Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

February 04 2015

Members on the Move

The Greater Midwest Chapter
Colette Fairchild, CEM, CMP is now the Director of Meetings and Exhibits at the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD). She will oversee planning and execution of AGD events, including AGD's annual meeting. Previously, she was trade show director at H.H. Backer Associates, Inc., where she had been for 11 years.

The Greater Midwest Chapter welcomes these new members:

Doame Aiello
American Academy of Pediatrics

Amy Altman
Meeting Specialist, National Association of Realtors

Katherine A. Anderson
Business Development Manager, Downers Grove Economic Development Corporation/Downers Grove

Ilona S. Arasiewicz
Director of Sales, Ivy Boutique Hotel

Erin K. Babarskis, CMP
Event Planner, Ewald Consulting

Kris Barberini, CMP
Event Producer, eleven eleven events

Shelly Bartlett
Senior Sales Manager, Hyatt Regency Denver/Grand Hyatt Denver

Tom Bennett, CTA
Vice President of Sales/Services, Experience Grand Rapids

Joleen Berberet
Senior Sales Manager, Global Experience Specialists

Andrew Blackburn
Director of Sales and Corporate Hospitality, Chicago Cubs

Christopher L. Boley
Director of Sales, Worldwide Accounts, Hilton Worldwide

Jennifer Braun
Meeting Manager, National Association of Realtors

Denae Brennan
Director of Meetings, American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Jacques Brial, CMP
Director of Accounts, The Ritz Carlton Resorts of Naples

Noelle Cascio
Director of Sales & Marketing, Hotel Rush

Shatina Chen
Student, Texas Tech University

Younghoon Cho
Student, Kendall College

Jackie Collins
Senior Sales Manager, The Drake Hotel/Hilton

Christopher G. Contos
Student, DePaul University

Jeffrey M. Devine, CMP
President, The Hybrid Group

Kristen Drendel
Citywide Sales Executive, Marriott International

John L. Enghauser
President, MDI

Colette Fairchild, CEM, CMP
Director of Meetings and Exhibits, Academy of General Dentistry

Sara N. Francis
Sales Manager, The Drake Hotel

Mia V. Friel
Meetings Manager, AAPM&R

Eva B. Fujino
Exhibits Manager, American Academy of Pediatrics

Jodi A. Fyfe
Principal, Paramount Events Chicago

Diana Gonzalez
National Account Manager, AFR Tradeshow Furnishings

Stacey Grotz
Marketing & Communications Manager, Conventions, National Association of Realtors

Robert G. Hann
Vice President, Continental Air Transport Co., Inc.

Zach Hansen III
Senior Sales Manager, MyEventApps

Claudia M. Henao
Marketing Manager-Conferences and Training, ISACA

Catherine Hopkins
Associate Marketing Analyst, Global Experience Specialists (GES)

Sara Huston
Student, Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis (IUPUI)

Allan Isfan
CEO, MyEventApps

Abby Jo Jensen
Meeting Planner, MedLogix Communications, LLC

Christian D. Joransen
Senior Account Executive, JW Marriott Indianapolis

Angela S. Kanazeh, CMP, CTA
Membership Engagement Manager, Michigan Association of Secondary School Principals

Andy Karsen
Account Executive, OASIS/Coe Truman International, LLC

Donna J. Koziol
Meetings Manager/Logistics, National Association of Realtors

Roz Kriener
Director, Conference Programs, National Association of Realtors

Tracy L. Lane
Project Manager, Paramount Events

Shana Lee
CMO, Choose Chicago

Linnea C. Levy
Student, DePaul University

Marte Lied
Student, Roosevelt University

Jamie L. Macander
Education and Services Manager, American Hospital Association

Michael P. Mach, CMP, CMM
Cybersecurity Conference Manager, ISACA

Marta Michulka
Managing Partner, Chicago Illuminating Company

Kathy Madryk
Senior Meeting Planner, American College of Surgeons

Nate Melvin
Discover Kalamazoo

Rebecca Middleton, CMP
Meeting Planner, John Deere

Wendy K. Mikuls
National Sales Manager, Golden Nugget Las Vegas

Margaret O’Connor, CMP
Senior Manager Meeting Services, Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals

Jacqueline Ouellette, CHSP
Director of Midwest and West Coast Sales, PGA National Resort & Spa

Regina Panza
Senior Meeting Planner, McDonald’s Corporation

Denise Plambeck, CMP
Manager, Special Meetings, National Association of Realtors

Doug W. Plumeri
A National Director of Sales, DMI Hotels

Cherie Pollard
Executive Assistant/Manager, National Association of Realtors

Stephanie Quinn
Special Meetings Manager, National Association of Realtors

Lara Rooney
Accounts Director, Group Sales, The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa

Roxane K. Rose
Event Designer, Executivevents

Kelly M. Ruffer
Student, Grand Valley State University

Kathryn S. Rund, CMP
Director of Meeting and Events, CCIM Institute

Shanica V. Sampton
Administrative, Executive Director, Inc.

Tori Schneller
Conference Coordinator, Gardner Business Media, Inc.

Kristina L. Simkins
Product Manager, onPeak|GES

Alexandra L. Smith
HSAN Engineer, Indiana University – Purdue University – Indianapolis (IUPUI)

Quincy M. Smith
Midwest Regional Sales Manager, San Mateo County Convention and Visitors Bureau

Christie Springer
Sales & Marketing Manager, Hard Rock Café Chicago

Meaghan S. Stallkamp
Meetings Sourcing Manager, American Bar Association

Michelle L. Sanford
Director, Event Operations, Association of Equipment Manufacturers

Nathaniel B. Stockman
National Account Executive, Iacono Productions

Sean M. Stringer
Director of Sponsorship, ISACA

Allyson C. Talbert, CMP
Principle, Amethyst Arrangements

Ryan Thorpe
Director of Facility Operations, McCormick Place/SMG

Rachel M. Traurig
Group Sales Manager, The Langham Hotel Group

Kelly Wang, CMP
Senior Manager, Meetings, American Dental Association

Elizabeth Whitney, WLP
Sr. Manager, Education & Meetings, International Warehouse Logistics Association