About

Board of Directors

Brittany Allen

Communications Chair

Brittany is the Marketing and Communications Chair for the WISE Greater Raleigh chapter. She is a Senior Manager, Brands at Wasserman, a leading culture-centric agency establishing enduring connections between brands and audiences across sports, music and entertainment. She currently serves the CarMax account and leads CarMax's NBA/WNBA vertical.

Michelle Duff

Membership Chair

Michelle is the Membership Chair of the WISE Greater Raleigh chapter. She is a Senior Director at Wasserman, a leading culture-centric agency working with brands to help reach their business objectives by engaging with fans through sponsorship and authentic activations.

Katharine Eberhardt

WISE Within Chair

Katharine is the WISE Within Chair for the WISE Greater Raleigh chapter. She is the Business Development Director at NCFC Youth, where she oversees sponsorships, marketing, and events for one of the largest non-profit youth soccer clubs in the country.

Kristi Butler

Sponsorship Chair

Kristi is the Sponsorship Chair of the WISE Greater Raleigh chapter. Also, as a Principal Program Manager on the Sports Marketing and Activation Team at Blue Cross NC she manages partnerships with professional and amateur sports teams across the North Carolina implementing brand and community initiatives to drive impactful outcomes.

Kyle Lubrano

Secretary

Andrea serves as the Secretary of the WISE Greater Raleigh chapter. She is Vice President of Sports for Special Olympics North Carolina, where she oversees sport training and competition. She has been in the sports industry for over 20 years

Lauren Rhyne

Technology Chair

Lauren is the Technology Chair for the WISE Greater Raleigh chapter and the Senior Director of Athlete Safety and Education at USA Baseball, where she is responsible for the organization's SafeSport compliance and educational resources for all coaches, parents, players and umpires in the game.

Marianne Schroer

President

Marianne is the President of the WISE Greater Raleigh chapter. She has over a decade of experience in the sports industry, including serving as the Director of External Affairs at the Atlantic Coast Conference and the Director of Marketing at Teamworks, a sports technology start-up.

Crystal Sears

Event Chair

Crystal is the Events Chair of the WISE Greater Raleigh chapter and an Area Sales Manager with Summit Hospitality Group specializing in the Amateur Sports Market.

Talya Small

Treasurer

Talya is the Treasurer for the WISE Greater Raleigh chapter and a Senior Accountant at Teamworks, where she is responsible for executing a variety of financial procedures.