MILWAUKEE – Teddy Werner, Senior Director – Business Operations for the Milwaukee Brewers, was today named to the “Forty Under 40” list for 2012 by The Milwaukee Business Journal.
“Teddy has been a versatile and highly-valued member of our front office staff since he joined the organization in 2006,” said Rick Schlesinger, Brewers Chief Operating Officer. “His hard work and creativity have helped develop numerous projects and initiatives that have enhanced Miller Park for all fans. He is very deserving of this honor and we are happy to have him here on our team.”
Werner, 35, will enter his seventh season with the Brewers in 2012 and his second under his current title. He joined the organization in April of 2006 as Manager – Legal Affairs and Special Projects. In 2008, Werner was named Director – Special Projects and in 2009, he was promoted to Director of Business Operations.
In his role, Werner assists with the Brewers business affairs, with particular attention paid to construction projects and other enhancements to the Miller Park experience. Projects that have been completed under Werner’s guidance include the new Miller Park scoreboard, the renovated Brewers Team Store by Majestic, and the upgrades Miller Park’s Club Level and Founder’s Suites. He also oversees the salary arbitration process in cooperation with the Brewers baseball operations department.
In addition to his work with the Brewers, Werner has also been active in the Milwaukee community. He is a board member of the Milwaukee College Preparatory School and is co-founder of the Miracle League of Milwaukee.
A native of Los Angeles, Werner resides in Whitefish Bay with his wife, Karin, and children, Isabel, Andy and Nora. He graduated from Yale University in 1998 and from Duke Law School in 2003.