Torrance, CA – As a result of continuing growth and new opportunities, Trade Show Executive magazine has expanded its staff. Mark Solak joined TSE in the new position of Regional Sales Manager for the Midwestern region and is based in Cary, IL. Linda Braue, Marketing Associate for TSE since October 2004, has been promoted to Regional Sales Manager for the Southern region, replacing Laura Dugdale.
Solak has 18 years of sales management experience with various trade magazines, including six years at Risk & Insurance magazine. He has also served as regional sales manager for trade magazines serving the food service, home center and government sectors including American City and County, Chef magazine and National Home Center News.
Braue has 13 years of sales experience in the technology and hospitality industries and an MBA from the American Graduate School of International Management. She retains her role as Manager of Classified Advertising and Reprints.
Associate Publisher Irene Sperling continues to handle key accounts and international venues; Steve Grega, VP of Sales and Marketing, manages key accounts and the Eastern region.