Saturday, November 27, 2021

Pete Barto joins Extreme Engineering as VP, Sales and Strategic Partnerships

Pete Barto, an industry icon and seasoned veteran in the amusement industry, has joined Extreme Engineering as Vice President of Sales and Strategic Partnerships.  Mr. Barto has served in the industry for over 15 years, previously working at IAAPA, several roller coaster manufacturers, and Hersheypark. Mr. Barto will be responsible for growing the family coaster and engineering design division of the company, including working close with industry partners.  “It’s an honor to work beside Pete.  We’ve always seen him as an industry leader. Pete knows everyone and everyone knows Pete.  We are excited for the next direction in pivoting forward,” states Phil Wilson, Executive Vice President of Extreme Engineering.

Pete received his MBA in Strategic Leadership from Messiah University, and a Human Communications undergraduate degree from James Madison University.  “We are proud to have Pete a part of our growth strategy.  Pete has the skill set to move the company forward and grow our services in a positive way,” states Jeff Wilson, CEO of Extreme Engineering.

Mr. Barto will officially start as Vice President of Sales and Strategic Partnerships on July 20th, 2020.  Please feel free to contact Pete by emailing him at [email protected].

Joe Kleimanhttp://www.themedreality.com
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe has been News Editor and contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, and MiceChat. His blog, ThemedReality.com takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @themedreality Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his fiancé, two dogs, and a ghost.

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