Our Staff

The TSAE staff is here to help you. Take a moment to learn about each of us, the areas within TSAE we manage, and our areas of expertise so we can assist you in your professional growth. We look forward to getting to know you!

Steven J. Stout, FASAE, CAE

Executive Director

Steven serves as the chief paid staff of TSAE. He reports to the Board of Directors, carries out TSAE’s mission and goals, oversees overall administration and operation, and manages finances.

Email: steven@tsae.org
Phone: (512) 444-1974


Brandon Owens

Membership & Engagement Director


Brandon oversees all of TSAE’s membership efforts including recruitment, retention, and engagement in tangent with several volunteer task forces.

Email: brandon@tsae.org
Phone: (512) 444-1974 x103


Aaron P. Hernandez, CAE

Education & Events Director

Aaron Hernandez

Aaron guides the direction for all of TSAE's education, including Annual Conference, webinars, Learn@Lunch, and Leadership TSAE. Interested in speaking for TSAE? Learn more

Email: aaron@tsae.org
Phone: (512) 444-1974 x102


Ronika Nash, CEM

Strategic Partnerships Director

Ronika cultivates and maintains the strategic partnerships that sustain and expand business opportunities for TSAE. She oversees all aspects of the TSAE Open and provides vital input for annual events, including the New Ideas Conference, Women's Summit and Membership, Marketing & Communications Conference.

Email: ronika@tsae.org
Phone: (512) 444-1974 x105


Katy Markert

Marketing & Communications Director

Katy manages and coordinates TSAE’s communications, marketing, and publication efforts. She oversees the organization’s brand strategy and promotional efforts with TSAE's many initiatives. She is the lead for the TSAE website, online community, digital marketing strategies, TSAE's magazine Association Leadership and podcast Better by Association.

Email: katy@tsae.org
Phone: (512) 444-1974 x104


For general inquiries contact (512) 444-1974 or info@tsae.org

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