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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.
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 daughters, Peyton and Camden, in Nichols Hills along with their Golden Retriever Shea. In their spare time they enjoy traveling, being outdoors and college football.
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.
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.
Tyler is a native of Kentucky and joined the OKC Dodgers in November 2019. Previously he lived in Florida for 5 years.
He graduated from Northern Kentucky University and started his sports career as an intern for the Cincinnati Reds in their Client Services department. He then joined the Tampa Bay Rays inside sales team before relocating to south Florida to begin working for the Florida Panthers Client Services team.
In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and 2 dogs as well as traveling the MLB parks, trying to stay active and keeping up with everything baseball related.
Summer Killion, a native of Garland Texas, just finished her third season with the team, all within the Partner Services department.
She is a graduate of Oklahoma Baptist University where she earned a Bachelors in Leisure Services Management with a Minor in Marketing. Summer is a member of the Southern Nazarene University Sports Management and Administration undergraduate advisory board, the Pink Tie Ball committee for Susan G. Komen Oklahoma and is a new member of the Power of 100 OKC. Summer was also a youth T-ball coach for the OKC Dodgers Rookie League and now oversees the league for the OKC Dodgers.
In her free time Summer enjoys spending time with her husband, playing with her dogs Jessie and Jasmine and traveling to Disney parks around the world!
Ben joined the organization in January 2011 and has held several roles with the team before moving into his current role of Sr. Director of Marketing and Communications at the start of the 2019 season. Previously, he held roles including Director of Partner Services, which consisted of overseeing relationships with the Dodgers' corporate partners, and Director of Sales Strategies in the ticketing department.
Prior to coming to Oklahoma City, Ben worked with the Minnesota Twins during their inaugural season at Target Field before joining the Dodgers organization after the 2010 season. He 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 Yukon with his wife, Katlyn, and two children, Braeden and Ellie. They enjoy traveling, spending time outdoors as a family, and cheering for their favorite sports teams.
Alex has been the Director of Communications and Broadcasting for the Oklahoma City Dodgers since 2012. Earlier in his career, he spent four seasons as the Director of Broadcasting & Media Relations for the High Desert Mavericks when the team was the High-A affiliate of the Seattle Mariners. In his current role, Alex oversees team broadcasting, baseball information, media requests, and serves as one of the organization's main conduits with the Los Angeles Dodgers' player development and public relations departments.
Since coming to Oklahoma City, Alex has been named the winner of the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters award for "Best Play-By-Play" two times. He has also been recognized by Ballpark Digest for an outstanding achievement in Minor League Baseball play-by-play.
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 primarily spends his current baseball offseasons working with the men's and women's basketball programs at Mid-America Christian University and covering other collegiate sports.
Alex is a proud native of St. Louis and graduated from Northwestern University, where he majored in both journalism and political science.
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.
A native of Chicago, Illinois, A.J. has a deep appreciation for all things baseball. He attended Augustana College in Rock Island, IL for his undergrad in Communications. He later earned a Master's in Sports Leadership from Concordia University Chicago and a second Master's in Film Production from Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. A.J. spent four years with the ESPN Wide World of Sports production team honing his skills in broadcasting and content creation. He spent the 2017 season as Video Director with the Detroit Tigers during Spring Training and with their Single-A team, The Lakeland Flying Tigers during the regular season. A.J. has also worked on several film shorts and earned various awards and nominations for his work in directing, production design and as a co-producer. Before his time in television and film production, A.J. spent nine years of proud service in the U.S. Navy.
A.J. enjoys spending time with his wife and two Doberman Pinschers. He also has an affinity for Superman comics, Chicago sports, deep dish pizza and has a curious habit of finding new innovative ways to torture himself in the gym.
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 reading, binge-watching TV shows on the Food Network 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 at her church and volunteers in the middle school and high school ministries.
Hannah joined the Oklahoma City Dodgers organization in October 2018 after spending a year with The Walt Disney Company. Hannah received a journalism degree from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California.
While obtaining her bachelor's, Hannah worked for Pepperdine Athletics Communications with the D-1 baseball team and as a sports reporter for Malibu Surfside News. Hannah's passion for the Dodger brand was ignited when she worked in media placement with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Hannah also studied in Heidelberg, Germany and interned in Washington, D.C. during the 2016 presidential election.
