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HRWS Executive Committee


Stephanie Hronis

Executive Committee Chair

Horse owner, CTHF Board Member, TOC and TOBA Board Member, Jockey Club Safety Net Foundation Advisory Board Member, Shamrock Community Foundation Founder/Owner.


Jordyn Egan

Membership & Operations Committee Chair

Executive Director of California Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Foundation, Board Member Amplify Horse Racing

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Kellie Hill

Sponsorship Committee Chair

Sr. Vice President of MedWest Realty and CEO of Stay Classy Horse Racing


Jodie Vella-Gregory

Event Logistics Committee Chair

Vice President, Industry Relations at 1/ST RACING & GAMING , Board of Directors, The Retired Racehorse Project & Advisory Committee, Jockey Club Safety Net Foundation.


Shona Rotondo

Marketing & Communications Committee Chair

Co-Founder of GSS, The Marketing Agency, Strategist at Experiential Squared

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Amy Zimmerman

Special Advisor

Amy is the SVP & Executive Producer for Santa Anita Park and a member of Santa Anita's staff since 1986.

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Hannah Bloom

Marketing & Communications Committee | Social Media Strategist

Hannah Bloom has spent her life immersed in racing while also serving in a variety of social media and marketing positions for industry groups such as Del Mar Racetrack, Bloom Racing Stable, and Grand Slam Social. With a background in journalism and communications, she currently serves as the Social Marketing Manager for MyRacehorse.


Kaitlin Christopherson

Marketing & Communications Committee | CEO, GSS The Marketing Agency

Kaitlin Christopherson is a lifelong equestrian whose passion for horses, communications and marketing led her from being a published equestrian lifestyle writer in her teens to working for WinStar Farm after graduating from college. Later, she took on a role with Executive Jet Management, a NetJets Company, before returning to the Thoroughbred industry to work for Grand Slam Social (GSS). She is now the CEO of GSS, The Marketing Agency.


Audrey Dollase

Operations Committee | FanDuel TV, Production Assistant

Audrey Dollase, daughter of multiple graded stakes-winning trainer Craig Dollase, graduated last year from the University of Kentucky with a degree in Business Management and Marketing while simultaneously completing an internship with Breeders’ Cup Limited. She is now a member of the FanDuel TV team as a Production Assistant and also works as the Social Media Manager for Bonne Chance Farm.

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Sara Gordon

Marketing & Communications Committee | Social Media Manager at The TDN

Sara Gordon has let her passion for writing and horses fuel her from the very beginning. After spending years working hands-on in the industry, she participated in the inaugural Maryland Thoroughbred Career Program in 2017 and later joined the Maryland Horse Breeders Association team as their Communications Manager. Since mid-2022, she has served as the Social Media Manager for Thoroughbred Daily News.


Naomi Hurdle

Sponsorship Committee | Account Manager, Light Up Racing

Naomi Hurdle graduated from the University of Kentucky’s equine program in 2021, which propelled her to spend significant time as a broodmare groom before moving into a job as a surgery technician. After garnering plenty of hands-on experience, Naomi has moved into the public relations and outreach side of the industry as the Account Manager for Kick Collective USA, assisting with Light Up Racing.


Anne Litz

Membership Committee | 
Maryland Horse Industry Board, Field Marketing Specialist

Anne Litz was born into the horse world in Maryland and immersed herself in it, combining her passions for photojournalism and the Thoroughbred industry as she took on a variety of roles with the Maryland Horse Breeders Association and Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred magazine. Since 2016, Anne has worked as the Field Marketing Specialist for the Maryland Horse Industry Board.


Ana Maron

Event Logistics Committee | 
Owner, Saints or Sinners LLC

Ana Maron has a background in communications and public relations, holds a designation as a Certified Equine Behavior and Management Specialist, and co-owns the racing partnership group Saints and Sinners, LLC, with her husband, Hans. 

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Ashlyn Moore

Sponsorship Committee | The Stronach Group

Ashlyn Moore hails from Toronto, Ontario, where she grew up in the world of American Saddlebreds before shifting her focus to Thoroughbreds with a veterinary internship at Adena Springs after graduating from college. She has since found her place with The Stronach Group, working as the Manager, Office of the President for 1/ST, where she contributes to all aspects of its racing, wagering, entertainment, and content businesses.


Michele Ravencraft

Membership Committee | Vice President, NTRA

Michele Ravencraft holds deep roots in Kentucky that helped to propel her into working within the Thoroughbred industry. The journey led her to the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), where she is now the Senior Vice President of Events and oversees the National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) and the Eclipse Awards. She also assists the Breeders’ Cup Limited Racing Department during the Breeders’ Cup World Championships.


Courtney Reid

Sponsorship Committee | Breeders’ Cup Senior Director, Racing and Industry Relations

Courtney Reid’s time spent with the National Steeplechase Association, New York Racing Association, and the Virginia Racing Commission helped lead her to her current role as the Senior Director of Racing and Industry Relations for Breeders’ Cup Limited. She oversees key programs such as the Breeders' Cup Challenge Series and Dirt Dozen Bonus Series while also leading efforts to recruit top-tier equine talent to participate in the Breeders’ Cup World Championships. 

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Meghan Rodgers

Membership Committee |
NTRA, Senior Vice President of Public Affairs

Meghan Rodgers headed out to Washington D.C. after graduating with a degree in political science, where she worked as a Communications Director before spending four years as the Press Secretary for U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue. Following that experience, Meghan joined the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) when Tom Rooney became President and CEO, and is now the Senior Vice President of Public Affairs.


Alison Zeitlin

Membership Committee | Stites & Harbison PLLC, Attorney

Alison Zeitlin’s love of horses and the Bluegrass brought her back home to Lexington, Kentucky, after she attended the University of South Carolina, to pursue her law degree at the University of Kentucky College of Law. She is now an attorney at Stites & Harbison PLLC where she focuses on equine law, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance matters.


Alexa Zepp

Sponsorship Committee

Alexa Zepp is an accomplished handicapper, horse owner, and passionate advocate for the world of horse racing. Outside of her work as the Quality Assurance Analyst at the Daily Racing Form, where she creates content for both DRF and DRF en Español as a public handicapper, she owns and manages a racing syndicate, Haphazard Racing Inc.

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