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About Us

"All business success happens through and with people. Ignite their passion and connect it to their potential. What you’ll see is amazing."

Thomas J. Mahoney, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer

ITA Group creates and manages events, incentives and recognition programs that align and motivate people.

We’re an engagement solutions partner with the dedication, drive and inspiration to bring big, strategic ideas to life. For more than 50 years, we’ve served as a proven, trusted partner for some of the world’s biggest brands, and have helped countless companies find purpose and potential in their most important asset—their people.

We don’t just talk about the importance of engagement solutions. We live it. And as we grow to nearly 600 employees across the country, we continue to evolve and find compelling new ways to stay relevant in every industry we serve. 

Executive Leadership

At the head of our company is a passionate, inspired team of leaders who each have their own reason for the energy and expertise they bring to ITA Group—reasons that ultimately help us achieve higher levels of success. 

  • ITA Group CEO Tom Mahoney
    Thomas J. Mahoney, Jr.
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Thomas J. Mahoney, Jr.
    President and Chief Executive Officer

    I believe all business success comes through and with people. The reason I’m so optimistic about the future is simple—I have great passion and belief in my colleagues, and our collective talent to help our clients achieve higher levels of success through the motivation and engagement of the people who touch their business.

     

  • ITA Group CFO and Executive VP Brent Vander Waal
    Brent Vander Waal
    Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
    Brent Vander Waal
    Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

    I am inspired and motivated by the employee owners of ITA Group. They are the reason I work so hard to create an environment where all team members are respected and can leverage their talents and passions; an environment where we are collectively empowered to help our clients change behaviors and drive results.

  • Senior VP of Sales and Marketing Rob Danna
    Rob Danna
    Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing
    Rob Danna
    Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing

    We all search for inspiration. When surrounded by strong, intelligent team members, I get satisfied. When team members are also scientific experts, I get engaged. And when there is a culture of trust and respect, I get inspired. ITA Group culture is the reason I can carry the weight.

  • VP and CIO John Rose
    John Rose
    Vice President and Chief Information Officer
    John Rose
    Vice President and Chief Information Officer

    I’m inspired by knowing I make a difference—every day—for our clients. It’s the reason I love what I do. Our culture of employee ownership inspires the motivation needed to provide great solutions and ensures we have the right people with the right tools, using the right processes, to produce the best results for each of our clients.

  • VP of People & Culture CJ McKoy
    CJ McKoy
    Vice President, People & Culture
    CJ McKoy
    Vice President, People & Culture

    At ITA Group, people are our passion. When they can discover their purpose and live their passion, there is no limit to what can be accomplished. The multitude of opportunities I have to encourage others, advocate for them and help them succeed is the reason for my passion.   

  • VP of Client Services Carrie Valster
    Carrie Valster
    Vice President, Client Services
    Carrie Valster
    Vice President, Client Services

    At ITA Group, we have the ability to inspire teamwork and excellence in all we do, say and believe. It’s the reason I’m personally and passionately driven to cultivate optimism in how we lead and support our own people, as well as our clients and their people. 

  • VP of Event Management Sarah Haines
    Sarah Haines
    Vice President, Event Management
    Sarah Haines
    Vice President, Event Management

    People who are passionate about what they do and view challenges as opportunities to do better are the reason I’m inspired by and about ITA Group and our business. Working with a team of talented, driven colleagues who constantly seek more is what allows us to lead the way in our industry and create unprecedented success for our clients. 

  • VP of Finance Tim Heaston
    Tim Heaston
    Vice President, Finance
    Tim Heaston
    Vice President, Finance

    I love that our solutions drive results for our clients and our successes create wealth for our employee owners. Our business really does reach out and touch individual people—engaging, motivating, and rewarding them—and this is the reason I’m passionate about our company and what we do.

Key Corporate Measures

We value what our clients and our employees think—that’s why we take their word for it when it comes to measuring our success.

 

Work With Us

Be the reason you love what you do every day. Your experience may be a perfect fit, and you won’t find a more engaged, motivated and rewarding environment—or a more inspired team of professionals at the top of their game.