Meetings Manager

Kristen joined the Meetings & Events Team in 2016 as the Meetings Manager. She ensures the success of our clients by providing full-service event management including site selection, contract negotiation, onsite management and everything in between. Whether it’s managing the logistics of a 1500 attendee conference, executing the perfect off-site event, or managing the finest details of a smaller executive-level meeting, Kristen makes sure that each meeting is a worry-free and professional experience.

Kristen brings seven years of expertise to Meetings & Events USA’s clients on both the property level and planning side of the meeting planning industry. Prior to joining the M&E team, Kristen established herself in event sales management for several Hyatt Properties in the Chicago area working with local catering groups as well as wedding coordination. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Speech Communication and a specialization in Organizational Communication from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Kristen is a Northern Illinois native who currently resides in the West Loop. She loves travel and warm weather, but at home in Chicago, she enjoys trying new restaurants with her boyfriend and a cozying up with a new book.