Ed Hodgdon has been employed at Funtown Splashtown USA continuously since 2001, and seasonally since 1998. He got his start in the business at age 16, selling individual ride tickets and all-day bracelets at the park. He held many seasonal front-line and supervisory positions until in 2001 when he was promoted to as a Group Sales Assistant. Since that time, he has worked extensively on the park’s marketing campaigns, handled press relations, on top of working in Group and Corporate Sales. In 2006, Hodgdon was appointed to the Board of Directors of the New England Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions. He has served on many committees, and in 2011 was appointed to the position of Association Secretary, effectively handling day-to-day operations for the nation’s oldest attractions association.