Meet the TOC Staff

TOC's Staff Members

Bill Nader

President & CEO

Bill Nader joined TOC in October 2022 after a long stint as Executive Director of Racing for The Hong Kong Jockey Club. Bill oversees a number of items for TOC including horsemen and wagering agreements, legislative efforts, purses and race dates, and managing the TOC Board.

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Joe Hasson

Director of Research & Analytics

Joe is a long time racing industry executive. Currently, Joe’s roles including Southern California Stable & Vanning, California Thoroughbred Business League, Northern California Off-Track Wagering Inc and as the TOC’s research and data analyst.

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Wayne Atwell

Northern California Director of Operations

Wayne Atwell is a long-time thoroughbred owner and breeder following his father’s footsteps.  Wayne worked as a consultant for the TOC, supporting Northern California from 2006-2012 focusing on reporting, web administration, and owner support.

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Elsa Peron

Southern California Director of Operations & Member Services

Elsa works in the main TOC office at Santa Anita. She was first introduced to TOC, in 2013, as a part-time employee while she attended college. Part of Elsa’s role includes managing TOC’s website, its membership & email database, and assists with event planning & marketing.

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