Our Staff


Our Leadership Team

Steve Pasierb
Steve Pasierb
President & chief executive
Adrienne Appell
Adrienne Appell
Executive vice president, marketing communications
Kimberly Carcone
Kimberly Carcone
Executive vice president, global market events
Ed Desmond
Ed Desmond
Executive vice president, global government & regulatory affairs
Kenneth Ebeling
Kenneth Ebeling
Executive vice president, strategic development & member services
Jennifer Gibbons
Jennifer Gibbons
Senior vice president, government affairs
Jos Huxley
Jos Huxley
Senior vice president, technical affairs
Joan Lawrence
Joan Lawrence
Senior vice president, standards & regulatory affairs
Pamela Mastrota
Pamela Mastrota
Executive director, The Toy Foundation
Paul Vitale
Paul Vitale
Executive vice president, finance & operations

Office of the President

Steve Pasierb
president and CEO
Angela Stanton-Weekes
executive assistant to the president

Account Executives (Membership + Meetings & Events)

Stacy Liebensohn
senior account executive
Michael Lynch
account executive
Simon Yung
account executive



Kenneth Ebeling
EVP, strategic development and member services
Bernadette Boyle
senior director, member services
Jennifer Roldan
manager, member services

The Toy Foundation

Pamela Mastrota
executive director
John Fistolera
director, development
Erin Wright
manager, marketing communications



Finance & Administration

Paul Vitale
EVP, finance & operations
Robert Heins
VP, finance & accounting
Anne McConnell
senior director, market research & educational initiatives
Angela Oliveri
senior director, human resources & accounting
Tom Dachille
director, IT & facilities
Amy Lichtenstein
director, finance & accounting
Maryam Lie
senior accountant
Revatee Harriram
accountant ap/ar

Meetings & Events

Kimberly Carcone
EVP, global market events
Tim Knock
senior director, event marketing
Jackson Wong
senior director, event data & technology
Robyn Gibbs
director, meetings & events
John Klein
director, event operations
Laura Mangiaracina
director, sales
Jackie Retzer
director, events management
Richard Chow
director, event technology & innovation
Emily Brown
event associate



Marketing Communications

Adrienne Appell
EVP, marketing communications
Isabel Carrión
senior director, digital communications
Trisha Chin
creative director
Anna Yudina
senior director, marketing initiatives
Kristin Morency Goldman
senior director, strategic communications
Janis Zegman
senior manager, marketing projects
Tanyoka Williams-Hester
manager, digital communications
Jennifer Lynch
content developer
Maddie Michalik
assistant manager, content & digital communications

Global Government & Regulatory Affairs

Edward Desmond
EVP, global government & regulatory affairs
Jennifer Gibbons
SVP, government affairs
Jos Huxley
SVP, technical affairs
Joan Lawrence
SVP, standards and regulatory affairs
Owen Caine
VP, government affairs
Erin Raden
senior director, state government affairs
Charlotte Hickcox
director, state government affairs


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