Kristen Pumphrey is Senior Director of Conferences for PCMA. As the Association’s conference planner, she manages all aspects of site selection and coordination, vendor management, speaker recruitment, registration and onsite management.

Previously, as Meetings Coordinator with the American Academy of Otolaryngology, Ms. Pumphrey handled all logistics relating to their Washington Advocacy Conference and Annual Meeting & OTO EXPO – a meeting with attendance in the thousands. Prior to joining the Academy, she was Meetings Manager for the American Council of Engineering Companies. She began her career with Hyatt Hotel’s Corporate Management Training Program where Ms. Pumphrey completed a year-long concentration in Convention and Meeting Management.

Ms. Pumphrey is a graduate of Virginia Tech and holds a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management with minors in Communications and French. She is a member of the industry association, Meeting Professionals International, where she serves on the Community Outreach Committee.

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