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Buresh resigns from Red River Valley Fair Association

Jodi Buresh, longtime employee of the Red River Valley Fair Association, has resigned to take the position of Director of Partnerships at Saffire LLC. Saffire, LLC is headquartered in Austin, Texas and has an office in Portland, Oregon. The team ...

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Jodi Buresh, longtime employee of the Red River Valley Fair Association, has resigned to take the position of Director of Partnerships at Saffire LLC.

 

Saffire, LLC is headquartered in Austin, Texas and has an office in Portland, Oregon. The team started building websites in 1998, and has worked with global companies, including KEEN Footwear, Jeep, Panasonic, Intel, Nike, Chrysler and Frito Lay. Today, Saffire empowers hundreds of events, venues and destinations with beautiful, unique and engaging websites, and integrated SaffireTix ticketing. The platform also includes online, advance and gate sales, all with real-time reporting. Saffire sites integrate mobile, social media, email marketing, texting and ecommerce.

 

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“Everyone who knows me knows I love the fair! It’s been a part of my life for as long as I can remember, and I can’t ever imagine leaving it! But when I got the opportunity to stay in an industry I love but help even more fairs, I jumped at the opportunity! Saffire is well-loved by fairs, and I am excited to be a part of this dynamic team!”, stated Buresh.

 

Kendra Wright, President, explained that “At Saffire, we love serving the fair industry - the people in it are the salt of the earth. When I met Jodi, she was everything I love about this industry. She has great experience that we'll obviously benefit from, and she embodies our values of being smart and a lot of fun. It also doesn’t hurt that she loves cheese curds and looks great in our Saffire blue! We want to grow to help even more events, venues and destinations, and we’re excited for Jodi to be a part of that growth.

 

Buresh has a bachelor’s degree in facility management from North Dakota State University, Fargo, N.D.  She holds a Certified Fair Management certificate from the International Association of Fairs and Expositions, a graduate of the Institute of Fair Management and also a member of the IAFE’s National Speakers Bureau speaking on topics of Agricultural Education is a national speaker for the International Association of Fairs and Expositions. 

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Jodi Buresh

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