JEFF CROISSETTE is the owner of Maryland Security Professionals, a security and investigations firm based in Annapolis, Maryland. He worked for 20 years as a member of the Prince Georges County (Maryland) Police Department, where he held the rank of sergeant. He received a Master’s degree in business management from Johns Hopkins University before founding Maryland Security, which specializes in security camera and security technologies, including controlled access technology, as well as unique venue security and high-profile security situations. http://marylandsecurity.net/ RON GALIMORE is the chief operating officer of USA Gymnastics. He began with USA Gymnastics in 1994 as men’s program director, and in 2005 became vice president of events, Olympic relations and men’s program. He served as the team leader for the U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Team at the 1996, 2000 and 2004 Olympic Games, and was the first African American on the team. He was the founder and athletic director of the Ron Galimore Athletic Training Center USA in his hometown of Tallahassee, Florida. https://usagym.org/ JEFFREY HANSEN is director of member experience for USA Cycling. He has been with the organization since 2009, serving as collegiate and high school programs manager, regional programs manager and membership marketing manager. He is a graduate of Colorado College in Colorado Springs. Prior to working with USA Cycling, he interned with Zukunft Konzerthaus in Berlin, Germany. firstname.lastname@example.org CHERYL JARRETT is the vice president of member services for USA Gymnastics. She has served as USA Gymnastics’ Region III Junior Olympic Committee chairman and the educational director for the Gymnastics Association of Texas. She was a compulsory co-author for 2005-13 for the USA Gymnastics National Junior Olympic Committee, coach for several international events, national lecturer for USA Gymnastics, lecturer for the Academy of Coaching Excellence, and co-founder/CEO of Gymnastics Educational Workshop. She also worked at the 1996 Olympic Games. https://usagym.org/ JOHN MCDONALD is regional director of Sports Facilities Management. He comes to the SFA/SFM team with an extensive athletic and facilities management background, having served as the assistant general manager at Alltel Arena in North Little Rock, Assistant GM of the Crown Coliseum in Fayetteville, and venue manager of the Georgia Dome for the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta. He was a defensive lineman for all four of his years at Duke University and holds a Master’s degree from Appalachian State University. www.sportadvisory.com LORI MCMAHON MOORE is general manager of Rocky Top Sports World and has over 15 years of experience in destination marketing, lodging management and event planning. As the former director of the Smoky Mountain Tourism Development Council, she facilitated joint marketing projects in Tennessee with Gatlinburg, Sevierville and Pigeon Forge. Her varied hospitality career includes destination marketing, strategic planning, group and convention sales, lodging management, event planning and leadership development. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Tennessee. www.sportadvisory.com DEBI SCHULTZ is director of sales for the Abilene Convention and Visitors Bureau. She manages the Sports Alliance, the Scholarship committee and the Champions Classic, a signature football event that raises money to support sports tourism and provides college scholarships. Debi is a member of NASC and Texas Association of Convention and Visitor Bureaus where she serves on several committees. Debi, AKA Sportslady, is proud to be a part of the tourism industry representing Abilene and Texas. email@example.com AMANDA SHAFFER is a writer and Internet marketing expert. She has worked in the digital marketing realm for over seven years, specializing in content development, web design and SEO. Amanda enjoys the creativity and freedom that an online marketing career supplies. When not at her computer, she can be found rock climbing in Costa Rica, wandering the hills of the Himalayas or hanging at the beach with her furry companions. firstname.lastname@example.org KATHLEEN A. DEMARCO is an association executive with Stringfellow Management Group, Inc. with over 25 years of experience in event planning and execution. DeMarco provides event, membership, operations and strategic management services to non-profit organizations, and is responsible for overseeing more than 20 events annually. DeMarco holds a degree in communications and public relations from Temple University, and is a Certified Association Executive (CAE). PETER FRANCESCONI has been in publishing for more than 25 years, working with newspapers, a wire service and magazines. He is the editor of Tennis Industry, the world’s largest tennis trade publication, and through his company, Ace Media Group, he works closely with the Tennis Industry Association and other groups in communications, marketing and public relations. He was managing editor of Tennis Magazine from 1990 to 1999 and editorial director of Tennis’s custom publishing division from 1999 to 2009. MICHAEL POPKE is an award-winning journalist with 25 years of professional experience in print and digital media. For 14 years, he was managing editor of Athletic Business, the leading business-to-business magazine and website for athletic, fitness and recreation professionals. He also has coached baseball, basketball and softball, worked as a USA Swimming stroke-and-turn official and is an avid high school sports and aquatics safety supporter. Michael owns Two Lakes Media Group and lives in the Madison, Wisconsin, area.
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