Hannah's baseball obsession was born from a beautiful, Red Sox World Series win in 2004 and has continued to blossom throughout the years. When she's not at the ballpark, Hannah can be found chasing after her dog- Fenway, repeatedly binge watching The Office and scoping out all of the best restaurants.
Jennings joined the Oklahoma City Dodgers organization in March of 2019. He is one of the few staff members born and raised here in Oklahoma City, and takes great pride in that. During his time at The University of Oklahoma, Jennings interned with 107.7 The Franchise- the local sports radio station, where he soon realized he wanted to pursue a career in sports. He earned a job with the station after graduating in the Summer of 2017 with a bachelor's degree in advertising.
Growing up in Oklahoma City, some of Jennings' favorite childhood memories were attending several of the city's professional sporting events including: Blazers, Barons, Redhawks, and Yard Dawgz games. He wanted to pursue a career as a professional athlete but blames a rolled ankle in 6th grade that has "never been the same" as the reason his dreams did not come true. Instead, he was destined for the other side of sports, which is a much better fit! In his free time, Jennings enjoys playing just about every recreational sport there is, watching old Twilight Zone reruns, writing and performing stand-up comedy, and anything Sooner Football.
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Carol Herrick is the Executive Director of the Oklahoma City Dodgers Foundation. Carol has worked for the Department of the Army, as well as, several national nonprofits specializing in fundraising, program development and volunteer management. Carol has won several community and organizational awards for her work in the military and veteran support space. She loves to connect with folks doing great work to make their community better!
Carol is a transplant from the New England area-which means she is a Boston Red Sox fan. She currently lives in Lawton with her family and enjoys traveling, volunteering and reading.
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.
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.
Billy joined the organization in October of 2018 as the Baseball Operations Coordinator. In this role, he oversees the travel and logistics for the Dodgers as well as the visiting team.
Born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri, Billy graduated form the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, Missouri. In his time at UCM, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and a Master of Business Administration with a concentration of Sports Business.
Billy began his career serving as the Director of Baseball Operations at the University of Central Missouri for two seasons. He was responsible for the teams travel, purchasing of equipment/apparel, and game-day operations. He later went on to work for the Los Angeles Dodgers as a Video Associate for the 2018 season. Billy worked in Tulsa, the AA affiliate for the Dodgers, where they won the Texas League Championship.
While away from the game of baseball, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Austin, and their dog, Moose.
Jake joined the organization in May 2019 after four years of teaching and coaching at the high school level in Moore, OK. Originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma, Jake graduated from Mid-America Christian University in Oklahoma City with a bachelor's degree in Business Administration. While teaching and coaching Jake obtained his Masters of Kinesiology degree in Sports Management and Administration from Southern Nazarene University in Oklahoma City.
While in grad school, Jake worked with top organizations such as OKC All Sports, OKC Dodgers, ESPN, and other affiliates in their respective operations department to help facilitate and operate the events such as the Big 12 baseball and softball tournaments, WCWS, All Classic basketball games and many other events.
In his free time, Jake loves spending time with his beautiful wife Megan, playing with their little furball Jeter, watching any sporting event, and being and doing anything that requires the outside.
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.
Oklahoma native Jasmine Buchanan joined the team in December 2019 as the Merchandise Manager. She graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma with a BA in Public Relations and Minor in Media Studies.
Jasmine has had an extensive background in corporate retail and was most recently the Retail Sales Manager for Girl Scouts Western Oklahoma.
Jasmine enjoys spending time with family and friends, watching movies, trying out new restaurants and traveling.
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 sons Jackson and Oliver. 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 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, and daughter Brynley.
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.
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.
Damon is from Amarillo, TX and joined the Oklahoma City Dodgers organization in September of 2019. He majored in Sport Management and minored in Business Administration at Texas Tech University. While in college, Damon also had the opportunity to play baseball at Grayson County College.
Since beginning his career, Damon has worked with the 2019 Texas League Champion Amarillo Sod Poodles, Double-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres, in their inaugural season as the Ticket Operations Assistant. He is excited to bring his knowledge and experience to his current position as the Manager of Ticket Operations.
Damon fills his time outside of the office with exercising, binge watching Netflix shows, enjoying everything baseball, and spending time with his friends. He is an avid fan of everything Chicago including the Chicago Cubs, Chicago Bears, and the Chicago Bulls. He cheers them on even though they're a disappointment majority of the time. Damon can also be found volunteering in the community with various organizations.
