Our Staff

David Rhode
CEO
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An avid sports fan and father of three, David created Pitch In For Baseball in 2005 as a way to bring the joy of baseball to all kids. Before David founded Pitch in For Baseball, he ran his own business for 12 years. He also has Marketing Management experience with Procter & Gamble and H.J. Heinz. David holds a BS in Marketing from Georgetown University and his Masters in Business Administration from the Wharton School.

 

 

Meredith Kim
Chief Operating Officer
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A little leaguer and softball player throughout high school, Meredith is an advocate for the importance of sports on youth development. With a B.A. in English from Dickinson College, she brings her 15+ years of progressive fundraising experience and skills to diversify and grow PIFB’s revenue, strengthen relationships, and help the organization to measure and communicate impact more effectively.  Meredith also oversees all daily operations as well as partnership development, fundraising efforts, and special events.

 

Steve Bizon

Steve Bizon
Director of Operations & Programs
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A lifelong sports fan with dreams of having a job in the sports industry, Steve first joined the Pitch In For Baseball team as an Operations intern in 2013 and became the Director of Operations & Programs later that same year. Steve graduated Summa Cum Laude from Gwynedd-Mercy University, with a degree in Sports Management. Steve manages all aspects of our equipment grants and in-kind donations of equipment.

 

 

FullSizeRenderBri Kuhn
Development and Communications Manager
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As a collegiate softball player, Sport Management major, and overall sports enthusiast, Bri brings a unique perspective to the PIFB team. In addition to playing softball during her time at Alvernia University, Bri also served as the President of Sport Management Association and received the university’s Excellence in Sport Management award.  Bri has played softball since age 8 and is looking forward to helping to expand PIFB’s softball outreach.

 

 

Tim Gonzalez
Program Assistant
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The newest addition to the PIFB team, Tim is a high school baseball coach and is motivated to help others. Tim graduated from LaSalle University with dual degrees in Criminal Justice and Sociology. Tim brings with him his experience working with at risk inner-city youth and passion for giving every kid the opportunity to play ball.