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H. Scott Phelps and Robert Murdock
H. Scott Phelps, president of the Connecticut Convention & Sports Bureau (CTCSB) will retire on Dec. 31. CTCSB will conduct a national search for a new president. Effective Jan. 1, the organization’s interim president will be Robert Murdock, current director of sports marketing and director of national accounts for S.M.E.R.F. (social, military, education, religious, fraternal) and affinity groups. Murdock will also be the 2019 president of the New England Society of Convention & Visitors Bureaus.
Mike “MJ” Jackson
Mike “MJ” Jackson has been named senior director of group sales for Discover The Palm Beaches. Jackson has more than 20 years of experience in hospitality and sales management, with a concentration on corporate, association, religious, and multicultural organizations. From 2005 to 2017, Jackson served as a national sales manager with Destination DC.
Visit Anaheim has appointed Evelyn Cortez as convention sales manager for the Mid-Atlantic citywide market. Cortez, who is based out of Maryland, has served as a meeting and event planner for several Mid-Atlantic associations. She also held a sales position with NYC & Company.