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Advanstar Centralizes its Executive Management Team


Woodland Hills, CA – Theodore Alpert was appointed vice president of finance and chief financial officer of Advanstar, Inc., replacing David Montgomery, who will remain with the company in its Duluth, MN location through the end of October. Alpert will work out of Advanstar’s Woodland Hills office and step into his new role September 12. Alpert was most recently CFO of IPS Corp., a manufacturing  company, and began his career at Getty Oil. He has a B.S. in Economics from UCLA and an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Joe Loggia, chief executive officer of Advanstar Communications, said the company was entering a new phase and has established a strong platform for growth . “Ted’s appointment enables us to base the company’s executive management in one location to cohesively drive our strategy forward into the future.”   Montgomery has been with the company for 17 years and will assist in the transition.

Reach David Montgomery at (218) 723-9222 or; Theodore Alpert at (818) 593-5000.

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