Lombardi Ryan, CMP
John is a financial management expert with an
impressive 35 years of senior level management
experience in the hospitality industry. He graduated
with a degree in Business Administration from
Ithaca College and an M.P.S. in Hotel Administration
from Cornell University.
His career includes positions with Sheraton, Wyndham
International and Ginn Development Company, LLC.
FUN FACT: John is an avid Trekkie, whose mission
was a 3 month honeymoon in Greece when
he got married.
Chris has over 25 years experience in strategic
planning, marketing, brand management & business
development. He graduated from Kansas State
University with a Bachelor's Degree in Public
Relations & Image Management.
FUN FACT: When Chris was a child, his grandfather
had a lucky tradition of writing wishes on wood chips
and throwing them into the fireplace. Chris took that
childhood memory and founded "Wish Wood" where
you can find gifts to make your own family memories.
Design Guy. Fitness Guy. Pop Culture Guy.
Dan's company specializes in graphic and website
design, strategic marketing and branding, creative
imaging, social media, copywriting and broadcast
script writing for Fortune 500 companies, media
outlets, entertainment industries and retail leaders.
With a degree in Journalism/Advertising from the
University of Maine, Dan has been a media
spokesperson for one of the nation's leading fitness
companies and was named one of "Boston's Rising
Stars" by Boston Voyager City Guide.
FUN FACT: Dan has a massive collection
of super rare vintage Batman stuff
that is taking over his home.
But it's Batman. So it's ok.
With a background in educational research and
event support, Avina provides numerous client
operational, logistical and administrative services.
She graduated from Stanford University with a
Bachelor's degree in Biomechanical Engineering and
has also been awarded a Master of Interdisciplinary
Engineering degree from Purdue University and a
Master of Business Administration from Indiana
FUN FACT: Avina has hiked Mt. Bierstadt - one of
Colorado's iconic 14ers with a summit of 14,060 feet!
Becca has 12+ years of experience working with
companies in Australia, New Zealand, Asia and the
United States. She graduated with honors from
DePaul University with a degree in Marketing and
Management and a minor in Spanish.
She is a Google Certified AdWords Professional with
certificates in Mobile Marketing from Sydney
University's Continuing Education Program and
pay-per-click (PPC) Marketing, Online Marketing
and Website Design from DePaul University's
Continuing Education Program.
FUN FACT: Becca worked and lived
in Australia for 2.5 years.
Depending on the day, Jaclyn may be found doing
on-site inspections, developing and designing
collateral materials or working on media relations
and conference management support. She graduated
the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science
degree in Advertising and Master of Arts degree in
FUN FACT: Jaclyn loves to showcase her travel
adventures through visual storytelling on social
media. When she was younger, Jaclyn co-led
classes in aerial silks.
Casey's diverse marketing background includes
working in production at the Chicago branch of
Ogilvy & Mather as well as training telemarketing
teams in fundraising for the Cleveland Orchestra
and Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra.
She majored in Media & Cinema Studies and
the History of Art & Architecture at DePaul University.
FUN FACT: Casey's hobbies include performing
improv, learning Spanish and pretending to be
on the Great British Baking Show while heating
up her frozen pizza.
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