Dayton Moore, a native of Wichita, Kansas, and graduate of George Mason University, marks his 12th full season with the Kansas City Royals in 2018, being named Senior Vice President-Baseball Operations/General Manager in 2006. From day one, the goal Moore set out to accomplish was bringing a World Championship back to Kansas City, a dream that was brought to fruition in 2015.
In 2016, Moore had the honor of being the featured speaker at the National Prayer Breakfast Leadership Luncheon in Washington, D.C. Moore has received several other accolades, being named to the Kansas Baseball Hall of Fame and the Kansan of the Year in 2014, while he was also been tabbed “Executive of the Year” by Major League Baseball (GIBBY Awards) in both 2014 and 2015 and the same distinction from the Kansas City Sports Commission in 2015. He was recognized by the Boys & Girls Club with the John J. “Buck” O’Neil Diamond MVP Award as well as the Negro League Baseball Museum’s Rube Foster Award for American League Executive of the Year in 2016.
Don McMillan graduated from Stanford University with a Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering. He then went to work for AT&T Bell Labs where he worked as part of the team that designed the world’s first 32-bit Microprocessor. He then moved to Silicon Valley where he designed more than 20 integrated circuit chips at VLSI Technology and holds 3 patents. After winning $100,000 as the Stand-Up Comedy Grand Champion on “Star Search” in 1993, he’s had numerous television appearances including “The Tonight Show”, “The Larry King Show”, and “Half Hour Comedy Hour”. Don has appeared in many movies, television programs, and commercials. You most likely have seen Don as the star of 15 national commercials for Budweiser Beer. Be sure to check out his big internet hit with over 20 million views, “Life After Death by PowerPoint”, at his website “www.technicallyfunny.com”.