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MPI FOUNDATION LEADERSHIP

The MPI Foundation is a non-profit organization that fuels the advancement of MPI members by providing them professional development and career opportunities through grants and scholarships. The MPI Foundation also propels the meeting and event industry forward by funding innovative research and pan-industry initiatives that support the strategic plan of MPI.

Below are the our volunteer leaders serving on the board of trustees and regional councils.

 

2017 MPI Foundation Global Board of Trustees


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Chair

Jim Russell
Executive Vice President, Sales
Freeman

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Chair-Elect

Jordan Clark
Vice President of Sales
Caesars Entertainment

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Immediate Past Chair

Stephen Revetria
Sr. Vice President
Giants Enterprises

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Vice Chair of Development

Carole McKellar
MA, CMM
Managing Director, Northern Europe
HelmsBriscoe

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Vice Chair of Finance

Gregg Hopkins
Chief Sales & Marketing Officer
Intelity

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Vice Chair of Programs

Chandra Allison
Vice President Sales
The Venetian and The Palazzo Hotels


Trustees


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Doreen Burse
Vice President, Global Sales, Corporate Accounts
Marriott International

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Bruce Gudenberg
Executive Director, Industry Relations
Hilton Worldwide Sales

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D. Bradley Kent
Chief Sales & Services Officer
Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau

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Trevor Lui
Director of Operations and Sustainability
The International Centre

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Todd Marinko
Group Vice President, Marketing
PSAV

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Dawn Parisi
Vice President of Field Sales
Wyndham Hotel Group

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Junior Tauvaa
Senior Vice President, Sales & Services
Visit Anaheim

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Alison Taylor
Chief Sales Officer
American Airlines

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Diana Voto
National Sales Director
Disney Destinations

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Angela Xavier
CSP
Vice President, Americas Sales
InterContinental Hotels Group

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Chapter Liaison

Kevin Kirby
Vice President, Business Development of North America
PicSolve


2017 MPI Foundation US Council


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Council Chair

Diana Voto
MBA, CMP
National Sales Director
Disney Destinations

Lisa-Arias

Lisa Arias
Regional Vice President – Global Sales
Hyatt Hotels Corporation

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Jerry Cito
Senior Vice President Convention Development
NYC & Company

Michael Fiorentino

Michael Fiorentino
Senior Partner
LNF Events

Ron Freeman

Ron Freeman
National Account Executive
MillerCoors

Darren-Green

Darren Green
Senior Vice President of Sales
Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board

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Rodney Gutierrez
CMP
Director of Sales
Orange County Convention Center

Debby Jacobs Felker

Debby Jacobs Felker
Vice President Sales
Destinations By Design

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Ana Sofia Lanczyner
Mid-West Director
Mexico Tourism Board

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Joey Nevin
Director of Sales & Marketing
Giants Enterprises

Ryan-O’Byrne

Ryan O’Byrne
Corporate Director, Global Sales
Omni Hotels & Resorts

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Ernest Stovall
Executive Director of Sales
MGM Grand Hotel & Casino

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Shelley Williams
Director of Sales-Eastern Region
Caesars Entertainment


2017 MPI Foundation Canadian Council


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Council Chair

Trevor Lui
Director of Operations and Sustainability
The International Centre

Jennifer-Holly

Jennifer Holly
Managing Director
resiada, Inc.

Karen-Kitchen

Karen Kitchen
Business Development
Hotels Red Deer

Reggie-Lang

Reggie Lang
Manager BD-MICE
WestJet Airlines

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Nadine Poirier
Sales Manager
RCR Hospitality Group

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Les Selby
CMP, CMM
Director, Meetings & Events
One10 Canada

Altaf-Sovani

Altaf Sovani
Academic Chair
Algonquin College for the School of Hospitality & Tourism

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Scott Tomlinson
Vice President, Operations
PSAV Canada

Natalie-Wilson

Natalie Wilson
Manager, Corporate Events
RBC Global Asset Management


2017 MPI Foundation European Council


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Council Chair

Carole McKellar
CMM, MA, FCIPD
Managing Director, Northern Europe
HelmsBriscoe

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Franck Barbaras
Founder
Connected Vibes

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Ray Bloom
CMM
Chairman
IMEX Group

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Alda Egurrola-Wienke
CMP
Strategic Account Executive
Cvent

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Anthony Hyde
CMP
President
Hyde Consultants

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Julie A. Krueger
Business Development Director – International
Freeman Company

Mike-Waddill

Mike Waddill
Vice President – Sales
Hyatt Hotels & Resorts Corporation


Board of Directors – One-Year Term


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MPI Foundation Board Representative

Jim Russell
Executive Vice President, Sales
The Freeman Company
Dallas, Texas USA

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Legal Counsel

Jonathan T. Howe
Esq.

President/Senior Partner
Howe & Hutton, Ltd.
Chicago, Illinois USA


MPI Foundation Governance


Foundation Bylaws