The Team

The Yuri’s Night Global Executive Team is a small, dedicated group of volunteers located around the world. The Global Team is the group that runs everything from the Yuri’s Night Website, Event List, Social Media, and High-Level Tasks.

Loretta Whitesides
Loretta Whitesides
Co-Founder
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Tim Bailey
Executive Director
Christy Fair
Christy Fair
LA Director & Global Team Lead
Ryan Robertson
Ryan Robertson
Space Coast Director
Mike Mongo
Mike Mongo
Co-Chief Engineer & MC
Brandon Thonen
Brandon Thonen
Marketing Director
Rick Hanton
Rick Hanton
Media Director
James Ellington
James Ellington
Music Director
Ryan Struit
Ryan Struit
Lead Graphic Designer
Kyle Schember
Kyle Schember
Producer
Jami Higginbotham
Jami Higginbotham
Empress of Photons
Mark and Karen Shuttle Yuris Night
Mark & Karen Lucas
IT Liaison | Ways & Means
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Brian Katz
Media & Technical Specialist
MaryLiz Bender
MaryLiz Bender
Website coordinator
Kristi Acuff
Kristi Acuff
Dream Team Lead
Pavit Hooda
Pavit Hooda
Youth Founder & Ambassador
Lauren Paylor
Lauren Paylor
Chief Mixologist
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Adryon Kozel
Social Media & Organizer Liason