Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

March 10 2014

People on the Move


Bryan A. Scott

Wyndham Jade has promoted Bryan A. Scott from Chief Strategy Officer to President of the Company's Convention Division.

Jim Kelly

Production Resource Group, L.L.C. (PRG) is proud to congratulate Jim Kelley, PRG Director of Global Accounts, Corporate and Trade Show Services, on being named to a three-year term on the Board of Trustees of the Incentive Research Foundation (IRF).

Laura Santoni

Marriott International has named Laura Santoni vice president of global sales for the Caribbean and Latin America. Santoni most recently was vice president of sales for Florida.

Natalie Malaszenko

Omni Hotels & Resorts, Dallas, has appointed Natalie Malaszenko vice president of marketing and digital strategies. Malaszenko most recently was vice president of global digital marketing for Hewlett-Packard.

Gregory Majka

Gregory Majka has been named director of catering and conference services for Bonaventure Resort & Spa in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Majka was most recently director of catering and convention services for both the Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort & Spa in Fort Myers, Florida, and the Westin St. Maarten Resort, Spa & Casino in the Caribbean.

Eric Horovitz

Eric Horovitz has been appointed group sales manager for Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown. Horovitz previously was the property’s catering sales manager.

Sharon Dayan

JW Marriott and CasaMagna Marriott in Cancun, Mexico, have appointed Sharon Dayan director of sales and marketing. Dayan most recently was director of sales and marketing at Courtyard by Marriott Guayaquil in Ecuador.

Dawn Guindon

Dawn Guindon is now an Account Manager, Corporate North America, for the Ottawa Convention Centre. Dawn is a seasoned member of the tourism and convention industry with more than 22 years of sales and marketing experience.

Karen Totaro

Karen Totaro has been named general manager of the Atlantic City Convention Center. Totaro will work under Fran Rodowicz, who was named general manager of Global Spectrum's Atlantic City venues in January. A 33-year veteran of the facility management industry, Totaro will be responsible for overseeing the convention center's operations, including bookings.