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Your Rodeo Team

We are proud to support educational programs in Texas while preserving our state’s western heritage. Our team works year round to support our mission. Learn more about our staff, our roles and our Rodeo favorites!

Rob Golding

ROB GOLDING

Rob Golding

Title:

Chief Executive Officer

Rodeo Favorite:

McKinney’s Corn Dog and the Bloody Mary Contest at BBQ Austin

KATY BLANKINSHIP

Title:

Senior Manager

Roles & Responsibilities:

Sponsorship, Marketing, Rodeo, Entertainment

Rodeo Favorite:

Pig Races

Jennie Glenn

JENNIE GLENN

Jennie Glenn

Title:

Senior Manager

Roles & Responsibilities:

Tickets, Scholarship & Endowment, Technology

Rodeo Favorite:

Carnival Carousel

Julie Beck

JULIE BECK

Julie Beck

Title:

Ticket Coordinator

Roles & Responsibilities:

Arena & fairgrounds ticket sales & operations, Rodeo Austin Gala

Rodeo Favorite:

Carnival Ride Genesis

Presley Holloway

PRESLEY HOLLOWAY

Presley Holloway

Title:

Sponsorship Coordinator

Roles & Responsibilities:

Sponsors, Rodeo, Main Stage Entertainment, Mutton Bustin

Rodeo Favorite:

Justin’s Clown Act

Hollye Fain

HOLLYE FAIN

Hollye Fain

Title:

Exhibits Coordinator

Roles & Responsibilities:

Food and shopping vendors, Fairgrounds acts and attractions, 100X Dance Hall, Rodeo Austin Gala Auctions

Rodeo Favorite:

Turkey Races

Alyssa Dotson

ALYSSA DOTSON

Alyssa Dotson

Title:

Event Logistics Coordinator

Roles & Responsibilities:

Event operations and logistics, BBQ Austin, Shoot Out

Rodeo Favorite:

Corn Dogs

Richard Kurtze

RICHARD KURTZE

Richard Kurtze

Title:

Field Operations Manager

Roles & Responsibilities:

Event operations and logistics, facility maintenance

Rodeo Favorite:

Lemonade

Lindsay Leyden

LINDSAY LEYDEN

Lindsay Leyden

Title:

Marketing Coordinator

Roles & Responsibilities:

Marketing, Advertising & PR, Rodeo Austin Merch, Cowboy Breakfast

Rodeo Favorite:

Deep Fried Oreos

Sara McAuley

SARA MCAULEY

Sara McAuley

Title:

Controller

Roles & Responsibilities:

Organization financials, insurance,

Rodeo Favorite:

Mutton Bustin’

Aida Barrera

AIDA BARRERA

Aida Barrera

Title:

Staff Accountant

Roles & Responsibilities:

Accounts payable and accounts receivable

Rodeo Favorite:

ProRodeo performance

Alyssa Adams

ALYSSA ADAMS

Alyssa Adams

Title:

Graphics Coordinator

Roles & Responsibilities:

Graphic design, Kick Open the Chutes

Rodeo Favorite:

Barrel racing truck souvenir toss

Rachel Sembera

RACHEL SEMBERA

Rachel Sembera

Title:

Livestock Coordinator

Roles & Responsibilities:

Junior & Open Livestock Show, Horse Show, Ultimate Scramble Championship, Ag Mechanics

Rodeo Favorite:

Outdoor stage concerts at the Beer & Wine Garden

Brenda Pits

BRENDA PITTS

Brenda Pits

Title:

Senior Manager, Human Resources & Administration

Roles & Responsibilities:

Human Resources & Payroll, Volunteer & Membership Programs, Executive Leadership Liaison

Rodeo Favorite:

Ultimate Scramble Championship

Lauren Todd

LAUREN TODD

Lauren Todd

Title:

Youth Events and Auctions Coordinator

Roles & Responsibilities:

Youth Auction, School Tours, Junior Leaders, Calf Scramble Contributors, Youth Art Show

Rodeo Favorite:

Lamb & Goat Show

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