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Vice President, Government Relations

Peter's background includes extensive experience in the trade association community, business management and on Capitol Hill. He is the past President and CEO of the Truck Renting and Leasing Association and president of the government relations firm, Legislative Solutions. Peter formerly served as Chief of Staff to Congressman J. Dennis Hastert, as Minority Staff Director for the House Commerce, Consumer and Monetary Affairs Subcommittee, Campaign Director for the National Republican Congressional Committee, Campaign Manager for Congressman Amory Houghton (R-NY) and Legislative Assistant and District Representative for Congressman John P. Hiler (R-IN).

Vice President, Technical Operations

John has been with CISTEMS for twelve years and brings with him almost twenty years worth of knowledge and experience in network operations, database programming and systems design. He's designed multi-tiered systems for organizations that include the US Department of Agriculture, American Nurses Association, American Academy of Optometry, American Library Association, Stanley Associates and the law firm of Wilentz, Goldman and Spitzer. He is a member of IAEE, Washington DC chapter.
 V.P., Sales and MarketingCharles has spent the past 18 years as President of Strategic Marketing Associates representing a broad base of electronic firms. His experience working with US and International Corporations as well as Governments. Adds to the Groups technological background and international experience.
He's also served as President of Strategic Builders Associates working with construction companies as well as construction material manufacturers.


Richard founded CISTEMS in 1993. His career in the hotel and convention business included Director of Marketing for Stouffer and Hyatt Hotels from where he branched out into the exhibit decorating business. Richard started CISTEMS with the vision of information techology adding value to the attendee experience. CISTEMS was the first in 1994 to provide onsite electronic messaging.