Our Board of Directors

Board of Directors

The ESCA Executive Committee and Board of Directors are made up of industry leaders dedicated to the advancement of the exhibition, meeting and special events industries.

Executive Committee

Bob Ryley

Bob Ryley

President

Senior Vice President, Exhibition Sales
GES

Damon Ross

Damon Ross

President Elect

Senior Group Vice President
CORT Trade Show and Event Furnishings

Taylor Vriens

Taylor Vriens

Vice President

President
Modern Expo & Events

Cory Clayton

Cory Clayton

Secretary/Treasurer

Sr VP Operations
Freeman

Neil McMullin

Neil McMullin

Immediate Past President

Senior Vice President, Shared Services
Fern Exposition & Event Services

Board Members

Chris Casconi

Chris Casconi

Official Contractor Member

Vice President of Sales
Willwork

Laure Chachere

Laure Chachere

Official Contractor Member

General Manager Greater New Orleans Region
Freeman

Tim Heffernan

Tim Heffernan

Official Contractor Member

Chief Growth Officer
T3

Sheila LeMaster

Sheila LeMaster

Official Contractor Member

Vice President of Exhibitor Services
GES

Steve Margos

Steve Margos

Official Contractor Member

Executive Vice President of Operations
Shepard

Kevin McLaughlin

Kevin McLaughlin

Labor Member

National Representative
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America

Randall J Pekowski

Randall J Pekowski

Official Contractor Member

President and COO
The Expo Group

Freddie Peterson

Freddie Peterson

Venue Member

General Manager
Miami Beach Convention Center

Pat Putzer

Pat Putzer

Associate Member

Vice President of Sales
Emerald Carpets