Meet Our Staff

Steve John

Steve John

CEO

Oversees the Foundation as well as both tournaments

Cindy Zoller Silver

Cindy Zoller Silver

Executive Director
Director of Tournament Administration

Oversees tournament contestant relations and strategic planning for the Foundation and both tournaments
czs@mpfca.org

Mary Gunn

Mary Gunn

Director of Philanthropy

Oversees philanthropic giving
mg@mpfca.org

Morgan Matthews

Morgan Matthews

Director of Finance and HR

Oversees financial operations and human resource administration
mm@mpfca.org

Susanne Overton

Susanne Overton

Volunteer Resources Manager

Manages tournament volunteers
so@mpfca.org

Lesley Varney

Lesley Varney

Marketing Manager

Manages marketing, branding, advertising, public and media relations
lv@mpfca.org

Sheri West

Sheri West

Sponsorship Manager

Manages tournament sponsorships
sw@mpfca.org

Sarah Hayes

Sarah Hayes

Senior Sponsorship Coordinator

Coordinates tournament promotions and sponsor relations
sh@mpfca.org

Hana Kong

Hana Kong

Program Officer, Philanthropy

Manages Grantmaking and Tournament Giving
hk@mpfca.org

Elissa Nelson

Elissa Nelson

Accounting Coordinator

Coordinates accounting activities
en@mpfca.org

Carrie Smith

Carrie Smith

Admissions and Credential Coordinator

Coordinates tournament ticket sales, promotions, and credentials
cs@mpfca.org

Breanna Warnars

Breanna Warnars

Program Associate

Assists with grantmaking and coordinates in-kind donations
bw@mpfca.org

Maria Hauman

Office Manager

mh@mpfca.org