Ron Jackson, Susan Cantrell, and Jessica Blubaugh
Visit KC (Kansas City, Missouri) has made three updates to its management team:
Ron Jackson will join the organization as chief people partner. In this role, he will be responsible for all aspects of Visit KC’s human resources initiatives. Previously, Jackson worked at the Lee’s Summit-based Government Employees Health Association for nearly 20 years, where he most recently served as vice president of employee relations and engagement.
Susan Cantrell has been appointed as vice president of partnerships and events, effective April 30. In this position, she will identify new membership opportunities and secure incremental revenue in support of the organization’s sales and marketing activities. Cantrell most recently worked as vice president of sales and marketing at the Topeka Capital-Journal.
Jessica Blubaugh has been promoted to director of partnerships and events. This position includes the day-to-day management of the department, as well as the planning and implementation of marquee events, such as Kanas City Restaurant Week. Blubaugh has been with Visit KC since May 2016, most recently serving as interim vice president of partnership and events.
Tradeshow Logic has named Michele Rowe vice president of marketing and communications. In this role, Rowe will use her experience in corporate storytelling to drive Tradeshow Logic’s marketing strategy and execution. Previously, Rowe worked as senior director of marketing and brand strategy for EnsembleIQ and the Path to Purchase Institute, a retail media and business intelligence member organization.
3L Corporation has named Charles “Charlie” Greco vice president of sales and marketing for its U.S. subsidiary, which will be headquartered in Boston. Greco, who has 30 years of experience as an international tradeshow executive, has produced some of the world’s largest tradeshows and conferences.