Active Events Manager

Jonathan Pauley

The East Coast Greenway’s first-ever active events manager, Jonathan Pauley brings 30-plus years of event management experience to the Alliance staff. Based out of the organization’s headquarters in Durham, N.C., he works to maximize the impact of East Coast Greenway active events, including the annual New York City-to-Philadelphia Greenway Ride.

From 2004-2020, Jonathan annually produced 45 endurance and multisport events as managing partner and chief development officer for Renegade Racing, a Southern California-based event production company. In this role he produced events for a wide variety of nonprofit organizations, including the American Heart Association and Challenged Athletes Foundation. 

A graduate of Cal State University, Long Beach, Jonathan also holds a master’s degree in sports and fitness management from the University of San Francisco, where he continues to serve as an adjunct professor in the sports management program. A veteran of the United States Marine Corps, he served aboard the USS Midway in forward operations. A 12-time Ironman and 40-time marathon finisher, Jonathan is a USA Triathlon-certified race director and coach.    

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