Larry Keltto, Editor
Larry graduated from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn., with a degree in English and attended William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minn. During his career in newspapers, Larry earned numerous national honors for his editing, feature writing, enterprise reporting, and layout and design work. He was named Iowa's Outstanding Young Journalist in 1992. Larry also has more than a decade of business-to-business communications experience. An Ohio native, Larry is very active in his church and community; his hobbies include golf, running, and following Ohio State Buckeye football.
Kristen Payson, Assistant Managing Editor
Kristen has been with the MeetingsNet since 1999. She has worked in book, newspaper, and magazine publishing since 1989, for publications including The Marietta Times and Bird Watcher's Digest, both in Marietta, Ohio. She has also taught English and worked in the retail shop of a pasta factory. When not hunched over her keyboard, Kristen enjoys visiting the beach, reading, and watching her daughter Morgaine and son Charles learn about the world.
Susan Hatch, Technology Editor
Susan has been reporting on the meeting and travel industry since 1984. She began her career with positions at Business Travel News and Successful Meetings magazines, and has authored a Frommer's guidebook on New England Beaches. She joined The MeetingsNet in 1989 as editor of Financial & Insurance Meetings.
Betsy Bair, editorial director, The MeetingsNet
Betsy is editorial director of The MeetingsNet, Penton Media, based in Stow, Mass. The MeetingsNet publishes , & Incentives, , Financial & Insurance Meetings, , and a weekly e-newsletter, MeetingsNet Extra. Betsy has served as editorial director of these market-specific magazines since the early 1990s. She has also served in staff writing positions for Travel Agent magazine and Travel Management Daily.
Melissa Fromento, publisher, The MeetingsNet
Melissa, who started in publishing in advertising sales, has been with the MeetingsNet since 1989. She has been Publisher of The MeetingsNet magazines since 1998.
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