A

Mike Abecassis
CEO
GameTime
Kyle Allison
Owner
Altitude 1291
Renee Ambos
Director of Sales
Fun Spot America
Emily Anderson
Owner
Quassy Amusement Park
Eric Anderson
President
Quassy Amusement Park
Todd Andrus
Director of Marketing and Sales
Island H20 Water Park
Tracy Arie
Director Business Relations
Fun Spot of Florida, Inc.
John Arie Jr.
Owner & Chief Executive Officer
Fun Spot America Theme Parks
Felipe Arteaga
Corporate Project Manager
Happyland
Robert Arvidsson
Head of Commercial / CCO
Liseberg
Eva Au Yeung
Events & Entertainment Director
Ocean Park, Hong Kong
Jason Avant
President/CEO
Launch Trampoline Park

B

Andy Babb
Chief Games Officer
Super League Gaming
Rudie Baldwin
Founding Partner
Amaro | Baldwin LLP
Chris Ball
Sr. Vice President of Sales and Marketing,
Vector Corrosion Services
Tracy Bareno
Director, Retail Operations
San Diego Zoo, Safari Park
Heather Barnes, M.A.
Director of Aquatic Presentations
Shedd Aquarium
Evan Barnett
President
Typhoon Texas
Evan Barniskis
Associate Vice President for The Aquarium
Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium
Julie Baross
Director of Marketing
Gatorland
Michael Baumann
General Manager
The Funplex
Erik Beard, ICAE
Managing Member and General Counsel
International Ride Training LLC
Denise Beckson, ICAE
Vice President, Human Resources and Government Relations
Morey’s Piers & Beachfront Water Parks
Lanne C. Bennett
Senior Vice President
Samuels & Company, Inc.
Matthew Bennett, CPP
Complex Director, Safety & Security
Hersheypark Entertainment Complex
Sam Bercik
Mechanical Engineer & Young Professional Membership Coordinator
AIMS International
Sheryl Bindelglass
CEO
Sheryl Golf
Joshua Blaylock, ICAP
Senior Manager, Exhibits and Projects
Georgia Aquarium
Barbara Bouza
President – Business Management, Design & Development
Walt Disney Imagineering
Sarah Brenkert
Principal Evaluator
Seattle Aquarium
Mary Jane Brewer
Executive Director
AIMS International
David Bromilow, ICAE
Global Director Parks and Attractions
Mobaro
Jenefer Brown
Executive Vice President and Head of Lionsgate Global Live, Interactive and Location-Based Entertainment
Lionsgate Ent.
Tamera Brown
Executive Director
St. Louis Aquarium
Michael Browning
CEO
Urban Air Adventure Parks
Dr. Katie Bruno
Founding Partner
WDD We Do Digital
Christine Buhr, ICAE
Owner
Shakers Family Fun Center
Norman Burns
President & CEO
Conner Prairie
William Bussone
Managing Engineer
CBE Consultants, Inc.
Abby Bysshe
Vice President of Experiences and Business Development
The Franklin Institute
Bridgette Bywater
Vice President & General Manager, King's Dominion
Cedar Fair Entertainment Company

C

Joe Camarota
COO
Alpha-Omega Amusements
Meaghan Campbell
Director of Human Resources
Whiting's Foods
Norman Campbell
Regional Operating Manager
Dave and Buster’s
Bernie Campbell, ICAE
MA Regional VP Sales
Whirley DrinkWorks
Tim Canada
VP and Product Owner
NetServ and Tatvam
Amy Cannon
Director of Creative Content
RWS Entertainment Group
Steve Carey
Director of Sales
Silverwood Theme Park
Jordan Carter
Director of Marketing and Entertainment
Silverwood Theme Park
Paul Cavanaugh
Partner
Daly Cavanaugh LLP
Bob Chalker
Chief Executive Officer
AMPP (Association for Materials Protection and Performance)
Catie Christner
Corporate Risk and Aquatics Manager
Great Wolf Resorts, Inc.
Amber Christopher
COO
Denver Zoo
Geoff Chutter
CEO & President
WhiteWater West Industries Ltd.
Gina Claassen, ICAE
Corporate Safety Director
Herschend Family Entertainment
Amanda Clay
VP, Operations
Meow Wolf
Brandon Cole
General Manager
The Clubhouse
Frank Cornelissen
Chief Commercial Officer
Floriade Almere 2022 B.V.
Jessica Correa
CMO
Urban Air Adventure Parks
Thierry Coup
Senior VP and Chief Creative Officer
Universal Creative
Matthew Cross, ICAE
Founding Partner & CEO
OE Experiences

