PAR Presenters

Meet the speakers who have shared their thought leadership with PAR. Whether the talk was given during one of our Revenue Renegades or in a Webcast event, these are the subject matter experts who are committed to changing the association landscape to help us all succeed.

Jay Ablondi

Director of Business Development | Sponsorships, Exhibits, & AdvertisingMassachusetts Medical Society

Jodi Ashcraft

Director of Media & Event SalesAmerican Psychological Association (APA)

John Bacon

Vice President, Enterprise SalesASAE

Jay Blankenship

SVP, Revenue Strategy & Operations, EnterpriseMCI USA

Susan Borke


Rick Borry


Kimberly Bottom

Senior Account DirectorFeathr

Michelle Brien | Matchbox

VP, MarketingMatchbox

Amy Burke

Senior Vice President, Engagement, Association Solutions, MCI and Executive Director, Special Libraries AssociationSpecial Libraries Association

Teri Carden

Founder, Non-Dues-A-PaloozaNon-Dues-A-Palooza

Christine Clapp

Founder & PresidentSpoken with Authority

Jeff Cobb

Managing DirectorTagoras

Joe Colangelo

CEOBear Analytics

Dan Cole

Sr. Director, Exposition Sales Sr. Director, Exposition SalesAVIXA

Keith Daw

VP of GSD - McDonell Consulting GroupMcDonell Consulting Group, Sandler Training

Todd Eckman

Sales Manager, MCIMCI

Tom Egan

VP, Industry ServicesPMMI

Jim Elliott

PresidentJames G. Elliott Co., Inc.

Lewis Flax

PresidentFlax Associates

Sylvia Gonner, CAE

Global Expert & Cross-Cultural GuruCulture Wiz

Carrie Hartin

President, Sales Solutions & ServicesMCI USA

Carly Heideger

Sales Manager, Sales Solutions & ServicesMCI USA

Allan Hirsh

Author, 45 Minute BreakthroughsAllan Hirsh Advisors

Park Howell

FounderBusiness of Story

Dana Johnston

Vice President, Client Partnerships, Trade Show MarketingEMC Outdoor

Dan Kowitz

Founder and CEO, JSB Partnership ConsultantsJSB Partnership Consultants

Addy Kujawa, CAE

CEOAmerican Alliance of Orthopedic Executives (AAOE)

Ben Ledyard

SVP, Sales, Media & EventsMCI

Amy Lestition Burke

Executive Director & CEOSWANA

Jason Levin

Author, Speaker, Trainer & Career and Business Development CoachReady, Set, Launch, LLC

Thad Lurie

SVP, Digital and TechnologyAmerican Geophysical Union (AGU)

Marcus Maleck

Director Global Business PartnershipsSociety for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS)

Maneesha Manges

Chief Experience OfficerHighRoad Solutions

Brian Marks

Sales Manager, MCIMCI

Dan McGrath

Vice President, Client DevelopmentCOACH MEdia

Carrie McIntyre


Colleen McKenna

CEO, FounderIntero Advisory

Evan O'Neill

Associate Director of SalesFeathr

Emilie Perkins, CMP, CAE, CMM, PMP, CED

Director Client & Conference ServicesRaybourn Group International

Erin Pressley, CAE

SVP Education, Training & EventsNRECA

Jane Qin Medeiros

GM/EVP, StudioIDIndustry Dive

Katie Riggs, CMP, CAE, CMM, HMCC, CED

Chief Event StrategistRiggs & Co

Bruce Rosenthal

Corporate Sponsorship Consultant and Co-Convener of the Partnership Professionals Network (PPN)Partnership Professionals Network (PPN)

Vern Schellenger

President and CEOContacts Count

Brittany Shoul

SVP, Revenue Strategy & OperationsMCI USA

Anthony Simone

Vice President, DevelopmentThe Bill of Rights Institute

Suzie Smith

Senior Manager, National Accounts, HMP GlobalHMP Global

Jen Smith

Executive Program DirectorPAR

Sean Soth

Founder & Leadership Advisory Board ChairProfessionals for Association Revenue (PAR)

Celisa Steele

Co-founder and Managing DirectorTagoras

Chris Strong

PrincipleWest Side Strategies

Dr. Michael Tatonetti, CAE, CPP

FounderPricing for Associations

Tiffany Teal

Business Partnerships Manager, Hi-Fidelity GroupHi-Fidelity Group

Nikole Tenbrink

Vice President of MarketingAdvertising Research Foundation

Jeff Tenenbaum

Managing PartnerTenenbaum Law Group PLLC

Mike Thompson

CEO, Learner MobileLearner Mobile

Kristen Wall, EdD

Director of Learning & Development, Blue Sky eLearnBlue Sky eLearn

Christopher Ware

Vice President of Business Development and Strategic InitiativesNAIOP

Lori Zoss Kraska

Founder/Chief PrincipalGrowth Owl, LLC