Schaffer is responsible for overseeing Screenvision’s network of exhibitor partners as well as network operations, which includes inventory management, scheduling, and content distribution. The Screenvision network totals over 14,000 screens nationwide, and is comprised of over 150 exhibitors.
Schaffer is also responsible for the growth of the Screenvision network and oversees the signing of all long-term contracts, including with its ten largest exhibitor partners: Carmike Cinemas, Marcus Theatres, Harkins Theatres, National Amusements, Malco Theatres, Bow Tie Cinemas, Premiere Cinemas, B&B Theatres, Studio Movie Grill and Frank Theatres, which have an average term remaining of 16 years.
Additionally, Schaffer is responsible for providing enhanced solutions for exhibitor partners through strategic alliances with a variety of companies in the broader exhibition space. Most recently, exhibitors have been benefitting from advancements by digital lobby pioneers, Christie Digital Systems USA and Cinema Scene. Schaffer also oversees Screenvision’s Event Cinema division, which includes a variety of programs such as performing arts, anime, documentaries, and music.
Schaffer has been with Screenvision for over 25 years, and has held various positions across the company. She is currently the Chair of Screenvision’s Exhibitor Advisory Panel. For her contributions to exhibition, Box Office named her one of its leading Women in Exhibition and Distribution.
Schaffer holds a Bachelor Degree in Marketing and Art History from Syracuse University.