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Joel Manby

Joel Manby
Photo Courtesy Herschend Family Entertainment
Nationality United States
Occupation President and CEO, Herschend Family Entertainment
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Joel Manby is the current President and Chief Executive Officer of Share It Forward Foundation, the company's charitable organization which aids employees in need.

Early life

Manby was born and raised in Michigan. He attended Lakeview High School and went to college at Albion College. At Albion, Manby graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Economics as the valedictorian of his class and was a Rhodes Scholarship Finalist. He was elected to the Albion College Athletic Hall of Fame in 1991.[1]


Upon graduating from Albion, Manby worked at General Motors and received his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. He was a part of the start-up team for Saturn Corporation and was instrumental in launching Saturn's innovative marketing and distribution strategy. After a few years with Saturn, Manby was promoted to CEO of Saab Automobile USA. During his four-year tenure, Saab's sales increased by 67 percent and their J.D. Power Quality Rating jumped from 30th to 5th in the industry.[1]

While at Saab, Manby was asked to be on the board for Herschend Family Entertainment. He later became chairman and has served as the President and CEO since principles , challenging leaders to allow integrity and faith to guide their decisions.

Personal life

Manby currently resides in suburban Atlanta with his wife and four children. He enjoys golfing, playing the piano, tennis, and spending time with his family.


External links

  • Joel's Bio[1]
  • Love Works[2]
  • The Seven Timeless Principles[3]
  • Joel Manby[4]
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