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 have two daughters, Peyton and Camden. The family resides in Nichols Hills with their Golden Retriever Shea.