Meet Our Staff

Barry Meisel

BARRY MEISEL

President and Chief Operating Officer
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On April 21, 1997, The MeiGray Group wooed award-winning sportswriter Barry Meisel from the New York Daily News by signing the Brooklyn, New York native to an exclusive multi-year contract.

On April 21, 2017, Meisel celebrated his 20th year at the helm of the hobby’s No. 1 source for Game-Worn Jerseys.

MeiGray marks the second sports memorabilia company to be headed by Meisel. His successful 18-year sports journalism career began while he was directing Garden Sportscard Company, which Meisel founded in August 1977, the prehistoric days of the sports memorabilia industry, while a junior at the State University of Binghamton, N.Y.

Garden's rapid growth under Meisel's direction - sales rose more than 500% over four years - mirrored Meisel's blossoming journalism career. After his graduation from SUNY-Binghamton in May 1979, he was hired by the Binghamton Sun-Bulletin to cover the American Hockey League's Binghamton Whalers.

By 1981, Garden had become phenomenally successful - so successful that it needed Meisel and his partner to run it full-time. Rather than give up his sports journalism career at the age of 23, Meisel sold his 50 percent stake in Garden. He spent five years at the Sun-Bulletin, and then was hired in June 1984 to cover the New York Rangers, New York Mets and New Jersey Devils for the Morristown, N.J., Daily Record.

After only 15 months at the Daily Record, Meisel was hired in October 1985 by the New York Daily News. In his 12 years at one of the nation's largest dailies he covered the New York Islanders, New York Rangers, New Jersey Devils and New York Giants. He spent 1993 and 1994 as the News' investigative sports reporter.

He has also worked as a columnist for The Hockey News (1982-90) and The New York Giants Newsweekly (1990-96). He was a contributing writer for Sport from 1990-1994. He has written two books. In 1988 he co-authored 'Boss: The Mike Bossy Story' and in 1995 he wrote 'Losing the Edge: The Rise and Fall of the Stanley Cup Champion New York Rangers.'

Meisel and his wife Katy live in Warren, N.J. They have two adult children: David is MeiGray’s Editorial Director. Jessica works in the fashion industry.

Bob Gray

BOB GRAY

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
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Bob Gray founded The MeiGray Group on February 6, 1997 after an impromptu conversation seven days earlier with future partner Barry Meisel. MeiGray marks the fourth business owned by the Harrison, New Jersey native who graduated from Cornell University in 1972 with a degree in business management.

Gray's golden touch with business ventures extends to his private life as well. He became a New Jersey Devils season ticket-holder in 1995. Not coincidentally, that was the year the Devils won their first Stanley Cup. Gray started collecting sports memorabilia when his two sons began collecting baseball cards in 1987. He also has a growing collection of game-worn hockey jerseys.

Gray lives in Beach Haven, N.J. with his wife, Patty. The Grays have two sons, Christopher and Matthew. Chris graduated in 2003 from Roger Williams University located in Bristol, Rhode Island with a degree in Architecture. Matt graduated in 2004 from Boston University with a degree in Journalism.

Stu Oxenhorn

STU OXENHORN

Director of MeiGray Vintage
Director of MeiGray Authenticated
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Stu Oxenhorn joined The MeiGray Group in April 2005, to head MeiGray's Vintage Program. Prior to MeiGray he was part owner and COO of Currency Grading and Authentication. As a collector of game-worn hockey jerseys over the last 25 years, he has raised the bar when it comes to researching Vintage jerseys, and sharing that research with the collecting community. In that time he has put together one of the finest collections of game-worn Philadelphia Flyers jerseys.

Stu was born and raised in Philadelphia. He went to his first Flyers game in 1972 and has been a fan ever since. Hockey has been his hobby for years, collecting and researching hockey history in Philadelphia from the Philadelphia Arrows to present day. When he is not immersed in hockey he likes reading, photography, traveling and spending time with his wife Robin, and daughter Stephanie at home.

