Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

November 15 2012

Nikki Moon to Retire; Karin Soyster Fitzgerald's New Position; Mary Casey

Daniel Metz

Nikki Moon

Nikki Moon has announced her retirement from the New Orleans CVB after over 30 years of service. Nikki and her husband John are going to fulfill their dream of re-building and managing the Bay Town Inn in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. The CVB will conduct a national search for a Vice President of Convention Sales beginning this fall. 

Karin Soyster Fitzgerald

Karin Soyster Fitzgerald, CMP, CAE, is the new chief operations officer and deputy executive director for the International Association of Fire Chiefs in Fairfax, Va. Fitzgerald, president of the Capital Chapter, previously held the title of V.P. of membership services for the American Bakers Association. Prior to that, she  was V.P. of education for the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties and V.P. of meetings for the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts.

Mary Casey

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) announced today the appointment of Mary Casey as Senior Vice President of Sales, North America Division. In her new role, Casey will adapt and execute Starwood’s sales strategy for North America.

Casey has more than 24 years of experience with Starwood, many of those in a sales leadership capacity in Europe and the United States and leading the Global Corporate team. She most recently held the position of vice president, global corporate sales where she was responsible for the growth and development of business and partnership opportunities with Starwood’s largest and most complex global customers. More

Business Wire. (October 15, 2012) Starwood Hotels & Resorts Names Mary Casey Senior Vice President of Sales – North America. retrieved October 16, 2012 from http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20121015005229/en/Starwood-Hotels-Resorts-Names-Mary-Casey-Senior

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