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

Lisa Audley
Finance Manager, EMEA
+44 (0)1480 213744

Colby Chamberlin
Finance Manager

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

Derick Abshire
Director of Curriculum
Ext. 165

Steven Rissi
Director of Technical Training
Ext. 112

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

Cara Chimento
Instructional Designer
Ext. 179

Chaz deVerdier
Technical Trainer
Ext. 827

April Brooks
Education Program Manager
Ext. 128

Emma McMylor
Education Coordinator, EMEA
+44 (0)1480 213774

Matt Gang
Instructional Designer
Ext. 156

Rachel Tindall
Education Specialist
Ext. 164


 David Whitney
Director of Certification
Ext. 176
   Brian Fullenkamp
Certification and Project Specialist
Ext. 182

Technology Applications & Workforce Initiatives

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

Tommy Tabor
Director of Workforce Development
Ext. 134

Ken Erdmann
Director of Workforce Training

Victoria Britton
Workforce Development Manager
Ext. 141

Emerging Trends and Technologies

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

David Meyer
Technical Research Consultant
+61 409.779945

Anastasia Tate
Technology and Standards Manager
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
Ext. 828

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

Industry Engagement

Giles Sutton
 Senior Vice President, Industry Engagement
Ext. 157

Robert Keeler
Sr. Director of Sales, Sponsorships, and Partnerships
Ext. 132

Jody Larsen
Director of Business Development and Sales
Ext. 153

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

Jenn McGuire
Global Member Services Manager
+44(0)1480 213744

Amanda Cannon
 Member Services Manager
Ext. 184

Jessica Thornburg
Member Programs Manager
Ext. 174

Aimee Clements
Membership Coordinator, EMEA
Ext. 109

Global Development

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

Patty Manning
Regional Development Consultant, Latin America

Paul Skelton
Regional Development Consultant, Australia and New Zealand

Roopesh Shah
Regional Development Consultant, India

Information Technology

Urie Guerrier
IT Manager
Ext. 121

Greg Mack
Senior Applications Developer
Ext. 147 

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