• Prior to joining Kauffman Fellows, Maryann was the Director of Events and Programming at Capital Factory. She led a dynamic team across Texas, championing the local Texas entrepreneur ecosystem through programming, events and partnerships. She produced multiple VC events, summits and 100K challenges. She is a native Texan who spent her formative years in NYC pursuing theater. She brings to the Kauffman Fellows team experience in events, project management, strategy, account management and marketing.


    At Kauffman Fellows, Maryann will assist in the two year experience. She has a multidisciplinary background and has been referred to as a “jack of all trades.” She enjoys problem solving, creating experiences for people, and building connections within the community. 


    Maryann currently lives in Austin, Texas with her husband, toddler, and their dog. In her spare time she enjoys performing improv comedy and organizing backyard parties. 


Maryann Alspaugh
Interim Program Director