Staff Members

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Kirsten Green

Executive Director

Kirsten joined the RRP in 2014 as the organization’s administrator after volunteering at the first two Thoroughbred Makeovers at Pimlico Race Course. With a background...
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Erin O’Keefe

Development Director

Erin joined the RRP team in March of 2022 as Development Director, coming on to help bridge the gap between aftercare and the Thoroughbred industry....
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Julia Oughton

Development Manager

Julia joined the RRP in March of 2017 as Development Manager to promote and contribute to the growth of the RRP and OTTBs far and...
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Rhyan Banas

Operations Manager

Rhyan joined the RRP team as our Operations Manager in June of 2021 after extensive volunteerism at the Thoroughbred Makeover. With a background in both...
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Kristen Kovatch Bentley

Communications Manager

Kristen joined the RRP team in November of 2018 as Communications Manager, coming on board to continue telling the story of the Retired Racehorse Project,...
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Rayna Erasmus

Program Assistant

Rayna joined the RRP Staff in February of 2020 as the Program Assistant and serves as the Thoroughbred Makeover show secretary. Rayna grew up in...
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Sallie Roberts

Administrative Assistant

Sallie joined the RRP in July 2018 as an administrative assistant, now taking care of data entry and horse information across the RRP’s wide-ranging databases....
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Jenn Crowl

Web Developer

Jennifer joined the RRP team as our Web Developer in May of 2017 to bring the Makeover online. She calls Kentucky her home and has...
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Mare Distler

Graphic Designer

Mare became the RRP’s Graphic Designer in January of 2022 to serve as brand ambassador and creator of all things visual. Throughout her 16-year career...