A

Marian Adams
Senior Manager, Operational Safety & ADA Compliance
Universal Orlando Resort
Sharon Aguillen
President
TCB Productions
Doug Akers, ICAE
Sr. Director, Park Operations
Universal Beijing Resort
Catherine Algra
Finance Director
Betson
Omid Aminifard
Vice President
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk/Santa Cruz Seaside Co.
Ann Kristin Angelsen
Owner/CEO
Barnas Lekeland AS
Samantha Annis, ICAE
Chief Operating Officer
Santa's Village Azoosment Park
Luis Felipe Arteaga Cerda
Corporate Project Manager
Happyland
Robert Arvidsson
Head of Marketing
Liseberg
Chad Ayers
Founder
ProActive Response Group

B

Kevin Bachus
Senior Vice President, Entertainment and Games Strategy
Dave and Buster's
Heather Barnes, M.A.
Director of the Aquatic Presentations
Shedd Aquarium
Marika Barranco
Senior Manager of Guest Experience
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Cookie Bartolome
Head, Themed Experiences
ABS-CBN Corporation
Michael Baumann
Retail Operations Manager
Universal Studios Hollywood
Erik Beard
Managing Member and General Counsel
International Ride Training LLC
Chris Beatty
Portfolio Creative Executive
Walt Disney Imagineering
Brian Bell
Senior Vice President
Viant
Marcelo Beraldo Da Silva, ICAL
Executive Director
Parque da Monica, Brazil
Eric Bertch, ICAL
General Manager
Lost Island Waterpark
Sheryl Bindelglass
CEO
SherylGolf
Kevin Boutte
Facility Designer
Angela Bowman
Senior Leader of Marketing
SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment
Shanita Brackett
Director of Visitor and Guest Services
National Museum of African American History and Culture of the Smithsonian Institution
Mary Jane Brewer
Executive Director
AIMS International
Michael Bridgman
Cofounder
MajorMega
Corrine Brindley
Corporate VP, State Affairs
SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment
Todd Britton
President
Uptown Alley
Scott Brooks
Principal Architect-Design Assurance for Design & Engineering
Walt Disney World Resort
Michael Browning
CEO
Urban Air Adventure Parks
Jonas Buhl Gregersen
Senior Vice President, IT & Business Development
Tivoli Gardens
Christine Buhr
Owner
Shakers Family Fun Center
Maryellis Bunn
CEO & Founder
Museum of Ice Cream

C

Albert Cabuco, ICAE
V.P./Food & Beverage
Palace Entertainment
Andrea Caldwell
Manager, Community & Government Relations
San Diego Zoo Global
Chris Camp
President
Fun Fore All
Bernie Campbell, ICAE
MA Regional VP Sales
Whirley DrinkWorks
Patrick Cannarozzi
Senior Digital Strategist
Vladimir Jones
Valeria Canon
Administrative, Commercial and Human Resources Manager
Aquopolis
Terry Capener
Vice President/General Manager
Lagoon Corp.
Jordan Carter
Director of Marketing
Silverwood Theme Park
Jennifer Castro
Vice-President of Sales
Urban Air Adventure Parks
Paul Cavanaugh
Partner
Daly Cavanaugh LLP
Bob Chalker
Chief Executive Officer
NACE International
Mike Chamberlain
Director of Innovation, Guest Experience
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Derek Chapin
Visitor Services Manager
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium and Northwest Trek Wildlife Park
Jim Chapman
Sales
Elaut Group USA
Emmanuelle Charotte
VP of Business Development
ECA2
Geoff Chutter
CEO & President
WhiteWater West Industries Ltd.
Gina Claassen, ICAE
Corporate Safety Director
Herschend Family Entertainment
Parker Coddington
Owner
TOP FEC
Jessica Coleman
Consultant and Coach for Positive Workplace Cultures
JB Coleman, Culture Builders
Bob Cooney
Speaker, Writer, Mentor
Frank Cornelissen
Chief Marketing and Sales Officer
Floriade Expo 2022
Holly Michelle Costa
Dir, Technical Services
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Joe Couceiro
President/Chief Executive Officer
ZooTampa at Lowry Park
Gene Cramm
CEO/Founder
Amusements Worldwide, LLC
Meghan Curran
SVP Marketing, Guest Experience & Sales
Shedd Aquarium

