Leadership Team

Emily Williams Knight, Ed.D

Emily Williams Knight, Ed.D.

President & CEO

512-457-4100

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Susan Petty

Susan Petty

Chief of Staff

512-457-4125

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Joe Monastero, OSI

Chief Operating Officer

512-457-4100

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Tony Abruscato

Tony Abruscato

Chief Marketing Officer

512-457-4190

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Kelsey Erickson Streufert

Chief Public Affairs Officer

512-457-4100

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Heather Pickett

Foundation Director 

 512-457-4121

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Austin HQ

  • Mailing Address*: P.O. Box 1429, Austin, TX 78767-1429
  • Physical Address: 512 East Riverside Dr., Suite 250, Austin, TX 78704
  • Business Hours: 8:30am–5:30pm, Monday–Friday

*If using Fed Ex or UPS please use our physical address

Ben

Ben Knorr

Partner & Sponsor Development Manager | Assistant Controller

Favorite restaurant: Matt's El Rancho

512-457-4123

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Bailey Butler

Bailey Butler

Membership and Member Value Manager

Favorite restaurant: Harper's

512-457-4131

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Dave Heiges

Exhibitor Account Services Director

Favorite restaurant: El Dorado Cafe

512-457-4196

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Alec

Alec Knight

Director of Insurance

Favorite restaurant: Bohanan's

610-283-7067

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Alexandra

Alexandra Acosta

Marketing Manager

Favorite restaurant: Chi'lantro

512-457-4182

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Hayley

Hayley Savage

Conference & Events Manager

Favorite restaurant: Café Poêtes

512-457-4161

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Jimmy

Jimmy Sherrill

Database and Software Manager

Favorite restaurant: Pieous

512-457-4151

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Lauren

Lauren Bishop

Learning Management Specialist

Favorite restaurant: Tso Chinese

512-457-4165

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Alyssa Blackman

Event Services Coordinator

Favorite restaurant: Galaxy Cafe

512-457-4197

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Central South Region

  • Mailing Address*: P.O. Box 1429, Austin, TX 78767-1429
  • Physical Address: 512 East Riverside Dr., Suite 250, Austin, TX 78704
  • Business Hours: 8:30am–5:30pm, Monday–Friday

*If using Fed Ex or UPS please use our physical address

Madison Gessner

Executive Director, Central South Region

Favorite restaurant: Fresa's

512-457-4167

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SarahH

Sarah Hilsabeck

Associate Member Engagement Manager

Favorite restaurant: Enchiladas Y Mas

512-457-4122

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Southeast Region

Melissa

Melissa Stewart

Senior Executive Director, State Regions
Greater Houston | Southeast Texas Region Executive Director

Favorite restaurant: It changes all the time!

713-802-1200

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Ty

Ty Adams

Associate Member Engagement Director

Favorite restaurant: Spring Creek BBQ

713-802-1200

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Jennifer

Jennifer Milian-Rios

Associate Member Engagement Director

Favorite restaurant: Carrabba's

713-802-1200

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North Region

  • 972-671-4372
  • 11830 Webb Chapel Road, Suite 1200
    Dallas, TX 75234
Corey

Corey Mobley

Executive Director, Dallas | North Texas Region

Favorite restaurant: Rapscallion

214-671-4372

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Skyler Bass

Skyler Bass

Associate Member Engagement Manager

Favorite restaurant: Mi Cocina

512-457-4124

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West Region

Dawn

Dawn Ann Larios

Executive Director, San Antonio | West Texas Region

Favorite restaurant: I love them all!

210-887-2891

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Cindy

Cindy Dorantes

Associate Member Engagement Director

Favorite restaurant: Costa Pacifica 

210-734-7663

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Beverly

Beverly Harp

Associate Member Engagement Director

Favorite restaurant: Outback Steakhouse

210-734-7663

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Office Pups

Murph

Murphey

Chief Compassion Officer

Gracie Lou Freebush

Paw Patrol

Emma

Chief Barketing Officer 
Velvet

Velvet

Zoomie Specialist

Maggie Mae

Maggie Mae

Chief Sniff Officer

Blue

Blue

Nap Specialist

Riggs

Riggs

Accounts Retrievable

Riley

Riley

Squeaky Toy Analyst

Levi

Levi

Junior Pawject Manager

Jayne

Jayne

Senior Sleeper, Houston

Ted

Ted

Assistant Zoomie Specialist

Mika

Mika

Lunch Supervisor

Harvey

Harvey

Chief of Canine Staff

Toby

Toby

Nap Assistant

Abby

Executive Pup Director

Rosie Bug

Director of Dropped Food