The Fuel Team

Fuel User Group is supported by a team of professionals whose #1 goal is delivering an amazing user experience for the entire Fuel community. Here’s a little bit about them.

Fuel Operations:

Josh Berman

Josh Berman, Executive Director

  • Favorite social media platform? 1. A bar stool. 2. Telephone. 3. LinkedIn.
  • Guilty pleasure food? Anything with peanut butter.
  • Piece of technology you can't live without? Is Keurig® a piece of technology? If so, Keurig.
Stacey Freeh

Stacey Zerante, Operations Manager

  • Favorite city you have visited? Lake Wanaka on the South Island of New Zealand. 
  • Star Wars or Star Trek? Star what?
  • Guilty pleasure food? Pizza, but I don't feel guilty about it.

Kathy Sullivan, Chapters Coordinator

  • Piece of technology you can't live without? Headphones to drown out my kids :) 
  • Star Wars or Star Trek? Starbucks.
  • Appetizers or desserts? Appetizers: The more cheese, the better.
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Alex Johnson, Chapters and Membership Senior Associate

  • Guilty pleasure food? ALL of the French fries. 
  • Coffee or tea? Coffee, in IV form, please!
  • Appetizers or desserts? Both, and skip the entrée.

Conor Burton, Membership Associate

  • Favorite holiday? Halloween.
  • Coffee or tea? Coffee.
  • Star Wars or Star Trek? Star Wars!

Fuel Communications:


Beth Schmidt, Senior Manager

  • Morning person or night owl? Night owl.
  • Coffee or tea? Both.
  • Favorite city you've visited? Santa Barbara.

Sammy Vercellino, Communications Coordinator

  • Morning person or night owl? 5 a.m. wake-ups are my jam.
  • Piece of technology you can't live without? My phone. Sorry, I'm a millennial. 
  • Favorite city you have visited? Huatulco, Mexico is where your dreams come true.

Audrey Sova, Communications Coordinator

  • Morning person or night owl? Both! Though I struggle with the middle of the afternoon.
  • Favorite city you have visited? Granada, Spain, has stolen my heart. 
  • Piece of technology you can't live without? Does my Spotify Premium account count?

Kristin Fields, Content Coordinator 

  • Coffee or tea? Coffee, every morning without fail. 
  • Favorite city you've visited? Seattle - there are so many beautiful areas around the city to explore.
  • Star Wars or Star Trek? Star Wars - the opening theme gives me goosebumps every time. 

Fuel Education:

Alexis Bauer Kolak

Alexis Bauer Kolak, Education Manager

  • Morning person or night owl? Forced morning person.
  • Favorite ice cream flavor? Mint chocolate chip.
  • Favorite social media platform? Instagram. Where else can you express yourself so creatively, find inspiration, and be friends with the Rock?

Fuel Events:

Murphy Goodworth

Murphy McGarrity, Events Director

  • Favorite social media platform? Right now, Instagram.
  • Favorite ice cream flavor? It depends, but I normally default to chocolate chip cookie dough or cookies and cream.
  • Appetizers or desserts? Always desserts and they always need to have some form of chocolate included.

Carolyn Kline, Sponsorship Coordinator

  • Favorite ice cream flavor? Mint chocolate chip. 
  • Coffee or tea? Coffee.
  • Piece of technology you can't live without? My cell phone.

Partner Engagement:

Jim Conlon

Jim Conlon, Director of Partner Engagement

  • Favorite city you have visited? New Orleans.
  • Favorite holiday? Saturdays.
  • Coffee or tea? Diet Coke®.