Sunday, May 26, 2024

Sally Corporation’s Jan Sherman Retiring After 32 Years

[quote]Over the years Jan has been challenged to make hound dog and bear bands come alive, create sound tracks and scripts that melt the hearts of young and old alike, and manage Sally’s ever changing advertising program.” — John Wood, Chairman and CEO, Sally Corporation[/quote]

Jacksonville, FL, USA — After 32 years of loyal and dedicated service, Jan Sherman has decided to retire from her role as AVP/Creative Director at Sally Corporation.

John Wood, Chairman and CEO of Sally Corporation comments, “She has been a consummate professional who never failed to deliver a quality product on schedule.  Jan has traveled to studios in Taiwan, Japan, Canada and most recently China, and spent countless hours in local studios with local talent to produce excellent soundtracks for our figures and rides.  Her contributions will certainly be missed and we all wish her the very best in her retirement.”

Lauren-Wood-WeaverLauren W. Weaver will assume the role of Marketing Director.  Weaver joined the dark ride and animatronics design/manufacturing company in 2008 as a member of Sally’s business development team.  She has since taken on the role of digital marketing manager, maintaining the company’s website and social media channels, as well as trade show coordinator, organizing the company’s expo presence internationally. A graduate of Jacksonville’s StantonCollegePreparatory School, she holds a bachelor’s degree in international affairs from FloridaStateUniversity.  Lauren brings extensive experience in modern marketing tactics and will continue Jan’s advertising efforts to maintain Sally’s marketing program.


Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent 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 previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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