Name: Mark Gergel
I-75 League team name: Destin Beach Bums
Birthdate: April 22, 1957
Currently resident of: Marietta, Ga.
Birthplace: Detroit, Mich.
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): firstname.lastname@example.org
How to follow you: facebook.com/mark.gergel
Your chance to self-promote: Not my strength