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Kyler has been involved with dirt track racing since 2001. He has worn many hats while being involved at local Kansas tracks, including Jetmore Motorplex and Rush County Speedway. Most recently, Kyler is the track promoter at the famed WaKeeney Speedway and Dodge City Raceway Park. After serving as the voice of the United Rebel Sprint Series for 12 years, Kyler now enjoys watching his son race outlaw karts. With his love of the sport, Kyler is honored to serve the Steve King Foundation and is very thankful for what the foundation does for drivers and their respective families.
Growing up in central Pennsylvania, Bobbi spent her life at the track around 410 sprint cars. At age 18, she went on the road with the dirt racing community, including 10+ winters traveling to Australia. Recently, Bobbi has cut back her time on the road to raise her young son, Jaxx Johnson, who races motocross, in Rocky Mount, Mo.
She first met Steve and the King family while visiting tracks across the country and is grateful to have crossed paths with this racing and farming family. Bobbi has seen firsthand the impact the foundation makes in the lives of the racing community including her own — Bobbi has lost two loved ones behind the wheel of a sprint car.
Tammy has been friends with the King family since the 1990s when she met Steve and his sister Danette in college. Danette and Tammy have remained friends and Tammy has been active with the foundation since its inception.
Tammy earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting from Kansas State University and has also worked in real estate and hotel management accounting. She has more than 20 years of accounting experience with multimillion-dollar clients and small nonprofits, both domestically and internationally. As the owner of Cyber Financial Solutions, Tammy manages entire accounting departments, trains accounting personnel and installs specialized software packages. She also volunteers with nonprofits like the Steve King Foundation in her free time.
Naomi and her husband Danny raised their family on a farm in Southwest Kansas. She has spent most of her life nurturing others as a farmer, homemaker, mother to a race car driver and entrepreneur daughter. Naomi is also an active member of her church and has been involved with several community organizations through the years.
Naomi is often the first point of contact with those seeking assistance from the foundation and shares comfort through prayer and words of compassion for others who have suffered similar hardship and loss.
Tom has been involved with the racing industry since 1978, first building a race car for himself then for other racers. He has close ties to the NASCAR ARCA series and his local dirt track, Devil’s Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas. Tom enjoys the competition of racing and spending time at the track with his family and other local racers.
Tom owns five Smiley’s Racing Products retail stores that sell racing parts and tires throughout Texas and Oklahoma and also sponsored the King race team. Danny and Steve were good friends with Tom and for several years, they were a dealer for Smiley’s Racing Products and Hoosier Tire Southwest.
After Steve’s accident, Tom kept Steve’s legacy alive, hosting the Steve King Foundation Golf Tournament for 12 years. The tournament raised funds to help numerous racers and their families through the foundation.
Stephanie has raced sprint cars and been involved with the motorsports industry her entire life. Her love for dirt track racing began as she watched her father race weekly at local dirt tracks around Tulsa, Oklahoma.
After graduating from Oklahoma State University, Stephanie’s passion for the motorsports industry led her to work as a marketing executive for the World Racing Group in North Carolina. Her strong drive to serve others steered Stephanie into financial services with Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, where she is now a financial advisor working with clients in all 50 U.S. states. Stephanie proudly serves as a board member of the Steve King Foundation where she enjoys volunteering at events, visiting families within the dirt track community who need the foundation’s help and promoting how the Steve King Foundation can support anyone in need.