Meet Our Staff

Steve John

CEO

Oversees the Foundation as well as both tournaments

Morgan Falor

Executive Director, Player Relations

Oversees tournament contestant relations and strategic planning for the Foundation and both tournaments
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Mary Gunn

Director of Philanthropy

Oversees philanthropic giving
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Lesley Varney

Director of Marketing

Oversees marketing, branding, advertising, public and media relations
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Maria Hauman

Administrative & Player Relations Manager

Manages player relations for tournaments and administrative function of the Foundation
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Susanne Overton

Volunteer Resources Manager

Manages tournament volunteers
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Sarah Hayes

Sponsorship Manager

Manages tournament sponsor relations
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Hilary Williams

Admissions and Credentialing Manager

Manages tournament ticket sales, promotions, and credentials
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Tierney Hightower

Sponsorship Account Executive

Coordinates sponsor activities
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Breanna Wilson

Program Associate

Assists with grantmaking and coordinates in-kind donations
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Ashley Stibbens

Administrative Support Assistant

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