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)1480213744

Laura Bond
Sr. Director of Finance
Ext. 142

Darren Reaman, MBA
Director of Government Affairs
Ext. 144

Lisa Audley
Finance Manager
+44 (0)1480213744

Rita Brames
Finance Manager
Ext. 120

Leslie Lowes
Sr. Director of Operations
Ext. 140

Eileen Mullany
Human Resources Manager
Ext. 173

Kathy O'Brian
Executive Assistant
Ext. 118

Jennifer Hannon
Ext. 186


Tom Darling
Senior Vice President, Education and Certification
Ext. 167
Simon Buddle
Simon Buddle
Director of Curriculum and Standards, EMEA
+44 (0)1480 213744

David Meyer
Director of Technical Curriculum
+61 409.779945

Samantha Ventura
Director of Education
Ext. 122

David Whitney
Director of Certification
Ext. 176

Derick Abshire
Curriculum Manager
Ext. 165

Aneta Armova
Education Manager, EMEA
+44 (0)1480213774

Brian Fullenkamp
Education Coordinator
Ext. 182

Emerging Trends and Technologies

Dave Pedigo
Vice President, Emerging Technologies
Ext. 152

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

Marketing & Public Relations

Christine Haley Pyle
Vice President, Marketing and Industry Relations
Ext. 119

Holly Keller
Director of Marketing
Ext. 154

Olivia Sellke
Director of Public Relations and Industry Relations
Ext. 130

James Bliss
Brand and Communications Manager, EMEA
+44 (0)1480 213744

Ed Wenck
Content Marketing Manager
Ext. 131

Abby Shidler
Marketing Project Coordinator
Ext. 159

Meetings & Events

Debbie Antrim, CEM
Sr. Director of Meetings & Events, CMP
Ext. 132

Jennifer Roth, CMP
Meeting & Event Planner
Ext. 139

Sarah Smith, CMP
Meeting & Event Planner
Ext. 123

Danielle Mulvaney
Project Manager
Ext. 112

Holly Shreeve
Administrator & Events Planner, EMEA
+44 (0)1480213744

Sales & New Business Development

Wendy Griffiths
Vice President, Global Development, EMEA
+44 (0)1480213744

Jody Larsen
Director of Business Development and Sales
Ext. 153

Steve Carter
Business Development Manager, EMEA
Ext. +44 (0)1480213744

David A. Smith
Account Representative

Patty Manning
Latin America Regional Manager

Lauren Tuckwell
Regional Development Consultant, AU/NZ


Jenny Scott
Director of Member Engagement
Ext. 149

Amanda Cannon
Member Services Manager
Ext. 184

Jenn McGuire
Membership Development Officer, EMEA
+44 (0)1480213744

Information Technology

John Einsfeld
Senior Director of IT Operations
Ext. 163

Cindy Rentas
Applications Developer
Ext. 147

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