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Jeffrey Stevenson

Jeffrey Stevenson Chairman

Jeffrey Stevenson has been Chairman of Access Intelligence for 17 years. He is the Managing Partner of the Private Equity firm VSS where he has overall responsibility for the management of the firm and each of its funds. Mr. Stevenson joined VSS in 1982, shortly after its formation, and founded its private equity business in 1987.

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Donald Pazour

Donald Pazour President & Chief Executive Officer

Don has led the strategy and growth of Access Intelligence for 18 years, taking magazine-centric businesses and transforming them into an integrated media, event-driven, web-centric group of market-focused product clusters serving the media/marketing, energy/engineering, aerospace, defense and healthcare markets.

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Heather Farley

Heather Farley Chief Operating Officer

Heather is a senior level operating executive responsible for overseeing the operations and strategic direction across AI’s portfolio.

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John B. Sutton

John B. Sutton EVP & Chief Financial Officer

John is Chief Financial Officer and is responsible for the Finance and Accounting functions. After working in public accounting for various firms in the Bay Area, John worked for various media and events businesses including Miller Freeman, Fawcette and Future US. John was also CFO for Twitch from 2012 to 2018 during a period of hyper-growth. While there he led the Finance, Accounting and HR diligence in the sale of the business in 2014 to Amazon for $1.2B in total consideration. John recently completed a master program in International Economics from the University of San Francisco, and is currently working on his certification as a Certified Financial Planner from UC Berkeley.

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Macy Fecto

Macy Fecto Chief People Officer

Macy is Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer, responsible for all functions within Human Resources including benefits, compensation, training and development, recruitment, HR systems, employee relations as well as policy and procedures, with a specialty in the area of acquisition integration and organizational development.

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Kerry Smith

Kerry Smith Divisional President,
Marketing & Media Group

Kerry oversees the Marketing and Media Communications Group, which includes Event Marketer, the Chief Marketer Group, Multichannel Merchant, LeadsCon and their related event and emedia businesses.

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Jennifer Schwartz

Jennifer Schwartz Divisional President, Energy & Engineering, Healthcare and Aerospace

Jennifer is responsible for the overall management and strategic business development efforts across AI’s Aerospace and Energy & Engineering

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Rob Paciorek

Rob Paciorek SVP, Chief Information Officer

Rob has been with Access Intelligence since 2001 and currently serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer.

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Dan Hanover

Dan Hanover SVP, Marketing Group

Dan Hanover manages all day-to-day content, sales and operation business functions across the largest network of marketer-targeted content, conferences, trade shows and corporate training in the world.

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Michael Kraus

Michael Kraus VP, Production,
Digital Media & Design

Michael has been with Access Intelligence for 31 years and is responsible for all Ad Ops, including web, e-letter, third-party partner and print; production, including design for marketing and promotion of events, trade shows, conferences, e-letters, magazines, digital editions, mobile apps, electronic e-mail operations as well as distribution and fulfillment of publications, both electronic and print.

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Daniel J. Meyer

Daniel J. Meyer Corporate Controller

As Corporate Controller, Danny is responsible for all accounting functions.

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J. Curtis Majett

J. Curtis Majett Senior Director, Corporate Facilities,
Real Estate & Telecoms

Prior to joining Access Intelligence, Curtis worked as a Roof Truss Design Engineer then later a Hardware Computer Technician installing restaurant hospitality systems throughout Northern, VA; Washington, DC and MD, he joined Access Intelligence 1993 as an Office Assistant.

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Diversity Inclusion & Equity

Our People Are Our Strength

At Access Intelligence, we create exceptional experiences that ignite connection and commerce. We know that the more diverse and inclusive our staff and leadership teams are, the better we will be able to create these experiences for our customers. We have a strong commitment to improve diversity, equity and inclusion at our company. We embrace and encourage our employees’ differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other characteristics such as personality and personal interests that make our employees unique.

Our commitment extends to how we approach our events and content. We can’t wait to see how our renewed focus on diversity, equity and inclusion will enhance your experience with us. We welcome your feedback. Please contact us at: mfecto@accessintel.com.