Amanda Verhoff, in year 13 year with ALSD, is currently the President and Executive Director. Starting as an intern compiling data for membership and the annual conference and tradeshow, responsibilities over her tenure grew. Amanda currently plans and executes ALSD's conference and tradeshow, held annually in a city with premier sports venues, which attendees visit as hands-on education. Amanda programs the ALSD Conference education, as well as the Design & Build Forum and the Sports Sales Training Forum, both new branches of the ALSD tree. Amanda activates members and sponsor partners. Additionally, she disseminates member questions, job openings, member invoices, and industry research. Amanda organizes site visits to host cities and subsequent contracts with host hotels.
Amanda authors editorial and interviews for SEAT Magazine and Between the SEATs monthly e-newsletter and industry news source, and is instrumental in industry research reports.
Amanda and husband Steve reside in Dayton, OH with son Beau and daughters Vanessa and Faye. Amanda is a graduate of the University of Dayton with a Bachelor’s degree in Sport Management and a Master’s degree in Communications. She was a five-year member of the UD Varsity soccer team, and is currently an avid runner.