Ownership & Front Office



Bill Edwards - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & Governor

Bill Edwards is a businessman, financier, real estate developer, recording company executive, entertainment promoter, philanthropist and now professional sports team owner.  In 2013 he was inducted into the Tampa Bay Business Hall of Fame for his business expertise and forward-thinking leadership.  Mr. Edwards’ philanthropy is widespread, with a focus on children and veterans.  He has donated several million dollars to All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, has organized an annual Holiday Donation Drive for more than ten years, providing food and gifts to hundreds of disadvantaged families from throughout the area, and supports the Class Acts Arts Education series for youth.  Edwards is the largest single donor to the Veterans Airlift Command, which transports injured veterans for medical and personal reasons. He has sponsored numerous community events over the years including the annual Taste of Pinellas and First Night St. Petersburg.  In2012, Mr. Edwards was honored with the “Gandhi, King, Ikeda Community Bridge Builder Award” for his philanthropic work with children and veterans. Previous recipients include Nelson Mandela, Mikhail Gorbachev and Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

Front Office

Name Position  Phone Number
Farrukh Quraishi President and General Manager (877) ROWDIES
Perry Van Der Beck  Assistant General Manager / VP of Community Relations (877) ROWDIES
Lee Cohen Vice President / Chief Operating Officer (877) ROWDIES
Neil Bretan   (727) 851-9500
Ryan Helfrick Director of Ticket Sales (813) 287-1539
Alex Luce Account Executive (813) 287-1569
Christopher Haase Account Executive (813) 287-1607
Sayyid Jibrael Account Executive (813) 287-1650
Frank Erickson Account Executive (813) 287-1561
Joanna Reeves Account Executive 813-287-1549
Chris Singh Account Executive (813) 287-1627
Scott Spindel Account Executive (877) ROWDIES
Guy Delaunay Account Executive (813) 489-4353
Nico Castillo Director of Public Relations (877) ROWDIES
Mike Manganello Communications Coordinator (877) ROWDIES
Ana Dias Graphics Coordinator (877) ROWDIES
Jordan Gilbert Video Production Coordinator  (877) ROWDIES
Casey Mills Operation Manager (877) ROWDIES
Ryan Spurr Team Administrator (877) ROWDIES
Andrew Cleveland Information Technology (877) ROWDIES
Logan Ross Merchandise Manager (877) ROWDIES
Danilo Felix Team Chaplain  (813) 287-1549



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