D

John Daniels
Vice President
Daniels Wood Land, Inc.
Ron Daniels
President
Daniels Wood Land, Inc.
Hugh Darley
President/Executive Producer
IDEA, Inc.
Ashanti Davis
Exhibits Project Supervisor
Fleet Science Center
Bruce Davis
President
Bowling Business Builders International
Randy Davis
Senior Vice President, Safety and Advocacy
IAAPA
Matt Dawson
Vice President
FORREC
Juan de Lascurain
Chief Dreamer
Dream Big
Douglas DeLancey
PMO/PSS Section Chief
DHS Office for Bombing Prevention
Pam DeMarce
Owner
Wow! Zone Family Entertainment Center
Anisha Deshmane
Assistant Producer
Walt Disney Imagineering
Nicholas DiMatteo
Director of Amusement Strategy
Dave & Buster's
Mike Duchene
Regional Games and Attractions
Scene 75
Christine Duffy
President
Carnival Cruise Line
Tracy Durham
Regional Director of Marketing and Sales
Premier Parks

E

Staci Eakes
Assoc. Director of Operations - Entertainment
San Diego Zoo
Phil Edgell
President
Vantage
Joel Edwards
Fire Marshal
Reedy Creek Fire Department
Cindy Emerick Whitson
Senior Vice President of Business Development and Technology
Dynamic Attractions
Rick Erwin
Executive Director
St. Louis City Museum
Debbie Evans
Principal
Evans Marketing Partners

F

Melissa Felder
Chief Revenue and Marketing Officer
California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco
Laura Fernandez
Director, Travel + Tourism
Pandora
Charlie Fink
AR/VR Consultant, Columnist, Speaker and Author
Forbes
Fri Forjindam
Chief Development Officer
Mycotoo, Inc.
Massimiliano Freddi
CEO
Wonderwood
Linda Freeman
Amusement Industry Manager
Rockwell Automation
Lenny Freund
Owner
Freund Family Foods
Amy Fritz-Ocock, Ed.D, CCC-SLP
Autism Disorders Specialist
Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) at the University of Central Florida (UCF)

G

Nely Galán
Entrepreneur, Author
Philipp Geering
CEO
Geering Engineering
Michael Getlan
Director of Enthusiasm
Amusement Consultants Ltd.
Jerry Gilbert
Principal and Chief Marketing Officer
Event Network, Inc.
Christina Gilchrist
Technical Specialist, Parks Technology Infrastructure Systems
Universal Parks and Resorts
Gaylee Gillim
General Counsel
Kentucky Kingdom and Hurricane Bay
Ilya Girlya
CEO & Co-President
Diggerland USA
Aaron Glade
Director, Entertainment Operations
Studio City Macau
Franceen Gonzales
Executive Vice President, Business Development
WhiteWater West Industries, Ltd.
Brian Gottlob
Principal
PolEcon
Eric Gradman
CTO & Mad Inventor
Two Bit Circus
Bethany Graham
Program Manager, Global Education and Member Services
IAAPA
David Gray
Human Resources Manager
Lagoon Amusement Park
Jim Greene
Director, Retail Location Strategy
Walt Disney World Resort
D. Terry Greenfield
Senior Vice-President & Principal Consultant
Consulex
Tina Griffith, ICAL
Director Food Services
Traders Village
Adam Gross
Senior Director of Sales
Dippin' Dots, LLC
Grant Gudgel
VP, Head of Teads Studios North America
Teads

H

Greg Hale, ICAE
Vice President – Chief Safety Officer, Worldwide Safety & Health and Engineering
Disney Parks, Experiences and Products
John Hallenbeck
Vice President, North America
IAAPA
Joseph Handy
President & COO
Georgia Aquarium, Inc.
James Harhi
Principal
Innovative Attraction Management, LLC
Jeff Havlik
Vice President
PGAV Destinations
Joe Hays
Regional Business Advisor
Sky Zone Franchise Group
Neva Heaston
Private Destinations Manager
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
David Heaton
Vice President, Aquatica Orlando
SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment
Matt Heenan
Director of Sales, Global Business Development
American Museum of Natural History
Matt Heller, ICAE
Founder
Performance Optimist Consulting
Liz Hendrix
Director, Retail
Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company
Carlos Herrera
Chief Economist
The Coca-Cola Company
Mark Hervat
Manager, Art & Design
Disney Parks & Resorts
Steve Hickey
Senior Project Manager
Baynum Painting
Lynette Hill
Senior Operations Business Manager
The Dollywood Company
Mike Holtzman
CEO/President
Profitable Food Facilities Worldwide
Todd Hougland, ICAE
Senior Director Design & Development
Ripley Entertainment Inc
Jeremy Hoyum
COO
Franchisee Urban Air Adventure Parks
Jocelyn Hsu
Chief Product Officer
ARwall
Nancy Hutson
Director of Production/Associate Producer
Feld Entertainment
JR Huyck
COO
Andy B's Entertainment & Bowling Centers

