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Sales and Services Division

Gina Gemberling

Vice President of Sales and Services

Marilyn Koehler

Sr. Dir. of National Accounts
Association/Corporate West Region

David Russell

Sr. Dir. of Sports Sales

Bliss Krucas

Sales Director
State Association & Government

Kristen “Kiki” Mannear

Tourism Sales Manager

Kayla Kesterson

Sales Director

Bob Steel

Tourism Development Manager

Clinton Richardson

Sales Manager

Destination Services

Jennifer Willis

Destination Services Manager

Katina Brown

Destination Services Specialist

Penny Nagel

Destination Services Specialist

Meet our Customer Advisory Board


Customer Advisory Board


Sylvia Y. Cyrus · Executive Director, Association for the Study of African American Life & History (ASALH) 

Segi Desta · Vice President of Global Accounts, Conference Direct 

John Dirba, CMM · Regional Vice President, HelmsBriscoe 

Wanda Dunwoody · Episcopal Diocese and Daughters of the Nile 

Tamra Gaines, CMP, CMM, CUDE · Former Vice President Training and Events, Cornerstone Credit Union League, now Director,
Partner Engagement, Women’s Foodservice Forum

Shelly Greenwood · Director of Events, Education and Exhibits, Case Management Society of America (CMSA) 

Craig Gregory · Independent meeting professional 

Tammy Hailey, CAE · Executive Director, NALS

Kathy Lebby, CAE, CMP · President & CEO, Association for Play Therapy, Inc. (APT)

Pamela Luttermoser, CMP · Program Manager and Meeting Planner, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Dr. Michelle McEacharn · Executive Director, Federation of Business Disciplines, Professor/Director, University of Louisiana Monroe 

Amanda Peterson · President and Executive Director, Miss High School America,
Miss Collegiate America and Miss Junior High School America (MHSCA)

Meg Pawelski · Independent meeting professional, National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers (NASGW)

Michael Salberg · President/Chief Solution Provider, The Flashcom Group

Jill Slater, CMP, CASE, GTP · National Account Manager, Experient

Tara Smith · Meetings Coordinator, Southwest Power Pool (SPP)

MaLeta Stephens · Corporate Events Specialist, Arkansas Farm Bureau