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Meet the “In-Crowd,” our 2019 Connect Association 40 Under 40.
Heather Wakefield, 39, works remotely in Nashville, Tennessee, as a senior manager of education and events at Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society. As
Sarah Soliman Daudin, DES, 31, works in Orlando as president and CEO of Soliman Productions, Inc. As a 2019 40 Under 40 honoree, Daudin discusses
Melissa N. Grigsby, 33, works in Woodbridge, Virginia, as director of communications and events for Independent Electrical Contractors. As a 2019 40
Sam Edidin Jankowski, 31, works in Chicago as a relationship manager at SmithBucklin. As a 2019 40 Under 40 honoree, Jankowski discusses her passion
Alicia M. Quinn, 36, works in Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, as vice president of marketing and strategic alliances at Discover Lehigh Valley. As a 2019
Megan Johnston, DMCP, 27, works in Indianapolis as a senior manager of event services at Accent Indy, a DMC Network Company. As a 2019 40 Under 40
Natasha Stamper Pedigo, CMP, 38, works in Lexington, Kentucky, as a meeting planner and event manager at The Asphalt Institute. As a 2019 40 Under
Sarah Blose, CMP, DMCP, 37, works in Lake Tahoe, Nevada, as an account manager for Destination Tahoe Meetings & Events. As a 2019 40 Under 40 honoree, Blose discusses
Alena Frey, CMP, 37, is director of education and meetings at the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society. She is a 2019 40 Under 40 honoree.
Pamela Wike Boyd, CMP, 33, works in Silver Spring, Maryland, as senior manager of meetings and events at The Solid Waste Association of North America. As
Jessica Farmer, 27, works in Richmond, Virginia, as chapter and events manager at AA-ISP. As a 2019 40 Under 40 honoree, Farmer discusses her passion
Akshar V. Patel, 36, works in Atlanta as senior director of conventions at AAHOA. As a 2019 40 Under 40 honoree, Patel discusses his passion for the
Samantha Lazo, CMP, DES, 35, works in Lake Mary, Florida, as manager of production and event technology at The Institute of Internal Auditors. As a 2019
Ashley Hinkle, 35, is director of meetings and conventions at Visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge. As a 2019 40 Under 40 honoree, Hinkle discusses her passion
Ogechi Anyanwu, 36, works in Arlington, Virginia, as manager of events at Telecommunication Industry Association. As a 2019 40 Under 40 honoree, Anyanwu discusses
Mattie Scheeter, CMP, 32, works in Omaha, Nebraska, as national sales manager at Visit Omaha. As a 2019 40 Under 40 honoree, Scheeter discusses her
Shauna Whitehead, SMMP, 39, works in Minneapolis as vice president of global account management at BCD Meetings & Events. As a 2019 40 Under 40
Aquera Agee, 31, works in Washington, D.C., as associate manager of meetings at Association for Accessible Medicines. As a 2019 40 Under 40 honoree,
Christine Grant, 35, works in Chicago as director of operations for On The Scene - The Event Company. As a 2019 40 Under 40 honoree, Grant discusses
Michelle Guelbart, MSW, 31, works in Brooklyn as director of private sector engagement at ECPAT-USA. As a 2019 40 Under 40 honoree, Guelbart discusses
Allie Magyar, 38, works in Vancouver, Washington, as founder and CEO at Hubb. As a 2019 40 Under 40 honoree, Magyar discusses her passion for the
Emily Hartstone, 33, works in Delray Beach, Florida, as manager of events and operations at Magellan Management. As a 2019 40 Under 40 honoree, Hartstone discusses
Brittany Marinovich, 31, works in Atlanta as manager of meetings and expositions at Kellen. As a 2019 40 Under 40 honoree, Marinovich discusses her
Cheryl Sulock, CMP, CSEP, 37, works in Winter Park, Florida, as director of convention and trade show at Florida Roofing & Sheet Metal Association. As
Natalie Intondi, 34, works in Washington, D.C., as a meeting planner for National Governors Association. As a 2019 40 Under 40 honoree, Intondi discusses
Kari Messenger, CMP, 32, works in Chicago as senior meetings manager at Association Management Center. As a 2019 40 Under 40 honoree, Messenger discusses
Megan Tallman, 35, works in Denver, Colorado, as a conferences and meetings manager at Financial Planning Association. As a 2019 40 Under 40 honoree,
Flavia Oliveira, 36, works in Santa Cruz, California, as director of sales and marketing at Hotel Paradox, an Autograph Collection. As a 2019 40 Under
Erin Cook, 33, works in Austin, Texas, as director of sales and marketing for Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & Spa. As a 2019 40 Under 40 honoree, Cook discusses
Annie Tebow, CMP, 32, works in Kansas City, Missouri, as a senior event planner at American Academy of Family Physicians. As a 2019 40 Under 40 honoree,