D

Donny Dalton
Games & Retail Implementation Coordinator
Canobie Lake Park
David Daly
Managing Partner
Daly Cavanaugh LLP
Josh D'Amaro
Chairman
Disney Parks, Experiences and Products
Daniel Dambros, ICAP
Operations Director
Kentucky Kingdom and Hurricane Bay
Anna Danau, ICAE
Director of Asia-Pacific Operations
International Ride Training
Amber Davis
New Media and Digital Publicist
Dollywood
Stephen Davis
VP, Pricing and Revenue Services
Integrated Insight, Inc.
George Deines
Studio Director
Counsilman-Hunsaker
Steve DelVecchio
Director of Underwriting
McGowan Allied Specialty Insurance
Alissa DeMeglio
Manager, Certification Programs
Mike Denninger
Executive Vice President Attractions & Capital Development
SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment
Nicholas DiMatteo, ICAE
Director of Amusement Strategy
Dave & Buster's
Danny Donhauser
Owner & Chief Executive Officer
ZDT's Amusement Park
Sarah Donhauser
Co-Owner
ZDT's Amusement Park
Jessica Doty
VP of Operations
Andy B's Bowling & Entertainment
Ted Dougherty
Special Event Writer, Producer and Director
Hollow Studios

E

Matthew Earnest
Principal
Entertainment + Culture Advisors (ECA)
Chris Edwards
Founder & CEO
THE THIRD FLOOR, Inc.
Robbie Eicher
Director, Music Creative Content
RWS Entertainment Group
Debbie Evans
Principal
Jeff Ellis & Associates, Inc.

F

Scott Fais
Managing Editor, Global Communications and Digital Content
IAAPA
Andy Fastman
Associate | Director, Destination Entertainment
Cuningham
Melissa Felder
Chief Revenue and Marketing Officer
California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco
Alexis Fiore
Senior Consultant
Integrated Insight
Winston Fisher
CEO
AREA15
Jamie Flaherty, ICAE
Senior Manager, Business Solutions
Gateway Ticketing Systems, Inc.
Fabiana Fonseca
Game Master
Mindtrap Escape Rooms.
Billy Forney III
CEO
Palace Social
Jason Freeman
VP of Public Safety
Six Flags Corporate
Linda Freeman
Amusement Industry Manager
Rockwell Automation
Lenny Freund
Owner
Freund Family Foods

G

Mr Philipp Geering
CEO/Founder
Geering Engineering
Ray Giang
Vice President, Planning & Advisory Services
MR-ProFun
Adrea Gibbs, ICAE
Sr. Director Operations, Core Services
Meow Wolf
Dennis Gilbert
President
JAK Leisure Company
Gaylee Gillim
General Counsel
Kentucky Kingdom and Hurricane Bay
Rob Gordon, ICAP
Food and Beverage Director
Hershey Entertainment
David Gray
HR Director
Lagoon Amusement Park
Ryan Green
Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
Southwest Airlines
Josh Greenberg
Director of Social Media
SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment
D. Terry Greenfield
Senior Vice-President & Principal Consultant
CONSULEX
Joshua Greer
Attorney
Moyes Sellers & Hendricks Ltd.
Tina Griffith, ICAE
Director Food Services
Traders Village
DeLisa Guerrier
CEO & Founder
Storyville Gardens Theme Park
Journey Gunderson
Executive Director
National Comedy Center

