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Elliott L. Ferguson

President & CEO

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Rico Ashab

Rico Ashab

Executive Assistant to the President & CEO

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John Kim

Chief Financial Officer

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Merike Henneman

Controller

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Paul Coombs

Paul Coombs

Staff Accountant

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Terri Carter

Senior Human Resources Manager

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Kim Martin, Destination DC

Kim Martin

Payroll & HR Specialist

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Calvin Morgan

Calvin Morgan

Systems Engineer

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Austin Palmer

Austin Palmer

Business Applications Manager

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Jerry Joseph

Jerry Joseph

Administrative Services Coordinator

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Claire Carlin

VP, Partnerships & Alliances

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Bruno Schwartz

Director of Membership

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Dani Campana

Membership Manager

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Kelly Fitzpatrick

Kelly Fitzpatrick

Membership Project Coordinator

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Lisa Waldschmitt

AEF Manager

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Emily Vecchioni

Member Events Manager

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Chelsea Kaiser

Partnerships Manager

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Hope Smith

Hope Smith

Membership Associate

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Robin A. McClain

Robin A. McClain

SVP, Marketing & Communications

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Danielle Davis

Danielle Davis

Director of Communications

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Julie Marshall

Domestic Media Relations Manager

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Vanessa Casas Ryan

International Media Relations Manager

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Alex Gnafakis

Alex Gnafakis

Creative Director

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Candyce Beatty

Candyce Beatty

Creative Project Manager

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Ethan Sherman

Ethan Sherman

Senior Graphic Designer

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Amanda Henderson

Amanda Henderson

Graphic Designer

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Allison Johnson

Allison Johnson

Customer Experience Coordinator

Torri Christian

Torri Christian

Associate Director, Marketing

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Lauren Parker

Marketing Specialist

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Molly Cannistra

Molly Szmak

Marketing Manager

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Macy Dolton

Macy Dolton

Marketing Assistant

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Kate Thompson

Kate Thompson

Senior Research Manager

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Taylor Singleton

Customer Experience Manager

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Andrew O'Connor

Andrew O'Connor

Associate Director, Content Marketing

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Storm Montunnas

Storm Montunnas

Digital Marketing Manager

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Joe Arvis

Joe Arvis

Content Manager

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Melissa RIley

Melissa Riley

VP, Convention Sales & Services

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Carol Motley

Carol Motley

Director of Convention Sales

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Eric Kincaid

Eric Kincaid

National Account Director

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TIffany Elum

Tiffany Elum

National Account Director

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Jennifer Rodrigues

Jennifer Rodrigues

National Account Director

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Nancy Umansky

Nancy Umansky

National Account Director

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Kristen Jacob

Kristen Jacob

Sales & Services Data Manager

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Allison Doherty

Marketing Events Manager

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Jenna Williams

Jenna Williams

Senior Manager, In-House Group Sales

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Tara Miller

Tara Miller

International Account Director

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Priscilla Alvarez

Priscilla Alvarez

International Sales Coordinator

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Alison Ricketts

Alison Ricketts

Manager, Convention Sales & Services Operations

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Brandon Murray

Brandon Murray

Conference Sales Manager

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Shelby Luzzi

Shelby Luzzi

Convention Sales Assistant

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Dianna Waldroup

Dianna Waldroup

Director of Convention Services

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Jared Kolleh

Jared Kolleh

Executive Meetings Manager

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Katelyn Diehl

Katelyn D. Campbell

Convention Sales Manager

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Eva James

Eva James

Convention Services Manager

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Sharmane Fernandez

Sharmane Medaris

Convention Sales Manager

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Quincy Li

Quincy Li

Executive Sales Coordinator

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Theresa Belpulsi

VP, Tourism, Sports & Visitor Services

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Letizia Sirtori

Letizia Sirtori

Director, Tourism Sales

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Lindsay Hill

Lindsay Hill

Senior Manager, Tourism Sales

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Chris Thompson

Sports Sales Manager

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Taylor Malcolm

International Sales Manager Asia

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Erica Riddle

Tourism/Visitor Services Coordinator

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Erika Young

Erika Jones

Tourism, Sports & Visitor Services Administrative ...

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Jessica Reyes

Visitor Services & Tourism Manager

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Jennifer Upshaw

Tourism & Visitor Services Specialist

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