Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

May 06 2013

People on the Move


ACTIVE Network Announces Management Changes

Jon Belmonte, a former Chief Media Officer and Chief Operating Officer at the Company, has been named interim Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. He succeeds Matthew Landa, who has resigned as CEO. In addition, David Alberga has resigned as Executive Chairman of the Company and as Chairman of the Board of Directors, effective immediately. Messrs. Landa and Alberga will both remain members of the Board; their terms expire at the Company’s Annual Meetings of Stockholders in 2013 and 2014, respectively. Mr. Belmonte has been nominated by the Board to serve as a director and will stand for election at the Company’s 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. More

Allison Versman

Allison Versman has been hired as national sales manager for Visit Indy and will be based in the organization’s Chicago office.  Versman will focus on bringing corporate convention business to Indianapolis and selling it as a meetings destination. She previously worked for six years at event-management company Experient, first as a strategic account manager, then as a strategic sales executive focused on bringing in new clients in the Midwest, New York and Southeast.

Fred Sawyers

The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel has announced Fred Sawyers as the general manager of the iconic property located in the heart of Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.