Contact Us

AETA’s staff wants you to get the most out of your experience with AETA. We are available to serve you, so please do not hesitate to call with any question or concern that you may have.

American Equestrian Trade Association
100 N. 20th Street, Suite 200
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Hours: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM ET
Phone: (215) 320-3888

AETA Staff


Jonathan Sipes - Executive Director

100 North 20th Street, Suite 200
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: (215) 586-4842
Email: [email protected]

As AETA’s Executive Director, Jonathan Sipes works
strategically with the Volunteer Leaders to advance the
mission of the organization.  He is responsible for overseeing all
operations, and directs and coordinates the activities of
the AETA  team.

Mary Keller - Associate Director 

100 North 20th Street, Suite 200
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: (215) 600-4929
Email: [email protected]

As AETA’s Associate Director, Mark Keller works directly
with the committees, and is the primary line of 
communication for members.


Margie Ford - Meeting Manager 

Phone: (610) 772-7191

Email: [email protected]

As Director of Meeting Planning, Margie Ford oversees 
overall production of the show. Meeting planning duties include
coordinating logistics, managing contracts, collaborating
with vendors and overseeing other activities as needed.

Kyle Fernley - Management Liaison

Email: [email protected]

As AETA’s Management Liaison, Kyle Fernley has
direct contact with the AETA Volunteer Leaders.  He provides 
guidance and support to the Executive Director, as
needed.  Kyle is responsible for the business relationship
between AETA  volunteers, and the AETA staff.