Since 2010, Katie Beekman has worked for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders and was named general manager in September 2019. Prior, she was the senior director of sponsor services.
In her current role, Ms. Beekman works alongside the president to manage the day-to-day business operations for the front office and team. In 2019 she was named MiLB International League Woman of the Year and was part of the inaugural group of female executives to partake in MiLB’s LIFT Mentorship Program. The mission of the program is to build continuous lines of communication and support for female professionals in Minor League Baseball, develop the next generation of women executives and continue to retain quality professionals in the industry.
Ms. Beekman spent the first ten years of her professional sports career with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins as the vice president of business operations. Ms. Beekman graduated from King’s College in Wilkes-Barre with a bachelor’s degree in English.