H

Greg Hale, ICAE
Vice President – Chief Safety Officer, Worldwide Safety & Health and Engineering
Disney Parks, Experiences and Products
Frank Hamedl, ICAP
Manager on Duty
Fun Spot America Theme Parks
Nancy Hamlin
Senior Vice President, In-Park Resale
Cedar Fair Entertainment Company
Jim Hanchett
Managing Partner
WDD We Do Digital
Rachel Harper
Assistant General Manager
Castle Fun Park
Jeremy Hauwelaert
Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Jungle Island
Danielle Heffernan
Manager, Cooperative Learning Partnerships
Cedar Point
Matt Heller, ICAE
Founder
Performance Optimist Consulting
Doug Hemphill
Director of Culinary Services
Six Flags Entertainment
Jerry Henry
Chief Executive Officer
H2R Market Research
Craig Herman
VP, Global Brand Experiences, & Publishing
Peanuts Worldwide LLC
Philip Hettema
President and Creative Director
The Hettema Group (THG)
Michelle Hicks
Co-Owner and Executive Producer
Firefly Creations Ltd
DJ Hill
Chief Executive Officer
Peninsula Hospitality
Ed Hodgdon
Secretary
New England Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions (NEAAPA)
Jackie Hoegger
Owner / Account Manager
Hoegger Communications
Lori A. Hoffner
Professional Speaker, Trainer and Consultant
Supporting CommUnity, Inc.
Amy Hollaman
Senior General Manager
13th Floor Entertainment Group
Mike Holtzman
CEO/President
Profitable Food Facilities Worldwide
Sherry Howell
Brand Engagement Director
CenterEdge Software
Jeremy Hoyum
Senior VP Park Performance
Urban Air Adventure Parks
Linda Hung
Vice President
FORREC Ltd

I

Emily Insalaco
General Curator
Denver Zoo

J

Chris Jaskiewicz
President and CEO
ICON Park
Ryan Jeffery, M.A., ICAE
Director, Guest Experience
Saint Louis Zoo
Jeff Jensen
Executive Vice President
ITEC Entertainment
Christina Jones
Manager, Learning & Development
Dave and Buster's
Bepin Jose
President, Americas
Semnox Solutions Private Limited
Randy Josselyn, ICAE
Principal – Wildlife and Conservation
Gateway Ticketing Systems, Inc.

K

Vince Kadlubek
Founder and Director
Meow Wolf
Mr Gregg Katano
SVP, U.S. Operations
Hologate
Brooke Kearney
Chief Mission Officer
Morgan's Wonderland
Chris Kenney, ICAE
General Manager
Traders Village
Adi Knishinsky
Managing Partner
Arizona Boardwalk
Brian Knoebel
Co-Owner & Manager
Knoebels Amusement Resort
Leah Koch
Director of Communications
Holiday World & Splashin' Safari
Mark Kohl
Portfolio Executive
Walt Disney Imagineering
Lindsay Kosanovich
Santa’s Village Azoosment and Water Park
Sales Manager
Danielle Kramer
VP Global Entertainment, Production & Operations
RWS Entertainment Group

L

Jerry Landers
Director
Jerry A. Landers, Jr. Attorney at Law
Pamela Landwirth
President and CEO
Give Kids The World
Clodagh Lane
Attorney
Daly Cavanaugh LLP
Jennifer Lemmer Posey
Tibbals Curator of Circus
John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art
Michael Libby
Founder & CEO
Worldbuildr
Mr Joshua Liebman, ICAE
Guest Experience Evangelist
ROLLER
Charlene Livesy
Event Director
Wild Island Adventure Park
Jessica Lizardo
General Manager
Morgan's Wonderland
Diane Lochner
Vice President
PGAV Destinations
Mark Locker
CEO
Attractions.io
Ms Sabrina Lockhart
Executive Director
CAPA
Amy Lowenstein
VP, Human Resources
Unleashed Brands
Mr Hugo Loyola
Corporate Process Manager
Fantasilandia Amusement Park

