Zach Wigal

Founder

Our (semi) fearless leader, Zach founded Gamers Outreach and our annual Gamers for Giving event as a high school student. Now he oversees the activities of the org. Who says gingers don’t have souls?

Walter Duccini

Managing Director

Walter joined Gamers Outreach after years of building Marketing and Brand Development teams. He guides our big picture strategy and program execution all while ensuring that our mission is at the forefront of everything we do. He also loves huskies and 90’s grunge music.

Jacqueline Mazurek

Controller

Jacqueline ensures our finances stay organized and we have the monies to keep programs running smoothly!

David Fraser

Development Director

Dave oversees our revenue development, ensuring our organization has the resources we need to bring our programs to life. He also predicts the future!

Shaun Fyall

Operations Director

Shaun keeps the ship afloat by overseeing our program activity in hospitals as well as our annual Gamers for Giving fundraiser. He’s responsible for logistics and process, aka our “get things done” guy.

Edwin Nolasco

Marketing Director

Edwin Nolasco is a Navy Veteran who has successfully transitioned from his military career into the dynamic world of esports and growth marketing. With a deep passion for gaming and an innate understanding of strategic marketing, Edwin has made a significant impact in these industries.

Anastasia Clay

Talent Director

Anastasia helps nurture our relationships with content creators interested in supporting Gamers Outreach programs.

Melissa Sheppard

Sr. Business Development Manager

Melissa joined the team to build relationships with partners who want to help advance our mission.  She loves family, traveling, running, pretty much any genre of music, and Saint Bernards.

Cooper Holliday

Business Development Manager

Cooper combines his passion for video games and building killer relationships to help grow the Gamers Outreach external partnership portfolio. He may or may not be the best Halo player in the building.

Martin Omes

Program Logistics Manager

Martin helps ensure our programs are working as intended within hospitals. He coordinates GO Kart shipments, fields support tickets, and reminds us each day that Canada has the best maple syrup.

Chloe Bozorgomid

Partnerships Manager

Chloe joined the team to build relationships with streamers who want to do good. She’s also the best on the team when it comes to fighting games.

Zakary Inzirillo

Partnerships Manager

Zak has a passion for community building and has joined the team to help expand our fundraising efforts through streamers. He’s a big outdoors guy, loves a good Halo sesh, and considers himself a coffee connoisseur.

Josh Wittenkeller

Talent Manager

Josh shares the love of all things gaming, streaming, community, and Pokémon with our team. He also happens to have a knack for finding creators who want to make a difference. Big win!

Charlotte Smith

Talent Manager

With a strong dedication to empowering individuals, Charlotte teams up with creators of all sizes to rally internet communities for positive action! Fun fact: she’s spent four years pretending to be a cowgirl in Red Dead Redemption, but secretly, she’s very English!

Scott Lenard

Talent Manager

Scott started as a volunteer but now uses his experience in content creation to help the team find like-minded creators who want to use their love of gaming for good. He plays way too much Fortnite.

Christina Martin

Sr. Grant Manager

Christina is a Grants Professional with experience in educational, workforce development, and
healthcare nonprofits. She also works with local charities in developing grants pro bono. In her spare
time, she loves to travel and go to concerts.

Dimitri Teixeira

Grant Manager

Dimitri’s passion for fundraising is matched only by his love of gaming. When he’s not writing grants, you’ll catch him hanging out with his dog Max or perpetually coming in (a close) second on Rainbow Road.

Brandon Leuner

Social Media Manager
Brandon shares the impact of our programs and our mutual love for gaming and pop culture across our social channels.

Board of Advisors

Scott Smith

Advisory Board Founder

One of the founding fathers of modern esports, SirScoots brings a wealth of experience to the Gamers Outreach team, and has built multiple GO Karts!

Christie St. Martin

Advisory Board

Christie has managed social media communities and produced content for companies like J.P. Morgan Chase, L’Oréal, and Viacom. She’s currently the CEO at Gamers.Vote, helping to engage gamers in the political process.

Jeff Royle

Advisory Board

Jeff is a game industry veteran with over 20 years of experience in business development and developer relations.

Kristin Reilly

Advisory Board

Kristin worked in one of Oregon’s largest emergency departments before transitioning into the video game industry. For more than 20 years, she’s led community growth for the likes of Hewlett Packard, CBS Interactive, Microsoft, and several startups.

Miguel Gil

Advisory Board

Prior to branching out into the world of esports, Miguel was a program manager on the Xbox Accessories team. He brings more than 15 years of consumer technology knowledge to our team.

Arda Ocal

Advisory Board

Arda is a sports host at ESPN! He flew himself to a Gamers for Giving event, stole a microphone from Goldenboy, and started hosting our broadcast to prove his passion for the cause. We couldn’t help but add him to the team!

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Advisory Board

Julie has been creating content since 2015. Starting on YouTube, she eventually transitioned to live-streaming after finding a passion for interacting with her community in real-time!

Markstrom

Advisory Board

Markstrom has been a huge supporter of Gamers Outreach and has even hand-delivered GO Karts funded by his community.

Winter Gaming

Advisory Board

Winter has joined us in fundraising since 2015 when he brought his set-up to our LAN party, Gamers for Giving. We’ve been lucky enough to have his support since then! We’re thankful to have him on the team.

Cahlaflour

Advisory Board

Cahlaflour has a background in communications and psychology that she uses every day as a content creator. We’re grateful to have her knowledge and experience assisting us in growth!

VernNotice

Advisory Board

Vern started making video game montages for YouTube – spawning his love for creating content and building a community. He’s joined us for a number of GFG events and has donated multiple GO Karts, as well!

Goldenboy

Advisory Board

You probably recognize Alex from some of our broadcasts! Alex has a ton of experience in content creation and hosting. We’re thankful to have him with us!

Board of Directors

Ryan Fitzpatrick

Board President

Ryan is a video game industry veteran with extensive experience and relationships in brand and lifestyle marketing. He currently works as the SVP of Strategy at Vindex,

Johnny Hou

Director

Johnny has over 20 years of experience in the video game and tech industries. He is both the Founder and CEO of NZXT.

Ryan Wyatt

Director

Ryan is a seasoned game industry executive. He currently serves as the Chief Growth Officer at Optimism Unlimited, and is an active angel investor and Venture Partner for BITKRAFT.

Aaron Greenberg

Director

Aaron has been part of the Microsoft team for over 20 years where he presently works as the Vice President of Xbox Games Marketing.

Dr. Juan Espinoza

Director

Dr. Espinoza is a pediatrician, clinical researcher, and champion for innovation in healthcare. He’s currently an attending physician within Lurie Children’s Hospital.

Dave Walsh

Board Secretary

Dave Walsh (also known as Walshy) is one of the world’s most renowned competitive gamers. Since retiring from professional play, Dave now manages esports and gaming initiatives within Red Bull.

Jordan Reiss

Board Treasurer

Jordan Reiss is an entrepreneur, mentor, and investor. He founded ASTRO Gaming, which was acquired by Logitech in 2017.