CEDIA Professional Staff

CEDIA staff execute the association's strategic mission under the guidance of the Board of Directors.


Tabatha O'Connor
Global President and CEO
Ext. 113

Matt Nimmons
Managing Director, EMEA
+44 (0)1480 213744

Leslie Lowes
Sr. Director of Operations
Ext. 140
  Kory Dickerson
Sr. Director of Finance
Ext. 142

Darren Reaman, MBA
Director of Government Affairs
Ext. 144

Eileen Mullany
Director of Human Resources
Ext. 173

Lisa Audley
Finance Manager
+44 (0)1480 213744 

Rita Brames
Finance Manager
Ext. 120

Jennifer Hannon
Operations Assistant
Ext. 186 

Pamela Tidwell
Executive Administrative Assistant
Ext. 118

Aimee Flatt 
Accounting Coordinator
Ext. 125


Samantha Ventura
Vice President, Education and Training
Ext. 122

David Whitney
Director of Certification
Ext. 176

Derick Abshire
Director of Curriculum
Ext. 165

Steven Rissi
Director of Technical Training
Ext. 112

Aneta Armova
Education Manager, EMEA
+44 (0)1480 213774

Daniel Worley
Curriculum Manager
Ext. 129

Cara Chimento
Instructional Designer
Ext. 179
   Brian Fullenkamp
Certification Coordinator
Ext. 182

    Johnathan Davis
Education Coordinator
Ext. 156
        April Brooks
Education Project Coordinator
Ext. 128
   Emma McMylor
Education Coordinator, EMEA
+44 (0)1480 213774 

Technology Applications & Workforce Initiatives

Ian Bryant
Vice President, Technology Application and Workforce
Ext. 141

Tommy Tabor
Director of Workforce Development
Ext. 134

Victoria Britton
Workforce Development Manager
Ext. 141

Emerging Trends and Technologies

Walt Zerbe
Sr. Director of Technology and Standards
Ext. 117

David Meyer
Director of Technical Research
+61 409.779945

Anastasia Tate
Technical Writer
Ext. 135

Marketing & Public Relations

Christine Haley Pyle
Vice President, Marketing and Industry Relations
Ext. 119

Desiree Friedman
Director of Marketing
Ext. 154

Olivia Sellke
Director of Public Relations and Industry Relations
Ext. 130

Ed Wenck
Content Director
Ext. 131

James Bliss
Brand and Communications Manager, EMEA
+44 (0)1480 213744

Brian Weiss
Digital Marketing Manager
Ext. 168

Imogen Dent
Industry Relations Coordinator, EMEA
+44 (0) 1480 213744

Dan McGowan
Public Relations Specialist
Ext. 159

Amy Bates
Marketing Coordinator, EMEA
+44 (0) 1480 213744

Tanzania Jackson
Marketing Project Coordinator

Meetings & Events

Jennifer Roth, CMP
Director of Meetings & Events
Ext. 139

Sarah Smith, CMP
Meeting & Events Manager
Ext. 123

Holly Shreeve
Meeting & Events Planner, EMEA
+44 (0)1480 213744

Keren Kanter
Meetings & Events Planner
Ext. 160

Sales & New Business Development

Wendy Griffiths
Vice President, Global Development, EMEA
+44 (0)1480 213744

Robert Keeler
Sr. Director of Sales, Sponsorships, and Partnerships

Jody Larsen
Director of Business Development and Sales
Ext. 153

Steve Carter
Business Development Manager, EMEA
+44 (0)1480 213744

Patty Manning
Latin America Regional Manager

Lauren Tuckwell
Regional Development Consultant, AU/NZ

Roopesh Shah
Regional Development Consultant, India


Giles Sutton
Senior Vice President, Industry Engagement
Ext. 157

Jenny Scott
Director of Member
Ext. 149

Amanda Cannon
Member Services Manager
Ext. 184

Jenn McGuire
Membership Development
Officer, EMEA
+44(0)1480 213744

Jessica Thornburg
Member Programs Manager
Ext. 174

Information Technology

Maurice Bradley
Vice President, IT Solutions and Support
Ext. 163

Cindy Rentas
Applications Developer 
Ext. 147

Urie Guerrier
IT Manager
Ext. 121

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