J

Boyd Jensen
Managing Partner
Garrett & Jensen
Randy Josselyn, ICAE
Principal – Wildlife and Conservation
Gateway Ticketing Systems, Inc.
Angie Judge
Chief Executive Officer
Dexibit
James Justin, MSW and Lauretta Justin, OD
Guest Speakers, Their Family Journey with Autism Spectrum Disorder

K

Vince Kadlubek
Co-founder
Meow Wolf
Gregg Katano
VP of Strategy and Growth
HOLOGATE
Charlie Keegan
CEO
KH FEC, LLC
Robin Keith
Director of Vision, Innovation and Strategy
San Diego Zoo Global
Chris Kenney, ICAM
General Manager
Traders Village
Margaret Kerrison
Managing Story Editor
Walt Disney Imagineering
David Kinne
Training and Development Manager
Clearwater Marine Aquarium
Denise Kirkwood
Director of Human Resources
NASCAR SpeedPark Smoky Mountains
Greg Klopp
Managing Director, Information Technology
Hershey Entertainment and Resorts
Jody Kneupper
Park President and Regional V.P.
Wild Waves Theme & Water Park
Brian Knoebel
Owner/Manager
Knoebels Amusement Resort
Danielle Kramer
VP Global Entertainment, Production & Operations
RWS Entertainment Group
Sina Krenz
Project Development and Head of Traumatica
Europa-Park
Deborah Kunz
President
DEK Leadership

L

Keith Laba
Chief Analytics and Information Officer
Arizona Science Center
Armando Lanuti
President
Creative Works / Hologate
Hans Lau
Entertainment Director
Hainan Ocean Paradise
Mark Lee
Fire Safety Manager
Universal Parks and Resorts
Bill Lentz
Vice President of Water Parks
Palace Entertainment
Josh Liebman, ICAE
Founder
Blacklooper
Diane Lochner
Vice President
PGAV Destinations
Mike Logan
Owner
Grand Station Entertainment
Brad Loxley, ICAE
Chief Operating Officer
Sunworld
Natasha Lunce
Owner
Monkey Joe’s Warner Robins

M

Rusty Mabe
Senior VP, Customer Experience
FACE Amusement
Don MacBrayne
COO
Performance Entertainment, LLC
Dutch Magrath
President
Amusement Products, LLC
Margo Manning
Chief Operating Officer
Dave & Buster's
Matthew Marberry
Project Manager
Odd-o-Ts' Entertainment
Edward Marks, ICAE
Executive Producer & Co-CEO
The Producers Group
Paul Marshall
Managing Director
McGowan Program Administrators
Todd Maunsell
Vice President
Cinergy Entertainment
Andrew Maurek
VP, Business Development – US
Proslide Technology, Inc.
Jim Mayall
Director of Games and Merchandise
DelGrosso's Amusement Park, Inc.
Amanda Mayberry
Guest Experience Administration Supervisor
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Howard McAuliffe
Vice President
Pinnacle Entertainment Group
Jason McCollim
Creative Services
Zero Budget Studios
Shawn McCoy
Vice President
JRA
Chris McCreary
Director of Operations
Triple Play, Inc.
Mel McGowan
Chief Creative Officer
Storyland Studios
Shaun McKeogh, ICAE
Founder and President
Attractions Academy
John McKinney
Sr. Manager of Infrastructure Systems
Universal Parks and Resorts
Jason McManus
Sr. Creative/Art Director | Assc. Head of Department
Thinkwell Group
Kevin McNulty
President & CEO
NetWeave Social Networking
Richard McVay
Chief Fun Officer
Dart'em Up
Jerry Merola
Chief Financial Officer
Amusement Entertainment Management, LLC
Ellen Meyer
Product Safety and Government Affairs Manager
Innovative Water Care
Dr. Ady Milman
Professor
Rosen College of Hospitality Management, University of Central Florida
Robert Minnick
President
RFM Consultants, LLC
Stan Morrell
Vice President – Entertainment & Special Events
Herschend Family Entertainment
Raymond Mosco
Co-Founder
general immersive
Andrew Mowatt
Executive Vice President, Business Development
WhiteWater West Industries Ltd.

