Front Office

Mickey Filippucci, President and CEO

Joaquin Carvajal, Executive Vice President

Jamie Siragusa, Commissioner and Director of Operations

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BIOGRAPHIES

MICKEY FILIPPUCCI – PRESIDENT AND CEO

Mickey Filippucci is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Florida Winter Baseball League. Mickey has been operating a baseball enterprise for the past 24 years and, in the process, has promoted thousands of baseball games in stadiums throughout South Florida, while employing hundreds of staff members, umpires and tournament personnel. Mickey founded the Florida Winter Baseball League back in 2009 and has been working on its organization and launch ever since.  Mickey holds a finance degree from the University of Florida and an MBA from the University of Miami and lives in South Miami, Florida.

E-mail Mickey Filippucci at mickey@fwbl.com

 

JOAQUIN CARVAJAL – EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT 

Joaquin Carvajal is the executive vice president of the Florida Winter Baseball League.  Joaquin has always been connected with baseball at both the professional and amateur levels.  Joaquin played for the City College of New York Beavers in the 1980s.  In the 1980s, Joaquin organized various baseball tournaments in New York City and ran the Leones del Caribe Baseball League (Caribbean Lions Baseball League).

During the late 1980s and early 1990s, Joaquin organized the sporting events for the Dominican Commonwealth Games, held annually in New York City. Joaquin was responsible for acquiring the facilities, scheduling, marketing, and overall logistic operations.  Joaquin’s hard work and enthusiasm in organizing these games culminated with the  “1990 Sportsman of the Year” award” commissioned by the Dominican Games and Festival Organization.  After moving to Florida in 1991, Joaquin joined the Cocoa Expos World Baseball Tournament Organizing Committee and aided in the preparation of the tournament that hosted national teams from Peru, Guatemala, China, Nigeria, and others.  Joaquin became a partner of the Florida Winter Baseball League in 2009 and has been working on its launching and organization ever since.

Joaquin has a Master in Business Administration from Webster University, Master in Systems Engineering from the Florida Institute of Technology, and a Bachelor in Electrical Engineering from the City College of New York.  Joaquin currently works for the Northrop Grumman Corporation and lives in Redondo Beach, California.

E-mail Joaquin Carvajal at joaquin@fwbl.com

 

JAMIE SIRAGUSA – COMMISSIONER AND DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

Jamie Siragusa holds the dual responsibilities of Commissioner and Director of Operations of the Florida Winter Baseball League.  Jamie will lean on decades of experience to lead the execution of 2015 Season.

Jamie also owns and operates the Federal League, a semi-pro baseball league in South Florida, as well as other baseball ventures.  Jamie has been in the game for more than 30 years as a player, scout, coach, manager, and league operator. During his tenure as the FWBL Commissioner and Director of Operations, Jamie will lead the expansion of the league to an 8-team circuit with clubs in greater South Florida area. Jamie lives in Coral Springs, Florida.

E-mail Jamie Siragusa at jamie@fwbl.com