Our Home Office Staff

Barbara Cassaday • Executive Director  barbara@ptg.org
Barb works with the Board of Directors on organizational issues and manages the daily operations of the Home Office. She has over 20 years of financial, record keeping, contract negotiation and personnel experience. Barb joined PTG in 2000 as the Financial Manager and became Executive Director in February, 2002. Barbara likes working for PTG because of the hard working, honest, and personable people. Bonus fact: She raced go-karts, midgets, and sprint cars competitively as a youth and currently ownes and rides a Harley.

Sandy Roady • Member Services & Convention Coordinator  sandy@ptg.org
Sandy is the annual convention coordinator and also manages membership records. She is experienced in association management, publications, sales, customer service, database management, and desktop publishing. Sandy first joined PTG in 1987. Sandy likes working for PTG because of the friendships she has made and the family feeling of the organization. Bonus facts: She also goes by "Sam" - a family nickname.

Kathy Maxwell • Education & Project Development  kathy@ptg.org
Kathy works with membership recruitment, chapter support, continuing education and leadership development. She also manages merchandise sales and new product development. Originally trained as an educator, Kathy has more than 20 years experience in nonprofit management, continuing education programs, certification, and educational marketing. She joined PTG in 2000. Bonus fact: She is a piano player and church musician.

Jason Hensley • Accounting & Employee Benefits  jason@ptg.org
Jason manages PTG financial records, billing, and payables, along with monitoring revenue and expenditures. He helps members with questions regarding invoices, dues payments, expense reports, merchandise, etc. Jason has a masters degree in accounting with experience in health care and hotel/restaurant management. He joined PTG in 2002. Jason likes working for PTG because he has the flexibility to help in other member service areas.

Shawn Bruce • Sales & Marketing  shawn@ptg.org
Shawn works with advertisers in placing and designing ads in the Piano Technicians Journal and other PTG publications. He also sets up external advertising and promotional efforts for PTG and is responsible for the annual convention trade show and PTG booth at NAMM. Shawn is a former newspaper reporter/editor and public relations specialist. Shawn joined PTG in 2001.Shawn enjoys being a part of the musical world through his PTG contacts and likes working with the PTG Home Office staff. Bonus fact: He plays several musical instruments and is part of a bluegrass band.

Kim McDuffie • Creative Director  kim@ptg.org
Kim produces the monthly PT Journal and other advertising/promotional materials. She has over 20 years of marketing and graphic design experience. Bonus fact: She has two English bulldogs, Zoey and Ziggy.

Sara Smith • Executive Assistant  sara@ptg.org
Sara is often the first voice you hear when you call the PTG office. She works with the PTG Board of Directors as their staff support, is responsible for fulfilling PTG Store orders, gives technician referrals, provides information to prospective members, and handles a wide variety of member requests. She also helps with many special projects. Bonus fact: Outside of work hours, Sara operates a growing craft business and enjoys playing with her rambunctious dog Mia.

Clinton Sears • Digital Development & Special Projects  clint@ptg.org

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