Purposeful Passion

For years, I helped build and led the largest meetings & events business in the world. Today, I am passionate about creating value in an industry that I love, and where I believe there is significant untapped potential.

Meetings, Events, Incentives and Exhibitions are investments that businesses make in their people and brand. By purposefully directing their investments, corporations can enable transformation and growth.

As Executive Vice President of Emerald, I lead the company’s market diversification strategy through new shows, partnerships, and sub-expo launches.  Most recently, I founded and led two start-ups in the exhibitions and meetings & events industries. Prior to that, I spent over 14 years at American Express Company and American Express Global Business Travel, ultimately serving as Senior Vice President and General Manager leading American Express Meetings & Events globally.  Over the course of ten years, I successfully led the transformation of the business, tripling its size and reaching over 2400 employees in 25+ proprietary markets.  

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