Binghamton Rumble Ponies at Mirabito Stadium
211 Henry Street | PO Box 598 | Binghamton, NY 13901 | Phone (607) 722-3866 | Fax: (607) 723-7779
David Sobotka, President
Karen "KJ" Sobotka | Co-Owner/Creative Director
John "JB" Bayne, General Manager
JB is from Bellevue, Nebraska, and graduated from the University of Nebraska/Omaha. He is a motorcycle enthusiast and a Husker fan who loves spending time with his wife Julie and daughter Taylor. He coaches youth basketball and enjoys watching his daughter play as well. JB and Julie also enjoy traveling. He has lived in Saudi Arabia and Germany and relishes his travels in the Middle East and Europe.
Finance & Human Resources
Kelly Hust, Director of Business Operations
Communications, Marketing, Production & Broadcasting
Eddie Saunders, Director of Community Engagement
Henry Feigen | Director of Marketing and Creative Services
Henry is from Potomac, Maryland just outside of Washington DC, and graduated from Ithaca College with a degree in Marketing Communications. During college, Henry played second base and right field for Ithaca College Club Baseball and in his free time, enjoys making music.
Previously, Henry has worked in the MLB draft league with the Frederick Keys and is excited to work in Double- A baseball for the Mets!
Jacob Wilkins, Director of Broadcasting & Media Relations
Jacob Wilkins is currently the lead broadcaster for the Binghamton Rumble Ponies, the New York Mets Double-A Affiliate. Jacob also is the radio voice for the Binghamton University Women's Basketball team. In addition, he serves as an adjunct professor at the University.
Previously, Jacob anchored reports for WFAN, CBS Sports Radio, and Sirius XM Radio, along with broadcasting games for LIU Brooklyn. At FAN, Jacob has also filled in hosting the Yankees Postgame Show, along with contributing to the station’s Giants, Devils, and Nets coverage. In addition, Jacob has voiced highlights with mlb.com and served as a sports anchor for 1010 WINS in New York City. Jacob began his career broadcasting games with the Hudson Valley Renegades, the Tampa Bay Rays short-season Minor League affiliate.
Jacob has served on the Alumni Society Board for his alma mater, Penn State University's Bellisario College of Communications. In his spare time, he is a car and travel enthusiast. He currently resides in Binghamton, NY.
Ross Schimmenti | Marketing and Promotions Assistant
Ross is from Long Island, New York, and graduated from the University of Delaware in 2022 as a Marketing and Sports Management double major. He is an avid sports fan of the Mets, Giants, and Knicks and enjoys spending time with friends and family. One fun fact about him is that he knows how to solve a Rubik's Cube.
Ericka Marano | Marketing and Promotions Assistant
Ericka is from Cleveland, Ohio and graduated in 2022 from Muskingum University with a degree in Athletic Communication and Sports Management. She loves sports and has played golf since she was 8 years old. Ericka loves going to the beach and Disney World with her family. If you cook her dinner, please make it ribs and potatoes, her favorite!
Ticket Sales & Sponsorships
Molly Hawley, Box Office Manager
Richard Tylicki | Director of Operations and Sales
Justin Meeker | Senior Account Executive
Justin is residing in Endwell NY with his wife and daughter. Justin has been in sales for over 25 years. He is a HUGE METS FAN as well as an avid painter in his free time. One thing that most people don't know about Justin is that his favorite TV show is Bob Ross.
Hannah Mikulski | Group Sales Manager
Hannah is a local, graduating from Johnson City High School in 2017 and from SUNY Oneonta in 2022. She loves sports, especially the New York Giants and the New York Knicks. When Hannah was 2 years old, she won "fan of the game" here at the stadium and even got to sing "Take Me Out To The Ballgame!" Hannah loves to travel and go see new cities whenever she can.
Alonzo Brunn | Ticketing Accounts Manager
Lucas Casey | Store Manager
Born and raised in the Binghamton area, Lucas graduated from SUNY Broome with a degree in Sports Management. From going to B-Mets games as a kid, to being a part of the Rumble Ponies Front Office staff, he has always been a big supporter of the team. He likes to spend his spare time golfing and spending time with friends and family. What you may not know about Lucas? He loves the thrill of cliff diving and skiing, just not at the same time.
Ballpark Operations & Concessions
Kammi Vazquez, Director of Food and Beverage
Craig Baker, Operations Manager
Craig was born in North Carolina and moved to Binghamton when he was only 3 months old. Craig, and his wife of 20 years, Eve, who was his high school sweetheart, have been with the Rumble Ponies for 8 years. He started his career at Mirabito Stadium in Concessions, working in the BBQ Pit. From there, Craig moved into the Assistant Concourse Manager position, and from there quickly became the Stadium Operations Manager. Craig loves to play golf during the summer and travels to different states when he has the time. During the winter, Craig enjoys bowling in a league with friends and family. Craig is no slacker in the alleys, either; he has bowled a remarkable four 300 games!
Mark Rabideau, Head Groundskeeper
Mark is from a small town in Hudson Valley, New York, and graduated college from SUNY Cobleskill with a Plant Science and Sports Field management degree. He has worked in many stadiums including Camden Yards for the Baltimore Orioles. In his free time, he enjoys playing video games, watching sports, and supporting local breweries with his wife! Fun Fact about Mark: he loves the scent of fresh rainfall, but dreads when rain falls!
Eve Adee | Front Office Manager
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