Member of the Month

1)  How many years have you been in the Meetings/Event business?
I have been working in this industry for 20 years.
2) During that time, what would you say has been your best experience? 
The relationships built. MPI offers an amazing opportunity to create long-lasting relationships with other industry professionals.
3) Why did you first join MPI? 
For education and networking
4) What have committees/volunteer opportunities you been involved in during your membership?
  • Moderator for 2004, 2005 and 2006 MPI Tampa Bay Chapter CMP Study Groups
  • Served on Logistics Committee for 2006 MPI Southeastern Educational Conference
  • Co-Chair of Logistics Committee for 2010 MPI Southeastern Educational Conference
  • Co-Chair of Auction Committee for 2014 MPI Southeastern Educational Conference
  • Co-Chair of Logistics and Chair of Auction Committee for 2015 MPI Southeastern Educational Conference
  • Chair of 2017 MPI Tampa Bay Chapter Meetings Academy Conference
  • Board Member - Director of Meetings Academy, MPI Tampa Bay Area Chapter, 2017-2018 term
5)  What's the most important/valued thing you’ve gained from your membership?    
Staying on top of the latest topics and trends through education as well as the relationships formed.
6)  Please tell us any interesting fact about you that you’d like us to know (ie, you’re a paratrooper on the weekends, you belly dance for fun, etc.). 
I'm really not that interesting. :) My kids are my life. ( Brooke and Levi) 
Previous Members of the Month
August 2015-   Christy Cromwell
September 2015-  Karen Farrington
October 2015- Holly Young
November 2015-  Matt Allen
January 2016-  Amanda Bernstein
January 2016-  Amanda Bernstein
May 2016- Stacy Feldhusen
July 2016- Dina Vann
September 2016-  Linda Urban
September 2016-  Linda Urban
October 2016- Wayne Childs
November 2016- Rob Ferguson
December 2016- Amanda Clark
January 2017- JC York
March 2017– Ashley Snedeker