Jennifer Richards

Executive Vice President

Jennifer has over 20 years of convention and conference management in academic and health care associations. She specializes in project management, team oversight, contract negotiations, and logistics for non-profits, including strategic planning for sponsorship outreach and attendee engagement.

Some of the groups Jennifer has worked as a consultant include the Association of Change Management Professionals, National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, Anxiety and Depression Association of America, Infectious Diseases Society of America, American Geophysical Union, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and Workplace Flexibility. She is known for her problem-solving and creative solution-oriented approaches as well as accuracy and timeliness in client communication. She meticulously forecasts and maintains budgets with an eye on cost-cutting and value-added contract negotiation.

CERTIFICATIONS: Certified Meeting Professional (CMP); Pandemic Compliance Advisor (PCA)

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS: Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA)

EDUCATION: B.S. in Journalism, Ohio University