- LinkedIn Scott Graf
Scott has global responsibility for all facets of our agency, spanning the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific. He has over 22 years of industry experience including positions in on-site operations, account management, group logistics, marketing, direct sales and executive management. He's an active member on many industry boards and is involved with a wide range of initiatives to further the growth of the meeting, event and incentive industries. As President of a global company he spends a lot of time in airports. His favorite airport lounge is Heathrow Terminal Four.
- LinkedIn Geert Jan Jongeneel
Geert Jan has global responsibility for all our financial processes, spanning the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific. Geert Jan has more than 35 years of experience in a wide variety of financial roles including audit, treasury, controlling, M&A and CFO roles. After careers with PwC and Dutch Telecom leader KPN, Geert Jan joined BCD Travel 15 years ago. Within BCD Travel, Geert Jan has been (Statutory) CFO for the Netherlands and the Nordics, CFO EMEA and SVP Global Controlling, M&A and Tax. Geert Jan joined BCD Meetings & Events in March 2014. Geert Jan is an avid music fan and when he isn't rocking to Queen, McCartney or Coldplay, he's enjoying time in the countryside close to Amsterdam tending to his sheep, cats, birds, swans and...bugs.
- LinkedIn Nigel Cooper
Managing Director, EMEA
Nigel oversees our EMEA region, with responsibility for overall strategy, growth and operations. With over 25 years of experience in the meetings and events industry, Nigel has a passion for building company culture and a customer-centric approach. He is regarded as an industry authority on the subject of developing, implementing and directing successful event companies, was the founding chair of the event industry association Eventia, makes regular contributions to the industry press and speaks at leading industry conferences and seminars. When he has spare time, he loves good food, good company, good wine… and chocolate.
- LinkedIn Lisa Hopkins
Managing Director, Asia Pacific
Lisa is charged with the fulfillment, growth and overall success of our operations throughout the Asia Pacific region. She is a native New Zealander and has spent the past five years in Singapore managing SMMPs as well as developing enterprise-based solutions for this dynamic region. With her extensive knowledge and understanding of the Asia Pacific region, she is uniquely positioned to support both the needs of our in-region clients, as well as clients looking to expand their global event and meeting strategies within the region. When shes not speaking at SMM seminars you can find her doing the haka as she cheers on her favorite rugby team, the New Zealand All Blacks.
- LinkedIn Bruce Morgan
Managing Director, LATAM
Bruce is the regional leader in charge of overall sales and operations throughout the Latin American region. He has over 20 years of diverse experience in sales and marketing management, global event management, performance improvement and marketing services for two of the largest global agencies in the industry. Bruce is primarily accountable for the sales growth of the organization in Latin America across a variety of product lines including meetings, incentives, conferences and events and strategic meetings management. Outside of work you can find Bruce skydiving in the United States, scaling the Harbor Bridge in Sydney or bungy-jumping in New Zealand. He's currently trying to improve his ever-shrinking attention span so his twin sons get undivided attention during their baseball games!
- LinkedIn Charlene Rabideau, CMM, HMCC
SVP & General Manager, BCD Sports
Charlene connects people around the world to create memorable events, meaningful relationships, drive global business growth and support local communities. She currently oversees BCD Sports and is part of a dynamic team selling & operating Sports Hospitality and University Sports & Academic Travel services. Charlene speaks regularly at industry events for Meeting Planners International (MPI), Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) and SITE. She is an MPI-accredited trainer and previously an SMMP instructor. Charlene was an honoree in Collaborate magazine's 2012
- LinkedIn Dave Sonricker
SVP, Industry Relations
Dave has been with BCD Meetings & Events since 2001 and holds overall accountability for industry relations and our Mexico operation. He's an industry veteran who has held a variety of executive leadership positions in sales, account management, operations, technology, and creative services. Dave is an active member of Meeting Professionals International (MPI) and participates on several industry advisory boards. He is also a Spartan and loves eating potato chips while watching Michigan State football and basketball.
- LinkedIn Ted Stone
SVP, Global Technology
Ted leads a global team that oversees all of our technology solutions. He has over 15 years of experience in the areas of technical strategy, application development and integration, business intelligence, reporting as well as business process reengineering. Still, at the end of the day, he enjoys unplugging and spending time with his family via Skype and Facebook.
- LinkedIn Therese Kelleher
SVP, Enterprise Solutions
Therese leads all global operational and commercial aspects of our enterprise solutions including sales, account management, implementations and special projects. She has more than 23 years of international business development experience across multiple industries and she has extensive knowledge in global, multi-national and emerging markets as well as building and leading high-performing teams. She’s driven by producing tangible results and her passion for travel and international business has taken her to every continent. Except Antarctica. It’s too cold!
- LinkedIn Christine Erickson
VP, U.S. Event Solutions
Christine delivers exceptional events. Her passion to help clients improve their business through creative and innovative events has been honed over 25 years in the hospitality, travel and performance improvement industries. In her role with us, Christine is responsible for the sales, account management, and operations’ teams that conceive, plan and execute top quality meetings around the globe. When she’s not planning memorable events, or chasing one of her three boys, you’ll find her skiing down a mountain in Colorado.
- LinkedIn Brittany Brocious
Sr. Director, Global Marketing Services
Brittany has responsibility for our global, integrated marketing strategy across regions. Over the course of 11 years in marketing communications, she has developed a love of balancing the art of storytelling and practicality of marketing strategy to make audiences feel inspired and connected. On a daily basis, you can find her cultivating our brand story, holding creative brainstorm sessions with her team and, eventually, curled up on the couch with a great book and two shih tzus.