Meet the Team
Founder & Race Director
Cat moved to Wake Forest in 1998 after graduating from Ohio University. She likes kids, running, and wine (not necessarily in that order). When she isn't juggling the schedules of her 4 children, she works for a CPA firm and serves as a commissioner for the Town of Youngsville.
Russ grew up attending the Wake Forest Boys & Girls Club and worked there through college. He owns Chiropractic Partners and works as an online professor of Anatomy & Physiology. His 4 children now attend the Wake Forest Boys & Girls Club.
Kim works as a Behavior Specialist for WCPSS and has been lucky to call Wake Forest home for 30 years. She is married to Hugh McLean, who was the Wake Forest Boys & Girls Club Director for 24 years. Together, they have two adult children who also attended the Wake Forest BGC.
Scott is originally from Chicago, IL. He’s married to Angela Mills. Together they have two children, Chris and Kristen, who have been members of the Wake Forest Boys & Girls Club since 2009. The family moved to Wake Forest, NC from Southern California 11 years ago. Scott is employed at Mazda / JP Morgan Chase.
Angela is originally from Guayaquil, Ecuador. She works as a Spanish Interpreter and Translator at Wake County Public School System. She’s married to Scott Mills. Their children, Chris and Kristen, have participated in the Gobbler’s Run since 2012.
Emily Pelliccia is a Wake Forest Boys & Girls Club Alumni and a graduate of Western Carolina University, where she received an Honors degree in Elementary Education and Psychology. Emily has been photographing the event for the past 9 years. She loves being able to use her talents to serve her Boys & Girls Club! She is currently a Youth Development Professional at the WFBGC, and won staff of the year for the Wake County Boys & Girls Clubs in 2021!
Website Design & Social Media
Kyndall DySard is a Wake Forest Boys & Girls Club Alumni and received her B.A. in Communication Studies from UNCW and her M.A. in Interactive Media from Elon University. Kyndall is passionate about marketing and loves coming up with strategies to help organizations get their message out to the world! She's currently working at Red Hat in downtown Raleigh.