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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

GLEN ALAN PHILLIPS

Title:

Chief Operating Officer

Rodeo Favorite:

Funnel Cake

Alyssa Adams

ALYSSA ADAMS

Alyssa Adams

Title:

Graphics Coordinator

Roles & Responsibilities:

Graphic design, Kick Open the Chutes

Rodeo Favorite:

Barrel racing truck souvenir toss

Aida Barrera

AIDA BARRERA

Aida Barrera

Title:

Staff Accountant

Roles & Responsibilities:

Accounts payable and accounts receivable

Rodeo Favorite:

ProRodeo performance

Julie Beck

JULIE BECK

Julie Beck

Title:

Ticket & Technology Manager

Roles & Responsibilities:

Arena & fairgrounds ticket sales & operations, Rodeo Austin Gala, Technology

Rodeo Favorite:

Carnival Ride Genesis

KATY BLANKINSHIP

Title:

Senior Manager

Roles & Responsibilities:

Sponsorship, Marketing, Rodeo, Entertainment

Rodeo Favorite:

Pig Races

Alyssa Dotson

ALYSSA DOTSON

Alyssa Dotson

Title:

Event Operations & Logistics Manager

Roles & Responsibilities:

Event operations and logistics, BBQ Austin, Shoot Out

Rodeo Favorite:

Corn Dogs

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

Jennie Glenn

JENNIE GLENN

Jennie Glenn

Title:

Scholarship & Endowment Program Manager

Roles & Responsibilities:

Scholarship & Endowment, Website

Rodeo Favorite:

Carnival Carousel

AVERY HEIMER

Title:

Ticket Coordinator

Roles & Responsibilities:

Arena & fairgrounds ticket sales & operations, Rodeo Austin Gala

Rodeo Favorite:

Bull Riding

Presley Holloway

PRESLEY HOLLOWAY

Presley Holloway

Title:

Sponsorship Coordinator

Roles & Responsibilities:

Sponsors, Rodeo, Main Stage Entertainment, Mutton Bustin

Rodeo Favorite:

Justin’s Clown Act

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’

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

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MIKE RICHARDSON

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Title:

Facility Operations Coordinator

Roles & Responsibilities:

Building & Grounds Maintenance, Field Operations Execution of Rodeo Austin Events.

Rodeo Favorite:

BBQ Cook-Off

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TY TAYLOR

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Title:

Operations Assistant

Roles & Responsibilities:

Building & Grounds Maintenance, Field Operations Execution of Rodeo Austin Events.

Rodeo Favorite:

Turkey Legs

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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YOUTH & AG PROGRAMS

Support growing the next generation through our agricultural education & fun hands-on experiences

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