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January 19, 2017

Industry Veteran Regina Panza joins the Hybrid Group as Global Account Manager

The Hybrid Group, leader in event management solutions, is excited to announce the newest industry veteran to our team, Regina Panza, as Global Account Manager.

“We are so pleased and excited to welcome Regina and her many levels of expertise to our growing brand,” said Jeff Devine, President and Founder of the Hybrid Group. “Her strong client and industry relationships, extensive meeting management background and passion for exceptional customer service is a perfect fit with our organization’s long-term growth.”

Regina’s primary focus with the Hybrid Group will center around new business development efforts targeting site selection and contracting needs, as well as providing exceptional account management. As a key member of the sales team, Regina will represent the full range of service management options the Hybrid Group offers, including their unique Meetings at Sea event services. Her exceptional customer service, strong negotiation skills and contracting knowledge allow her to build trusting relationships with clients, saving them valuable time, energy and money.

Regina joins us from a twenty-year tenure at McDonald’s Corporation, where she was instrumental in implementing a strategic meetings management program thereby overseeing the sourcing and contracting function. In addition, she designed and managed an education curriculum and tools for use by internal employees to provide efficiencies in the meeting planning process and to promote the consistent execution of company meetings.

She is consistently involved in industry organizations, including PCMA and MPI. Regina holds a B.S. from Purdue University. She currently resides in Oswego, IL. Regina can be contacted by email at rpanza@hybridgroup.net or by phone at (630) 336-7241 or (312) 574-3755 x702.

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October 6, 2016

Industry Veteran Sheila Evans joins the Hybrid Group as Executive Vice President, Global Sales

The Hybrid Group is delighted to announce that industry veteran Sheila Evans has joined the team as Executive Vice President of Global Sales.  In this role, Evans will focus on launching new business development efforts in North America, as well as spearheading professional sales recruitment efforts globally.  Evans will represent the Hybrid Group’s full-scale meeting management solutions, including our Meetings at Sea program provided by our sister brand, SeaReg (www.seareg.com).  Evans comprehensive focus will be to provide time, cost and operational efficiencies for our clients while providing superb account management.

“We are so pleased and excited to welcome Sheila and her many levels of expertise to our growing brand,” said Jeff Devine, President and Founder of the Hybrid Group.  “Her positive spirit, entrepreneurial drive and success record in new business development and team building is a perfect fit with our organization’s long-term growth.”

Prior to this role, Evans held a 16-year tenure with Hilton Worldwide Sales where she was responsible for areas of market growth and group account development.  Evans generated over $500 million in group revenue and developed key strategic partnerships for Hilton Worldwide, a leading global hospitality company with over 4,700 hotels globally.  Evans achieved many Sales in Excellence Awards while at Hilton along with industry Leadership Awards, while continuously surpassing her annual goals.

She consistently participates and takes leadership roles in industry organizations including MPI and PCMA to promote and drive education initiatives and catapult our industry to the next level.  Sheila holds a B.A. in Hotel & Catering Management from Reginal Technical College in Galway, Ireland.  She currently resides in Atlanta, GA.

Sheila can be contact by email at sevans@hybridgroup.net or by phone at (770) 577-1528 or (312) 574-3755 x 704.  Sheila’s full bio can be found here.

 

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