Peter A. Carfagna is Chairman/CEO of Magis, LLC, a privately owned sports marketing, management and investment company, including family ownership of the Lake County Captains (Class A Midwest League affiliate of the Cleveland Indians).
The Lake County Captains, which won the Midwest League Championship in 2010, have become well-known locally and nationally for its wide variety of family-friendly promotions and events, which have attracted over Three Million fans to Classic Park in Eastlake since the club's inaugural season in 2003. Including 70 Captains games each year, Classic Park annually hosts over 120 events per year, including concerts, youth, high school and college baseball games, and community events.
Peter has also been heavily involved in Captains Charities which supports numerous Northeast Ohio non-profit organizations. Captains Charities is the non-profit arm of the Lake County Captains which generates funding via annual events, and in-season fundraisers during Captains games.
From 1994-2005, Peter served as Chief Legal Officer & General Counsel of International Management Group (IMG) and was Senior Partner at Jones Day LLP before that.
Peter graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Harvard College in 1975, having played Varsity Football 1972-1975. Peter was then a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford, graduating M.A. with Honours in Jurisprudence/Law in 1977.
In addition to his work with the Captains organization, Peter has served as Distinguished Visiting Practitioner at Case Western Reserve University Law School and as Executive in Residence at Cleveland Marshall College of Law from 2011 to the present. He is Co-Director, Great Lakes Sports and Entertainment Law Academy - (May -June 2012), a Joint Program Sponsored by Case Western Reserve and Cleveland State University Law Schools.
Peter and his wife Rita, and their four adult children, reside in the Cleveland, Ohio area.