• Jack Ward

    Executive Vice President

  • Shane Bedwell

    Chief Operating Officer and Director of Breed Improvement

  • Leslie Mathews

    Chief Financial Officer

  • Trey Befort

    Director of Commercial Programs

  • Laura Loschke

    Education and Information Services Coordinator and
    Records Supervisor

  • Stacy Sanders

    Director of Records Department

  • Amy Cowan

    Director of Youth Activities and Foundation

  • Bailey Clanton

    National Shows Coordinator and Youth Activities Assistant

  • Taylor Belle Matheny

    Director of Communications and Digital Content

  • Chloé Fowler

    Associate Director of Youth Marketing and Education

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    Office Assistant and Event Coordinator




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  • Laura Loschke

    Education and Information Services Coordinator and Records Supervisor
  • Abby Mahanes

    Assistant Records Supervisor
  • Kristy Kesner

    Customer Service
  • Tiffany Ogle

    Customer Service
  • Tayler Kennedy

    Customer Service
  • Linda Farris



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    Director of Commercial Programs

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    Executive Editor
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    Production Manager
  • Alison Marx

    Advertising Coordinator
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    Editorial Designer/Assistant
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    Creative Services Coordinator
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    Graphic Designer
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