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Our Board and Advisors

Our leadership is comprised of industry leaders who have dedicated their professional lives to the game of baseball, gender equality, or a combination of the two. Now, despite their various backgrounds, they come together united in one purpose: to advance the future of girls’ baseball.

Jessica Mendoza, 2020 Honorary Board Member

Jessica Mendoza is a trailblazing baseball analyst for ESPN who continues to break barriers for women in baseball. In 2015, she became the first woman to serve as an analyst for a nationally televised MLB game. Since then, she has added many “firsts” to her name—most recently, becoming the first woman in baseball history to be a game analyst on a national platform for the World Series. We are honored and thrilled to welcome this two-time Olympian and Gold and Silver Medalist to Baseball For All as an Honorary Board Member, as we work together to to grow the game and continue to build gender equity for girls in baseball.

Carly Accardo, Board

Carly Accardo is the founder of the Peaches Baseball Club, a group of 13 all-girls baseball teams spanning 7 divisions in Arizona. She has served on a number youth sports committees, is a mother of 4 active kids (who all play baseball), and is thrilled to be bringing her extensive knowledge and passion for the growth and development of girls baseball to Baseball For All.


Jon Freeman, Board

Jon Freeman is a proven senior executive, entrepreneur, consultant and board member with 30+ years of success. His broad areas of expertise include international business, strategic planning, business development, and consultative/solution/customer value selling.

In his executive career, he has held leadership positions at various leaders of industry including Intel, Novell and numerous other companies. 

David Hilton, Board

David Hilton is a Vice President and equity partner with Kaye Capital Management, a boutique investment management firm based in Los Angeles. David is responsible for managing the firm’s institutional client relations. When he is not working he is very involved in the Los Angeles Community volunteering on many boards and committees. David and his wife Jennifer reside in Encino, California and they are the parents to three amazing kids: Andrew (12), Makenzie (10), and Brad (7).


Oz Sailors, Board

Oz Sailors played NCAA Baseball at the University of Maine at Presque Isle from 2011-2015 before going overseas and playing baseball in Australia. At the age of 22, she became a head coach for Major League Baseball in China at the MLB Learning Center in Suzhou. Oz is currently the head high school varsity baseball coach at Urban School of San Francisco in San Francisco, California. She also serves as the director of player development for the San Francisco Seals. Her University of Maine at Presque Isle hat hangs in the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown.

Justine Siegal,  Board

Justine Siegal is the Founder of Baseball For All. In 2015, she became the first woman to coach for a Major League Baseball organization (Oakland Athletics) and to throw batting practice to a MLB team (2011). For her work in baseball, Women’s Sport Museum honored Justine with the Trailblazer Visionary Award; espnW named her an Everyday Hero, while USA Today dubbed her as one of the top 100 most powerful people in baseball (2017). Justine received her PhD in Sport and Exercise Psychology from Springfield College. Her A’s jersey hangs in the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. 

Justice Alcantar, Advisor

Justice Alcantar is a Baseball For All alumna who is now studying film production at Tulane University. She is the head coach for the 9U San Francisco Bay Sox with four years of Varsity high school baseball experience. Currently, Justice is helping to manage the BFA Captains and Junior Captains programs and producing training videos for Baseball For All. 

Donna Cohen, Advisor

Donna Cohen is an attorney and advisor to women in sports and entertainment who passionately advocates for the role of women in baseball. She organizes, moderates and provides talent for special events involving women and baseball for Major League and Minor League Baseball clubs, working with women from the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, USA Baseball Women’s National Team, and Baseball For All.  Most recently, she served as the managing director of the inaugural World Baseball Softball Confederation (WSBC) for the Women’s Baseball World Cup Trophy Tour. 

Summer Comstock, Esq., Advisor

Former Law Clerk for the Arizona Diamondbacks. Played youth baseball before becoming a D1 fast pitch player. Only female coaching for the Diamondbacks Baseball Academy. Currently practices at Law Office of Jeffrey G, Pollitt. In 2020, she worked as a baseball player for the TV Pilot, League of Their Own.


Beth Greenwood, Advisor

Beth Greenwood has been involved with Baseball For All since 2011 as a player and since then has developed as a coach and mentor. She is helping manage the BFA Captains and Junior Captains programs. Beth is currently studying Mechanical Engineering at the University of Rochester and is training with the NCAA Varsity team on the practice roster. In 2018, she was named to the USA Baseball Women’s National Team Top 40 roster and, in 2019, she was named to the Women’s National Team roster.


Robb Hittner, Advisor

Robb Hittner is the Brand Partnerships Director for VY Esports with over 20 years of international experience at both midsize independent and major agencies. Most recently, Robb ran Edelman’s Los Angeles consumer public relations and strategy teams, as well as growing their global esports offering. In the course of his career, Robb has focused largely on video games and esports – from both the developer, publisher, creator and platform angles.


Eric Melch, Advisor

Eric Melch is a front line fundraiser based out of Raleigh, North Carolina. Eric has a background in sports and athletics, spending time in Minor League Baseball, the WNBA, and Division I and II athletic departments. Most recently, he’s continued his career in higher education development and fundraising, first at the University of Hawaii, and now at NC State University. Eric will assist in Baseball For All’s donor development and fundraising strategy by sharing opportunities with those who desire to make a difference in the organization.

Lena Park, Director of Content & Program Development

Lena Park is a San Francisco-based Creative Director, Copy and content strategist. Over the past decade, she has worked as a creative thought leader with global retailers, tech startups, and international nonprofits, specializing in crafting brand voice and storytelling across all mediums. 


Patrick Russell, Advisor

Patrick Russell currently works for the Office for Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Connecticut, where he is also a PhD candidate. He also works with UConn’s Student Support Services, which serves low-income, first-generation, and underrepresented minority students. A life-long baseball fan, Patrick is an advocate for expanding the game and nurturing diversity, equity, and inclusion.


Jo Shoesmith, Advisor

Jo Shoesmith is the Chief Creative Officer of Campbell Ewald. She is an award-winning creative leader with a wide breadth of experience. As Chief Creative Officer for Campbell Ewald she oversees creative for the New York, LA and Detroit offices as well as strategy, social media, digital, and production teams. Jo is fluent in all media and specialize in building  meaningful stories that can carry across platforms. 

Nancy Sites, Advisor

Nancy Sites is the volunteer coordinator for Baseball For All. She is also a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and co-founder/CEO of a staffing agency in the field of mental health. She has over 18 years of non-profit experience, and a dedication to improving the lives of underserved communities. Her twin daughters are dedicated players, for whom baseball means friendships, confidence and competition.

Jasmine Warren, Advisor

Jasmine Warren has been involved in Baseball For All since its inception in 2010. She is currently a Cognitive Science major and completed certification in Recycling & Resource Management. She is involved in Baseball For All’s event programming and logistics. Jasmine was 1 of 5 Americans selected to participate in the World Children’s Baseball Fair when she was 10 years old.