operations and Publications & Graphic Design 2002-2007. A 1998 graduate of St. Johnsbury Academy, where a two-time Vermont State Decathlon Champion, member of the 1997 Division One State Championship basketball team and a two-time captain of the Track and Field team. Also a 2002 graduate of University of Vermont's Self-Designed program where he focused on Advertising. Nate's career began in Australia during the 2000 Olympic Games, helping the USA Track and Field team on their way to gold.
Assistant General Manager
Joe joined the Lake Monsters staff in the summer of 2008 as a summer intern and returned in 2009 for the final week of the season to help renew season ticket holder packages. During the summer of 2010, Joe was a Group Sales Representative and also managed the gameday staff before being promoted to Assistant General Manager in September of 2010. He graduated with honors from Colby-Sawyer College with a major in Business Administration and minor in History. Joe grew up in Colchester, Vermont, graduating from Colchester High School in 2005.
Merchandise and Accounting Manager
Kate joined the Lake Monsters during the summer of 2009 and was named the team's Merchandise and Accounting Manager in January of 2010. Kate is a 2009 graduate of the University of Vermont with a Bachelor of Arts and grew up in the nearby town of Shelburne. She became interested in Bookkeeping while working during the summers for Lake Champlain Cruises from 2005 to 2009.
Director of Promotions and Community Relations
Matt returned to the Lake Monsters for the 2014 season after spending five years (2008-13) as the Marketing Partnership Coordinator for the Minnesota Vikings of the NFL. Matt was previously with the Lake Monsters as a Sports Marketing Intern in the summer of 2006, then Director of Concessions for 2007 season and also as a Corporate Sales Manager. Matt grew up in Eden Prairie, Minnesota before graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Iowa State University in the Fall of 2006.
Director of Ticket Operations
Adam joined the Lake Monsters staff in the summer of 2008 as a summer intern and returned in 2012 as the Box Office Manager. Prior to coming back to Vermont, Adam spent time with the West Virginia Power in the South Atlantic League and the University of Akron athletic department. He graduated from Baldwin-Wallace College with a major in Sport Management in 2010 and then received his masters in Sport Management from West Virginia University. Adam is originally from Sheboygan, Wisconsin.
Box Office Manager
Michael joined the Lake Monsters in 2014 as Box Office Manager. He spent the last seven years doing web marketing and ticket sales in the ski industry, working at Bolton Valley and Stowe Mountain Resort. He's also a freelance writer with publications in the Boston Globe and ESPN.com. Michael grew up playing baseball in the nearby town of Stowe before graduating from the University of Massachusetts in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sport Management & Journalism.
James joins the Lake Monsters as Head Groundskeeper for the 2013 season after holding the same position for the Williamsport Crosscutters in 2012 and serving as the Assistant Turf Manager for the Double-A New Hampshire Fishercats of the Eastern League in 2011. James grew up in Fletcher, Vermont and attended BFA-Fairfax (where he is currently a volunteer coach for the varsity baseball team) before graduating from the University of Maine at Farmington.
Director of Media Relations
Paul has been the Lake Monsters Director of Media Relations since the team's first season in 1994. Paul graduated from Rice Memorial High School in 1985 and attended Asbury College (Wilmore, Kentucky) from 1985 to 1990. Paul also worked in the Athletic Communications Office at the University of Vermont during the 1990's and is still a member of the stat crew for UVM hockey and basketball games. Was inducted into the Vermont Principals' Association (VPA) Hall of Fame in 2010.
Justin Lacche, MBA, PMP, has been a Special Consultant with the Vermont Lake Monsters since 2006. Lacche also owns a team part of the United States Cricket Association. Lacche spent 1.5 years at Nike Golf.