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About Us – HAWI Management

Hawi Keflezighi

Founder & President

Hawi Keflezighi is credited with masterminding one of the most successful careers in the history of professional running, that of his older brother and marathon legend Meb Keflezighi.  Over the last decade, Hawi has built a track record of innovative and highly lucrative business opportunities for Meb, including partnerships with over 20 sponsors, a New York Times best-selling book, a feature-length documentary, ownership in multiple business enterprises and an unprecedented retirement celebration at the 2017 New York City Marathon.

Hawi’s reputation for bringing new ideas and fresh perspective to the sport attracted other like-minded athletes, leading to organic growth of the agency.  Today the agency represents a group of over 15 decorated athletes who compete in a variety of track & field disciplines.

Hawi is a board member of the Track & Field Athletes Association and speaks annually at the RunPro Conference hosted by the Road Runner’s Club of America.

UCLA (B.S. Communication Studies)
UCLA School of Law (J.D.)

John Hricay

Directory of Operations

John joined HAWI Management following a decade in banking and finance at JP Morgan Chase. He is responsible for documenting the financial activities of all HAWI Management clients as well as administrating contract records and sponsor accounts.  In addition, John serves as an in-house travel agent for HAWI Management clients, booking travel and overseeing competition entries.

John’s former position as the Track & Field Co-Chair of the New York Athletic Club, one of the nation’s most prestigious athletic institutions, gave him experience working with world-class Track & Field athletes.

John is an Associate Faculty member of the Columbia University Sports Management program.

University of Maryland (B.S. Finance)
University of Notre Dame (Masters of Business Administration)
Columbia University (Masters in Sports Management)

Liam Fayle

Director of Creative Marketing

Liam found the sport of running at age 12 and was a high school freshman when he watched Meb Keflezighi win a Silver Medal at the 2004 Olympic Games.

Years later, after beginning his career working on multimillion dollar transactions in commercial equipment leasing, Liam pointed his skills in the direction of his true passion. He set out for Los Angeles and created a lecture series for runners called ProRunnerTalk.  The series spanned 8 states and featured some of track & field’s most decorated stars.

Through diligent networking, Liam built relationships with many of the top agents in track & field and was honored with an invitation to join the HAWI Management team in 2016.

Liam is charged with identifying and developing new business opportunities for HAWI Management clients. He monitors companies in the apparel, fitness, wearable technology and sports nutrition industries and structures partnerships with them.
State University of New York College at Brockport (B.S. Communication Studies)