Chief Operating Officer
American Business Media
Jean Maddalon joined American Business Media in December 1999 as vice president of finance & administration. She was promoted to chief financial officer in December 2002 and to chief operating officer in January 2006.
Maddalon is responsible for maintaining a highly professional style in all banking, tax, pension and vendor contracts for the association. She is also responsible for overall financial reports. She works closely with American Business Media’s chief executive to develop the budget.
Maddalon graduated from Iona College in New Rochelle, NY, with a BS degree in Accounting. Prior to joining American Business Media, Maddalon was with The Jockey Club, a non-profit thoroughbred organization. She began her career there in 1991 as a junior accountant and was promoted over the course of eight years to assistant controller. While at The Jockey Club, Maddalon was responsible for the preparation of budgets, projections and two accounting offices for the organization and its for-profit subsidiaries. She also served as treasurer for two charitable thoroughbred foundations.