Billy BeanVice President & Special Assistant to the Commissioner, Major League Baseball at LGBTQ Loyalty Board Member
Billy Bean is a member of the Board of Directors of LGBTQ Loyalty Holdings Inc., a financial methodology and media company. He is a former professional baseball player and is currently a major league baseball (MLB) front office executive serving as Vice President and Special Assistant to the Commissioner. As a senior advisor to Commissioner Rob Manfred, his role focuses on baseball’s social responsibility initiatives and LGBT inclusion. Among his responsibilities, Mr. Bean works with MLB’s 30 clubs to bring awareness to all players, coaches, managers, umpires, employees, and stakeholders throughout baseball to ensure an equitable, inclusive, and supportive workplace for everyone. On July 14, 2014, Mr. Bean was announced as MLB’s first-ever Ambassador for Inclusion. He played major league baseball from 1987-1995. He broke into the big leagues with the Detroit Tigers, and went on to play for the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Diego Padres. He was a two-time “All-America” outfielder at Loyola Marymount University before graduating with a degree in Business Administration.