The Greater Houston Convention & Visitors Bureau (GHCVB) recently welcomed three new employees to its sales, services and protocol departments.
John Hyland joins the GHCVB as the new managing director of the eastern region. Hyland is in charge of managing the region’s staff and maintaining the GHCVB’s current relations with the Washington and NYC customer base, as well as increasing client relationships and driving more convention business to
As the former director of sales and marketing for the Hyatt Washington Worldwide Sales Office, Hyland brings more than 25 years of experience in the hospitality sales and marketing industry. Hyland will help spearhead the GHCVB’s efforts to make
“My goal is to make sure
Emily Davis joins the GHCVB as the new convention services manager. She is responsible for managing the
Prior to joining the GHCVB,
“Overall, my goal is to insure that the GHCVB mission is carried out,” says
Leslie Santamaria joins the GHCVB as the new protocol and sister cities manager. She is responsible for coordinating
Santamaria joins the GHCVB with 10 years of experience in international relations and program management. She previously served as the manager of Catholic Relief Services and brings significant international experience in proposal development, cross-cultural program management, staff supervision, strategic planning and partnership-building.
“My goal is to be an effective representative of
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