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Appalachian Power Park
601 Morris St.- Suite 201
Charleston, WV 25301
Phone: 304-344-BATS (2287)
Fax: 304-344-0083

Ownership

Andy Shea started with the Legends as a Ticket Sales Representative and parking attendant during the 2005 season and later served as General Manager for four years, from 2008 to 2011. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer from 2011 to 2014 before becoming CEO.

Andy graduated from Boston College in 2004 with a degree in marketing and human resources. During his time as a Golden Eagle, Andy played catcher and center fielder for the men's baseball team.

Andy currently serves on the board for LexArts. He served on the board for Junior Achievement from 2007 to 2017. Since March 2009, he has built relationships with 10 little brothers through Big Brothers Big Sisters, 3 of whom were groomsmen in his wedding. He was also the 2013 and 2015 champion of Dancing with the Lexington Stars, which supports the Rotary Club Endowment Fund and Surgery on Sundays. In 2016, Andy won the American Diabetes Association's Kiss-A-Pig Campaign Individual Winner award for his fundraising efforts towards curing and preventing diabetes. In 2017, he was honored to receive the Distinguished Philanthropist Award from the Association of Fundraising Professionals - Bluegrass Chapter for his significant contribution to the Central Kentucky community through his acts of kindness and charitable giving. Andy is on the Midway University Board of Trustees. He is also the Chairman of the 2019 American Red Cross Heroes Campaign and the Chairman of the March of Dimes - March for Babies Campaign 2020.

Andy is a native of Philadelphia, PA and is a proud fan of the Phillies and Eagles. When he's not at Whitaker Bank Ballpark, he enjoys hanging out with his wife Kristina and son Drew.

Executive Team

Chuck was named President of the Power in 2021. Chuck Brings 39 years of experience operating Minor League Baseball organizations. He has been the principal consultant for Domino Consulting since its inception in 2006. His consulting experience includes Omaha Storm Chasers, Lexington Legends, Rocket City Trash Pandas, Charlotte Knights, New Hampshire Fishercats, and the Hartford Yard Goats. Each team he has consulted with has seen immense success under his leadership.

Before consulting, Chuck held executive titles with many teams. He was Chief Executive Manager of the Richmond Flying Squirrels, President of the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, and General Manager of the Idaho Falls Braves. Teams directly under his management each saw attendance numbers soar; the Flying Squirrels and IronPigs both won minor league attendance titles under his leadership.

His longest tenured team is the Reading Fighting Phils. He spent 1987-2009 as the President and General Manager and still serves as the President of their Baseballtown Charities nonprofit. During his time in Reading, they became the first Eastern League team to attract more than 450,000 fans in seven consecutive seasons.

Each team Chuck joins sees remarkable improvement under his leadership and he has the award resume to prove it. Domino is one of the most decorated executives in all of baseball. Some of his awards include Minor league baseball Executive of the Year, “The General Manager you would want to run your franchise” award from Baseball America and numerous League Executive of the Year titles.

Jeremy Taylor - Senior Executive of Baseball & Stadium Operations

The 2021 season is Jeremy's 18th with the Power. Prior to being promoted to his current position, Jeremy held previous positions of General Manager, Assistant General Manager, Director of Group Sales, Director of Operations and Account Executive.

During the final season at Watt Powell Park in 2004, Jeremy oversaw the daily operations of the team merchandise shop as the team's Retail Intern. Being from the area, Charleston baseball has been a part of most of Jeremy's life, even seeing the 1990 Charleston Wheelers win the South Atlantic League Championship. The 1990 team featured such famous members as Trevor Hoffman, Tim Pugh, Dan Wilson, Jerry Spradlin, Bobby Ayala and Scott Pose. Jeremy currently resides in St. Albans with his wife, Kristyn, their sons, Easton and Finn, and their dog, Roscoe.

Aaron Simmons - Executive Director of Food and Hospitality Services

The 2021 season is Aaron's sixth overseeing Food and Beverage, for the West Virginia Power. Aaron was born in Charleston and was raised in Cross Lanes. He received scholarships to play basketball at HCC in Tampa, Florida, and Brewton Parker College in Mt. Vernon, Georgia. Aaron received his business degree from West Virginia State University.

In 2002, Aaron received the SBA's Young Entrepreneur of the Year award for the state of West Virginia, and was later listed on The State Journal's Top 40 under 40 for inventing the TreePot and creating TreePot, Inc. a company to produce and market his product. He currently resides in Hurricane

Ticketing & Sales

George Levandoski - Director of Corporate & Group Sales

The 2021 season is George's fifth with the West Virginia Power and 15th in Minor League Baseball. Prior to joining the Power, George spent 10 seasons with the San Antonio Missions of the Texas League.

George grew up in Maine and went to college in Illinois before taking his first position in baseball as an intern with the Tennessee Smokies of the Southern League. He received a B.S. in Sport Management from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He currently lives in Charleston with his wife Ashley.

Zach is beginning his fifth season with the Power in 2021, after being brought on as a Box Office Assistant in March 2017. Although Zach had never been in MiLB before joining the Power, he is not unfamiliar with working in professional sports, as he has spent time as a Premium Services Intern for the Philadelphia Eagles, Marketing Intern for the Parma Panthers and Ticket Intern for the Philadelphia Freedoms. Zach is a 2017 alumnus of Drexel University, where he majored in sports management and minored in business.

You could consider Zach a traveled man, as he was born in Charlotte, N.C., but has lived in both Dayton, Ohio, and Philadelphia before relocating to Charleston. Outside the office, you can find Zach on the golf course, at a concert or watching excessive amounts of Netflix. Come visit Zach at the West Virginia Power Box Office for help with all your ticketing needs on gameday! Zach really loves his cat coffee mug!

Jay Silverman - Director of Marketing/Production

Jay Silverman, is in his fifteenth season in professional baseball and second stint with the West Virginia Power. A California native, he started with ten seasons with the Sacramento River Cats in 2002 working with the Production Department primarily as a Matrix Board Operator and by his final season, was the Production Manager. During his time the team won four Pacific Coast League Titles and two Triple-A National Championships. In 2012, Jay moved with his family to be the Production Manager of the West Virginia Power until 2015. Since returning to the West Virginia Power, he worked with LM Communications in Sales and then with Delaware North in the Marketing Department. He roots for all of the San Francisco Teams and having fun with his YouTube Channel. Jay currently resides in St. Albans with his wife Soha and daughter Kloe.

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