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Members on the Move! October – November

Please welcome PCMA Southeast Chapter’s new and renewing members!

You have joined a community of the most passionate and informed meeting professionals in our industry, right in your backyard.  PCMA’s Southeast Chapter serves over 500 members from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Puerto Rico.

New and Renewing Members:

Abigail Schultz
Management Trainee/Voyager, The Westin Peachtree Plaza

Adam Berrios
Sales Manager, VisitGreenvilleSC

Adam Kerth
Senior Sales Manager, Hilton Atlanta

Aleida Fernandez
Sr. Director of Destination Services & Trade Activities, Discover The Palm Beaches

Alex M. Kaptzan
VP of Convention Sales, Visit Tampa Bay

Allison Frohmann-Bolanovich
Director of Resort Sales and Marketing, Universal Orlando Resort

Allison Marrero CMP
Global Director, Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Amanda Beyer
Director Event Management, Vincentz Network GmbH & Co. KG

Amy M. Pfeiffer CASE
Director, National Sales/Meetings & Conventions, The Walt Disney Company

Amy W. Angermeier
Vice President of Sales, Visit Mobile

Andrew Head
Manager of Education & Professional Development, Health Connect Partners, Inc.

Angel Napolitano
Executive Vice President Client Operations,ABTS Convention Services

Angela Daniels
Director of Sales, Savannah International Trade & Convention Center

Anita Cerana CMP
National Account Director,Visit Seattle

Anthony J DiRe
Citywide Sales Executive, Marriott Hotels of Los Angeles

Armelle Kelly
Senior Sales Manager, Savannah International Trade & Convention Center

Ashley B Jackson
Senior Sales Manager, Hilton San Francisco Union Square & Parc 55 San Francisco

Barbara Dragan
Senior Sales Manager, VisitGreenvilleSC

Bernie A Wilke Jr.
VP – Industry Relations, EventSphere

Bill Ellen
President and CEO, Experience Columbia SC

Brad Langley CITE
VP, Third Party Market, eTouches, inc.

Bradley Necrason
Sr. Sales Manager, GES

Brian Murphy
Vice President of Sales, Chattanooga Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

Brian Parker CMP
President, Parker Conference Management, Inc.,

Brooklynn Daugherty
Student, University of South Carolina

Carla Carroll
Director, Global Sales, Salamander Hospitality, LLC

Caroline E Moore
Sales Manager, Hyatt Regency Dallas

Cassandra Ruelle
Meetings & Conventions Sales Manager, Experience Kissimmee

Catherine Shaw CMP
Senior Portfolio & Conference Manager, Georgia Institute of Technology

Charlene Rene Lopez
Sales Manager, National Accounts, Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau

Cheri Koch
Events Manager, AUVSI Foundation

Cheryll Davis
Student, University of Georgia

Chrisitne Kiesling
Partner & Managing Director, Nteractive Consulting LLC

Christopher Colbert
Director of Trade Show Sales, Cobb Travel & Tourism

Christopher Hendrix CMP
Director of Sales, Charleston Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (Explore Charleston)

Clarence Boone
Sales Manager, DeKalb CVB

Courtney Perkins
Student, University of South Carolina

Dan J. Hepler
Associate Director of Sales, Embassy Suites Tampa Downtown Convention Center

David Lutz CMP
Managing Director, Velvet Chainsaw Consulting

David Mason
CEO, Health Connect Partners, Inc.

Deborah A. Hanson
Director, Meetings & Exhibits, American Society for Reproductive Medicine

Dee Mittman
Sales Manager, Greensboro North Carolina CVB

Dianna Pierce
Vice President of Sales, Explore Asheville

Elaine Young
Meetings & Convention Coordinator, AAEP

Elisabeth A Coffey
Senior Business Development Manager, Freeman

Elizabeth Moynihan CMP
Global Account Executive, Marriott International

Elle Wimbery
Sr. Event Manager, Nteractive Consulting LLC

Ellen Hardy Shea CMP
Conference Manager, Nardone Consulting Group

Erlinda L Jones
Sr. Director, Meetings and Programs, American Accounting Association

Hans G Schenk
Executive Director, The Society for Worldwide Medical Exchange

Ilka Solomon
Sales Manager, Greensboro North Carolina CVB

Ivana Ferro
Student, University of South Carolina

Jacky T Meracle CMP
Administrator, Chapters & Member Services, Professional Convention Management Association

Janet P Oliva
Student, University of South Carolina

Jason L. Outman CASE
Executive Director, Experience Columbia SC

Jennifer S Hicks CASE, CMP
National Sales Director, San Diego Tourism Authority

Jerri Lynn Nowak
Student, Grand Valley State University

Jessica Yelvington
Event Manager, APCO International, Inc.

