WHO WE ARE
We’re a husband and wife team committed to the amusement industry and to completing your projects with nothing less than excellence. This industry is our life and our utmost passion. We love what we do. We put our heart and soul into your projects, no matter how big or small.
BRIAN ONDREY, P.E.
Brian is President of IOE. Brian has always loved amusement parks and rides ever since he was a small child. It was during college that he first realized he could turn his passion into a career. Brian gained valuable experience in automation in his first engineering job, so he was ready to fly when an opportunity appeared to work in attractions controls.
Fifteen years later, Brian has had the honor to work along with many of the most prominent roller coaster and attractions companies in the world to bring almost fifty of their creations to life. He’s also had the pleasure of working closely with dozens of parks worldwide in retrofitting existing attractions and ensuring their safety. It’s a dream realized to have his own engineering firm and use the energy of his enthusiasm to fuel a new level of quality, innovation, and service for the amusement industry.
Brian graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He has been a licensed Professional Engineer for almost a decade and is a member of the American Society for Testing and Materials. Brian has experience within the steel and automotive industries, as well.
Anne is CEO and Marketing Manager of IOE. From a very young age, she knew she wanted to make the magic and excitement of the amusement industry her life. Influenced and inspired by her “home park,” Cedar Point, she dedicated everything about her life and education to learning about how the industry worked. She worked alongside Brian for many years as an intern and, despite not being an engineer, grew to absolutely love the process of bringing attractions to life.
Despite always assuming she’d work at a park, she realized she was too enthralled by this side of the industry to leave it. After owning a successful small business as a teen, she was no stranger to being an entrepreneur and encouraged Brian to join with her in starting IOE in 2012. While heading up the business side of the company, she works closely both on- and off-site with Brian on all of IOE’s projects to ensure client satisfaction (and because it’s fun!).
Anne graduated magna cum laude and with Highest Honors from Eastern Michigan University with a degree in Marketing (Advertising and Sales Promotions concentration). She has also completed the IAAPA Attractions Management School program in Marketing.
ARE WE HIRING?
We plan to! We’re not currently hiring, but we will be looking for an electrical/computer engineer to join the IOE team in the future. The perfect person to join us is passionate about the amusement industry, of course, and can thrive on the demanding schedules, travel, and the many “think quick on your feet” moments the job requires. Someone that is ready to learn the IOE way of attraction engineering but has the experience and confidence to face the surprising challenges that have no hard and fast rules. They’ll also be committed to providing their utmost best in client service at all times with a smile!