Board of Directors



Emily Reisinger


Emily Reisinger is a Physician Assistant in Cardiothoracic Surgery. She graduated from the University of San Diego with Bachelors in Accounting and a Masters in Accounting and Financial Management. After working at KPMG in New York City, she moved back to California to be near her father who had been diagnosed with Heart Failure. She then went on to Physician Assistant School at the University of California at Davis, School of Medicine. Challenge Failure affords her the ability to combine her career and passion to inspire others to lead healthy lifestyles.


Tina Brodston

Vice President

Tina Brodston has been employed by the Grupe Company as a Senior Sales Manager since 2001. She is married to Emil Brodston and they have a 14 year old daughter, Isabella. Tina has held key roles in Challenge Failure since its inception, most notably in sponsorships and social media marketing. In her free time she volunteers at church and her daughter’s school. She recently completed her first half marathon–the Nike half in San Francisco–and likes vacationing, camping and boating with her extended family.


Elizabeth Milbauer

Treasurer & Director of Veterans Affairs

Elizabeth Milbauer is a United States Navy Veteran and recently graduated from California State University, Sacramento with a B.S. in Accountancy. After 4 years in Aviation Administration with the US Navy, she went back to school to get her degree. She also received an Associate degree in Business Administration. She is a member of the Accounting Society and Golden Key Honour Society. Outside of school, she is an active member in the Veteran community and maintains an active lifestyle, completing her first half marathon in October 2015.

Steven Boriack

Director of Communications

Steven Boriack is a Publicity Manager at Random House in New York City. After graduating from Auburn University he moved to New York to pursue a career in publishing and found a passion for public relations, previously holding positions at Macmillan and HarperCollins. An active member in the community, Steven has been an integral part of various clubs and organizations as both an active member and officer.

Robin Boriack


Robin Boriack, along with her family, is the Founder of Challenge Failure. Her passion has been to spread awareness and raise research funds to combat Congestive Heart Failure. She is the widow of Marc Boriack and is dedicated to preserving his memory by helping others learn to live and thrive with heart disease. She is a mother and grandmother and hopes that her work with Challenge Failure will prevent others from suffering the loss of a loved one due to Heart Failure. She also volunteers regularly at her church and participates in multiple 5Ks, 10Ks, and half marathons.