About Us

Formed in 1972, the Houston Marathon Committee, Inc. (HMC) is a 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization that plans an annual multi-race running event (marathon, half marathon and 5K) in Houston. A Running USA founding member, the HMC is overseen by a board of directors, nine staff members and approximately 7,500 race day volunteers.

Board of Directors
Brant Kotch, President/Executive Committee
John Cianca M.D., Vice President/Executive Committee
Maddie Bunch, Executive Committee
Charlie Bass, Treasurer
Alton Milrany, Secretary
David Chester
Denny Morse
Susan Poorman-Blackie

Staff
Carly Caulfield – Director, Operations
Sarah Gee – Coordinator, Communications & Administration
Kimberly Hall – Director, Run for a Reason Charitable Program & EXPO
Steven Karpas – Managing Director, Business Development & Marketing
Erin McGowan – Director, Legal Affairs & Participant Services
Alexandria Monroe – Assistant, Volunteer Services
Wade Morehead – Executive Director
Vicky Oddi – Manager, Communications
Amanda Sandoval – Manager, Registration & Accommodations
Lauren Smith – Manager, Volunteer & Support Services
Kristin Wolters – Manager, Venue Operations


Please visit houstonmarathon.com for more information.