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Sales Team

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Matt Ross
National Sales Director

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The Man, The Myth, The Legend! Take it from Matt: “I have had some coaches personally thank me for what we do, and that is icing on the cake to an already great experience.” Living in the South Shore of Massachusetts with his family, Matt is an avid sports fan and enjoys playing basketball, golfing, and traveling for work or play, as well!

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Eric Hiller
Territory Manager 
New England - West

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Taking the workload of fundraising off coaches’ plates is Eric’s driver. He is always up for the challenge. You won’t meet a more personable, and enthusiastic Manager than Eric. When he’s not in the fundraising groove you’ll find him at the golf course, somewhere in nature, or adventuring with friends and family (including his dog that he thinks should be the GA mascot).

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Brian Ludwig
Territory Manager
Mid-Atlantic

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As an avid Wednesday golfer and bowler, Brian enjoys basically anything sports. He loves working with coaches and athletes all year round, and seeing them achieve their goals on and off the field.

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Steve Ash
Territory Manager
New England - East

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With 25 years of fundraising experience, this guy has run thousands of successful fundraisers. When he’s not grinding out the fundraisers you can catch him working on his golf swing or relaxing with family and friends. “I am a veteran of 30 years of marriage to my better half and I am the proud dad of 3 awesome kids.”

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Rob Lunenfeld
Fundraising Coach, MD/DE

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Rob brings more than 20 years of fundraising experience to Gold Athletics, which translates to millions of dollars raised throughout his dedicated career. He applies his passion to our Maryland and Delaware territories.  As a father, you won't see him pass up the opportunity to watch his daughter play softball!

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Bob White
Fundraising Coach, VT

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Bob has more than 25 years of fundraising experience and leads our Vermont and New York territories. When he's not raising the gold bar, you can find him traveling, golfing or watching his son play hockey.

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Mark "Sharky" Chatalian
Fundraising Coach, MA-Central

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Sharky is his name and raising money is his game! Sharky takes pride in helping teams raise money the ‘fun’ way. If you’re lucky enough to be in Boston West, Central Massachusetts or Rhode Island, you’ll be working with the best! His teams quickly become like family, and that is no coincidence; He has been raising money for Youth sports even before joining the industry. When he’s not Coaching a fundraiser, you’ll find him coaching high school and college baseball.

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Tyler Morini
Fundraising Coach, MA-East

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The key to Tyler’s success? Showing coaches they don’t need to jump through hoops. His favorite part? Giving the gift of consistency to Coaches when it comes to having money for essentials. Hailing from Plymouth, MA, Tyler covers our South Shore and Cape territories. He graduated from Bridgewater State University where he played baseball. His passion comes alive each Summer as a Coach for travel baseball. 

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Matt Curtis
Fundraising Coach, CT

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Our CT guy who is still an active sports player, playing in the GHTBL baseball league! His main focus is to take the fundraising work off the coaches shoulders to help them have a successful season... while making them as much money as possible! It's that simple!

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Rob Muniak
Fundraising Coach, OH

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Rob hit the ground running once graduating BGSU and joined the Gold Athletics fundraising team. His uncanny ability to relate to athletes and coaches is apparent right off the bat, and his upbeat energy and attention to detail will impress you promptly upon meeting him. Rob’s passion for helping dedicated coaches shines in the form of show stopping fundraising results. When he’s not playing golf, corn hole or softball, you can find him with his four-legged companion on Catawba Island.

Operations Team

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Alexandra Ryan
Director of Operations

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Alexandra brings a wealth of knowledge and management experience from 15 years in the hospitality industry, in logistics, B2B / B2C relationships, and operational organization, Alex piloted the growth of Gold Athletics so her love for the GA team runs deep. You can tell in the work she does. The path GA paves for athletes' future success is her motivator!

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Liz Smith
Operations Assistant

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Liz is quick to find answers customers and merchants need. If you ever need support with technical issues or questions,  Liz gets the job done. She supports the Gold Athletics customer service team and resolves every issue faster than lightning!

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Brett Rudolph
Production Coordinator

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Our Product and Prize guy who’s from Massachusetts! The “go to” to handle everything production for our sales reps. Beach days, eating delicious food, and playing video games is what he likes to do most, when he’s not working of course!

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Evan Viveiros
Production Assistant

Outside of the usual production assistant duties, Evan writes & directs short films! As a new member of the team he hopes to bring that attention to detail to the behind the scenes operation.

Merchant Service Team

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Melissa Walker
Merchant Services Manager

Kindness, genuinity, sincerity! That is Missy’s secret to customer service success. Her top priority is to fully support Gold Athletic’s merchant and customer needs with top-notch care and attention.  Working out of Maryland, she responds to territories across the nation! Find Missy traveling, sewing, or cuddling up with her kids & two furry friends after work.

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Michelle Wright
Merchant Training Coordinator

When it comes to building strong relationships, Michelle is our go-to! Gold Cards/Tickets are made possible by the work Michelle put in around the NorthEast region including OH, PA, MD, and CT. She not only signs merchants up to be a part of something bigger, but offers them customer service all season long. After kick-off, if a question or concern pops up Michelle has the answers! All New Merchant Team hires get to learn from the best and work with Michelle on signing new & existing merchants.

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Julie Ross
Merchant Development Coordinator

Before Julie was given her Coordinator title, she was a happy Gold Athletics client! While fundraising for her local High School athletic teams, one Gold Athletics Coach caught her attention.  As a Booster club parent spending numerous hours putting together fundraisers it was a refreshing opportunity to efficiently make big money for her team! Living in Western Massachusetts with her husband, two kids and 2 two cats, Julie enjoys traveling, Red Sox games and being a devoted mother.

Marketing & Social Media Team

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Brylee Faus
Marketing Coordinator

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Brylee juggles all things social media marketing and communications like a pro.  You’d never guess she is in the office by day and grad school by night. Every creative mind needs to recharge occasionally and traveling is what does it for Brylee! Before the work grind starts, you can find her in the gym.

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Charlotte Simmons
Marketing Coordinator

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Raising the social media bar! Focused on building existing and new relationships with GA strategic partners on social media and beyond. Charlotte is an East Coaster at heart, remotely working from Southern California. Former cross country runner, Charlotte loves to cook and bake when she's not drafting Marketing campaigns. You'll find her on the nearest hiking trail on her days off!