@MPISTL – October 2017 – New Members & Anniversaries

Welcome New Members!

Tiffanie Fleschert
Jaxson Lewis, Student, Southeast Missouri State University
Kayla Oglesby, Student
Kate Skredenske, Sales Manager, Hampton Inn St. Louis-Downtown (at the Gateway Arch)
Sheena Speer, Student, Missouri State University

Member Anniversaries

21 Years
Lori H. Majewski, Socials Coordinator, American Heart Association

14 Years
Tina Bracic, CMP, Meeting & Event Planner, Monsanto Company

13 Years
Elizabeth Blakeney, CMP, Customer Relations Specialist, The Boeing Company
Kelly Kaemmerer, Meeting Event Planner, Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc.

12 Years
Nancy L. Acord, CMP, Meeting & Event Planner, Monsanto Company
Kristin E. Ludwig, CMP, CAE, Meeting & Event Planner, Monsanto Company

11 Years
Jennifer Besser, CMP, Meeting & Event Planner, Wells Fargo Advisors

10 Years
Gina D. Shanfeld, Group Sales Manager, Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis

8 Years
Rhonda J. Parkinson, Conference Manager, National Association of Electrical Distributors

6 Years
Bob Nelson, CMP, CMM, Meetings & Events Manager, Scottrade, Inc.
Denise Wallhermfechtel, CMP, Director, Corporate Event Services, Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc.

4 Years
Emily Flynn, Regional Sales Manager, Caesars Entertainment
John Nellesen, CMP, Director of Event Management, Renaissance Grand Hotel St. Louis

3 Years
Lizzie Glamore, Catering Manager, Ces & Judy’s Catering at Le Chateau

2 Years
Steve O’Malley, HMCC, Division President, Martiz Travel
Jessica Utterback, Sales & Events Manager, Westport Social

1 Year
Jennifer Countryman, Sales Manager, The Lodge of Four Seasons Golf Resort, Marina & Spa
Katelyn Hindsley, Regional Sales Manager, LHM Hotels
Stephanie Johnson, Account Executive, Connie Duglin Specialty Linen
Patty Olsen, Senior Project Manager, The Vandiver Group, Inc.
Caitlin Paddack, Southern Illinois University Carbondale


@MPISTL – September 2017 – New Members & Anniversaries

Welcome New Members!

Dakota Ardoin, Sales Manager, Tin Roof St. Louis
Nici Hardin, Manager – Facilities, Events & Travel, SSM Health
Cindy Hodapp, Account Manager, Maritz Global Meetings & Events
Nicole Iannazzo, Oak Island
Lenny Klinger, Speakers Coordinator, Las Vegas Speakers Bureau
Brandon Lewis, General Manager, The Wildwood Hotel
Stephanie Mauzy, Director, Alumni Relations, St. Louis College of Pharmacy
Cara McGuire, Director Event Management,
Lanie Mitchell, Promotions Coordinator, iHeartRadio
Brittany Nelson, Group Sales Manager, Chase Park Plaza Hotel
Bill Nicely, Director of Sales and Marketing, Holiday Inn St. Louis Downtown
Bianca Phillips, Event Planner, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Jonathan Ritchie, Executive Director, Switch
Laura Katherine Smith, Creative Director, Décorum
Shannon Sprague
Nicole Sydlow, Sales Manager, Magnolia Hotel St. Louis
Sharon Tucci, President, TalentPlus Spotlight Inc
Linda Wall, Supervisor, Events & Travel, SSM Health
Gayla Welsh, Sales Manager, Chateau on the Lake Resort Spa & Convention Center
Jennifer West, Group Sales Manager, Lake of the Ozarks Convention & Visitor Bureau
Jenn Wissman, Exhibition & Event Specialist, Laird
Sherry Wolff, Jiffle Executive Meeting Manager, BCD Meetings & Events
Scott Yankey, Marriott
Cassandra Zigler, Event Coordinator, Fabulous Fox Theatre

Member Anniversaries

39 Years
Weldon Webb, Associate Vice Chancellor, University of Missouri Columbia Health Sciences Center

36 Years
William Tirone, CMP CEM, General Manager, Hiltons of Branson

34 Years
Kathleen Ratcliffe, President, St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission

18 Years
Brad Bronenkamp, CMM, Sr. Director – Global Events, Teradata

17 Years
Laura Teasdale, CMP, Senior Meeting Planner, American Optometric Association

16 Years
Kathleen Brassil, CMP, Manager/Monsanto Mtg Svcs, Monsanto Company
Peggy Findley, President, Strategic Resource Services
June Lammers, CMP, Adjunct Instructor, Ozarks Technical Community College
Susan Sarakas, Senior Sales Manager, Embassy Suites St. Louis – Downtown
Susie St Cyr, CMP, Meeting Planner, Monsanto Company

15 Years
Erica West, Meeting Planner, Nestle Purina PetCare Company

14 Years
Dianne Walker, CMP, Meeting Planner, Monsanto Company

13 Years
Michelle Nobbe

12 Years
Molly Hackett, Purchasing Manager, Nix & Associates Inc.

11 Years
Sarah Pinkowski, CMP, Meetings Supervisor, Enterprise Holdings, Inc.

10 Years
Jennifer Knapp, Account Executive, ITC
Erin Marriott, CMP, Project Manager, Meetings, Allergan

9 Years
Cynthia Brewer, Meeting and Event Planner, Monsanto Company
Christine Jochim, CMP, Conference Coordinator Supervisor, Eric P. Newman Education Center
Allison Lynn, CMP, Meeting Planner, Monsanto Company

