• Corcoran Expositions Announces New Hires

     
    POSTED July 19, 2017
     

Corcoran Expositions has announced five new hires that will help meet increased growth at the independent trade show organizer.

“We are off to a great start in 2017, providing services to many long-standing clients and also helping seven new clients,” says Dan Corcoran, COO at Corcoran Expositions. “We are very excited about these five new hires as they will play a large role in serving the growing needs of our clients.”

Leesa Engelmann will bring her 16 years of trade show experience to the role of sponsorship manager. Engelmann's new role oversees sponsorship programs for Corcoran's clients. Her previous experience includes three years as event marketing lead for GE Critical Power, the marketing and exhibits manager for the Orthopedic Trauma Association and running her consulting business, Event Marketing Girl for eight years.

Gavin McAuliffe and Tyson Harrison will be the newest members of the exhibit sales team, which markets exhibit space on behalf of Corcoran's clients. The two bring years of collective experience to their positions. McAuliffe was most recently an account executive for J&J Exhibitors Service. Harrison was most recently working in the hospitality industry.

Corcoran Expositions' newest exhibit coordinator will be Jennifer Kattalia, who is a graduating senior from DePaul University and who served as an intern at Corcoran, working on attendee and exhibitor marketing projects for the Chicago Golf Show. As an exhibit coordinator, she will support marketing efforts and customer service.

Nicol Corcoran will serve as a contract administrator after working as an administrator for a university student tutoring and testing center. Corcoran has eight years of experience in university residence life in five different states.

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