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How I Got Here: Ron Rosenbaum

ASSOCIATIONS NOW, March/April 2014 Brain Power

Summary: Follow the career path of Ron Rosenbaum, senior vice president, marketing and business development, Sports and Fitness Industry Association

Ron Rosenbaum started his career delivering newspapers for The Daily Press/Times Herald in Newport News, Virginia. He says a summer spent doing manual labor in three-digit temperatures on the aircraft carrier USS George Washington taught him the importance of getting a good education to find a career that was fulfilling—something that he's confident he's done. A few highlights from his career path follow:

"If you really want a rewarding career, it's important to identify where you have talents and then match that to a career focused on subject matter that you enjoy."

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A Working History

1983–1984: Newspaper delivery for The Daily Press/Times Herald

1988–1989: Food server at ChiChi's Mexican Restaurant

1990: Intern at NBC WAVY-TV10 Sports Department

1993–1995: Sales and consulting coordinator at St. Anthony Consulting Group, Inc.

1997–1998: Vice president of the tennis division at WTS International

1998–2001: Marketing manager at United States Tennis Association

2001–2002: Marketing director at Invertix Corporation

2004–2012: Senior vice president of marketing and communications at Club Managers Association of America

2012– : Senior vice president of marketing and business development at Sports and Fitness Industry Association

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