Meet the Team

Leadership Team
 

Emily

Emily Williams Knight, Ed.D.

President & CEO

512-457-4100

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Susan

Susan Petty

Chief of Staff

512-457-4125

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Joe

Joe Monastero, OSI

Chief Strategy & Operations Officer

512-457-4100

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DaveH

Dave Hester

Texas Restaurant Foundation Director

512-457-4100

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Kelsey

Kelsey Erickson Streufert

Vice President, Government Relations & Advocacy

512-457-4100

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Todd

Todd Voorhees

Vice President, Expo & Events

512-457-4190

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Craig

Craig Riley

Controller  

512-457-4130

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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

Alec

Alec Knight

Director of Insurance

Favorite restaurant: Bohanan's

610-283-7067

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Ben

Ben Knorr

Assistant Controller

Favorite restaurant: Matt's El Rancho

512-457-4123

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Sarah

Sarah Ivie

Project & Business Intelligence Manager

Favorite restaurant: Maudie's

512-457-4124

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Dave

Dave Heiges

Exhibitor Account Services Director

Favorite restaurant: El Dorado Cafe

512-457-4196

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Hayley

Hayley Savage

Business Development & Events Coordinator

Favorite restaurant: Café Poêtes

512-457-4161

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Alexandra

Alexandra White

Digital Marketing Specialist

Favorite restaurant: Chi'lantro

512-457-4182

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Lauren

Lauren Bishop

Training & Products Specialist

Favorite restaurant: Old Thousand

512-457-4165

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Jimmy

Jimmy Sherrill

Database Co-Coordinator

Favorite restaurant: Pieous

512-457-4151

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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

David

David L. Waddell

Executive Director, Greater Austin | Central South Texas Region

Favorite restaurant: If they serve food....

214-236-3238

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Southeast Region

713-802-1200
550 Westcott, Suite 380
Houston, TX 77007

Melissa

Melissa Stewart

Executive Director, Greater Houston | Southeast Texas Region

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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West Region

210-734-7663 
PO Box 691090
San Antonio, TX 78269
 

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
 

Frank

Frank

East Riverside Mayor, Trash Inspector

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

Murph

Murphey

Chief Compassion Officer

Gracie Lou Freebush

Paw Patrol

Ted

Ted

Assistant Zoomie Specialist

Mika

Mika

Lunch Supervisor

Harvey

Harvey

Chief of Canine Staff