Lecturer, Sports Management; Executive Director of Financial Operations, New York Yankees
Michael Parker is the Director of Financial Operations for the New York Yankees. In this current role, Parker oversees the Yankees budgeting and forecasting processes, as well as all financial submissions to Major League Baseball (MLB) and other outside agencies. This includes responsibility over the MLB revenue sharing audit, debt service compliance certifications and confirmation of the team’s luxury tax payroll. Further, Parker manages the Club’s game-used memorabilia program and partnership with Fanatics.
Prior to joining the Yankees, Parker spent over five years in the assurance practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers; auditing the MLB revenue sharing plan and postseason gate receipts. Other clients included large entertainment & media companies such as Showtime Networks, CBS Radio and Mediacom Communications.
Parker is a Certified Public Accountant.