Board of Directors

Talya Small


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

Kyle Lubrano


Kyle is the Board Secretary. She has worked in the National Governing Body for sport space for over 10 years and currently serves as the Senior Director for Athlete Safety at USA Baseball.

Abigail Boustead

Communications Chair

Abby Boustead is the Marketing and Communications Chair for the Greater Raleigh Chapter. She has spent 20 years in the sports industry, primarily focused on college athletics, brand management, licensed apparel, and event management and marketing.

Melissa Eggleston

Tech Chair

Melissa is our tech chair. She is a UX Consultant and Content Strategist for organizations both within and outside of the sports industry.

Francie Gottsegen

Sponsorship Chair

Francie is the Sponsorship Chair of the WISE Greater Raleigh chapter. She has worked in the sports industry for many years and currently runs her own sponsorship consulting business focused on business development and strategy for various clients.

Kelley Johnson


Kelley Johnson is the WISE Within Chair for the Greater Raleigh chapter. She works at Wasserman as a manager on the brands team. Kelley’s primary experience includes working within the NFL and golf spaces, as well as on strategy development.

Marianne Schroer


Marianne is the Membership Chair of the WISE Greater Raleigh chapter and Marketing Communications Manager at Teamworks, where she strengthens Teamworks’ brand equity through media, public relations and content strategy.

Crystal Sears

Event Chair

Crystal Sears 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.

Mary Spencer


Mary Reiling Spencer is President of the WISE Greater Raleigh chapter and is VP of People Development at Wasserman overseeing Learning and Development, and Onboarding.

Patricia Hopkins

Outgoing Secretary

Patricia Hopkins is the outgoing Secretary on the WISE Greater Raleigh board and is VP of Marketing for SMT (SportsMEDIA Technology) responsible for the company’s global marketing, corporate strategy and communications, creative studio and product manage