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Whether you need help planning your conference or simply want information about Little Rock, we're here to assist. Let us help you coordinate your convention or meeting, providing the personal attention and professional care you need for a successful event.

Sales and Services Division

Gina Gemberling

Sr. Vice President of Sales & Marketing

Adam Berrios

Director of Sales

David Russell

Senior Director of Sports Sales

Bliss Krucas

Sales Director State Association & Government

Kayla Kesterson

Sales Director

Clay Moon

Senior Sales Director National Accounts

Brenda Hatton-Ficklin

Sales Director Multicultural 

Destination Services

Stasha Irby

Destination Services Manager

Penny Nagel

Destination Services Specialist

Penny is one of LRCVB’s Destination Specialists, making her the go-to resource for meeting planners looking to make the most of their time in Little Rock. She’s been with the Bureau for 19 years and, whether it’s working with first-time visitors or annual returnees, she loves meeting event planners from around the country and showing them all Little Rock has to offer.

Lynnette Rancifer

Destination Service Specialist

Meet our Customer Advisory Board


Little Rock Meetings-CAB-2019


Sylvia Y. Cyrus · Executive Director & Managing Editor BHB & Fire!!!, Association for the Study of African American Life & History (ASALH) 

Tara Smith · Meetings Coordinator, Southwest Power Pool (SPP)

Pamela Luttermoser, CMP · Program Manager and Meeting Planner, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Bill Torres · FL Event Planning & Meeting Service

Dwann Holmes Rollinson · Owner and Chief Strategist for Media and Marketing—Religious Markets, Dwann & Company Multimedia

Jill Slater, CMP, CASE, GTP · Managing Director, HelmsBriscoe

Keith Kershaw · National Director, Offices of Conferences, Conventions & Travel Church of God in Christ

Tamra Gaines, CMP, CMM, CUDE · Former Vice President Training and Events, Cornerstone Credit Union League, now Director,
Partner Engagement, Women’s Foodservice Forum

Kathy Lebby, CAE, CMP · President & CEO, Association for Play Therapy, Inc. (APT)

Amanda Peterson · President and Executive Director, Miss High School America,
Miss Collegiate America and Miss Junior High School America (MHSCA)

Meg Pawelski · Director of Operations, National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers (NASGW)

Melinda Farris · Vice President, International Association of Operative Millers

Dave Radcliffe · Moderator, The Radcliffe Company