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Board of Directors

The USA Shooting Board of Directors is in place to represent: members, the international federation, fellow shooting organizations, the Athletes Advisory Council and the U.S. National Team, National Development Team and Junior Olympic Team athletes.

Susan Abbott,
ISSF Representative
Paul Boyer,
Independent Director
Barb Bridendolph,
Independent Director
Richard Hawkins,
USA Shooting Coaches/Officials Representative
Lisa Kelley,
USA Shooting Member Club Representative
Jeff Price,
Independent Director
Kristen Raskopf,
Independent Director
Keith Sanderson,
Athletes 
Adivsory Council Representative
TBD
Athlete Representative
TBD
Advisory Council Chail
Kevin Neuendorf,
USA Shooting Board Secretary (non-voting)



 

Board of Directors Biographies


 Paul Boyer, Independent Director  Boyer is a hands-on, entrepreneurial finance and operations executive known for his creative leadership, entrepreneurial approach and strong business acumen.  He currently is the Chief Financial Officer at Humacyte, a regenerative biotechnology company.  

Boyer has been a senior executive and entrepreneur at companies such as RivalHealth, Agion Technologies, Solicore, SwitchPoint Networks and BriteSmile. He is highly skilled in start-up, turnaround, high growth and private equity ventures for public and private companies. Boyer spent the past 25 years as a CFO and/or COO of private and public companies from start-up to $700M in revenues. Prior to Humacyte, Mr. Boyer was Founder and President of FinOps Solutions, Inc., a professional services firm providing CFO/COO services, M&A Advisory and capital raising expertise in public and private markets. During this time, Mr. Boyer was named one of Carolinas’ Best in Business in Forbes Magazine in 2012, and Entrepreneur of the Year by Business Leader Magazine in 2012. Prior to FinOps Solutions, Mr. Boyer was a founder of RivalHealth, a privately held online/app based company focused on preventative healthcare.

He currently serves in a Board advisory capacity for two different private software companies including MYXX.IT and MilVil.  He previously served on the Boards of RivalHealth, LLC and Anpath Group, Inc.


 Barbara Bridendolph, Independent Director  Bridendolph is CEO of Crenshaw Associates, a market leader in premiere career transition and leadership development for senior level executives.  She leads operations of the firm as well as the Executive Development practice, and serves as an Executive Advisor to C-level Clients. 

Bridendolph has worked with more than 200 directors, CEOs, presidents and high-potential executives to promote their professional growth and business success. She draws on her personal experiences as a corporate executive, entrepreneur and board member to offer pragmatic suggestions for the complicated issues clients face. 

Bridendolph is very active in higher education, having served her graduate school alma mater, Penn State, as a speaker, Advisor, and Board member for over 20 years.  She currently sits on the Alumni Society Board for the Smeal School of Business, where she is a recipient of the Distinguished Graduate Alumni Award.  Barb is past Chair of the University Parents Council, and served on the MBA and Mont Alto Campus Advisory Boards.  She has also served on advisory boards for the First National Bank of Mercersburg and The Sentry Trust Company.  Bridendolph is a current member of the Advisory Board of ShoDogg, a New York-based technology start-up with patented, paradigm-shifting solutions for sharing and presenting content.


Jeff Price, Independent Director  Price provides consulting services to non-profit organizations using his many years of business experience – primarily in the tradeshow and events industry. The most notable is the National Shooting Sports Foundation and its SHOT Show, which he has assisted since 2013. Additionally, he consults with investment firms that have interests in the events, hospitality and/or travel industries.  

Price was the CEO of Experient from 2010-2012, leading the organization and the 3500 events and more than 3 million hotel room nights it managed. Price was the president of Cygnus Exposition for several years, which owned and managed 40+ tradeshows in the aviation, emergency services, agriculture, building and home products, machine tool/manufacturing, construction and facilities management industries. In addition to his tradeshow experience, Price handled all mergers and acquisitions for Wyndham Travel Management from 1995-96. From there, Price acted as the President/CEO for The Cruise Line, Inc., helping it double in size to become the world’s second largest cruise-only travel agency in 1998. He sold the company in 1999 for 12 times its purchase price. Price has served on several boards, including spending 24 years on the International Association of Exhibitions and Events board. 


