Convention Sales

Our one-of-a-kind sales team is here to assist you.

Convention Sales Leadership Team

Steve Faulstick
Chief Sales Officer - Since 2015
Office: 503.275.9278
James Jessie
Vice President of Convention Sales - Since 2017
Office: 503.275.9770Mobile: 602.738.8291
Affiliations: ASAE, PCMA, Association Forum
Desiree Everett, CMP, CGMP
Director of Convention Sales - Since 2007
Office: 503.275.9781Mobile: 503.545.6819
Affiliations: PCMA, SGMP, ASAE
Erica Vanausdoll
Sales Operation Manager - Since 2015
Office: 503.275.9752Mobile: 541.619.8911

Convention Business Development

Kristine Becker, CASE, HMCC
Convention Business Development Director - Since 2004
Office: 503.275.9787Mobile: 503.348.3016
Affiliations: ASAE, PCMA

Convention Sales - West Region

Cathy Kretz, CMP
National Account Director - Since 1999
Office: 503.275.9788Mobile: 503.936.2171
Key Market Segments: Groups with 401+ peak room nights
Vertical Markets regardless of Region: Athletic/Sports (including LGBTQ sports), Intel Corporation
Affiliations: PCMA, MPI, NASC
Jamie McCool
National Account Manager - Since 2017
Office: 503.548.0973Mobile: 503.930.2771
Key Market Segments: Groups with 10-400 peak room nights
Vertical Markets regardless of Region: Athletic/Sports (including LGBTQ sports), Intel Corporation
Affiliations: SGMP, MPI
Julie Smith
Senior Convention Sales Coordinator - Since 2015
Office: 503.275.9760

Convention Sales - Midwest Region

Maureen Clampitt
National Account Director - Since 1998
Office: 630.469.3791Mobile: 630.240.6165
Key Market Segments: Groups with 401+ peak room nights
Vertical Markets regardless of Region: Religious
Affiliations: PCMA, MPI, Association Forum, Destination Reps
Tori Pontrelli, CGMP
National Account Manager - Since 2011
Office: 503.548.0092Mobile: 503.333.1643
Key Market Segments: Groups with 10-400 peak room nights
Vertical Markets regardless of Region: Religious
Affiliations: MPI, RCMA
Margy Simco
Convention Sales Coordinator - Since 2018
Office: 503.275.9288
Affiliations: MPI

Convention Sales - Northeast Region

Shawna Wellman, CMP, CASE
National Account Director - Since 2004
Office: 503.275.9754Mobile: 503.260.7210
Key Market Segments: Groups with 401+ peak room nights
Vertical Markets regardless of Region: IEEE, Pharmaceutical
Affiliations: PCMA
Tori Pontrelli, CGMP
National Account Manager - Since 2011
Office: 503.548.0092Mobile: 503.333.1643
Key Market Segments: Groups with 10-400 peak room nights
Vertical Markets regardless of Region: IEEE, Pharmaceutical
Affiliations: MPI, RCMA
Margy Simco
Convention Sales Coordinator - Since 2018
Office: 503.275.9288
Affiliations: MPI

Convention Sales - Washington DC and Vicinity

Cara Tobias Ingram
National Account Director - Since 1985
Office: 301.765.0591Mobile: 301.529.6336
Key Market Segments: Education, Cultural, Natural Science, Environmental, Computer Science & Engineering, Manufacturing (Non-NAM members), Trade & Commercial, Union/Labor, Users Groups, Groups with 501+ peak nights
Affiliations: PCMA, ASAE, MPI, AMPS
Tracey Chapman, CGMP
National Account Director - Since 2006
Office: 301.681.0025Mobile: 240.688.8525
Key Market Segments: Fraternal/Social, Heath & Medical, Law Enforcement, Legal, Hobby, Independent Trade Show, Military/Veteran, Government, Agriculture, Public Admin/Affairs, Corporate, Social Science, Social Welfare, Multi-Level Marketing, Groups with 501+ peak nights
Vertical Markets regardless of Region: Multicultural, LGBTQ
Affiliations: PCMA, SGMP, PMPI, NCBMP
Chanel Sheragy, CMP, CASE
National Account Manager - Since 2011
Office: 503.275.9286Mobile: 503.442.1296
Key Market Segments: Groups 10-500 peak nights
Vertical Markets regardless of Region: Multicultural, LGBTQ
Affiliations: ASAE, PCMA, SGMP, NCBMP
Kayla Davis, CMP
Senior Convention Sales Coordinator - Since 2013
Office: 503.275.9289
Affiliations: MPI

Convention Sales - South Region

Ana Liberty
National Account Director - Since 2013
Office: 503.275.9275Mobile: 971.276.6238
Key Market Segments: Groups with 401+ peak room nights
Vertical Markets regardless of Region: National Association of Manufacturing, HPN Global
Affiliations: PCMA, MPI
Bri DeMarco
National Account Manager - Since 2017
Office: 503.275.9785Mobile: 503.462.5909
Key Market Segments: Groups with 10-400 peak room nights
Vertical Markets regardless of Region: National Association of Manufacturing, HPN Global
Affiliations: PCMA, MPI
Julie Smith
Senior Convention Sales Coordinator - Since 2015
Office: 503.275.9760

Convention Services

We would love to hear from you! Reach us at conventionservices@travelportland.com or 1.800.962.3700.

Ann Tohlen
Housing & Reservations Assistant - Since 2008
Office: 503.275.9293
Alenna Fouts
Convention Services Manager - Since 2014
Office: 503.275.9762
Key Market Segments: Single Hotel – All Markets
Affiliations: ESPA, PCMA
Brian Thompson
Housing & Reservations Assistant - Since 2012
Office: 503.275.9293
Michael Cavanaugh, CMP
Convention Services Manager - Since 2015
Office: Office: (503) 275-9772
Key Market Segments: Corporate; Cultural; Government; Health & Medical; Military/Veteran; Athletic/Sports; LGBTQ (all sizes); Multicultural (all sizes); Pharmaceutical
Affiliations: ESPA, PCMA
Michelle Graham, CMP
Vice President of Services - Since 1994
Office: 503.275.9759
Affiliations: ESPA, PCMA
Natalie Byrne
Convention Services Coordinator - Since 2017
Office: 503.275.9762
Sissy Lawty, CMP
Senior Convention Services Manager - Since 2005
Office: 503.275.9276
Key Market Segments: Hobby; Education; Manufacturing; Fraternal/Social; Religious; Trade & Commercial; Law Enforcement; Independent Tradeshow; HPN Global (all sizes)
Affiliations: ESPA, PCMA
Steven Jonker
Housing & Reservations Manager - Since 2014
Office: 503.275.9757
Tim Mongin
Convention Services Manager - Since 2008
Office: 503.275.9764
Key Market Segments: Agriculture; Computer Science/Engineering; Environmental; Legal; Multi-Level marketing; Natural Science; Public Administration/Affairs; Social Science; Social Welfare; Union/Labor; User Groups
Affiliations: PCMA