our team

 

Harry R. Schmidt

President / CEO


Dean Jones

Director of Conferences & Events


David Wright

VP of Partner Relations


Judy Valenta

Special Projects Coordinator


Debbie Hochstetler

Director of Finance & Administration


Board of Directors

Melvin Tennant, CAE  (CHAIR)
Meet Minneapolis

Sheri Clemmer, CMP  (VICE CHAIR)
Seventh-Day Adventist Church

Marvin Schmucker, CMP  (TREASURER)
MHS Alliance

Michelle Penner  (SECRETARY)
Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches 

Segi Desta

ConferenceDirect

Rachel Eble, CMP
Arrowhead Conferences & Events

Debra Mardis
Salvation Army

Denise Searcy

Sheraton / Westin Birmingham Hotels

Mollie Stewart
United Methodist Church

Jackie Walker
Church of God

Joel Weinberger

Yeshiva of Los Angeles

 


Executive Supplier Council

Ted Miller  (CHAIR)
President • Miller Hotel Group

Leonard Hoops  (VICE CHAIR)
President and CEO • Visit Indy

Sandra Schutrop
Director of Hilton Worldwide Sales

Andrew Swanston
Business Development Director • ExCel London

Melvin Tennant
President & CEO • Meet Minneapolis Convention & Visitors Association

Jeff Perrin, CMP
Director of Worldwide Accounts • Hyatt HOTELS

Al Hutchinson
President & CEO • Mobile Bay CVB

Arjan Keizer
Business Development Manager • Amsterdam RAI