Kristen Raskopf, Independent Director  Raskopf is an attorney and former partner in the New York office of Hunton & Williams, one of the world’s largest law firms. During her law practice, Raskopf chaired the New York office’s Intellectual Property Group, where she represented a variety of clients in professional sports, music and film entertainment, software and hardware technology and major consumer products. While representing clients including the National Hockey League and all of its member teams, Raskopf successfully secured major licensing and marketing rights for NHL teams including the New York Rangers, San Jose Sharks, Chicago Blackhawks, and Los Angeles Kings, in addition to structuring and enforcing a league-wide name and logo protection program for the East Coast Hockey League and all of its member teams.  

After leading the NY office of Hunton & William’s Intellectual Property Group, Kristen left the firm to start her own business, Dirty Blond Cocktails. She successfully created and launched a line of sparkling wine cocktails in over 1200 Target stores nationwide before licensing the brand to an international wine and spirits distributor.  She previously served on the Board of Directors for Bolivar Apt. Corporation.

Raskopf began her career in New York City after graduating cum laude from Brigham Young University Law School where she was an executive editor on the law review. She currently resides in Manhattan with her husband and two sons.


Susan Abbott, ISSF Representative  Abbott was elected to the ISSF Pistol Committee in 1998, and served as Acting Chairman of the ISSF Pistol Committee from 2005 through 2006, when she was elected Chairman.  The Olympic Games in Rio 2016 was her seventh Games serving on or as Chairman of the Pistol Jury. 

Prior to her involvement in the ISSF, Abbott served as a National Rifle Association volunteer as a National Referee at Camp Perry, a range officer and later Chief Range Officer of the 25-meter Range for the NRA International Matches and retains her credentials as an NRA Referee. Abbott continued her work with USA Shooting when it became the National Governing Body for Olympic-style shooting as Chief Range Officer for the 25-meter range, and the Pistol Jury for international competitions, including Continental Games. She has also served as Chief Range Officer of 25-meter range for many USA Shooting Nationals and is an instructor for USA Shooting and ISSF Judges Courses.

As President of the Louisiana Shooting Association (a USA Shooting state affiliate), Abbott introduced an international shooting program on a state and local level and also served on the Executive Committee of the LSA Board of Directors. As a Hunter Safety Instructor with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, she promoted the shooting sports as a rifle and pistol instructor for their Becoming an Outdoors Woman Workshop series.


Keith Sanderson, Athlete Advisory Council Representative - The three-time Olympian Sanderson is a Rapid Fire pistol shooter in the Army’s World Class Athlete Program.  At age 17, he joined the Marine Corps where he spent the next eight years before joining the Army Reserves in 2001. He’s now Sergeant 1st Class in the Army and the most decorated Rapid Fire pistol shooter in American history.  Sanderson is a nine-time World Cup medalist and has been a mainstay on America’s World Championship Teams since 2005. He set an Olympic qualification record at the 2008 Beijing Games on his way to a fifth-place finish. 


Richard Hawkins, USA Shooting Coach/Official Representative - Hawkins is currently in his fourth season as rifle/pistol coach at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and has served as a USA Shooting volunteer and official for 20 years. The Michigan native went to college at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, where he graduated in June 1976 with a Bachelor's of Science Degree as a Second Lieutenant. He spent 10 years assigned to the United States Army Marksmanship Unit's International Rifle Section where he competed in International Rifle competitions and won numerous medals before retiring in June 1996. In 2001, Coach Hawkins was selected as the International Rifle Coach for the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit and coached there until August 2013. He continued his education by earning his PhD in 2013 in Sports Science, concentrating on postural stability and shooting stance.


Lisa Kelley, USA Shooting Member Club Representative - Kelley is a long-time youth programs volunteer having spent the past 20 years working locally with national youth organizations including 4H, Girl Scouts of America, Boy Scouts of America, USA Shooting and other recreational programs.  She currently manages the Ole Mill Range, a USA Shooting Certified Training Center, in Griffin, Georgia. Her credentials include Level 3 Rifle Coach; Level 1 Pistol Coach; National Coach Development Staff; NRA Certified Range Safety Officer; ISSF B Judge approved for Rifle, Pistol, Target Control and Electronic Target Control.  Professionally, she is a Certified Extension Program Assistant for the University of Georgia in Spalding County. Her primary responsibilities include working with youth to promote and encourage growth in communication, knowledge, ability, and group interaction.

 

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