M

Eddie Maalouf
Founder
Bookoo Bookings
Niyia Mack
Creative Producer
Meow Wolf
Kenneth Maguire
Director of Guest Experience Operations
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Todd Maunsell
Vice President
Cinergy Entertainment
Jim Mayall
Director of Games and Merchandise
DelGrosso's Amusement Park, Inc.
Howard McAuliffe
Vice President
Pinnacle Entertainment Group, LLC
Maggie McCartney
Director of Marketing & Branding
Scene75 Entertainment Center
Kate McConnell
Executive Creative Director
Cityneon
Shawn McCoy
Vice President
JRA
Shaun McKeogh, ICAE
Founder and President
Attractions Academy
David McKillips
CEO
Chuck E. Cheese Entertainment
Richard McVay
Chief Fun Officer
Dart'em Up
Jerry Merola
Managing Partner
Amusement Entertainment Management, LLC
Monica Miklas
Co-Founder
Capital W
Matt Mills
Project Manager
Consulex Corrosion Professionals
Dr. Ady Milman
Professor
UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management
Steven Minard
President
AMS
Robert Minnick
President
RFM Consultants, LLC
Meghan Mirsch
Assistant Manager
Comcast NBCUniversal
RJ Mohindra
Principal
FEC Real Estate
Stephanie Morehead
Project Manager
Disney Parks Live Entertainment
Stan Morrell
Vice President – Entertainment & Special Events
Herschend Family Entertainment

N

Eugene Naughton
President
The Dollywood Company
Dameon Nelson
Senior Director of Corporate Operations
Six Flags Entertainment
Ruby Newell-Legner
Guest Experience Expert
7 Star Service
Cassidy Newman
Regional Marketing Lead of the Middle East
WhiteWater
Geoff Norton
Attorney
Norton & Melnik, APC
Lloyd Notley
CMO
Escapology
Clint Novak
General Manager
Fun Land of Fredericksburg
David Novstrup, ICAE
Co-Owner/General Manager
Allevity Entertainment & Wylie Thunder Road

O

Madison O'Bagy
Director of Marketing and Group Sales
Lagoon Amusement Park
Jessi O'Daniel, ICAP
VP of Guest Experience
Kentucky Kingdom and Hurricane Bay
Megan O'Malley
Guest Experience Manager
Walt Disney Parks & Resorts
Eric O'Rourke
Senior Director - Theme Parks
FORREC
Christopher Ozimek
Director of Marketing
Six Flags Fiesta Texas & Hurricane Harbor Splashtown

P

Sohret Pakis
Director of Marketing & Communications
Polin Waterparks
Jennifer Paul
Production, Events, and Box Office Manager
Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts
Dan Picard
Owner + Creative Director
MDSX
Myron Pincomb
Board Chairman
IBCCES
R. Lee Pitts
Chairman - CEO
Coney Park
Andrew Porter
Co-Owner and Creative Director
Firefly Creations Ltd
Darin Porter
Professional Services Manager
FMX
Dr. Sian Proctor
Geoscientist, Explorer, Space Artist, and Astronaut
Ryan Protasi
Operations Manager
Morey's Piers
Loyal Pyczynski
Show Systems Studio Executive
Walt Disney Imagineering

R

Mr. Gerald Rakestraw
Senior Vice President of Safety
Herschend Family Entertainment
Phil Raybourn
Creative Principal
Raybourn Creative
Evan Reece
CEO
Catalate Commerce
Paige Reiter
Innovation Engineer
Reiter Rides, LLC
Jen Rice
General Manager
WhoaZone
Todd Richins
Executive Creative Producer
Meow Wolf
Trish Ritchie
Regional Operations Director
Dave and Buster's
Bob Rogers
Founder & Chief Creative Officer
BRC Imagination Arts
Monai Rooney
Executive Director
Big Break Foundation
Kevin Russell
Corporate Engineer
Herschend Family Entertainment

