Staff Directory

Executive Office

  • Peter J. Pantuso, CTIS

    President & CEO

    Peter J. Pantuso is President & CEO of the American Bus Association, North America's largest motorcoach, tour and travel association. 
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  • Zoe Deloglos

    Special Projects Coordinator

    Zoe joined ABA in August 2016 as the Special Projects Coordinator working for both ABA and the ABA Foundation. Zoe manages the ABA Foundation Scholarship, Research and Fundraising projects. 
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  • Seth Coppe

    External Affairs Liaison

    Seth Coppe joined the American Bus Association in September 2017 as the external affairs liaison. Seth works with external constituencies, the ABA Board, the Florida Motorcoach Association, ABA's Hispanic Motorcoach Council and ABA's Entertainment Motorcoach Council. 
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Government Affairs & Policy

  • Suzanne Te Beau Rohde

    Vice President of Government Affairs & Policy

    Suzanne Te Beau Rohde is ABA’s Vice President of Government Affairs, joining ABA in April 2015. She leads ABA’s legislative and lobbying efforts on the federal and state levels. 
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  • Brandon Buchanan

    Director of Regulatory Affairs

    Brandon Buchanan has been with ABA since 2003. He manages ABA's Regulatory Affairs as well as Bus Industry Safety Council and Bus Maintenance & Repair Council. 
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  • Andrew Newhart

    Director, Policy and Legislation

    Andrew Newhart joined ABA in April 2016 and serves as Director of Policy and Legislation. Andrew focuses on Government Affairs, Policy and State Associations. 
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  • Dan Eisentrager

    ABA Consultant

    Dan joined the ABA staff in December 2016 as a consultant to provide motorcoach expertise to the ABA membership. 
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  • Brad Tucker

    Legislative & Communications Associate

    Brad joined ABA in March 2017 as the Legislative & Communications Associate. Brad manages BusPAC, ABA social media and the Bus Bulletin. 
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  • Melanie Hinton

    Director, Communications & Media Relations

    Melanie Hinton joined ABA in June 2016 as Director of Communications and Media Relations. Melanie oversees all Crisis Communications, Publications and Media Relations. 
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Meetings, Education & Member Services

  • Lynn Brewer

    Senior Vice President Meetings, Education & Member Services

    Lynn Brewer has worked at ABA since 1992. She first started working for membership and Destinations magazine, and is currently responsible for Marketplace, Member Services, Board Meetings, education programs, and professional training seminars. 
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  • Jana Fields

    Senior Director Sponsorships and Meeting Planning

    Jana Fields has been at ABA since 1998. Jana manages ABA's Meetings' Sponsorships and Housing. 
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  • Vicki Osman, CTIS

    Sr. Director, Education, Database and Member Services

    Vicki Osman has been with ABA since 2004. Vicki manages Membership and Event Access and Profiles, Member-Only Education and Certification and Women in Buses Council. 
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  • Roderick Lewis, CTIS

    Director of Membership & Business Development

    Roderick Lewis, CTIS, Director of Membership & Business Development, has been with ABA since 2004. Roderick manages Membership Sales & Benefits, Affinity Programs and Marketplace Services. 
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  • Allison Brewer, CTIS

    Manager, Membership Sales & Promotions

    Allison Brewer is ABA's Manager of Membership Sales & Promotions. Ali manages Membership Sales & Services and Marketplace Services. 
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  • Ashley (Bowen) Thomas

    Database Management & Member Services Coordinator

    Ashley (Bowen) Thomas joined ABA in August 2016 as the Membership Coordinator. Ashley manages Membership Applications, Meetings & Event Registration, Publication Subscriptions and Motorcoach Marketer. 
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  • Izza Qureshi

    Member Engagement Coordinator

    Izza Qureshi joined the ABA staff in August 2017 as the Member Engagement Coordinator. Izza manages Customer Service, Membership & Meetings Queries, Renewals and Cancellations. 
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  • Dometria Coleman

    Database Assistant

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Finance & Administration

  • Eric Braendel

    Chief Financial Officer

    Eric Braendel, CPA, MST, serves as ABA's Chief Financial Officer, overseeing the ABA's Accounting, Partnership Programs and Office Administration. 
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