Former Major League Baseball player Mark Teixeira spent 14 seasons with the Texas Rangers, Atlanta Braves, LA Angels and New York Yankees. He was a three-time All-Star, won five Gold Glove Awards and three Silver Sluggers. In 2009 Teixeira finished second in the AL MVP voting and helped lead the New York Yankees to the World Series title.
In 2016 Teixeira founded Urban Creek Partners, a real estate development company based in Atlanta. In addition, he works as a baseball analyst for ESPN. Teixeira is on the board of directors at DREAM (formerly Harlem RBI), The Greenwich International Film Festival, the Alexander Tharpe Fund at Georgia Tech and is a trustee of the Georgia Tech Foundation, where he attended college.
Teixeira lives in Greenwich, Connecticut, with his wife Leigh and three children.