8 Years
Lauren Bender, CMP, Project Manager, Meetings, Allergan
Pamela Clark, CMP, Event Planner, Husch Blackwell LLP
Damon Green, Community Event Coordinator, Missouri Foundation for Health
Rosa Powell, Sales Manager, Tan-Tar-A Resort
Elizabeth Vinsand, CMP, National Sales Manager, Vail Resorts Meetings & Events

7 Years
Nicole Kever Torres, Director of Sales, Camden on the Lake

6 Years
Julia Row, Director, Special Events Marketing & Sales, St Louis Cardinals LLC

5 Years
Jaime Britt, Group Sales Manager, Hilton St. Louis Downtown
Abby Podkul, CMP, Commodity Classic Manager, American Soybean Association
Lanie Thomure

4 Years
Linda Cunningham, Director of Sales, Hilton St. Louis Frontenac Hotel
Cindy Flack, Event & Travel Planner, FamilyFarms Group
Erin Glarner, CHA, Meeting Planner, Monsanto Company
Jill Hericks, CMP, Director of Sales, Hollywood Casino St. Louis
Barbara Hunsel, Sales Manager, Embassy Suites Hotel St Charles
Jennifer Long, CMP, Senior Director, Strategic Customer Engagement, Amerinet, Inc
Michele Macchi, Meeting & Event Planner, Monsanto Company
Joan Ohlms, Director of Sales, Greater St. Charles Convention & Visitors Bureau
Emily Ratliff, Director of Events, Logan College of Chiropractic
Laurie Suche, CMP, Project Manager II, Maritz Travel Company
Todd Thomas, Owner/Entertainer/Speaker/Emcee, Porta Party DJ’s
Michael Vinsand, CMP, Executive Sales Manager, Ameristar Casino Resort and Spa

3 Years
McKinna Allen, Special Programs Coordinator, Education Plus
Amber Brda, Sales Manager, 360
Meaghan Dye
Valerie Nyemchek, Meetings Specialist, Intalere
Jennifer Peper, Corporate Sales Manager, Holiday Inn Southwest Route 66
Yvonne Peterson, CMP, Senior Meeting Planner, UniGroup, Inc.

2 Years
Stephanie Beatty, Coordinator Business Development Events, Safety National
Rhonda Cross
Christina Eller, Executive Sales Manager, Pinnacle Entertainment
Kaitlin Jakel, CMP, Meeting and Event Planner, Express Scripts
Kimberly Lee, Sales Manager, Renaissance St Louis Airport Hotel
Jenny Malone, Director of Convention Services, St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission
Ann Rice, Corporate Relations Events Director, Safety National
Stephanie Sadler, Special Events Coordinator, Peabody Opera House
Connie Seedig, Conference Services Coordinator, LMI Aerospace

1 Year
Jennifer Bettlach, Student
Donna Bilicki, Sr. Director of Travel Client Services/Travel Program Manager, Meridian Enterprises
Melanie Brickner, Sales Manager, Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch
Courtney Brown, Executive Meetings Sales Manager, Explore St. Louis
AJ Byrd, Catering Assistant, Saint Louis Club
Chelsea Clark, Sales & Events Manager, Howl at the Moon
Ben Daughaday, National Account Executive, Paramount Convention Services, Inc.
Lauren Dittmeier, Director of Catering, Saint Louis Club
Laura Eavenson, Owner, ShutterBooth
Kelley Field, Chapter Administrator, MPI St. Louis Area Chapter
Kristi Franklin, Executive Meetings Sales Manager, Explore St. Louis
Ashley Greaving, Senior Event Planning Specialist, Mallinckrodt LLC
Marissa Hill
Kayleen Huber, Meeting and Event Manager, Experient
Jason Jordan, Director of Sales, Explore St. Louis
Jessica Kralemann, General Manager, The Wildwood Hotel
Amy Kroc, Director, Sourcing & Solution Design, Meridian Enterprises
Lauren Mattson, Coordinator, Event Management, Equifax
Mary McCulloch, Sales Manager, The Wildwood Hotel
Michelle Mooney, Account Executive, Technical Productions, Inc.
Susan Nickrent, Manager- Summer Programs and Conference Services, Washington University
Jennifer Nowack, Catering Sales Manager, St. Charles Convention Center
Sarah Scaturro, Meeting Planner, Wells Fargo Advisors
Tina Torgerson, Sales Manager, Sheraton Clayton Plaza Hotel
Clara Wehmeyer, Student, Missouri State University
Danielle Wood, Director of Corporate Sales & Weddings, Old Kinderhook

@MPISTL-April Anniversaries

April #MPISTL Member Anniversaries


Beverly Kinkade, retired


Max Fisher, WAMAME


Pamela Bulanda-Barks, Ameriprise Financial, Inc


Katherine Steele, Saint Louis Club


Susan Robinson, Stifel Nicolaus


Julie Holtgrave, American College of Lifestyle Medicine


Maggie Eichwald, Butler’s Pantry


Jamie Gaddy, Renaissance St. Louis Airport Hotel

Suzanne Evers, Reliv International

Bethanie Rivolta, Cisco

Angie Kimmel, Meeting Professionals International

Lindsay Massenberg, Intalere


Benjamin Muccigrosso, PSAV

Sarah Glass, Bon Appetit at St. Louis Art Museum

Emily Lutton, Destination St. Louis

Andy Victor, Paramount Convention Services

Tiffany Graham, SIUE


Melissa Bohlmann, Lutheran Hour Ministries

Kate Bohn, Missouri State University Entertainment Management Program

Jennifer Flacke, Caesars Entertainment National Meetings & Events

Andrea Watkins, Destination St. Louis

Ebony Perkins, Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch


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