Front Office Biographies

Peter Woodfork
Vice President & Assistant General Manager

Peter Woodfork, who enters his first season as a Vice President for the club and fourth season overall as Assistant General Manager with the Arizona Diamondbacks, assists General Manager Josh Byrnes in all phases of the baseball operations department.

Woodfork primarily focuses on the D-backs’ 40-man roster management as well as contract negotiations, scouting and Minor League player development. He came to Arizona by way of the Boston Red Sox, where he served for three seasons (2003-05) as Director of Baseball Operations and Assistant Director of Player Development. In those capacities, Woodfork played a key role in signing players, salary arbitration, monitoring league rules and working on player development issues. Before joining the Red Sox, he spent three years in the Commissioner’s Office working with MLB’s Labor Relations department. While there, he worked with the baseball operations departments of all teams, assisting them with the interpretation of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, salary arbitration and advising them of upcoming deadlines. Woodfork also took part in the creation of the 2003-06 Basic Agreement between the Player’s Union and Major League Baseball.

Woodfork is a 1999 graduate of Harvard University, where he earned a degree in psychology and started in the infield for the Crimson baseball team, who won three Ivy League Championships in his four seasons. He and his wife, Becca, reside in Phoenix.

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