World Pet Association Promotes and Welcomes New Hires



Published:

The World Pet Association (WPA) has hired and promoted multiple employees.

Ann Maria Silva, a six-year WPA employee, was promoted to consumer show manager. She has been charged with managing America's Family Pet Expo, a consumer show held in Costa Mesa, Calif., which draws 40,000 attendees.

 

Debra Spaulding, who has been part of the WPA staff for three years, was promoted to education development manager. She is responsible for coordinating the education programming and implementation of SuperZoo University, which will take place July 23–25 in Las Vegas, as well as coordinating all educational activities at WPA's new aquatics-only show, Aquatic Experience Expo, which will be held Nov. 15-17 in Chicago.

 

The WPA also welcomed the following new hires: Jams Keyston as director of sales and sponsorship, Shelly Armstrong as West Coast community outreach representative, Kim Corey as East Coast community outreach representative, Michelle Harris as sales and sponsorship manager, and Ruth Kaup as a database specialist.

 

"We are delighted to welcome these talented new members to the World Pet Association team," said WPA president Doug Poindexter. "We continue to add staff as a result of rapidly growing show schedule and SuperZoo presence." 

Edit ModuleShow Tags

Archive »Related Content

Coastal Pet Expands Harley-Davidson Collection

Coastal Pet has added new patterns, toys and ribbon overlay collars to its Harley-Davidson collection.

Urban Expositions Launches New Pet Industry Trade Show

Urban Expositions has unveiled P3 Progressive Pet Products, a Midwest trade show for pet industry retailers.

PetSafe Donates $20K to Support Shelter Animal Transport

PetSafe has donated $20,000 to Peaceful Kingdom, a non-profit group that moves pets from over-crowded East Tennessee shelters to under-capacity shelters in the North.
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags