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Bobby Brett Managing Partner
Bobby Brett Bobby originally purchased the Spokane Indians in 1985 with his brothers George and Ken.

Bobby has since helped the team become one of the most successful Minor League Baseball franchises in the nation. Last season, the team averaged 5,064 fans per game - its highest average in the 111-year history of the Indians - making Spokane the third-highest attended Short-Season Class A baseball team in the country.

Aside from his work with the Indians, Bobby owns and operates the WHL's Spokane Chiefs and the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes, an affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers. He is also heavily involved in the real estate business, both in Spokane and in Southern California, and is a part owner of the Brett Brothers Bat Company.

Bobby was re-elected to the MiLB Board of Trustees in the 2014 season for a second three-year term.

Andy Billig Co-Owner & Senior Advisor
Andy Billig Andy grew up in Maryland, and graduated cum laude with a degree in government from Georgetown University in Washington, DC.

Andy currently serves as a Washington State Senator.

He was voted the Northwest League Executive of the Year in 1994 and 2004 and has received the Northwest League's Larry McPhail Award for Promotional Excellence numerous times. He also won the Northwest League's Joe Martin Award for service to Baseball and the Community in 2007. He currently serves as a Washington State Senator.

An active runner and triathlete, Andy completed the Coeur d'Alene Ironman Triathlon in 2004.

Andy is a proud father to Bella and Samuel.

Otto Klein Senior Vice President

Favorite Sports Team: Seattle Seahawks and the University of Portland football team.

Walk-Up Song: "Get Down on it" by Kool & The Gang

Favorite Ballpark Food: Garlic Fries

Best Thing About Working for the Indians: Ringing the bell!

Nickname: OTO

Chris Duff Vice President & General Manager
Chris Duff Bio:

Favorite Sports Team: University of Georgia Football.

Walk-Up Song: Any song from "Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik."

Favorite Ballpark Food: Quesadilla from the Diamond Club

Best Thing About Working for the Indians: I met my wife at Avista Stadium.

Nickname: Duff Boy


Lesley DeHart Director of Business Operations
LesLey DeHart Bio: Lesley grew up in Salem, Oregon, and Yakima, Washington. She graduated from Washington State University with a degree in Business Administration, specializing in management and human resources. She likes to spend time exercising, going to movies, watching sports, playing bunco and spending time with her husband, Randy.

Favorite Sports Player: Jeff Gordon and Peyton Manning.

Walk-Up Song: "Miss Independent" by Kelly Clarkson

Favorite Ballpark Food: Walking Taco

Best Thing About Working for the Indians: Connecting with the staff members and watching them grow throughout their careers and personal lives.

Nickname: Shwagheart

Justin Stottlemyre Assistant General Manager
Justin Stottlemyre

Ron Hunter Director of Concessions & Catering
Ron Hunter

Josh Roys Vice President - Tickets
Josh RoysBio: Josh is from the Spokane area and attended Mead High School, Community Colleges of Spokane and Eastern Washington University majoring in Communications and Marketing. Josh competed in Track and Field throughout school mainly the 800M and 1500M races. Josh has also been with Brett Sports since 2002.

Favorite Sports Team: Seattle Seahawks.

Walk-Up Song: "My Song Knows What You Did in the Dark" by Fallout Boy.

Favorite Ballpark Food: Rice Bowl from the Intentional Wok

Best Thing About Working for the Indians: I get up every morning and love coming to work!

Nickname: JR

Nick Gaebe Assistant General Manager - Tickets
Nick Gaebe Bio: Nick is born and raised in Spokane and attended Shadle Park High School. He is an Alum of Washington State University with a degree in Sport Management. In his free time, Nick enjoys fly fishing and the great outdoors.

Favorite Sports Team: Gonzaga Basketball.

Walk-Up Song: "Can't Stop" by Red Hot Chili Peppers

Favorite Ballpark Food: Chicken Quesadilla from the Diamond Club

Best Thing About Working for the Indians: All of the fans!

Nickname: Gerber

Chris Combo Senior Account Executive
Chris Combo Bio: Chris hails from just over the border, in the beauty that is called Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Chris graduated from Jamestown College (now, University of Jamestown) in North Dakota, where he was a relief pitcher for the Jimmies. In his spare time he can be found bow hunting & fishing, or jamming away on a guitar. If you think you've seen two of Chris, you're right. He is an identical twin. Go Jimmies!