Raised in Panama, OK, Brian joined the organization in August of 2017 after graduating from University of Oklahoma with a bachelor's degree in sport management. Before joining the Dodgers, Brian was a member of the sooner's spirit program for three years. When not working, Brian enjoys duck hunting, bow hunting, playing golf, and spending time with his fiancé and family. He is also an avid sports fan, and enjoys watching his favorite teams -Oklahoma City Thunder, Oklahoma Sooners, and the Texas Rangers.
Sarah is a native of Katy, TX, and loves her Houston Astros. Following an internship in Tours and Special Events with the Astros, Sarah graduated from BYU with a BA in Communications and Minor in Management. Her first experience with MiLB was through a Group Sales internship with the Great Falls Voyagers (Rookie - White Sox), where she fell in love with the wide open spaces of Montana and the community involvement of MiLB.
Sarah then served an 18-month church mission in Trujillo, Peru, where she became fluent in Spanish. After her mission, Sarah was the Director of Sales and Marketing for the Orem Owlz (Rookie - Angels). She also has experience working in catering, which recently allowed her to live in Minnesota, as well as women's healthcare.
Sarah enjoys time with family. She is married and loves visiting her now TEN nieces and nephews any chance she gets. She is excited to be back working in baseball, and especially here in beautiful OKC!
Born and raised in Davenport, Iowa, Alexa joined the organization in 2017 after graduating from Iowa State University (Go Clones!) with a degree in Marketing and a minor in Event Management. Prior to joining the Dodgers, Alexa worked for the Iowa Cubs as their marketing and outside events intern where she discovered her love for working in sports especially her favorite, baseball.
In her spare time, Alexa loves to travel as much as possible, hang out with family and friends, binge watch any good Netflix series (Shameless!), and cheer on her favorite Cubbies! Go Cubs Go!
Aron is from Southern California and joined the Oklahoma City Dodgers organization in January of 2020. He received his degree in Communications with minors in Social Advocacy & Public Relations from Humboldt State University. While in college, Aron had the opportunity to run Track & Field.
Since beginning his career, Aron has worked with the Humboldt Crabs, San Luis Obispo Blues, and Eugene Emeralds in various sales and marketing positions.
Aron is a fan of Dodgers, Lakers, and Rams. His favorite food is cheeseburgers and hand cut fries. He fills his time outside of the office watching sports, working out, and exploring the city.
Jason, a long time San Antonian, joined the Oklahoma City Dodgers organization in June 2019 after spending a full season as a Box Office Representative with Spurs Sports and Entertainment. Jason received his bachelor's degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio in Sport, Event, and Tourism Management.
Jason has worked in wide variety of sporting events including the 2018 Final Four in San Antonio, UTSA Athletics, and the Alliance of American Football's very own San Antonio Commanders.
In his free time Jason enjoys watching his favorite sports teams Green Bay Packers, Milwaukee Bucks, Milwaukee Brewers, San Jose Sharks and UTSA Roadrunners and is an avid Fantasy Football player.
Born and raised in Enid, OK, Sage is a recent graduate of Oklahoma State University with a degree in Sports Marketing and Management, and joined the Dodgers team in December, 2018.
Sage attended college as a President's Leadership Scholar. She was a member of a competitive cheer team that won two national competitive championships, and her collegiate cheer team also won two national championships as well. While a student at Oklahoma State, Sage interned at Oklahoma City All Sports Association in events management. She is a lifelong baseball fan and even has a dog named Jeter.
In her spare time, Sage enjoys traveling, spending time with her family, and attending Thunder games.
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.
Charlie was born and raised in North Canton, Ohio. He graduated from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio with a Bachelor's Degree in Sport Management and a minor in Marketing. Charlie moved to Oklahoma City following graduation and joined the Dodgers right away in May of 2019.
In his spare time, Charlie enjoys playing basketball and baseball, watching sports, running, and cheering on his favorite teams - San Francisco Giants, San Francisco 49ers, Oklahoma City Thunder, North Carolina Tar Heels, and of course the Ohio Bobcats. His favorite food is tacos. Roll Bobbies!