Jim Montague

Jim Montague

Assistant Director, MeiGray Authenticated
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Jim Montague rejoined the MeiGray Group in September 2013 as the Assistant Director of MeiGray Authentic. Jim was previously with the MeiGray Group on a part-time basis from 2007-09. From 1999-2006, he ran The Neutral Zone, a company which specialized in game worn hockey jerseys. Montague has always been a collector. As a kid it was sports cards, comics, and beer bottle caps. Always in search of the unique collectible, in 1997 Jim purchased his first game-worn hockey jersey and was hooked. His collection focuses on the Boston Bruins, his favorite team. Jim spends his spare time with his wife Tara and daughter Mary. He enjoys cooking, attending sporting events, concerts and believes all movies are better on the big screen.

Rob Grose

ROB GROSE

Director of Administration
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Rob Grose joined The MeiGray Group in May 2002 as the Director of the National Hockey League-MeiGray Group Game-Worn Jersey Program. He moved from the ice to the court in 2014 after 12 successful years and now directs our National Basketball Association & MeiGray Group Game-Worn Jersey Authentication Program. Grose's interest in sports memorabilia dates to the mid 1970s, when he began collecting baseball cards. The self-professed die-hard Philly fan now concentrates on memorabilia from the various Philadelphia sports franchises. His collection includes items spanning over a century, from the present dating back to 1910. He played soccer all through his school years and is still a soccer fanatic!

Grose graduated from East Stroudsburg University with a degree in Secondary Education – Social Studies. In his spare time he enjoys following Manchester United FC passionately, photography and spending time with his wife Tina, son Tristan and daughter Madilyn. He and his family reside in Bethlehem, PA.

Andrew Wojciechowski

ANDREW WOJCIECHOWSKI

NHL Program Director
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Andrew Wojciechowski joined the MeiGray Group in early 2007 as a photographer. He has since taken on many more tasks at MeiGray, including Shipper, Warehouse Manager and most recently NHL Program Director.

Drew, 29, a graduate of Raritan Valley Community College, is an avid New Jersey Devils fan. His favorite player is goalie Scott Clemmensen. Drew resides in Bedminster, N.J. He enjoys playing on his hockey team in his spare time.

Joe Manley

Director of Sales
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Joe Manley, MeiGray’s Director of Sales, officially joined the staff in July 2013 after helping out at special events since 2005. Joe has been collecting game-worn jerseys since 1999. His focus is Philadelphia Flyers, Philadelphia Phantoms, and Hershey Bears. While not collecting Joe enjoys gardening with his girlfriend Krista at their home in eastern Pennsylvania.

Tony Stoble

Director of eBay Sales
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Tony Stoble joined the MeiGray Group in September 2014 as our Warehouse Manager. He has since taken on the role of Director of eBay Sales. Prior to working at MeiGray, Tony founded and still runs the company Collectible Notes which is an online company focusing on the sale of National Bank Notes and various other currency.

Tony Graduated from Rutgers University in 2008 with a degree in Finance and History. Tony has been playing organized hockey since he has been 5 years old. He played four years of Varsity Ice Hockey at Middletown High School South and was a member of Rutgers Roller Hockey Team during his tenure at Rutgers. In his spare time he enjoys playing hockey on his various men’s league teams, watching sports, going to the beach and collecting game worn artifacts. Tony has several collections but his main focus is Rutgers Alumni NFL Jerseys. He also has an extensive collection of Race Used Saddle Cloths from some of the most prestigious horse races around the country.

Tyler Campbell

Tyler Campbell

Director, NHL & NBA Auctions
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Tyler Campbell joined the MeiGray Group in August of 2013 as Director of NHL & NBA Auctions. Tyler’s interest in sports memorabilia begun when he started collecting hockey cards at the age of 8 years old. Growing up in the Philadelphia suburbs, Tyler dedicated his life to playing travel and high school hockey. One of his favorite hockey memories was when he and his Jr. Flyers teammates advanced to the National Championship in Bloomington, Minnesota.

Tyler graduated from Western New England University in 2007 with a degree in Sports Management. He was a four year member of the WNE Ice Hockey team and served one year as an alumni member on the Board of Trustees. In his spare time he enjoys attending Flyers and Phantoms games, rock concerts, traveling and collecting pro stock hockey equipment. He continues to play ice hockey and grow his game-used Flyers equipment collection. In the years to come Tyler hopes to check off visiting every NHL arena from his bucket list.

