Will Waller - CEO
Phone: (719) 266-4082 ext. 105
Residence: Hudson, Ohio
Waller, 45, has 20 years of business experience having worked in 3 Fortune 150 organizations as a Human Resource Executive. During his career, he has been tasked to lead large scale change initiatives, while supporting senior leaders in their efforts to improve organizational culture and performance. Additionally, he has been a member of the NWBA for 25 years with proven success on the court and in the community. Waller has served on the Board of Directors of the NWBA since 2016 and has been actively engaged in leading the NWBA during the vacancy of the Executive Director since October of 2018. Waller lives in Hudson, Ohio with his wife and 3 children.
Brandon McBeain - Director of Membership Services and Programs
Phone: (719) 266-4082 ext. 108
Residence: Colorado Springs, Colorado
Brandon McBeain joined the National Office staff as the Director, Membership Services and Programs, in 2016. McBeain has spent time working for minor league sports teams, various sporing events, and sports marketing firms. McBeain, originally from Minnesota, found his passion for Paralympic sport working for the Organizing Committee at the 2010 Vancouver Olympic & Paralympic Games. McBeain served as the Treasurer and Secretary of the NWBA Junior Division for four years starting in 2012. From 2011-2013 McBeain work for Courage Center administering all aspects of programming for seven wheelchair basketball teams; three wheelchair softball teams; and supervised numerous adaptive sports program camps, events, and tournaments. McBeain has a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communications: Public Relations and Masters of Education in Sport Management.
Tina Cain- Business Compliance Manager
Phone: +1 (317) 331-8767
Residence: Colorado Springs, Colorado
Tina joined the NWBA National Office team in April of this year as the Business and Compliance Manager. In this role, she oversees athlete safety initiatives and compliance, including background checks and SafeSport training and education. She also manages governance policies and assists with USOPC reporting and audit compliance.
Tina formally served as the U.S. Paralympics Associate Director of Paralympic Track and Field National Teams. In this role she was responsible for managing the administrative operations of the program as well as travel and logistics for camps and competitions. Tina also directed U.S. Paralympics annually hosted events which include the World Para Athletics Grand Prix and the National Championships. In addition, Tina served as the Track and Field Team Leader for multiple Paralympic Games, World Championships, and Parapan American Games Teams.
Prior to joining the USOPC, Tina worked at USA Track & Field (USATF). While at USATF, she was the High Performance Programs Coordinator responsible for planning the Junior Outdoor National Championships, managing the Coaching Education program and organizing Junior National Teams. Tina also served as a liaison to the High Performance Committee and assisted volunteers with logistics of the developmental camps and competitions.
Tina graduated from Indiana State University in May 2000 with a Bachelors of Science degree in Sport Management emphasizing in Management and a minor in Business Administration.
Rebekah Markovitz - Communications and Marketing Specialist
Phone: (719) 266-4082 ext. 101
Residence: Denver, Colorado
Rebekah Markovitz joined the National Office staff as the Communications and Marketing Specialist in 2021. Markovitz has spent time working in various sports as a former on-air sports reporter for WOUB Public Media. Markovitz, originally from Maryland, found her passion for Paralympic sport while interning for the NWBA as a Communications Intern in 2019. Markovitz has a Bachelors in Journalism News and Information and a minor in Sports Administration and Management from Ohio University.