Bill Geivett was named Senior Vice President of Major League Operations in August of 2012. He previously spent two years as the Rockies Senior Vice President of Scouting and Player Development, Assistant General Manager. Geivett also previously served as the Rockies Assistant General Manager and Vice President of Player Development. In his new role, Geivett oversees the day-to-day operations of the Major League club. His role is one of leadership with the Major League club, as all aspects of the daily operations are overseen by him. Geivett has been influential in forming the current roster and field staff. Geivett, 49, joined the Rockies November 11, 2000 and is in his 13th season with the club, his 26th in professional baseball. From 2000-2002, Geivett oversaw the Rockies player personnel; he was given the additional responsibility of overseeing the Rockies farm system in 2003, which he did until moving into his current role in August of 2012. On Opening Day 2009, the Rockies put together an entire lineup of homegrown players, the only team in the Majors to accomplish that in 2009. Additionally, when the Rockies clinched the 2009 Nl Wild Card with a 9-2 win vs. Milwaukee on October 1, 2009, all nine players in the starting lineup were either originally drafted or signed by Colorado. In 2007, the Rockies were named the Organization of the Year by Baseball America after the club reached the World Series. Colorado's World Series roster featured 16 players who were originally drafted or signed by the Rockies. In 2004, the Rockies Minor League system produced both the Minor League Player of the Year (Jeff Francis) and Minor League Rolaids Relief Man winner (Ryan Speier), the first organization to ever claim both awards in the same season. Bill came to Colorado from the Dodgers where he had worked since September of 1998, most recently as Assistant General Manager (2000). Prior to that, he was the Special Assistant to the GM for Tampa Bay. From 1994-96, he headed Montreal's farm system, which garnered the coveted Topps Organization of the Year honors in 1996. He broke into the Majors with the Yankees as a scout and organizational instructor in 1991. He coached collegiately at Loyola Marymount (1989-90) and Long Beach State (1991). Geivett played four seasons of professional baseball in the California Angels organization until sustaining a career-ending knee injury with Double-A Midland in 1988. As a collegian, the third baseman received All-America accolades at the University of California-Santa Barbara. He is a member of the UC Santa Barbara Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame. He also attended Sacramento City College and was drafted four times overall during the early 1980s. Geivett has a Master's Degree from Azusa Pacific University (1991) and is an active member for the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR). He and his wife, Bonnie, make their home in Parker, CO, with their children Rachel and Sam.