Meet Our Staff

Steve John

CEO

Oversees the Foundation as well as both tournaments

Morgan Matthews

Executive Director, Player Relations

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

Cindy Zoller Silver

Cindy Zoller Silver

Executive Tournament Consultant

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

Mary Gunn

Director of Philanthropy

Oversees philanthropic giving
mg@mpfca.org

Maria Hauman

Office Manager

Manages office operations
mh@mpfca.org

Susanne Overton

Volunteer Resources Manager

Manages tournament volunteers
so@mpfca.org

Lesley Varney

Marketing Manager

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

Kelsie Berke

Social Media & Communications Coordinator

Coordinates tournament social media platforms
kb@mpfca.org

Sheri West

Sheri West

Sponsorship Account Manager

Manages tournament sponsorships
sw@mpfca.org

Sarah Hayes

Sponsorship Account Manager

Coordinates tournament promotions and sponsor relations
sh@mpfca.org

Hana Kong

Program Officer, Philanthropy

Manages Grantmaking and Tournament Giving
hk@mpfca.org

Elissa Nelson

Accounting Manager

Coordinates accounting activities
en@mpfca.org

Hilary Williams

Admissions and Credentialing Manager

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

Breanna Warnars

Program Associate

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