S

Cookie Safar
Games Department Manager
Oaks Amusement Park
Hank Salemi
Park President
Six Flags Great America & Hurricane Harbor
Stephanie Sampson
Public Relations Manager
Silverwood Theme Park
Melvin Sandell
Senior Consultant, Leisure
Finch Consulting
Mr. Tony Sanders
Operations and Sales Manager
Alabama Adventure and Splash Adventure
Kent Sanders MBA, SCLA, ARM
Executive VP, Claims & Risk Management
Haas & Wilkerson Insurance
David Sandstrom
Vice President International Sales
Bob's Space Racers
David Sangree
President
Hotel & Leisure Advisors
Melyssia Santiago
VP of Sales
CO2Meter
Tom Schaefer
Technical Sales Director
Clear Comfort
Lisa J. Schanley
Director of Business Development, Entertainment
HYPERVSN
Howard Schwartz
Sr. Director Marketing and Sales
Kennedy Space Center
Michael Schwitek
General Manager
Alabama Adventure
Nicholas C. Scott
President & Owner
Scott Enterprises
Sondra Shannon
CEO
Gatemaster Technology
Tim Sharp
Senior Vice President of Operations
Urban Air Adventure Parks
Cynthia Sharpe
Principal, Cultural Attractions & Research
Thinkwell Group
Christopher Smith
Corporate Director of Food and Beverage
Herschend Family Entertainment
Dane Smith
Vice President
THE THIRD FLOOR, INC.
Doug Smith
Global Head of Sales
WhiteWater
Shawn Smith
Co-Founder/Chief Platform Officer
Harena Data
Mary Southwick
Director of Training
TrainerTainment L.L.C.
Sushant Srikrish
Chief Technology Officer
Fire Loop VR
Elaine St. George
Director - Global Retail Experience
The Hershey Company
Ryan Stana
Founder and CEO
RWS Entertainment Group
Beth Standlee
Founder & CEO
TrainerTainment L.L.C.
Joe Stefanyak
Senior Client Director
Jeff Ellis & Associates, Inc.
George Stein
Senior Account Exec
Merchant Advocate, LLC
Mark Stepanian
President and Chief Experience Officer
CAVU Designwerks
Keith Stephenson
Director, Public Affairs
IAAPA
Ben Story
CEO
Avius
Chanel Summers
Vice President, Creative Development
VRstudios, Inc.
Mandy Sybrandy, ICAE
Vice President of Attractions
SkyWheel

T

Dr. Asli Tasci
Associate Professor
UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management
Chuck Taylor
VP of Entertainment and Innovation
Main Event
Nick Taylor
Principal Designer
Masterminds Studios
Drew Tewksbury
Director of Sales and Marketing
McGowan Allied Specialty Insurance
Brandon Thom
Vice President, Adventure Island
SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment
Brad Thomas
President
Silver Dollar City Attractions
Jay Thomas
President and CEO
Urban Air Adventure Parks
Ben Thompson
Chief Strategy Officer
Storyland Studios
Ryan Tinnea
Principal
Tinnea & Associates
Kym Tormey
Director of Strategic Operations
AXA XL
Scott Trowbridge
Portfolio Creative Executive
Walt Disney Imagineering

V

Mario Valadez
Managing Partner/Owner
Conroe's Incredible Pizza Company
Peter van Bilsen
Executive V.P. Sales & Marketing
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.
Joe Van Dam
Principle Systems Engineer
Walt Disney Company
Jessica Van Dyke
VP Partnership Development
Event Network
Ynzo van Zanten
Choco Evangelist
Tony's Chocolonely
Mr Andreas Veilstrup Andersen, ICAE
CEO and President
Liseberg

W

Dana Ware
Creative Director
Dark Slope
Guy Weaver
Channel Vice President, Regional Accounts
Serv-Safe
Shawn Welch
Founder
Shawn Welch Company
Angela Westerfield
Integrated Marketing Leader
Mike Westmoreland
Director of Park Operations Development, Optimization, and Standardization
Walt Disney World
Jeff Whiting, ICAE
VP of Operations
Whiting's Foods
Ken Whiting, ICAE
President
Whiting's Foods
Mr Charlie Wickham
Creator and Commissioner, The Ride Engineering Competition
Iowa State University
Doug Wilkerson
Principal
Dynamic Designs
Ralph Willis
Managing Partner
EFA Partners
Philip Wilson, ICAE
Vice President
Extreme Engineering
Dr. Kathryn Woodcock
Professor
Ryerson University
Dr. Michael Wrinch
President & Owner
Hedgehog Technologies, Inc.

Z

Barry Zelickson
Owner
Zcor Entertainment Partners
Amanda Zielkowski
Asst. Director Engineering & Safety
Universal Creative
Richard Zimmerman
President & Chief Executive Officer
Cedar Fair L.P.
Lary Zucker, Esq.
Co-Chair
Marshall Dennehey's Amusements, Sports and Recreation Litigation Practice Group
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