Chief Financial Officer
Brian Wentz joined the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation in July 2008 after holding the Controller position for Ripken Baseball, Inc. for the previous 18 months. Brian began his career as an Auditor with the Baltimore division of national accounting firm Arthur Andersen & Co. from 1989 to 1991. He spent the next two years as the Assistant Controller at National Credit Management Corporation, a financial services company located in central Maryland. From 1993 to 2007, Brian was employed in various roles by Hanover Direct, Inc., an international mail order catalog/internet retail company in Hanover, PA. During his tenure, Brian held the position of Accounting Manager for nine of those years, having responsibility for the accounting for all catalog divisions over the last seven years of his employment.
Brian graduated from Shippensburg University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, majoring in Accounting. He obtained his license as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in 1991. When not working, Brian enjoys all sports and spent many years coaching his son’s and daughter’s sports teams. Brian is a past member of his church’s Council of Trustees, past Treasurer of the Mason-Dixon Youth Soccer League in southcentral Pennsylvania, and he continues to volunteer his time in a number of other capacities.