Started with the MU Conference Office in 2003. Have 19+ years of experience in event planning and conference management. Past event coordination for a variety of organizations including the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, MU Extension, Missouri State 4-H, Graduate Institute of Cooperative Leadership, and others. Events I have managed range in size from 50 to 1000+ and have been held in several states such as Nevada, Oklahoma, Texas, Florida, Illinois, and several cities within the state of Missouri. I hold a Bachelors of Science in Tourism from the University of Central Missouri.