Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

September 24 2014

Members on the Move

The Greater Midwest Chapter
D. Bradley Kent, Sr. has been named Senior Vice President of Sales & Services/Chief Sales Officer for the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau. Kent will begin his new role on Nov. 1. He most recently has served as Senior Vice President of Sales & Services for Choose Chicago.
Michael McCurry, CMP, is now a National Account Manager for Experient in the Greater San Diego area. Previously he served Experient’s Chicago market as a Strategic Account Manager. Mike is a past president of the Greater Midwest Chapter of PCMA.
GMC Secretary Heidi Edinger Smith, CMP, CASE, is the new Manager, Global Accounts for the Chicago team of HelmsBriscoe, starting on Oct. 20. Her most recent position was Director of Sales – Midwest for the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Heather Larson, CMP, is the new Director of Destination Sales for Meet Chicago Northwest, where she previously was Senior Account Executive.
Meet Minneapolis has promoted Stephanie Grimaldi to manager of East Coast national accounts from. She will oversee all teams responsible for those accounts. Previously she was National Account Executive. She joined Meet Minneapolis in 1998.