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Ten New CFEs Join The Ranks At This Year's VenueConnect

PHOENIX, AZ (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Ten individuals earned the Certified Facilities Executive (CFE) designation from the International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM) at the 2011 VenueConnect in Phoenix.

Applicants are evaluated on their experience and past accomplishments in venue management and must pass a comprehensive written examination that tests their general knowledge in the field.

The 2011 class brings the total number of public assembly venue managers who have earned the CFE designation to more than 254.

The list of new CFEs

Mount V. Allen III, CFE: Zoellner Arts Center, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA
Steve Hevern, CFE: AEG Ogden (Acer Arena), Pty, Ltd., Sydney, Australia
Kathy Kramer, CFE: Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, AZ
Steven Macfadyen, CFE: Ranch Mirage, CA
Michael Meyers, CFE: Global Spectrum/Greater Richmond Convention Center, Richmond, VA
Brandi Quick, CFE: Von Braun Center, Huntsville, AL
Tim Riddle, CFE: Cave City Convention Center, Cave City, KY
Jason Rittenberry, CFE: Palm Beach International Raceway, Jupiter, FL
Suzanne Sheather, CFE: AEG Ogden (Acer Arena), Sydney, Australia
Susan Walker, CFE: Assembly Hall, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL

-CelebrityAccess Staff Writers