About us

Our Team

Mike Maurini

Owner / President
Race Tech Development Group is owned and operated by long-time motorsports entrepreneur and enthusiast Mike Maurini. Born with a passion for motorsports, Maurini has been involved in the industry since 1990 as a driver, team manager, national level tuner and business owner. Developing a strong relationship with many industry leaders, Mike and his foray of motorsports related companies are well respected throughout the world of motorsports.

Through his business-to-business contacts, Maurini has expanded his Race Tech Development Group to include media and promotional services across a variety of different industries. As a graduate of the Business Administrative Marketing program at the Durham College – University of Ontario and with over 15 years experiences, Maurini has evolved RTD Media with the changing times focusing more on the digital marketing arena.

Elena Maurini

Executive Assistant
Meeting her eventual husband in 2014, Elena Maurini was born and raised in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, right around the corner from the famed Road America. With a degree in dance and new media technology, Elena has taken on the website maintenance and graphic design side of RTD Media and is also a major player in PR production and editing.

With an eye for design and a perfectionist in her work, Elena allows her ideas to come to fruition as her skills take over behind the keyboard. As a mother of two, Elena balances a business and family lifestyle while putting an astounding effort into her work and involvement in a growing marketing, promotional and public relations business.

Jody Sturtz

Director of Client Services / Executive Assistant
As a born-and-raised Indianapolis native, Jody Sturtz grew up with a passion for motorsports and spent her summers traveling with her dad to as many races as possible. Beginning in high school, she made it a goal to turn her passion into a career. Joining the team in 2019, Jody started as a part-time employee while studying Public Relations & Journalism at Indiana State University. Upon finishing her studies, she transitioned into a full-time role at RTD Media and Management as the Director of Client Services and Media Assistant. Since then, she has spent her time traveling to countless races with different series, teams, and drivers assisting in trackside services, media, public relations, graphic design, trackside efforts, business-to-business programs and social media.

Jeff Walrich

Director Of Digital Media & Promotions
Jeff Walrich is a motorsport and automotive photographer/videographer based in Alexandria, VA. Walrich’s photography career began years ago while shooting action sports and has moved him to the thrilling motorsports side. He has always had the creative bug since the days of high school honing his craft with design. Finding his creative roots in both automotive and videography, he often travels to some of the iconic racetracks in the United States to shoot. Progressing from motorsports photography, Walrich has taken over the lead role of the graphic designer within RTD Media and Management. Producing graphics, marketing decks, promotional kits, and more, Jeff’s creative side ideas to reality.
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