N

Brandon Naids
CEO and Co-Founder
Talon Simulations, LLC
Chris Nelson
Vice President of Entertainment
Carnival Cruise Line
Ruby Newell-Legner
Guest Experience Expert
7 Star Service
Gary Norton
Owner
Silverwood Theme Park
Geoff Norton
Attorney
Norton & Melnik, APC
Paul Norton
General Manager
Silverwood Theme Park
Clint Novak
General Manager
Fun Land of Fredericksburg

O

Jessi O'Daniel, ICAM
Vice President of Guest Experience
Kentucky Kingdom and Hurricane Bay
Megan O'Malley
Guest Experience Manager
Walt Disney World Resort
Mona Ostrowski
Vice President of U.S. Operations
H.B. Leisure Ltd.
Pete Owens
Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations
The Dollywood Company

P

Chris Papaleo
Director of Admissions
Wildlife Conservation Society’s New York Zoos & Aquarium
Sonya Parham-Shannon, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Human Resources Consultant
Steve Paris
VP
CTM Group
Sharon Parker, ICAM
Communications Manager
Six Flags Over Texas
Chuck Peitz
Owner
Fun Land of Fredericksburg
Chris Perry
Vice President – Operations | Private Destinations
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
Vincent Pijnenburg
Chief Executive Officer
Hainan Ocean Paradise
Myron Pincomb
Board Chairman
IBCCES
R. Lee Pitts
Chief Operations Officer
Andretti Indoor Karting and Games
Bryan Pope
Attorney
Vincent Jenevein
Lisa Price
Vice President of Merchandise
Family Entertainment Group
Bill Prince
Vice President, Entertainment & Enrichment
Holland America Line
Jeff Prystajko
Sr. Designer
ACCESSO

R

Sabra Reyes
Director of Human Resources
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Aaron Rhodes
District Chief Special Operations
Orlando Fire Department
Terry Riddle, ICAE
V.P. Food and Beverage
Silver Dollar City
Tony Rodriguez
Food and Beverage Director
Knoebels Amusement Resort
Geoff Rogers
Vice President/COO
Morey's Piers
Bob Rogers, ICAE
Founder
BRC Imagination Arts
Jennifer Ross, ICAE
Marketing/Sales Director
Triple Play, Inc.
Andrew Rowan
Senior Director of External Relations
Denver Zoological Foundation
Tim Ruse
Director
Zero Latency PTY LTD
Kevin Russell
Corporate Engineer
Herschend Family Entertainment

S

Tim Samson, ICAE
Brand Manager
Morey's Piers
Tony Sanders
Games, Arcades & Attractions Manager
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Kent Sanders MBA, SCLA, ARM
Executive VP, Claims & Risk Management
Haas & Wilkerson Insurance
Brian Sands
Vice President-Economics
AECOM
David Sandstrom
Vice President International Sales
Bob's Space Racers
Richard Sanfilippo, ICAE
President
Sam’s Fun City
Chance Sanford
Guest Experience Director
Space Center Houston
Erika Scheffer
Director, State Advocacy
IAAPA
Dan Schultz
Chief Operating Officer
Jack Rouse Associates, Inc.
Robin Scichili
Sales Director
Alley Cats Entertainment
Chris Serra
Senior Amusement Manager
Dave & Busters
Katherine Severson
Sergeant, Emergency Management Unit
Major Events & Emergency Management Section, Calgary Police Service & Canada Taskforce 2's Disaster Response Team
Andy Sexton
Founder
ProActive Response Group LLC.
Cynthia Sharpe
Principal, Cultural Attractions & Research
Thinkwell Group
Michael Shelton
Director of Program Management
IAAPA
James Silson
Show Director
Disney Parks Live Entertainment
Stuart Slabbert
Commercial Development Manager
African Parks
Anna Slafer
Vice President of Exhibitions and Programs
International Spy Museum
George Smith
President/CEO
Family Entertainment Group/Skymart
Ryan Stana
Founder and CEO
RWS Entertainment Group
Beth Standlee
Owner
TrainerTainment L.L.C.
Jeff Stanford
Vice President of Marketing
Orlando Science Center
Mark Stepanian
VP of Innovation and Engineering
CAVU Designwerks
Michala Svane
Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Tivoli Gardens
Scott Swenson
Owner/Creative Director
Scott Swenson Creative Development, LLC
Cindy Sypher
Designated Consulting Engineer and President
Sypher & Associates Field Engineering Ltd

