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Steve Bilton Joins Team at Ride Entertainment as Business Development Associate

Stevensville, MD, USA (October 23, 2015) — Ride Entertainment is proud to announce the addition of Steve Bilton, who joined the company as a Business Development Associate. Bilton will specialize in many different areas of the company: sales, Skycoaster site certifications, and revenue shares.

“We are very excited to add Steve to our team,” said Adam Sandy, Ride Entertainment’s Chief Business Development Officer.  “He has a great background in the attractions industry and we look forward to teaching him our business while learning from his front line experience.”

Bilton started in the hospitality industry in 2008 and two years later joined the operations team at Cedar Point.  He was heavily involved in Skycoaster operations and became a senior site controller in 2014.  In addition, he worked the aquatics and Halloweekends facets of the park’s operations.  In his new position Bilton will be traveling to Skycoaster sites to provide certifications, working with Ride Entertainment’s financial partnership sites to increase revenue, and working with the sales team.

“Steve brings with him a significant amount of industry experience and that is invaluable to us.  We feel that with his background in customer service and park operations, specifically Skycoaster, he will be strong addition to the Ride Entertainment team,” said Mark Rosenzweig, Managing Director of Skycoaster.

“I’m excited and eager to learn a different side of the industry, while still providing world class thrills. Ride Entertainment has proven itself to be a top contender, and I am very proud to be a part of this team,” said Steve Bilton.

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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