Mark Guglielmo


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Mark Guglielmo, Vice President Ballpark Operations

Now entering his 26th season with the Padres, Mark Guglielmo was named vice president of ballpark operations in October 2001. He is responsible for the management of fundamental systems, contracted services and event operations at PETCO Park. He also oversees engineering, building maintenance and repairs, cleaning and janitorial services, playing field and exterior landscape maintenance, broadcast and transmission operations, capital projects and general maintenance and upkeep.

Guglielmo joined the Padres in 1985 as scoreboard supervisor and was responsible for scoreboard operations and in-game video presentation. He was named director of video operations and special projects in 1988 and director of stadium operations in 1995.

With a television background as a sports producer at San Diego’s NBC affiliate, Guglielmo earned several Emmy Awards, including one for a feature on Steve Garvey’s return to Los Angeles as a Padre. He currently serves on the board of directors for the East Village Association and was previously board chair for Access to Independence, a non-profit organization that empowers people with disabilities. Mark is fully committed to ensuring that the PETCO Park experience is an enjoyable and accessible visit for guests with disabilities and special needs. From both operational and facilities standpoints, the Padres continue to welcome feedback so that they may continue to evolve their award-winning ballpark.

Guglielmo studied communications at the University of California, San Diego. He recently graduated from the University of Redlands with a B.S. in Business Administration. He resides in the Mission Hills area of San Diego with his wife, Chris. He has three grown children: daughters Meghan, Mallory who attends Catholic University of America, and son Dominic who attends San Diego State University.