Experient, the source for integrated meeting and event solutions, expanded its sales team with four new account managers to the Experient Sales Network (ESN). The ESN is a team of independent business development specialists known as Experient National Account Managers (ENAMs) located in primary customer markets throughout the world.
The newest ENAMs joining the Experient team are Dave Berenhaus, CMP; Debra J. Collins, CMP; Luis Dieppa and Danielle Sadler.
Berenhaus joins Experient with more than 25 years’ industry experience. Most recently, he was with the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) where he was responsible for all aspects of meetings and conferences with 1,500 – 15,000 attendees. Prior to that, he worked for the American International Automobile Dealers Association, Association for Educational Communications & Technology, the National Perinatal Association (an Association Management Company’s primary client), and the Hyatt Regency Baltimore. He serves on the University of Maryland Parent Advisory Council and has held leadership roles in other non-profit associations. Berenhaus resides in the Baltimore-Washington, D.C. area.
Joining Experient with both planner and supplier experience, Collins is an expert independent meeting professional planning and managing city-wide conventions for associations, corporate meetings and industry events ranging from 10 to 9,000 attendees. She is also a veteran of the hotel industry—working for Hilton National Sales in Chicago as director of sales and Renaissance Hotels International in Business Research. She began her career in hotel operations and sales at several former Stouffer Hotels & Resorts. Collins is a CMP instructor and has been featured at many events as a speaker/moderator on a multitude of industry topics. She resides in the Chicagoland area.
Dieppa comes to Experient from Hoteles Catalonia where he was director of sales and marketing, North America Division. Previously, he served as director of sales and marketing U.S. for Puerto Vallarta & Riviera Maya at Marival Hotel Group, spearheading operations of the first U.S. office specializing in all-inclusive properties. Prior to that, he directed product development initiatives, sales and negotiations for Apple Vacations. Dieppa resides in Atlanta.
With 20 years’ experience in the hospitality/travel industry and client services, Sadler brings with her a corporate meeting planning and freelance project management background. Combined with her expertise in branding and visual communications, she has successfully executed full-scale events and conferences while complementing the client’s vision with her own innovative ideas. She has managed operations and logistics for cosmetic and pharmaceutical meetings, advisory boards and sales incentives. Sadler resides in the Los Angeles area.