The Milwaukee Brewers have named Tom Flanagan farm director. He will oversee the player development department and will continue to work from the Milwaukee offices.
Flanagan, 42, enters his 27th season in the Brewers organization, having spent the previous 10 as senior director of baseball operations. In that role, Flanagan helped coordinate the day-to-day duties of the baseball operations department. His responsibilities included overseeing the international scouting department, the administration of player moves at the minor-league level, negotiating player contracts and traveling with the Major League team. In addition, Flanagan was involved in the preparation of the First-Year Player Draft.
Flanagan, who began his career with the Brewers in 1990 as a batboy, held front office roles as an attendant in the home clubhouse (1992-96), baseball operations assistant (1996-99) and as assistant director of scouting (2000-05).
A native of Milwaukee, Flanagan graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He resides in New Berlin, Wisconsin, with his wife, Jennifer, and their two children.