International Board

John Wood

Board Member

Chairman and CEO
Sally Dark Rides
745 West Forsyth St.
Jacksonville, Florida, 32204
United States
Tel: +1 904 355-7100


Since SALLY's inception, John Wood has been a key member of the company's management team and founding member of the board of directors. Wood is a graduate of Wake Forest University and has been instrumental in the company's product lines. He has been elected twice to the board of the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA0, and three times on the board of the TEA. He is also a governor of the prestigious Applause Award and a member of the International Assiciation of Fairs and Exhibitions. In 2014, he was inducted into the IAAPA Hall of Fame and in 2016 granted the Lifetime Achievement Award for his services and contributions to the industry. Wood is also a director and past chairman of the Greater Jacksonville Fair Association and is active in the Boy Scouts of America. Wood was elected chairman of the SALLY board in 1989 and CEO in 1996.

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