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Team Austin Member and Partner Directors

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Brandon Monroe
Director of Marketing
Content & SEO Manager, Nutrabolt

I’m a passionate marketing leader by day and sports lover all day, every day. I like to play competitive sand volleyball in my free time. I’m deathly afraid of heights, but love flying on airplanes. If I could retire tomorrow, I'd spend the rest of my days traveling the world. First stop, Antarctica. I hear it's cool.

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Maggie Rester
Director of Events
Founder & CEO, BASH ATX

Austinite with a Communications Degree from The University of Kansas (Rock Chalk Jayhawk!!). Turned my passion into a lifestyle by creating BASH ATX - planning bachelor/ette parties and more in Austin, Texas. I am also a Freelance Social Media Manager consulting small businesses on their social and marketing strategy to create a practical and influential online presence. Other days you can find me adventuring Austin's local hot spots, relaxing on Lake Austin or traveling under the sun.

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Chelsea Miller
Director of Event Programming
Events Producer, Resignation Media

I'm an Events Producer specializing in offline experiential marketing for an online media company. I’m passionate about bringing creative ideas to life. I would travel every day if I could and love spending time with my dog, Baci. You will most likely find me paddle boarding or at a concert venue on the weekends. I dream of becoming the next Dave Grohl on drums. I have a degree in Interior Design but have worked in floral and events the past 10 years and loved every minute.

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Keith Miersma
Director of Sponsorships
Channel Sales Manager, OnRamp

I have spent much of my career in the technology space, focused on helping clients with solutions for disaster recovery, compliance, data protection, security, and cloud hosting. I grew up working on my Dad’s dairy farm in Southern California to now working in Datacenters in Austin. I’m left-handed and a twin. I enjoy hiking the greenbelt and hanging with my pups. I prefer hunting over fishing and whiskey over beer.