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Visit Omaha has announced the promotion of Erin Brungardt to direction of convention services. Brungardt started her career with Visit Omaha 11 years ago as convention services coordinator. In 2016, she was promoted to the position of convention services housing manager. In her new role, Brungardt will continue assisting planners with their events, work with the marketing team to create promotional content for meetings, and lead the day-to-day operations of the services team.
George P. Johnson (GPJ), an experiential marketing agency, has appointed Ken Madden as senior vice president, digital engagement. In this position, Madden will amplify GPJ’s digital services offerings and team to a new level to further establish the company in the experiential space. Madden is a 20-year industry veteran who has worked on both the agency and client side. He previously served as senior vice president, head of engagement at GPJ’s sister agency, Shoptology.
Hilton New Orleans Riverside has named Sarah Wexler its new director of events and catering. Wexler will be responsible for overseeing all catering operations on the property, including event planning and execution. Wexler has 10 years of event experience with Hilton Worldwide, and most recently served as the complex assistant director of events and catering for Hilton San Francisco Union Square and Parc 55 San Francisco.