Sally Dark Rides, creators of family-friendly attraction experiences around the world, has expanded its sales and leadership teams. The move is part of the company’s wider strategy for future growth.

Joining the team as vice president is Karen Staley, who brings more than 23 years of global attractions experience to the company. Stanley previously served as senior vice president of IAAPA EMA and IAAPA North America.

Hudson Wood has been appointed as a new sales associate. Wood has a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration and marketing and previously worked with Herschend Entertainment in the group sales department at Wild Adventures theme park.

Lauren Wood Weaver has been promoted from director to vice president of marketing and business development. Weaver has more than 50 years’ experience in the global amusement and entertainment industry.

Victoria Lane, who was the company’s former corporate controller, has stepped into the position of vice president of finance.

John Wood, CEO of Sally Dark Rides, commented on the new appointments and expansion of the team: “With these additions and our strengthened leadership team, we are laying the foundation to expand our client roster around the world.

“The last year has been an unprecedented challenge for our industry, but we see a bright future ahead. We have put in place the most talented team, and we are ready to deliver world-class entertainment to our partners,” Wood added.