Executive Vice President
Darrell joined Emerald in 2010 from Penton Media where he managed a portfolio of tradeshows that included Natural Products Expos, Engredea, Nutracon, and IT/Dev Connections, and where he was also responsible for business development. Prior to that, he spent much of his 30 year career with Emerald predecessor companies. Darrell has served on the boards of the Society of Independent Show Organizers (SISO) and the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR), and is currently a director of the Outdoor Industry Association. He has a BA in Journalism from Texas State University.
Darrell’s interests include writing and basketball. He is the father of four children and lives in Santa Ana, CA with his wife, Mika.