|AEROSPACE CENTER FOR EXCELLENCE PROMOTES MELISSA GOODSON TO MARKETING DIRECTOR
|Lakeland, FL October 08, 2021 – We are thrilled to announce the promotion of Melissa Goodson as the new Marketing Director at the SUN ‘n FUN and ACEcampus. Melissa has been with SUN ‘n FUN for 16 years, and at the forefront of visual graphics, creative graphics, brand monitoring/branding, digital marketing, vendor relations, and project management. Frequently recognized for her dedication and commitment to the work, Melissa has helped SUN ‘n FUN surpass its’ many goals year after year.
Did you know she has been the only graphic designer at SUN ‘n FUN since she was hired! Through many gained experiences, she became the Creative Design Manager where she showcased initiative and exemplary work ranging from the museum exhibit signage, to airplane skin design/fuselage, but not limited to the collectable SUN ‘n FUN Aerospace Expo posters, publication design, and many other creative collateral promoting SUN ‘n FUN. In recent years, she has replicated her success for the Aerospace Center For Excellence as well. Going above and beyond on a daily, Melissa states, “Because I love what I do, and it is a true passion and never gets boring!” A few of her favorite creative designs include the year the SUN ‘n FUN poster was made into an orange crate label, along with last years’ them of Back To The Future!
She brings a wealth of talent and knowledge to the Marketing Department and we are excited about her authentic and humble leadership. Her ability to analyze industry trends to determine the most promising strategies for this organization is invaluable. President and CEO, John “Lites” Leenhouts states, “Melissa exemplifies the culture we have spent years building here at SUN ‘n FUN, and has the technical chops that will take SUN ‘n FUN to a new exosphere!”
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|ABOUT SUN ‘N FUN FLY-IN. INCSUN ‘n FUN Fly-In is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit whose mission is to preserve and enhance the future of flight through world-class events, inspiring and educating people of all ages. Year-round events, including the SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In and Expo, which is one of the world’s largest aviation events, raise funds for the Aerospace Center for Excellence (ACE). SUN ‘n FUN Fly-In annually raises funds for ACE enabling the delivery of STEM-related and aerospace education programs engaging over 50,000 local youth each year. Additionally, ACE manages and allocates local aerospace scholarships. For more information, www.flysnf.org.
|ABOUT THE AEROSPACE CENTER FOR EXCELLENCEThe Aerospace Center for Excellence, (ACE), is a 501(c)3, 22-acre not-for-profit educational facility located on the SUN ‘n FUN Expo Campus. ACE has emerged as a nationally recognized leader in STEM-related and aerospace education through its various learning centers, outreach programs, summer camps, and scholarships aimed at preparing students for tomorrow’s aerospace challenges. As the world’s leader in producing licensed teenage private pilots and delivering youth programs that engage over 50,000 students a year, ACE is entirely focused on its mission to Engage, Educate, and Accelerate the Next Generation of Aerospace Professionals. For more information, www.ACEedu.aero.