Neil Leibman serves as the Texas Rangers President of Business Operations and Chief Operating Officer. Leibman oversees all of the club’s revenue and business operations areas, is the Chairman of the Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation, and works closely with Chairman and Managing Partner Ray Davis on future development opportunities.
Leibman is an original member of the ownership group that purchased the Rangers in August 2010 and is on the team’s Board of Directors. He was appointed Chairman of the Rangers Ownership Committee in the spring of 2013 and Chief Operating Officer in April 2018. Leibman added the title of President of Business Operations in January 2021.
Over the last five years, he worked closely with Davis and the City of Arlington on the agreement to build Globe Life Field and with The Cordish Companies and Loews Hotels &Co. on the Texas Live! and Live! by Loews-Arlington, TX projects. Leibman has been very active in securing non-MLB sports and entertainment events and properties for both Globe Life Field and Globe Life Park.
Leibman played a major role in the Rangers’ transfer and purchase of the Down East Wood Ducks of the Carolina League in August 2016 and the franchise’s purchase of the South Atlantic League’s Hickory Crawdads in October 2017. He serves as CEO of Kinston Baseball LLC and President of Hickory Baseball Inc. Leibman is a member of Major League Baseball’s Diversity and International Committees on the ownership level.
A long-time owner of several Minor League Baseball teams, he has also served as the CEO of Boise Baseball LLC, a single A Minor League Chicago Cubs affiliate, and Co-Managing Partner Mobile Bay Bears Baseball LLC, a AA affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks. Leibman also has ownership interest in the Dallas Rugby Team and the National Women’s Hockley League as well as several esports teams owned by Immortals Gaming Company where he serves on the Board of Directors
Neil is currently CEO of Summer Energy Inc. (NASDAQ: SUME) a retail electricity provider serving the Texas residential and commercial markets. Prior to Summer Energy, Mr. Leibman was Chairman and CEO of Aspen Pipeline LP I and II, a private equity firm (Energy Spectrum of Dallas) backed limited partnership, which owns and operates gas gathering systems, and transportation pipeline. In addition, Mr. Leibman was Former CEO of GEXA Corp., a Houston based retail electricity provider, which he founded and sold to FPL Group, Inc. (NYSE:FPL) in June of 2005. He then assisted in the transition as President of the combined entity. Prior to founding GEXA Corp., he practiced law in a partnership of Leibman & Oesch, LLP. Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Leibman started his career as an attorney for Exxon Company USA.
Mr. Leibman offices in both Houston and Dallas but resides in Houston with his wife Amy and their three children. He attended Emory University in Atlanta Georgia where he received his BA and attended State University of New York School of Law and Business and simultaneously obtained a Law degree and Masters of Business Administration where he graduated with Honors. Mr. Leibman serves on numerous school boards and charitable organizations.
Sean Decker serves as President of REV Entertainment, in addition to his role as Executive Vice President, Sports & Entertainment for the Texas Rangers. His duties include overall responsibility for the day-to-day business of REV Entertainment.
Decker founded the concept for REV Entertainment and is responsible for the expansion and growth of the organization’s events and venues division. Throughout his career he has developed, created, produced and led a diverse portfolio of events. He was responsible for bringing the first standalone concerts to Globe Life Park in Arlington almost a decade ago along with other community points of pride, such as the Academy of Country Music’s Party for a Cause, the Texas Food Truckin’ Fest, the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo and many others.
Decker is responsible for the company’s strategic partnerships with such entertainment icons as Live Nation, the Oak View Group, and Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, to name a few. He oversees all content at Globe Life Park and Globe Life Field and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the two Minor League Baseball teams owned by the Rangers.
Decker has served in various capacities for the Rangers, including Senior Vice President, Operations and Events, Vice President Ballpark Operations, Senior Account Executive, Suite Sales and as Director of Sales and Assistant Vice President of Rangers Enterprises.
Beginning his career in professional baseball as Operations Assistant with the Pacific Coast League’s Colorado Springs Sky Sox, Decker also worked as Assistant Director of Baseball Operations for MLB’s Arizona Fall League and as Corporate Marketing Manager for the Frisco RoughRiders before joining the Rangers.
Decker currently serves on the boards for the Dallas, Fort Worth and Arlington Sports Commissions.
A native of Grapevine, Texas, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise and Sports Studies from Tarleton State University. Sean and his wife reside in Colleyville with their two boys, Rhett and Reed.
Jared Schrom serves as Vice President of REV Entertainment, as well as Vice President of Events for the Texas Rangers. His overall duties include sales and procurement of events at Globe Life Park and Globe Life Field.
After pitching for Division I Stephen F. Austin State University and earning his Bachelor of Business Administration degree, Schrom was signed by the Texas Rangers in 2009 and spent some time in the minor leagues before beginning his professional career with the club as an Account Executive for Rangers Enterprises. He later went on to serve as Director of Sales for Rangers Events, overseeing all special event sales.
In 2020 Schrom stepped into the role of Assistant Vice President, Events, and has since assumed the role of Vice President of Events, now overseeing the sales and operations teams at Globe Life Park and Globe Life Field.
Schrom is responsible for bringing events and building strong, long-term relationships with such powerhouse partners as Camp Gladiator, several of the country’s largest holiday light shows, State Farm College Baseball Showdown, countless high school and college sporting events to name a few.
A native of El Paso, Texas, Jared and his wife, Laura live in Mansfield with their two daughters, Aniston and Olivia.