Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

December 16 2013

People on the Move


Teri Orton

AEG Facilities, which is taking over management of the Hawaii Convention Center, has named former Outrigger Enterprises executive Teri Orton to serve as general manager of the facility.

Margaret Victor

Margaret Victor is the new Director, National Accounts for Hawks Cary Resort, an Island resort in the Florida Keys. Margaret will continue to be based in New York City, serving the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Canadian corporate, association and incentive markets.

Dennis Johnston

The Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau has named Dennis Johnston vice-president of sales. Prior to joining the bureau, Johnston was vice-president of sales at the Lexington (Kentucky) Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Megan Gaus

Megan Gaus has joined Visit Milwaukee (Wisconsin) as senior director of marketing and communications. Gaus most recently worked for the digital agency Wire Stone in Chicago. Prior to that, she served as director of integrated marketing for the Chicago Convention & Tourism Bureau.

Kathy Semmes

The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau has appointed Kathy Semmes director of sales for its regional sales office in Washington, D.C. Previously, Semmes was a senior account executive for Marriott.

Mark Stiebeling

Mark Stiebeling has been named general manager of the Grand Hyatt/ Denver. Previously, Stiebeling served as general manager of the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in Carlsbad, California.

Dana Cooper

The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester in White Plains, New York has named Dana Cooper director of sales and marketing. Cooper previously was director of sales for The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta and The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead.

Lynn Mueller 

Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek in Orlando, Florida, has appointed Lynn Mueller director of group sales. Mueller previously was director of group sales for DoubleTree by Hilton at the Entrance to Universal Orlando Resort.

Courtenay Dundy

Courtenay Dundy has been appointed director of sales and marketing at The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia in Singapore. Dundy most recently was director of sales and marketing at Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur.

Michael Katigbak

Michael Katigbak has been named director of sales and marketing at Capella Washington, D.C., Georgetown. Katigbak most recently was associate director of sales at Mandarin Oriental, D.C.