Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

July 22 2013

People on the Move


Chris FJ Lynn

Chris FJ Lynn has been named the Vice President, North America & Emerging Markets – Business Tourism for London & Partners.

Tony D'Astolfo

PhoCusWright appointed corporate travel veteran Tony D'Astolfo as its managing director, replacing founder Philip Wolf. D'Astolfo will be based in New York and start at the end of this month.

Heidi Edinger

The Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau (DCVB) has announced its newest addition to the DCVB sales team, Heidi Edinger, CMP, CASE  Regional Director of Sales Midwest. Based in Chicago, Edinger brings 25 years of hospitality sales and marketing experience to the Bureau. Reporting to the vice president of sales, Edinger will be responsible for increasing Dallas visibility in the mid-west market and driving more business to Dallas by bringing meetings and conventions to the second fastest growing city in the nation.

Carolynn Hemmerich

Carolynn Hemmerich has joined The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort in Punta Mita, Mexico, as director of sales. Hemmerich previously was the associate director of sales at Las Ventanas al Paraíso, A Rosewood Resort, in Los Cabos, Mexico.

Brian Morris

Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles has named Brian Morris director of sales and marketing. Morris most recently was director of sales and marketing at Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch.

Ragini Stearns

Ragini Stearns has been named director of sales for Naples Bay Resort in Naples, Florida. Stearns was previously senior sales manager for the Waldorf Astoria Orlando and the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek.

Christine Kelly Singley

US Airways Group Inc. has appointed Christine Kelly Singley to the newly created position of managing director of corporate communications. She will be responsible for helping to combine the airline's communications department with that of American Airlines following the merger of the two carriers.