Favorite Sports Team: Seattle Mariners, WSU Cougars and the Minnesota Vikings.

Walk-Up Song: Anything Blink-182

Favorite Ballpark Food: Chicken Quesadilla from the Diamond Club

Best Thing About Working for the Indians: Seeing fans enjoy baseball as much as I do.

Nickname: Combo

Darby Moore Group Sales Manager
ComingSoon Bio:Darby was raised in Spokane Valley, Wash., attended West Valley High School and studied public relations and sport management at Washington State University. She currently resides in Millwood with three friends and her golden retriever, Robinson.

Favorite Sports Team: New England Patriots, Seattle Mariners and Seattle Sounders.

Walk-Up Song:"No Diggity" by Black Street

Favorite Ballpark Food: Pretzel with cheese and hot dogs!

Best Thing About Working for the Indians: Being at the ballpark all summer long!

Nickname: Darbs

Olivia Handwerk Group Sales Coordinator
ComingSoon Bio: Olivia is a well-rounded person who lives with passion; she was born and raised in Spokane Wash. She graduated from Gonzaga Prep High School and went on to complete her Bachelor's degree in Communications and Recreational Management at Eastern Washington University. Olivia is known for being a positive person, bringing creativity and enthusiasm to all challenges she encounters. In her spare time she enjoys recreational sports, quality time with her family, and interior decorating. Olivia's favorite place to escape is Priest Lake Idaho.

Favorite Sports Team:

Seattle Seahawks

Walk-Up Song:

"Back in Black" by AC/DC

Favorite Ballpark Food:

Hot dogs.

Best Thing About Working for the Indians:

Their obsession with customer service.


Liv, Golivia

Sean Bozigian Account Executive

Chelsea Gorman Account Executive

Jared Baldwin Personal Account Manager


Kyle Day Assistant General Manager - Sponsorships
Kyle Day Bio:1. Kyle grew up in Silverton, Oregon and later attended Oregon State University where he studied Exercise and Sports Science and graduated in 2009. Upon completion of his bachelor's degree, Kyle attended Gonzaga University and received his Masters in Sport and Athletic Administration in 2011. After spending time as an Intern for the Spokane Chiefs Hockey Club, Kyle started with the Indians in the spring of 2011 as a Promotions Coordinator, and is currently going into his 5th season with the Baseball Club. He lives in Spokane with his wife Haley and their dog Crosby.

Favorite Sports Team: 2. THE Oregon State Beavers, Portland Trailblazers, Seattle Mariners, and Green Bay Packers.

Walk-Up Song: "Bust a Move" by Young MC

Favorite Avista Stadium Food: Cloverdale hot dogs!

Best Thing About Working for the Indians: 4. The people I work with, both internally and in the community.

Nickname: K-Day, Cool Cow

Anthony DeGrazia Sponsorship Coordinator
Kyle Day

Karly Searl Sponsorships Coordinator
ComingSoon Bio: Karly was raised on the north side of Spokane and graduated from Mt. Spokane High School in 2011, where she debated, cheered, and was captain of the softball team . December 2014 she graduated from Eastern Washington University's School of Business with a degree in marketing. The saying "eat, sleep, breathe" summarizes her passion for softball she had growing up and the year of college she played.

Favorite Sports Team: Gonzaga Men's Basketball! ~ GO GONZAGA! G-O-N-Z-A-G-A~

Walk-Up Song: When she used to play, it was always "Rawkfist" by Thousand Foot Krutch

Favorite Ballpark Food: Ice Cream…gotta love a sweet tooth!

Best Thing About Working for the Indians: Combining my love for sports with an amazing job where I can share that passion with other fans!

Nickname: Depends who you ask…my dad has always called me Boo, in high school it was Schmitty, and there was also the obvious Kar.

Bud Bareither Director of Public Relations


John Tibbett Stadium Operations Manager

TBD Head Groundskeeper

Larry Blumer Assistant Director of Stadium Operations




Greg Sloan Chief Financial Officer



Tim Gittel Controller