Bio: I got into Motorsports after being in the hotel industry for many years; my last position was as a Catering Conference Planning Manager.
Hometown: Manchester, Iowa
Favorite Racing Series: All of them, there is something about each of the series that runs with us that I enjoy.
Favorite Racer: Wayne Rainey, and Scott Pruett
Favorite Sport Activities: Rollerblading, Mountain Biking, Skiing,
First Time You Realized You Like Racing: three months after getting the job at the track, standing at the start…what a rush!
Bio: Dubbed the “Stick & Ball Guy” by Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca CEO Gill Campbell, Steve spent his first 10 years after college in the baseball industry with the San Francisco Giants organization where he honed his skills and talents in sports marketing, corporate sponsorships, and strategic business marketing practices.
In 2000 was hired by MGO Marketing Group in Lafayette, Calif. to help manage the opening of three new AAA minor-league baseball stadiums in Sacramento and Fresno, Calif., and Albuquerque, NM.
Bio: Over 30 years in the financial services industry beginning, with a management training program with Bank of America. In 1983 began a Securities career with Yates, Downer, Dyer and Kirkpatrick in Carmel, Calif. Spent 13 years with the late George Yates working with large institutional accounts. I am registered with the NAS. as a general securities representative with Royal Alliance Associates, Inc., and with the State of California as a Registered Investment Advisor. A Marine Corps veteran and live in Carmel, Calif.
Hometown: Cygnet, Ohio
Favorite Racing Series: American Motorcycle Association
Favorite Racer: Wayne Rainey
Favorite Sport Activities: Football, Baseball
First Time You Realized You Like Racing: Driving Farm Equipment
Favorite Book: Civil War Books
Favorite Movie: The Great Escape
Favorite Music: Country Western (oldies), Classical
Hobbies: Reading, Traveling, Relaxing
Something no one else knows about you: There are no secrets
Bio: Currently a senior paralegal with Century Aluminum, joined Century in August 2006. Prior to this was senior paralegal and customs compliance manager with Tanimura & Antle, one of America’s largest privately held agribusiness companies beginning in March, 1995. Prior to this was the corporate paralegal with the Salinas, Calif., law firm of Noland, Hamerly, Etienne & Hoss, one of the largest and oldest law firms in the California Central Coast region. Areas of expertise include corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions, real estate, California water law, and PACA.
Bio: 1980 – 1989: Kleinwort Benson (Channel Islands), Jersey, Channel Islands, UK; foreign exchange and precious metals dealer
1989 – 2000: National Hot Rod Association, Glendora, Calif.; writer/photographer National DRAGSTER, Director of International Relations, Director of Field Marketing
2000 – 2007: Infineon Raceway, Sonoma, Calif.: Vice President of Marketing
Hometown: Nottingham, England
College: Nottingham, England
Favorite Racing Series: sprint car racing
Favorite Racer: Gary Page
Favorite Sport Activities: Soccer, fencing
Bio: Retired from the Burlington Northern Rail Road as Pacific Northwest Regional Director, responsible for running inter-modal terminals (piggyback trains) from Portland, Ore., to Fresno, Calif. Currently General Manager: Terry Johnson Trucking Co, Inc., Coalinga, Calif.
Hometown: Lemoore, Calif.
College: St. John’s
Favorite Racing Series: F1, Indy Car.
Favorite Racer: Danica Patrick, of course!
Favorite Sport Activities: Fishing, camping, golf, trail rides (horses), anything outdoors.
Bio: Previously worked in the hospitality industry for 10 years.
Hometown: Marina, Calif.
College: Currently attending Monterey Peninsula College.
Favorite Racing Series: American Le Mans Series.
Favorite Racer: I don’t have one.
Favorite Sport Activities: I enjoy watching football and baseball.
First Time You Realized You Like Racing: When I started working at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
Favorite Book: Any book written by James Patterson and Patricia Cornwell.
Favorite movie: Sleepers, Top Gun, The Notebook, gotta love those chic flicks!