Joe Fijol
Partner, 360 Destination Group

John Foster JD., CHME
Partner/Attorney, Foster, Jensen & Gulley

John Gaca
President, DMI Hotels

Jonna Jackson
Senior Manager Conferences and Marketing, Associations International – Quest

Joseph M DeMille SMMC
Sales & Marketing Professional, Independent

Joy Hayes
Director of Sales and Business Development, Xponet

Joyce Leveston CMP
Director of Convention Management, Events DC

Judy McClain CMP
Senior Manager of Meeting Planning, American Payroll Association

Karen Demer
Senior Director, Global Accounts, HelmsBriscoe

Kathryn Cyr
Senior Sales Manager, Embassy Suites Orlando-Lake Buena Vista South

Katie Bohrer CMP
National Sales Manager, MGM Resorts International

Katie Edmiston
Event Operations Specialist, CUPA-HR

Katy Murray
Sales Manager, Georgia World Congress Center

Kelsey M Cross
Student, East Carolina University

Kevin OReggio CHSE
Director of Global Sales, Wyndham Hotel Group

Kim Brussow
Director of Sales, Vail Valley Partnership, the Chamber & tourism Bureau

Kim Jackson
Complex Director of Sales & Marketing, Starwood Hotel & Resorts Worldwide

Krista L Kaczka
Student, University of South Carolina

Kristi Coombs
Director, International Conference, The Institute of Internal Auditors

Kristy Homansky CMP
Events Manager, The Home Depot

Kurt Schwan
Director of Sales, The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta

Laurae Clifford
National Sales Manager, Wynn Las Vegas

LaVerne Brown TC/CTIE
Director of Sales, Delta Flight Museum

Lea Collins CMP
Vice President, Operations, Health Connect Partners, Inc.

Linda Hoover
President. Event Planning Solutions

Lindsay Myers
National Sales Manager, Caesars Entertainment National Meetings & Events

Lindsay R Barber
Lead Meeting Planner, XMI

Lisa Hill
Director of Conferences and Events – Operations, College and University Professional Association for Human Resources

Lisa Holzaepfel
Citywide Sales Executive-New Orleans, New Orleans Area Sales, Marriott International, SSE Region

Lisa A. LeCompte
Senior Sales Manager, Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau

Lisa D Jones
Director of Sales & Marketing, Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa

Liz Williams-Scholz CMP
Manager, Global Accounts, HelmsBriscoe

Liz C. Hosp
Director of Operations, International Woodworking Fair

Lore Lapinsky CIS
Director, AETHRE, Inc

Lori Dodd
Director of National Accounts, Chattanooga Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

Lorraine Carr
Student, Kennesaw State University

Lu Ann Schratter
Senior Director of Sales & Contract Management, MCI USA

Lynn Willison CMP
Manager, Global Accounts, Helms Briscoe

New and Renewing Members:

Madison E Snyder
Student, University of South Carolina

Marci Smith CMP
Sales Manager, Chattanooga Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

Maria Weiss
Sales Manager, Jekyll Island Authority

Mark Sussman
Vice President, Business Development, Connections Housing

Mark D. Mahoney
Executive Vice President, Sales, Extended Stay America

Maryann Smith
Vice President, Sales and Services, Disney Destinations

Megan Murphy
Director, Digital Partnerships, Freeman

Megan Smicklas
Student, East Carolina University

Meredith Miller CMP
National Sales Manager

Michael Lewis
Dual Director of Event Technology – Denver Operations, Markey’s Rental & Staging

