JULI ANNE PATTY has written for Sports Destination Management since the magazine’s creation, working with sports event owners and CVBs all across North America. A traveling freelance writer, Juli combines her interests in travel, writing and sports to help destinations and rights owners create the most unique and successful events possible. Contact www.juliannepatty.com AMY HENDERSON has been writing for Sports Destination Management since January 2009, working closely with rights holders, event planners, sports commissions and CVBs on their destinations and sports events. With over 20 years of experience in sports events and hospitality, including several seasons in the NBA and motorsports industry, SDM is a perfect fit. When not writing for SDM, Amy runs a Destination Management Company, Carolina Arrangements, in North Carolina. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org FRED STRINGFELLOWis the executive vice president of the American Sports Builders Association. He has been involved with the association management profession (including meeting and event planning, financial management, strategic planning, communications and more) since 1992. Stringfellow is executive vice president of the King Stringfellow Group. He a Bachelor of Arts degree Magna Cum Laude from Ithaca College (NY) and received his Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation from the American Society of Association Executives in 1998. Contact www.sportsbuilders.org MIKE CHANDLER has worked in the sports industry for over 25 years. As vice president of sports industry relations for the National Association of Tournament Directors, Mike leverages his knowledge of tournament planning to shape sports related programs and services for members. His connectivity to the sports community ensures NATD offers relevant information and education to tournament directors. Prior to NATD, Mike spent 13 years at USA Volleyball leading operations for the USA National Team tours, International Tournaments and the USAV Championship events. Contact email@example.com RICH LOCKMAN is sales manager, Western Region, for Transportation Management Services, Inc. (TMS), an event transportation management firm. He helped manage service in Los Angeles for the 2011 NBA All Star Game while supporting a related NIKE tournament. TMS provides motor coaches to events such as the 2010 FIFA World Cup, 2010 USGA US Open, 2011 NCAA Final Four and the upcoming London Olympic Games. Rich has travelled extensively as an avid surfer and coaches AYSO soccer. Contact www.tms.org PAM GOODE is the Communications Director of the Casey Cares Foundation, a charity providing uplifting programs to critically ill children and their families throughout the Mid- Atlantic area. She is responsible for all media, press, marketing and communications for the charity. Before Casey Cares, she was Wish and Program Coordinator for two other children’s charities in the Maryland area. Having graduated from the University of Florida with a B.S. in Advertising and Communications, Pam is married and has two daughters. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org TERRY HASSELTINE was appointed Director of the Maryland Office of Sports Marketing by Governor Martin O’Malley in July 2008. Hasseltine has been instrumental in leading various bid-development and event-support opportunities for Maryland including the FIFA World Cup™; NCAA Men’s Lacrosse National Championships; World Football Challenge; U. S. Youth Soccer Region I Championships; USATF Junior Olympics; DEW Tour; Baltimore Grand Prix and several Army-Navy football games. Hasseltine's marketing initiative promotes the state as a sports event and travel destination: TEAM Maryland. Contact Thasseltine@choosemaryland.org
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