Director, Meetings and Events
Talley Management Group, Inc.
Heather is the Director of the Meetings and Events Division at Talley Management Group. Since 2000, Heather has been in the meeting and event management industry on both the supplier partner and client sides of our industry. She has planned meetings in healthcare, scientific, corporate and not for profit environments. She is a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP).
Prior to joining Talley Management Group, Heather managed the logistics of the 18,000+ attendee Annual Meeting for a non-profit association. While at TMG, she co-managed the 50,000+ attendee, 2015 International Convention of Alcoholics Anonymous and is preparing for the event in 2020. She also provided oversight to the meeting management team handling the 21,000+ attendee World Meeting of Families and Papal Visit.
Besides PCMA involvement, Heather sits on the Board and serves on the Membership and Program Committees of the Penn State Hotel & Restaurant Society, which is an alumni group that supports the School of Hospitality at Penn State University. She also speaks to a class of Penn State students each semester about meeting planning and has served as a mentor to the students since 2008.
Monday, January 6
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM