Sales + Marketing Mara Craft Director of Sales and Marketing Mara is a voracious reader. She reads or listens to 6-8 of them a month. Ashley Auman, CEM Senior National Sales Manager Ashley's favorite season is fall because of the cooler weather, football, and pumpkin spice lattes. Kate Jansen Senior National Sales Manager Kate's passionate about running and has competed in several marathons. Lauren Miller National Sales Manager Lauren's bucket list includes diving with sharks in South Africa. Tiffany Powell Sales Manager Humor is a big part of Tiffany's life. Laughter helps with her optimism and a good dose of it every day keeps her going. Mary Deifer Marketing Manager Mary has a five-star island on Animal Crossing: New Horizons and an ever-growing collection of headbands. Kathryn Shorr Johnson Visual Identity Designer Kathryn is an avid sneaker collector and has spoken on the Sneakercon panel in 3 states. Christina Alevizatos Marketing Coordinator Christina enjoys learning new languages and is currently studying Spanish and ASL. Events Zach Reed Director of Events Zach enjoys traveling and learning about cultures and attended the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece at the age of 15. Zenik Hite Events Manager Zenik (pronounced "ZEN-ihk") can be often be found reading, even at the gas pump. Liana Ramos-Izquierdo Events Manager Liana has seen 20 Broadway productions (and counting) and has performed on stage at Carnegie Hall, Disney, and Universal. Lori Shumpert Events Manager Lori brings a plethora of event experience with her to RCC, including working as the Front of House Manager at the Lyric Theatre on Broadway for Cirque de Soleil’s musical Paramour. Faith Dickson Events Coordinator Faith danced in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade when she was 15! Centerplate Jamie Jenkins General Manager Jamie has a collection of guitars, including a very special one built by hand with the help of his daughter. Phil Evans Executive Chef Brad Clinton Catering Operations Manager Brad is a big sports fan. When he was in school, he played on six sports teams a year. Samantha Amodio Catering Sales Manager Samantha is a certified NC Notary/eNotary and is currently working toward certifications in project management. Leadership Kerry Painter, CFE/CEM/CMP RCPAC Director/General Manager Kerry loves to travel internationally each year. Most recently, she visited Thailand, Singapore, Australia, and Korea. Rodney Faulk Assistant General Manager Rodney loves to hit the links whenever he can and loves the variety that NC golf courses have to offer. Facilities Brian Clark Director of Operations Brian's biggest golf accomplishment? A hole-in-one at The Cradle at Pinehurst. John Hughes Maintenance and Operations Superintendent John's favorite month is October. Why? Great fishing, good weather, and his wedding anniversary. Nici Morgan Maintenance and Operations Superintendent You've never had better brownies than the ones Nici makes! Her sweets are a staff favorite. Information Technology/Networking Andrew Crane Systems Administrator Andrew lived in Japan for five years after high school while stationed on the USS John McCain and USS Kitty Hawk. He loved the bowls of ramen and seeing the Japanese countryside. Mike Dreese A/V Technician Mike and his wife traveled together for ten years for work. They chose to settle down in Raleigh for the weather and have called it home for the past fourteen years. Trevor Jordan Network and Systems Support Specialist Trevor loves attending concerts and other live events. His first concert was Rod Stewart! Alex Bryant Technology Analyst Alex performed with a color guard for almost 5 years in high school and college. Finance Laura Knott Director of Finance Laura loves to dig for treasures at estate sales. There is a story behind each and every tchotchke and piece of furniture in her home. Paul Ballance Fiscal Analyst Paul created a giant scrabble board in college and knows all 107 acceptable 2-letter words.