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IMA Elects Travel Veteran as President

Don Killingback, Director of Business Development, Wyndham Destinations, a 30-year travel industry for veteran and a pioneer of new individual travel awards for Wyndham Destinations and advocate for group travel as well, is the newly elected President of the Incentive Marketing Association. 
Killingback is a past President of the IMA’s Incentive Travel Council and a member of the Incentive Manufacturer Representative Alliance, which are Strategic Industry Groups (SIGs) within the IMA. In an IMA statement, Killingback says he looks “forward to continuing the great work that has been done to grow the IMA’s international chapters, enhance our corporate outreach efforts and create new opportunities through continued collaboration across our IMA SIGs and our industry partners.” 
Elected to the board are: Len Sadek, CPIM, Landry’s Inc., Executive Vice President; Bill Martocci, CPIM, Carlisle Sales & Marketing, Inc. Vice President; Fintan Connolly, Motisha, Treasurer; Mike Donnelly, CPIM, Hinda Incentives, Secretary; and Ted Moravec, CPIM, Incentive Concepts, Past President.
New board directors are: Donna Chrobak, CPIM, Summit Recognition Solutions; David Gould, IP, CR Worldwide; Benita Johnson, PetSmart; and Todd Tomlin, Your Gift Card Team. 
Returning board directors are: Heather Abbott, IP, Powerhouse Brands Consulting; Nancy Alderman, CPIM, TSYS Loyalty & Prepaid; Jim Atten, RetailMeNot; David Boodey, CPIM, RepLink/The DataDirect Group; Jeffrey Brenner, Seiko Watch of America, LLC; Peter Cannon, Ticket Jones; Jonathan Grey, Ovation Incentives; Anne Jetter, Marketing Innovators International, Inc.; Marc Matthews, CPIM, Pulse Experiential Travel; Cristiano Miano, CPIM, Grupo Digi; Billie Reise, CPIM, SBH Special Marketing Group, LLC; Randy Renz, Target Marketing Associates, Inc.; Rick Rubin, National Gift Card Corporation; and Warren Weaver, Zane’s Inc. 

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