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 HSMAI's DFW Chapter Announces 2011 Board of Directors;
Kimberly Hutcherson Elected 2011 Chapter President

DALLAS (December 21, 2010) — The Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex Chapter of the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) has announced its 2011 Board of Directors.  The board is made up of:


The 2011 HSMAI DFW Board of Directors: 

  • President - Kimberly Hutcherson, Hampton Inn Irving-Las Colinas   
  • Managing Director - Carrie Riney,Inman Promotional Products
  • VP Administration - Gustine DeVos, Embassy Suites DFW South
  • VP Finance - Marsha Staroverova, Ultimate Ventures
  • VP Membership - Stephen Mackintosh, Group Dynamix
  • VP Programs - Stacy Hawkins, III Forks
  • VP Public Relations - Marla Spear, Sheraton Suites Market Center
  • VP Sponsorships - Thomas Economos, Le Meridien Dallas
  • VP Fundraising - Leann Hergenrader, Dave and Busters
  • VP Special Events - Monty White, Irving CVB

These board members recently participated in a two-day board retreat, where they met with the preceding board of directors to discuss transition plans, set goals for the future, and begin implementing action items for the year.   A key area of emphasis will be continuing the impressive monthly educational programs that the chapter produces.

HSMAI is a global organization of sales and marketing professionals representing all segments of the hospitality industry. It is an individual membership organization comprised of nearly 7,000 members from 35 countries and 60 chapters worldwide.  The Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter welcomes our 2011 board to a great year to come. 

Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) is  comprised of sales and marketing professionals representing all  segments of the hospitality industry. With a strong focus on  education, HSMAI has become the industry champion in identifying and  communicating trends in the hospitality industry while operating as a  leading voice for both hospitality and sales and marketing management  disciplines. For more information on HSMAI DFW membership, visit


Marla Spear
VP Public Relations HSMAI DFW Chapter




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