Phillies CEO David Montgomery to speak at SABR 43 convention in Philadelphia

SABR is pleased to announce that David Montgomery, General Partner, President and CEO of the Philadelphia Phillies, will be a featured speaker at SABR 43 on Thursday, August 1, 2013, at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown.

Montgomery has been the Phillies’ General Partner, President and CEO since 1997. He began his tenure with the organization in 1971, when he joined the sales office selling season and group tickets. He advanced to positions as marketing director and then director of sales before becoming executive vice president after the 1981 season. He was elevated to chief operating officer in 1992 and acquired an ownership interest in the team two years later. Under his leadership, the Phillies have constructed two new state-of-the-art facilities, Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia and their spring training home, Bright House Networks Field, in Clearwater, Florida. He serves as vice-chair of the Board of Directors for Major League Baseball Enterprises and is a member of MLB’s Executive Council. In addition, he serves on the board of MLB Network. Montgomery is also a member of MLB’s Schedule Committee and Labor Policy Committee as well as the Commissioner’s Special Committee for On-Field Matters.

The moderator for this session will be Scott Palmer, Director of Public Affairs for the Philadelphia Phillies.

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Originally published: May 16, 2013. Last Updated: May 16, 2013.