Increasing demand for thoroughbreds beyond racing

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Pete Ailleo

Track Announcer, Gulfstream Park

Industry Outreach
Pete is a native of South Florida, life long horse racing fan, and a graduate of the University of Arizona’s Race Track Industry Program (2007)....
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Jill Byrne

VP of Strategic Planning, Virginia Equine Alliance

Industry Outreach
Jill Byrne is the Vice President of Strategic Planning for the Virginia Equine Alliance. Jill grew up in horse racing in Virginia riding show horses...
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Valerie Callcott-Stevens

Strategic Planning
Valerie is a lifelong horse enthusiast who has supported RRP for over a decade.  Born in Canada, she started her competitive career in the Hunter...
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Katie Cawood

Associate Real Estate Broker, Keller Williams Virginia Alliance Group

Katie Cawood is an Associate Real Estate Broker with the Keller Williams Virginia Alliance Group and is licensed in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC. A...
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Chase Chamberlin

Co-founder & Head of Racing, Commonwealth Racing

Industry Outreach
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Dawn Edgerton-Cameron

Financial Advisor, Edward Jones

Strategic Planning
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Shannon McAnally Griffin

Board Member & Secretary, Kingfisher Equine Rescue and Rehabilitation

Shannon McAnally Griffin is a Southern California native who grew up in the small Thoroughbred horse farm community of Bradbury, CA. Originally from a Kentucky...
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Lindy Gutman

Feed Sales Manager, Alltech

Lindy Gutman lives in Westminster, MD with her husband Adam, two hounds and a mini pig. They have two Off the Track Thoroughbreds, Fullback and...
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Rachel Howell

Rachel has been riding horses as long as she can remember, is an avid member of the equestrian community, competes at USHJA member events in...
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Chris Knehr

Stallion Seasons and Sales, Lane's End Farm

Industry Outreach
Chris Knehr, originally from New Jersey, pursued his business degree at Virginia Tech. During college he grew his desire to work with horses while competing...
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Malinda Lawrence

Strategic Planning
Malinda Lawrence was a founding RRP board member that served through 2015 and actively volunteered for the organization since then. An attorney for the federal...
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Amy Luca

EVP, Global Head of Social, Media.Monks

Industry Outreach
Amy is a globally experienced brand strategy and marketing professional with deep experience in brand building, digital marketing, start-ups, brand technology including enterprise level development...
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Ingrid McConnell

Investor & Nonprofit Strategist

Ingrid McConnell is an enthusiastic nonprofit volunteer and former finance executive. Before an early retirement to raise her four children, Ingrid worked as an analyst...
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Annise Montplaisir

Executive Director, Amplify Horse Racing

Industry Outreach
Originally from Fargo, North Dakota, and an alumna of North Dakota State University, Annise Montplaisir completed internships with Fasig-Tipton, Keeneland and Mill Ridge Farm before...
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Mary Ormsby

Equine Operations Manager, Claiborne Farm

Industry Outreach Committee
Originally from Chattanooga, TN, Mary holds a B.S. in Equine Science from Colorado State University. Her current position at Claiborne entails client relations and sales...
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Justin Powers

Executive Director of Polo Development, US Polo Assoc.

Strategic Planning
Justin Powers is entering his 30th year as a United States Polo Association member. He is a third-generation polo player and a fourth-generation racetracker with...
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Jill Pritchard

USHJA Sponsor Relations & Breeder at Cerca Trova Farm

Industry Outreach
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Jennifer Purcell

Executive Director, Anne Arundel County's Nonprofit Center

Strategic Planning
Jennifer is the Executive Director of Anne Arundel County’s new Nonprofit Center at 41 Community Place, an initiative created to build the capacity of local...
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Jen Reisenbichler

Financial Advisor, Baird

Jen lives in Bagdad, Kentucky on a small farm where she restarts young horses for their second careers after racing, and she is working her way up the...
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Christine Siegel

Co-Owner & Executive Director, PM Advertising

Industry Outreach
As co-owner and executive director, Christine wears many hats at PM. Among her chief responsibilities is overseeing PM’s robust web department. Christine grew up in...
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Stephanie Tadlock Senserini

Director of Professional Development, University System of Maryland

Stephanie is the Director of Professional Development at the University System of Maryland. She develops programming to enhance the skills of fundraisers and friend-raisers across the...