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Ellen Bankhead – Manager, Office Administration

Ellen Bankhead – Manager, Office Administration

Ellen Bankhead manages office administration, finance, customer service, special events and programs such as the Legacy and Hall of Fame groups.

Carly Caulfield – General Manager & Managing Director, Operations

Carly Caulfield – General Manager & Managing Director, Operations

Carly Caulfield first arrived at the Houston Marathon Committee in October of 2000. In 2016, Caulfield was promoted to senior director of operations.

Erin Haney – Manager, Sponsor Services and EXPO

Erin Haney – Manager, Sponsor Services and EXPO

Erin Haney is responsible for ensuring sponsor deliverables are met, managing VIP services, and planning the EXPO.

Erin Kasperek – Manager, Community Outreach

Erin Kasperek – Manager, Community Outreach

Erin Kasperek manages the We Are Houston RunFest and HOOPLA programs and also oversees the Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason charity program.

Muffy King – Senior Manager,  Marketing and Communications

Muffy King – Senior Manager, Marketing and Communications

Muffy King manages the Marketing and Communications for the Houston Marathon Committee, the Houston Marathon Foundation and the Chevron Houston Marathon race weekend of events.

Erin McGowan – General Counsel & Managing Director, Participant Services

Erin McGowan – General Counsel & Managing Director, Participant Services

Erin McGowan is responsible for managing legal affairs for the Houston Marathon, the elite athlete programs and overseeing participant services for the events.

Wade Morehead – Executive Director

Wade Morehead – Executive Director

Wade Morehead, Executive Director of the Houston Marathon Committee and the Houston Marathon Foundation, has 20 years of sports operations and event management experience.

Mike Root – Senior Manager, Course Director

Mike Root – Senior Manager, Course Director

Mike Root is responsible for race day course operations and has a 20-year volunteer for the Houston Marathon Committee.

Amanda Sandoval – Senior Manager, Participant Services

Amanda Sandoval – Senior Manager, Participant Services

Amanda Sandoval is responsible for participant services, including registration, packet pick-up, technology and results. She also manages the legacy program and accommodations for the event.

Nathan Schaffer – Manager, Venue Operations

Nathan Schaffer – Manager, Venue Operations

Nathan Schaffer is responsible for pre- and post-race participants services areas in the GRB Convention Center and he designs and oversees the security perimeter.

Ally Walker – Senior Manager, HMF Community Development

Ally Walker – Senior Manager, HMF Community Development

Ally Walker helped build the foundation from its inception to an organization that has now reinvested over $1 million dollars back into the greater Houston running community.