Diane Gandy is the new president of the Nevada Hotel and Lodging Association. She had been EVP since 2012, and has been a volunteer and member since the mid-1990s. At one point she was NHLA chairman. In addition to her long career in hospitality, she worked for Priceline for nearly eight years as the company’s first USA remote-based market manager as she built and managed a significant territory. She recently launched and manages the Nevada State chapter of Women in Lodging in partnership with the American Hotel and Lodging Association. She recently received the “Women of Distinction” award for Southern Nevada from National Association of Women Business Owners. She also earned the AHLA Certified Guest Service Professional designation.
Newly created positions at Tradeshow Logic, an event solutions firm for associations and show organizers:
- Tina Carriere to senior national exhibits operations manager from senior account manager, GES
- Ann Marie Cryer to exhibit operations manager from senior marketing communications manager, TeleCommunication Systems
- Will York to exhibit operations manager from tradeshow and events consultant, Verizon Enterprise Solutions.