Leadership Team - Racing and Cars

Leadership Team

Stephen Page, Chairman and CEO
Stephen is a vintage racer and a long-time member of CVAR, the premier vintage racing organization. He is a lifelong racing and car enthusiast. He restored a 1954 Jensen Interceptor at Huron Racing’s facilities in Byfleet, Surrey, England when he was 17. Starting his career with British Telecom in London, Stephen moved to Europe to support the American Military in their computer and communications operations. In 1979, he moved to the US and restructured the back office for two large banks. In 1981, he formed Page-Wheatcroft & Co., Ltd., a senior level executive search firm. The firm grew with offices in Dallas, London, New York and Washington, DC. Stephen’s passion for racing and restoring cars led to the creation of the unique and proprietary Racing and Cars platform.
Shawnee Blocker, Chief Digital Officer
Shawnee in an accomplished sales and marketing executive, responsible for designing and executing our company’s digital strategy. She leads our CRM operations and helps our Merchant Partners create unique one-to-one relationships with our community members. Shawnee has experience identifying and building meaningful connections, helping organizations create unique branding strategies and implementing specialized methods to maximize customer engagement. She is also a student at The University of Texas at Dallas, pursuing her MBA.
Theresa Gilpatrick, Senior Advisor, Global Car Clubs
Theresa has over 25 years of experience working in the collector car industry and has served as Ferrari Club of America Executive Director for nearly ten years. Theresa will connect global car clubs to RAC, enabling clubs of all sizes and interests to harness RAC’s powerful communications to grow their memberships, provide robust member communications tools and promote engaging member events.
Elon Werner, Senior Advisor, Media and Race Tracks
Elon is a familiar face in the motorsports world and 25-year veteran of sports media relations. In 2014 Elon received the Jim Chapman Award for excellence in motorsports public relations. He has contributed to marketing and PR campaigns for Coca-Cola, Chevrolet, Monster Energy, PEAK Antifreeze, Automobile Club of Southern California, John Force Racing, Auzmet Architectural, NHRA, NASCAR, College Football Playoff and Texas Motorplex.
Jeff Williams, Advisory Board Member
Jeff has more than two decades of experience in providing venture capital, private equity, and financial expertise in investing and building early and late stage companies.
Kevin Smith, Advisory Board Member
As Former CIO of Yahoo!, Kevin has extensive experience with community design and development as well as IT enterprise infrastructure strategy, development, and management.
Michael Coming, Advisory Board Member
Proven CTO, VP Engineering, Architect, and Lead Software Engineer with 30 years of experience launching innovative and successful products and has excelled at building and leading geographically dispersed global teams.
Avnish Sharma, Chief Technology Officer
Avnish is the Founder and CEO of Syscraft, a large IT consulting organization with offices in Indore, India and the USA. Syscraft has been recognized by Deloitte as a superior service provider. Avnish possesses sixteen plus years of highly complex IT systems design and implementation management experience. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Technology and an MBA in Marketing. He has spent his career in close association with technological product owners and startups. He works with a determined path and his persistence defines his approach to solve challenges efficiently, while championing flawless execution.
Ashley Thomas, Chief Legal Officer
Ashley is an accomplished corporate attorney. She advises clients on all types of corporate transactions, strategizes with boards of directors, executives and General Councils regarding corporate negotiations, fiduciary duties, litigation and capital funding. Ashley is Co-Founder, Shareholder and a Partner with Bissex & Watson, P.C. a boutique law firm representing companies, universities, entrepreneurs, and investors in their commercial and business endeavors. Ashley graduated with a JD in Law from Baylor University School of Law where she was Executive Editor of the Law Review.

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