Tonya Almond, CMP, will be joining PCMA Feb. 26 as vice president of knowledge and experience design. Almond is currently serving on the PCMA Board of Directors and has volunteered extensively for PCMA and the PCMA Education Foundation over the years. She joins PCMA from the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) where she has been since 2009 and serves as the vice president of meetings and continuing education. Prior to AAPD, Tonya was the director, meetings and events services at the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPMR).
Association Forum has appointed Katie Callahan-Giobbi as chief operating officer, effective Feb. 20. Callahan-Giobbi will be responsible for business development, sales, brand experience, marketing and communications, and internal operations. Previously, she was executive vice president at Minding Your Business, a strategic agency.
Courtney Ingersoll has been named national sales manager of the Greater Birmingham Convention & Visitors Bureau. In this position, she will be responsible for national corporate sales for large and citywide conventions. Ingersoll most recently served as corporate sales manager for Birmingham’s Hyatt Regency — The Wynfrey Hotel.
Choice Hotels International has appointed Chad Fletcher as vice president of global sales. He will lead the company’s corporate, travel agency, and group sales strategy to support the business’s growth. Fletcher joins the Choice Hotels theme after serving as vice president of commercial sales, North America, for the Avis Budget Group.
Jess Johnson has joined Cheyenne Mountain Colorado Springs, a Dolce Resort, as director of sales and marketing. She brings nearly 20 years of experience to her new role, in which she will oversee the resort’s sales and marketing efforts. Johnson previously worked as director of sales and marketing at Sheraton Bay Point Resort in Panama Beach, Florida.