Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

October 13 2016

People on the Move This Month


Scott Andryk

Chicago based meetings and incentives management firm, Bucom International, welcomes 25-year Hospitality Industry veteran Scott Andryk to its management team as Director of Business Development. Scott will use his sales leadership experience in the industry to tap into key growth markets and expand Bucom's global presence.

Christine M. Klein

The National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) today announced the appointment of Christine M. Klein to serve as Vice President of Meetings and Events. In this position, Ms. Klein will lead NDIA’s best-in-class meetings and events department that brings together industry stakeholders, academia and government officials to encourage ongoing collaboration that provides forwardthinking solutions to address current and future challenges in defense and national security.

Murray Ryan

Longtime PCMA member Murray Ryan has joined the Hiltons of Washington sales team; based in the Midwest. Ryan was most recently with the Greater Madison Convention & Visitors Bureau.

View more from the week of October 3.

Michelle Flagg

Award-winning, design and experience-led hostel group Generator today announces the appointment of Michelle Flagg as Vice President of Development for North America as the Group looks to build on its first US opening in Miami, scheduled for 2017.

Sophia Altamirano

Thailand-based ONYX Hospitality Group has appointed Sophia Altamirano as its Vice President of Sales. She will be based at the Bangkok headquarters.

Jackie Collens and Katie Donald

The St. Regis New York is pleased to announce the appointment of Katie Donald as Director of Sales and Marketing, and Jackie Collens as Director of Sales for the flagship property located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. 

View more from the week of September 26.

Michelle Moore

Experience Kissimmee (EK) has recently appointed Michelle Moore, CMP as the new Director of Sales for the destination marketing organization. In her new role, Moore will direct the internal sales team at EK and work with destination industry partners to increase meeting business in the corporate, association and SMERF (social, military, educational, religious and fraternal) market segments.

Jose Luis Lopez Resendiz

Jose Luis Lopez Resendiz has been named Director of Sales of the new 304-suite Grand Velas Los Cabos, the fifth property of the family owned and operated Velas Resorts opening in late 2016. In his new position, he is responsible for the development and implementation of worldwide sales for the luxury "Beyond All Inclusive, Beyond All Compare" resort.

Nancy MacDonald

Nancy MacDonald has been appointed Director of Sales and Events at Andaz West Hollywood in Los Angeles - CA, USA. MacDonald joins Andaz West Hollywood from Hyatt Market Street in Woodland Hills, Texas where she served as Director of Sales and Events. Prior to joining Hyatt Hotels in 2012, MacDonald was the National Sales Manager for Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa in Las Vegas, Nevada.

View more from the week of September 19.

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