CEIR Leaders

CEIR members select all Officers and Directors to guide the strategic efforts of the organization. CEIR's board represents one of the most diverse, influential groups within the industry. Officers serve one year terms, Directors serve for three years.

2015 CEIR Officers

Chair
Britton Jones
President & CEO
Business Journals Inc
Vice Chair
Aaron Bludworth
President & CEO
Fern Exposition & Event Services
Secretary/Treasurer
Steve Moster

President
Global Experience Specialists (GES)
Past Chair
Dennis Slater
President
Association of Equipment Manufacturers
Staff
Brian Casey, CEM
President & CEO
CEIR

Cathy Breden, CAE, CMP
Managing Director
CEIR

Nancy Drapeau, PRC
Director of Research
CEIR

Directors
David Audrain
President & CEO
Exposition Development Company
Karen Chupka
SVP, International CES & Corporate Busienss Strategy
Consumer Electronics Association/CES
Shura Garnett, CFE
Regional Vice President
St. Charles Convention Center (Global Spectrum)
Kimberly Hardcastle-Geddes, CEM
President and Chief Account Strategist
Marketing Design Group
EDPA Representative
Justin Hersh

President & CEO, Group Delphi
Exhibit Designers & Producers Association (EDPA)
Stephen Lieber, CAE
President & CEO
HIMSS
ABM Representative
Michael Marchesano

American Business Media (SIIA)
SISO Representative
Charles McCurdy

Chairman and CEO
Apprise Media LLC
ESCA Representative
Timothy McGill

CEO
Hargrove Inc
CAEM Representative
Serge Micheli, CEM, CAE

Executive Director
Canadian Association of Exposition Management
DMAI Representative
Steve Moore

President & CEO
Visit Phoenix
Don Pazour
CEO
Access Intelligence LLC
Bob Priest-Heck
Chief Operating Officer
Freeman
PCMA Representative
Deborah Long Sexton

President & CEO
Professional Convention Management Association
IAEE Representative
Ryan Strowger

VP Exhibitions, Conferences & Sales
International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions