The Rocket City Trash Pandas are offering the opportunity to hear from some of the individuals that have made the organization a meteoric success! Today, the Trash Pandas Speakers Bureau was founded to bring guest and keynote speakers from the team to events throughout the community on a complimentary basis.
Sure to enlighten and entertain at your next event or gathering, the Trash Pandas Speakers Bureau offers speakers to community service clubs, civic organizations, grade school and college classes, as well as other groups hosting events that are looking for a spark.
Topics include, but are not limited to, personalized insight to the origin of the Rocket City Trash Pandas, Minor League Baseball’s most meteoric brand, as well as Minor League Baseball history, the business of baseball, life in the professional sports industry, and so much more. Speakers are free of charge, and can travel to most locations in the Tennessee Valley and North Alabama. Some restrictions may apply.
Groups interested in booking a speaker can fill out an online request form.
Available speakers from the Trash Pandas front office include:
Garrett Fahrmann, Executive Vice President and General Manager: The current leader of the Trash Pandas’ front office staff of more than 40 people, Fahrmann brings over a decade of professional baseball experience to the Rocket City and joined the Trash Pandas when Toyota Field was under construction in June 2019. Under his leadership, Fahrmann has seen the Trash Pandas lead the Southern League in attendance for its first two seasons. He was previously the Senior Vice President of Operations for the Fresno Grizzlies and the Director of Operations for the Lehigh Valley IronPigs
Lindsey Knupp, Executive Vice President: Also with the Trash Pandas since the team’s inception, Knupp oversees arguably the best in-game entertainment experience in Minor League Baseball. Spearheading all marketing, promotions, and entertainment aspects of the organization, Knupp joined the Trash Pandas after over a decade with the Lehigh Valley IronPigs. While there, the organization won the 2019 Larry MacPhail Award as the top promotional effort in the sport. She also won the 2015 Rawlings Women Executive of the Year Award.
Josh Caray, Director of Broadcasting and Baseball Information: The voice of the Trash Pandas, Josh’s baseball roots stretch from Atlanta to St. Louis to Chicago and…