About us

About us

Attractions management and consulting

Global Leisure Management (GLM) is an innovative attractions management company dedicated to providing exceptional experiences, growing exceptional people, and achieving exceptional results. Headquartered in St. Louis, MO, GLM was founded in 2023 by Mandy Sijbrandij.

GLM specializes in managing attractions such as giant observation wheels, ropes courses, and mini golf, along with operating retail, food & beverage, and souvenir photography. We offer a range of services including strategic planning, marketing, financial management, human resource management, guest services, maintenance, and safety & security management.

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Passionate professionals

Commited to your success

When you partner with GLM you gain access to a team of passionate professionals who are committed to your success. We combine industry expertise, creativity, and passion to deliver outstanding results. Here are a few reasons why clients choose us:

  1. We offer full-service solutions
    At GLM we understand that every attraction is unique. We work closely with our clients to develop custom solutions that fit their needs, including turnkey operations management.
  2. We take an owner’s perspective
    We run it like we own it.  We also believe in building strong and long-lasting partnerships with our clients. We are dedicated to understanding your challenges and objectives and collaborating closely throughout the entire process.  
  3. We are aggressive problem solvers
    Our primary focus is on delivering tangible results. We’re not afraid to ask questions and make it happen.
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Our team

Mandy Sijbrandij
Rachel Bigham
HR Manager
Lisa Muich
Angie Goeppinger
Regional Manager
Alyse Kuhlman
Communications Manager
AJ McNaughton, CDMP
Senior Marketing Manager

Praise from our partners

From the inception of our consulting engagement, it was evident that Mandy possessed a clear vision for operating existing attractions and developing new ones. Her commitment is not only inspiring but also a testament to her dedication to delivering unparalleled experiences. One of the standout qualities of Mandy is her meticulous attention to detail in planning and execution. We worked closely to develop new attractions, guest experience enhancements to existing attractions, and operational protocols. What sets Mandy apart is her passion for creating memorable experiences. It’s not just about operations; its about curating moments that leave a lasting impression on visitors.
Jumana Brodersen
Founder The JCO LLC

Praise from our customers