Mark Gergel

Name:  Mark Gergel

I-75 League team name:  Destin Beach Bums

Birthdate:  April 22, 1957

Currently resident of:  Marietta, Ga.

Birthplace:  Detroit, Mich.

Mark Gergel with wife Karen

Mark Gergel with wife Karen

Family:  Wife – Karen.  Children – Kevin, Kristin, Keith and Michelle.  Grandchildren – Maris, Kellan and Brandon

Occupation:  Chief Financial Officer

Employer:  Mobile Network Services LLC

Job title:  Co-founder and CFO of four wireless telecom infrastructure companies

In plain English, what do you do:  Build towers, distribute network equipment and repurpose wireless handsets

Real-life MLB team you are a fan of:  Detroit Tigers and when the weather is fair the Atlanta Braves

Year you first started playing Strat: 2013

Year you first joined the I-75 League: 2014

How you first were introduced to Strat:  My good friend Mr. Crawford took on the Moneyballers expansion team a few years back and Commissioner Renbarger roped me in back in 2013 when the Chatfield Choo Choos needed an interim manager.

Origin of your team name:  We have a second home in Destin, Fla., and love it there.  My son Kevin played for the Traverse City Beach Bums in their inaugural season.

Any Strat involvement outside the I-75 League? No, a man can only take so much abuse…

One thing you would do to improve the league:  Shorten the season by a month and have I-75 Playoffs completed in October parallel to the MLB season.

How you can be reached electronically (e-mail, Twitter, Skype, AIM or other):

How to follow you:

Your chance to self-promote:  Not my strength

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