Michelle Beaulieu
Regional Sales Manager, Hilton Grand Vacations

Michelle Hobby
Event and Meeting Planner, National Industries for the Blind

Michelle Moore CMP
Director of Sales, Experience Kissimmee

Michiel Glunt
Director, Trade Show Operations, Solar Energy Trade Shows, LLC

Molly Johnson CMP
Director of Convention Sales, Wilmington NC River District & Island Beaches – Wilmington CVB

Monique Gilliam
Manager, Meetings & Conferences, Public Risk Management Association (PRIMA)

Nalini Dube-Borzym CMP
Manager – Meetings & Conventions, Visit Florida

Nerina Renshaw
National Sales Manager, Caesars Entertainment

Noah Louis Weathersby
Student, University of South Carolina

Patricia Wilker CMP
Senior Meeting Planner , Eventsibles, Inc.

Patricia M Andrade
Vice President of Marketing & Communications, ABTS Convention Services

Patty T Kieffer CASE
Senior National Sales Manager, Visit Mobile

Peggy B Riley KCTP, CDME, CASE
Director, Southeast Sales, Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau

Randy M. Smith CMP
Assistant Director of Sales, Visit Charlotte

Rebecca E Kennamer
Director, Communications and Events, American Farm Bureau Federation

Renee M Prine
Convention Service Manager, Visit St Petersburg/Clearwater

Rhonda Wagenlander CMP
Events Manager/Project Specialist, Solutions for Patient Safety

Rick Hyland
Accounts Manager, LMG, Inc.

Rolando Aedo
Executive Vice President / Chief Marketing Officer, Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau

Samantha A. Cribari-Starr CMP-HC, DES
Marketing Event Manager, Carestream Dental

Sameer D. Bhandarkar CMP, CASE
Event Placement Director, LRP Publications, Inc.

Sarah Rowan
Sr. Director of Sales, Visit Knoxville

Scott E Crawford CEM
Vice President, National Sales, GES

Shalise DeMott CIS
Vice President Sales, Northstar Meeting Group

Shannon Nolan
Trade Show & Event Coordinator, KaVo Kerr

Sheila Mires CMP
Director, Member Services, Professional Convention Management Association

Shelby Connett
Meetings Sales Manager, Visit Sarasota County

Sheryl B Ehlers
National Account Director, Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center

Shiona Terese Christensen CMP
Director of Conferences & Events – Partner Management, College and University Professional Association for Human Resources

Siri L Sorensen MA
Project Manager, IAHCSMM

Sonia Fong MBA
Associate Vice President, Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau

Stacey A Smith Wall
Owner, Register With Ease

Stacy Ritter
President & CEO, Greater Fort Lauderdale CVB/Broward County Convention Center

Stephanie C. Sinn
Director of Events, Investigative Reporters & Editors (IRE)

Susan Hammock
Trade Show Sales Executive, Atlanta Convention Center at AmercicasMart

Susan Henderson CMP
Global Account Executive, ConferenceDirect

Tammi D Runzler
Executive Vice President, CSRConnections

Tiffany Andrews
Sales & Marketing Administrator, Myrtle Beach Convention Center

Tim Swan
Director of Sales, SeaWorld of Florida

Timothy Buckley CEM
Sales Manager, Ocean Center

Tina Akintayo CMP; LEED AP
Chief Marketing Officer, EventSphere

Tina L Berrien
Sales Manager, Visit St Petersburg/Clearwater

Tisha Maraj CMP
Convention Sales Manager, Emerald Coast Convention Center

Tom A. Coccia
National Accounts, Brede Exposition Services

Tricia Poyatt Sr.
Sales Manager, Hilton Atlanta

Vicki N. Esponge CMP
Sr. Planner, Meeting & Event Services, Integrated Solutions and Services

Vicky Dennehy
Meeting Planner, LRP Publications, Inc.

Wendy Giammarco
Associate Vice President, Events and Scholarship, Phi Theta Kappa

Yen H Lai
Sales Manager, Sheraton Nashville Downtown

Zahria Barber
Student, University of South Carolina

Zuleika Ortiz
Sales and Marketing Manager, Hard Rock Cafe International

Lisa Kraus gardnerMembers on the Move! October – November

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