Born and raised in Elgin, IL, Kyle joined the Dodgers organization in June 2018. He graduated from Loras College in Dubuque, IA with a degree in Sport Management. While in school Kyle had the opportunity to attend sales combines hosted by both the Colorado Rapids of MLS and the Utah Jazz, which helped lead him to the OKC Dodgers organization. Prior to joining the Dodgers, Kyle served as a sales and box office intern with the Battle Creek Bombers of the Northwoods League. Kyle is an avid fan of all Chicago sports teams, especially the Cubs, Bears, and Blackhawks. He also enjoys cheering on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Kyle is looking forward to getting to know and building relationships with the loyal Dodgers fanbase and providing a memorable experience for every fan that walks through the gates of Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.
John MacDonald comes to the OKC Dodgers from the oil and gas industry. After graduating from Oklahoma State, John spent the next 39 years in the DFW area and in Houston holding various positions in Finance, including serving as an interim CFO for two separate privately-held oil & gas firms in Houston and in Ft. Worth. During that time, he also received his MBA from Southern Methodist University.
John and his wife, Debbie, were introduced to minor league baseball during the time that the Sugar Land Skeeters came into being near their home outside of Houston. As new empty-nesters they enjoyed hosting several Skeeter players and their families in their home over several seasons.
John and Debbie have been married for over 40 years and are enjoying an active life here in OKC - Broadway OKC, The Lyric Theater, and Shakespeare in the Park - which are just excuses to try all of the new great restaurants popping up all over the city. They are avid sports fans, particularly college football after both of their sons played football in college - naturally they are season ticket holders for their alma mater, the OSU Cowboys. To relax they enjoy spending quiet mornings on their front porch and walking with their miniature cocker doodle, Riley.
Skip is a native of Niles, Ohio. He joined the Dodgers in 2019. Skip studied Business Administration at Kent State University, Central State University, and Accounting at Blackwood Business College. Skip has an extensive accounting background in both the public and private sector and opened Bold Business Solutions, Inc in 2003 providing accounting and tax services to the small business community in the Oklahoma City area. He served as CFO for Museum of the Bible and loves to visit the museum in Washington, D.C. when the opportunity arises. Skip comes to us from City Rescue Mission where he served as a work program case manager and volunteer coordinator at the local homeless shelter.
Skip and his wife of 36 years, Marsha, have two daughters who are active in the performing arts in and around Oklahoma City. They love to attend their performances at local venues or at 3rd Act Theatre Company founded by their oldest daughter. They are both avid sports fans and have followed local minor league baseball from the days of the 89'ers, the Redhawks and now the Dodgers.
Skip enjoys golf, quiet evenings at home and anything involving family and friends.
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.
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.
Jeff Jackson, a native of Amber, Oklahoma, joined the Dodgers organization as Sports Turf Manager in March of 2018. Jeff started his Sports Turf career at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark as a game day member of the grounds crew from 2011 to 2013.
In 2013 Jeff moved on to begin his undergraduate degree at Oklahoma State University. During his time as a student, Jeff worked on the grounds crew for Oklahoma State Athletics helping maintain Allie P. Reynolds Stadium, Boone Pickens Stadium, Sherman E. Smith Training Facility, Cowgirl Softball Stadium, Cowgirl Soccer Complex, and the Track and Field Facility.
In the summer of 2015, Jeff had the privilege to intern with the Philadelphia Phillies and help maintain Citizens Bank Park and got to experience turf management on one of the highest stages. Upon his graduation in 2016 with a Bachelor's Degree in Horticulture and Turfgrass Management, Jeff was hired as a full time Assistant Athletic Field Superintendent at Oklahoma State University, where he worked until his move to the Dodgers organization. With the Dodgers, Jeff performs various duties to help maintain the playing surface at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark as well as helps with Dodger Sports Field Services.
In his free time, Jeff enjoys spending quality time with his family and friends, going to church, and watching sporting events, especially those which showcase all of the efforts made by his turf manger colleagues around the world.
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.
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.
Jenna Bouc joined the team in February 2018 as the Catering Coordinator for Professional Sports Catering. She is from Katy, Texas just west of Houston. Jenna graduated with a degree in Hospitality Administration from Stephen F. Austin State University.
Jenna enjoys sports and doing things outdoors. She loves spending time with family and friends as well as her dog. Jenna loves country music particularly Texas/Red Dirt and enjoys going to shows. She is new to Oklahoma and sees this as an opportunity to meet new people and grow as a person.