Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

October 06 2016

Members on the Move

Greater Midwest Chapter

Welcome to our new and renewing members! 

Colleen Bingle – Meetings and Exhibits Associate, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
Jessica Burd – Sales Manager, Westin Nashville
Jinnel Choiniere – Partnership Account Manager, Professional Convention Management Association
Savannah Christiansen – Student, Ferris State University
Kelly Coppola – Sr. Director of Business Event Strategy, Professional Convention Management Association
Mary Jo Dolasinski – Assistant Professor, DePaul University
Jorie Dydo – Manager: Technical Exhibits, RSNA - Radiological Society of North America
Paula Espindola MPH, PMP, SSGB – Director of Operations, ACGME-I
Rachel Felber – Student, Kent State University
Stephanie Forsythe – Supervisor, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Amy Grayson, CASE – Senior Sales Executive, Baltimore Marriott Waterfront
Allison Greene – Director of Sales-Midwest, SpotMe, Inc.
Lori Halterman – Sales Manager, Visit Indy
Angela Hammond, CASE, CTA – Director-Convention Sales, Experience Columbus
Rebecca Holloway - Assistant Administrative, Indiana University (IUPUI)
Mike Izrael – Vice-President, Dupli-Group
Mary Lee James – Student, Roosevelt University
Ewa Jodlowska – Director of Operations, Python Software Foundation
Courtney Johnson – Account Director, Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
Joan Kremer, CMP – Associate Director, Global Meetings & Events, Starwood Hotel & Resorts Worldwide
Chalon LaFleur – Sales Manager, Royal Sonesta New Orleans
Margaret Lanham – Student, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Jaclyn McCue – Marketing Coordinator, Oncology Nursing Society
Emily McVeigh – Student, Kent State University
Kelsey Neighbors – Senior Sales Manager, Hilton Chicago
Jennifer Olsen, CMP – Sr. Account Executive-Event Sales, Sea World of Orlando
Chelsei Pace – Event Scheduling Assistant, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Elizabeth Pangburn – Student, Purdue University
Kirsten Purdue – Hostess, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Jenaca Rodriguez – Associate Director of Sales, Hyatt Regency Denver / Grand Hyatt Denver
Ollivette Scott – Creative Director, David Michael Productions
Rheanna Smith – Assistant Director of Meetings, Executive Director, Inc.
Michael Solis – Director, Global Sales, Wyndham Hotel Group
Sean Stringer – Director of Sponsorship, ISACA
Terrence Sykes – Chief Development Officer, Emergency Nurses Association
Dina Tizzard – Meeting Manager, YMCA of the USA
Karen Vavra – Sales Manager, Q Center LLC
Ariel Viera – Meeting Services Administrator, ACGME-I
Emily Walker – Meetings Manager, Emergency Nurses Association
Megan E Wells – Student, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

Please note: PCMA is no longer extending a grace period for membership. If you do not renew by your 12-month date, you will be removed from membership and now counted as a New Member upon renewal.


Valerie Geisendorfer, CMP our GMC PCMA Secretary is the winner of the GMC-PCMA Scholarship to attend the 2017 PCMA Convening Leaders in Austin. Valerie is Senior Manager of Scientific Meetings at the American Society of Neuroradiology

The team at M&C recently published their 2nd Annual Top 25 Women in the Meetings Industry list. Congrats to both of the GMC PCMA members recognized.

Mary Pat Heftman – Executive VP-Convention & Strategic Alliances, National Restaurant Association


Kimberly Meyer – Co-Founder & CEO, Meetings Analytics

See the full M&C list.