Michael Lazzaro

Michael Lazzaro

Director, MeiGray Auctions
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Michael Lazzaro joined the MeiGray Group in April 2016 as an Auction Director. Prior to joining The MeiGray Group he was an Assistant Brand Manager for the Topps Company for ten years. Mike is a former Division I college baseball player.

When he is not putting up auctions, he coaches both of his sons’ travel baseball teams.

DAN MEISELMAN

DAN MEISELMAN

Director, Social Media
Director, Game-Used Puck Authentication Program
Co-Director, MeiGray Marvel-ECHL Authentication Program
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Dan Meiselman joined MeiGray in November 2016 as the Director of Social Media and assists with the NHL and NBA Programs. Dan graduated from Penn State University in 2014 with a degree in telecommunications. Dan also co-directs MeiGray’s Marvel-ECHL Authentication Program.

Before MeiGray, he worked in TV Sales for Katz Media Group in New York City. His passion for sports came from playing hockey as a kid and attending Ranger games on a yearly basis. While not at work, Dan enjoys playing golf and basketball, and spending time with his dogs.

David Meisel

David Meisel

Editorial Director
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Dave Meisel is The MeiGray Group’s director of editorial content. Formerly a local sports writer for The Record (N.J.) and its high school sports affiliate, Varsity Aces, Dave creates and oversees MeiGray’s written content across all web and social media platforms. He also directs the MeiGray-National Women’s Hockey League Authentication Program and co-directs MeiGray’s Marvel-ECHL Authentication Partnership with Dan Meiselman.

Dave, a die-hard New York Giants and Mets fan, owns several game-worn jerseys but is partial to collecting sneakers, primarily the Air Jordan 1 Retro. He is an avid Xbox One gamer and also enjoys researching how sports fans interact with one another, thus often helping out with MeiGray’s social media interactions.

DAN MEISELMAN

Steve Mann

Warehouse and Shipping Manager
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Steve Mann joined the MeiGray Group in May 2016 as our Warehouse Manager. Prior to working at MeiGray, Steve worked for a steel tubing manufacturer.

Steve graduated from Universal Technical Institute in 2008 in automotive technology. Steve has been playing organized hockey since he has been 6 years old. In his spare time he enjoys playing hockey on his men’s league teams, playing video games, going boating and riding on his jet ski and taking his dog to the dog park with his wife Jen. Steve is an avid New Jersey Devils fan. His favorite player is forward, Taylor Hall.

Rosemary DeSapio

Rosemary DeSapio

Photography Director
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Rosemary DeSapio joined The MeiGray Group in March 2015 as Photographer. She is a graduate of Rutgers University and finished with a Bachelor’s Degree in Design and Photography, as well as an Certificate in Entrepreneurship. Rosemary picked up ice hockey in college and played for Rutgers Women’s D3 Team.

When she is not photographing game-worn jerseys and equipment, her other hobbies are hiking, kayaking, working out, photography and playing hockey on her men's leaugue team and women's hockey team.

Rachael Throckmorton

Rachael Throckmorton

Photography Assistant
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Rachael Throckmorton joined the MeiGray Group as a photographer assistant in March of 2018. Rachael is a graduate of Raritan Valley Community College with an Associate Degree in Fine Arts. Rachael has always had an interest in photography since she took her first photography class when she was fifteen. When Rachael is not at MeiGray she enjoys the beach, going to concerts, photography and spending time with close family and friends. Her interest in hockey came about in 2015 and her favorite team is the New York Rangers.

Rosemary DeSapio

Michael LeBoeuf

NBA Program Associate
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Michael LeBoeuf joined the MeiGray Group in October 2018 as an Associate in the NBA Program.

Michael graduated from Fairfield University in 2015 with a degree in Economics and Marketing. After college he joined the Jesuit Volunteer Corps and was stationed out in Minneapolis, Minnesota working at a day center for individuals experiencing homelessness. He has grown up around collectors and Sports Memorabilia enthusiasts his entire life through his family's hobby business. Michael is a avid fan of the New York Rangers, Knicks, Yankees, Los Angeles Rams and Manchester City FC.