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“It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.”

— Babe Ruth

PIFBS Team 2023
Meredith Kim

Chief Executive Officer

Meredith joined Pitch In For Baseball & Softball in 2013 and is an advocate for the impact of sports on youth development. Growing up in Hamilton, New York, Meredith was a three sport student athlete who understands full well the positive impact of sport and play on a child’s growth and development.

With a B.A. in English from Dickinson College, Meredith has nearly 20 years of fundraising and management experience with both grassroots and international nonprofit organizations.

Meredith’s passion for leveling the playing field and background has helped Pitch In For Baseball & Softball become a stronger, more efficient organization, double annual revenue, establish a more diverse funding base, and measure and communicate impact more effectively.

Contact Meredith at meredith.kim@pifbs.org.

Steve Bizon

Chief Operating Officer

A lifelong sports fan with dreams of having a job in the sports industry, Steve first joined the Pitch In For Baseball & Softball team as an Operations intern in 2013 and became a fulltime staff member later that same year.

Since joining the team, he has played a vital part in helping PIFBS grow from under 150 donations in 2013 to over 600 donations in 2019.

Growing up, Steve played several sports, including soccer, baseball and hockey. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Gwynedd-Mercy University, with a degree in Sports Management.

Steve manages all aspects of our operations and equipment partnerships.

Contact Steve at steve.bizon@pifbs.org.

Ryan Rieber

Grants Manager

Ryan is a former collegiate athlete who played baseball at DeSales University. He graduated with his bachelor’s degree in sport management from DeSales and is now pursuing his master’s degree in management from DeSales.

Ryan was fortunate enough to play baseball all his life and now wants to help give back to the game through PIFBS.

Contact Ryan at ryan.rieber@pifbs.org

Lauren Nagata

Program & Office Coordinator

Lauren is an enthusiastic fan of baseball and softball, sports where team spirit and positive thinking are celebrated between generations.

While obtaining her B.A. degree in the social sciences (statistics), she worked for the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Health, Physical Education & Recreation Department, stadium concessions and event catering.

At PIFBS, Lauren provides administrative support, amazing research skills and proven customer service, often with a quirky twist.

Contact Lauren at lauren.nagata@pifbs.org.

Tony DelGrosso

Warehouse & Inventory Manager

Born in Bethlehem PA, Tony played baseball, football, and basketball growing up which helped develop his passion for sports. He graduated from Temple University in 2013 with a degree in Sport and Recreation Management.

A baseball junkie, Tony loves seeing kids get the opportunity to play ball. Our mission at PIFBS coincides directly with Tony’s desire to see the game grow. Tony’s motto is simple: Singles suck. Throw gas, hit dingers.

Contact Tony at tony.delgrosso@pifbs.org

Join Our Team!

Internship Opportunities

PIFBS offers seasonal internship opportunities for current students or recent graduates. These internships range from 15-40 hours per week and run during the spring semester, summer, and fall semester.

Internship Description

Please note the below deadlines for submitting your cover letter and resume in preparation for the upcoming internship season .

  • Spring Internship: December 1st
  • Summer Internship: March 15th
  • Fall Internship: July 15th

Please submit cover letter and resume to Director of Operations & Partnerships, Steve Bizon – steve.bizon@pifbs.org

Volunteer Opportunities

All available volunteer positions are currently full.

Visit us again soon for more volunteer opportunities!

To volunteer, please email Director of Operations & Partnerships, Steve Bizon – steve.bizon@pifbs.org