MEET THE Board Members

Malaika Palmer

Malaika Palmer

Malaika Palmer is an event professional with over 18 years of creating, strategizing, marketing, and executing a wide spectrum of global events. She started her career in the financial industry where she managed events for a variety of business lines, including Global Banking & Markets, Sponsorship and Wealth Management. Malaika has a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation. She is currently the Director of Global Events at C5 Group Inc. (American Conference Institute, The Canadian Institute, C5) where she oversees a global team of event professionals producing international conferences.

ALL Board members

Miglena Nikolova
Miglena Nikolova
PAST-PRESIDENT
Tina Portillo
Tina Portillo
PRESIDENT
Steve Simkus
Steve Simkus
VP, PARTNERSHIP & SPONSORSHIP
Matt Chong
Matt Chong
VP, FINANCE
Santo Ligotti
Santo Ligotti
VP, MARKETING
Barbara Boyd
Barbara Boyd
PRESIDENT-ELECT
Jacob Kessler
Jacob Kessler
VP, MARKETING HALL OF LEGENDS
Malaika Palmer
Malaika Palmer
VP, EVENTS
Christine Andrew
Christine Andrew
VP, DEI
Christopher Stathousis
Christopher Stathousis
VP, INTERNATIONAL
Debbie Bolton
Debbie Bolton
VP, VOLUNTEERS
Rob Maclean
Rob Maclean
VP, PUBLIC RELATIONS
Wendy Greenwood
Wendy Greenwood
VP, COMMUNICATIONS
Christy Varicat
Christy Varicat
VP, DIGITAL MARKETING
Vincent Mok
Vincent Mok
VP, TECHNOLOGY
Darko Rakin
Darko Rakin
VP, Strategy & Insights
Craig Lund
Craig Lund
SECRETARY AND VP, MENTORSHIP
Oscar Rank
Oscar Rank
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