T

Melissa Teates, CAE
Director, Industry Research and Analysis
IAAPA
Drew Tewksbury
Director | SVP of the McGowan Amusement Group
McGowan Insurance
Brandon Thom
Vice President, Operations
Sesame Place
Jay Thomas
Chief Operating Officer
Urban Air Adventure Parks
Ryan Tinnea
Principal
Tinnea & Associates
Cynthia Torp
Owner/President
Solid Light, Inc.
Dr. Edwin Torres Areizaga
Associate Professor
Rosen College of Hospitality Management, University of Central Florida
Judy Toth
Guest Accessibility & Safety Manager
The Dollywood Company
Jay Trietley
Director of Operations
Alley Cats Entertainment Center
Scott Trowbridge
Portfolio Creative Executive
Walt Disney Imagineering
Steve Trowbridge
RHETROACTIVE

U

Paulo Kenzo Uemura
Chairman
Magic City Group

V

Kim Valadez
Sales & Marketing Director
Incredible Pizza Company-Conroe, TX
Jos van der Steen
Development Director
Holovis
Alan Varsik
Director, Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium
Northwest Trek Wildlife Park
Meredith Vaughan
CEO
Vladimir Jones
Jarrid Vaughn
Sr Mgr, Visitor Experience
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
Henry Veilleux
Partner
Sheehan Phinney Capitol Group
Andreas Veilstrup Andersen, ICAE
CEO and President
Liseberg
Jonathan Vigue, ICAE
Director of Revenue
Wild Adventures Theme Park
Glenn Andre Viste Boe, ICAE
Chief Operating Officer
Skånes Djurpark
Claudette Vogelsang
Vice President of Finance and Technology
Knott's Berry Farm

W

George Walker
Creative Director
Universal Creative Studio
Nicole Walker
Director of Guest Experience & Culture
Silverwood Theme Park and Boulder Beach
Adam Walkover
Market Specialist and Consulting Chef
Gordon Food Service
Eduardo Walls
Founder and Senior Associate
Strategio BC
James Ward
President, CEO
Wildlife Trading Company & Wildlife Artist, Inc.
Jim Weigl
President
Virginia Toy and Novelty Company
Marc Weise
General Manager
Airway Fun Center
Shawn Welch
Chief Equipping Officer
Shawn Welch Company
Kim Wheeler
Director of Training and Development
Trifecta Management Group
Jason White, CPP, ICAE
Managing Director, Corporate and Entertainment Complex Safety and Security
Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company
Jeff Whiting
VP of Operations
Whiting's Foods
Ken Whiting, ICAE
President
Whiting's Foods
Doug Wilkerson
Principal
Dynamic Designs Inc.
Bob Williams
General Manager
Calaway Park
Kevin Williams
Director
KWP
Kate Wilson
Founder & Manager
Mulberry Mongoose
Philip Wilson
Vice President
Extreme Engineering
David Winslow, P.E.
Sr. Vice President Technical Services
Universal Orlando
Jonathan Wocher, P.E.
Mechanical Engineer
The Gravity Group
Andy Wood
Chief Operating Officer
The Florida Aquarium
John Wood
Chairman and CEO
Sally Corporation
Lauren Wood Weaver
Marketing
Sally Corporation
Laura Woodburn Krolczyk, ICAE
Assistant General Manager, Hersheypark
Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company
Dr. Kathryn Woodcock
Professor
Ryerson University
Sondra Woods
Advertising Director
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk/Santa Cruz Seaside Co.
David Woody
Creative Director
Universal Creative
Brad Wuest
President/CEO
Natural Bridge Caverns, Inc.

Y

Chris Yoshii
Vice President of Economics and Global Director of Leisure + Culture in Asia
AECOM

Z

Barry Zelickson
Owner
Big Thrill Factory
Todd Zimmerman
Owner/ Big Guy
Odd-o-Ts' Entertainment
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