Phil and Becky Dangel are entering their second season as CPL owners. They have been involved in the business world for many years; they both worked at Macy's in Atlanta for almost twenty years. In 1995, they moved to Knoxville where Phil was the VP of Merchandising for Goody’s Family Clothing. More recently, they have opened and expanded The Shrimp Dock, a fresh seafood market and restaurant with three locations in the Knoxville area.
Both are active in their local town of Farragut, TN. Phil serves as a chairman of the town's Economic Development Committee, a founding member of the Farragut Business Alliance and served on the board of Boy Scouts of America. Other interests include mentoring as a part of Knoxville S.C.O.R.E. and coaching Farragut Little League. Becky is an active member of her Church, currently volunteering for both Mobile Meals and the food pantry. She led the preschool board for many years. Phil and Becky have three sons, two daughters-in-law and two fantastic grandchildren all living in the southeast. Their youngest son, Boomer, was the Broadcaster and Media Director Intern during the Owls' 2015 season.
Rob Frost, Minority Owner
Rob Frost and his family are entering their second season as minority owners. Rob is a baseball fan and loves being part of the Owls' family. He and his wife Erin have two sons, Sonny and Charlie. The family regularly attends baseball games at all levels and particularly enjoys spring training – once watching eleven games in seven days. Over the years, Rob has coached over two dozen youth baseball teams. Rob graduated from the University of Tennessee and Tulane University Law School and practices law with Arnett, Draper and Hagood in Knoxville. Rob served on Knoxville City Council, where he was recognized for outstanding public service. Rob wants fans to enjoy a good game of Owls baseball and have a fun time at McNair Field.
Kiva Fuller, Director of Operations
Kiva is entering her eighth season with the Forest City Owls. She worked in the McNair Field ticket office during Owls' home games in the 2009 season. She is responsible for day-to-day operations including ballpark responsibilities, ballpark operations, HR, sponsorships and office duties. Kiva currently resides in Sandy Mush with her husband, Rick. They have one son, Blake, and a grandson, Colton.
Courtney Ashley, Director of Marketing
Courtney Ashley is the Director of Marketing for the Forest City Owls. Courtney is from Denver, North Carolina and has been working and volunteering in the sporting industry since she was in middle school. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in December of 2015 with a B.A. in Communication Studies, a B.A. in Political Science and a licensure in Social Studies for Secondary Education. Her responsibilities with the Owls include social media and website maintenance, the Owls interns, the host families and sponsorship sales. This is her first year with the Owls and she’s looking forward to an exciting and successful season!