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

Rich Curran

Rich Curran

President

Vice President and General Manager
Expo Convention Contractors, Inc.

Chris Schimek

Chris Schimek

President Elect

Executive VP & COO Expositions
Freeman

Neil McMullin

Neil McMullin

Vice President

Vice President, Shared Services
Fern Exposition & Event Services

Rob Ryley

Rob Ryley

Secretary/Treasurer

Sr. Dir., Natl. Sales & Development
GES

Julia Smith

Julia Smith

Immediate Past President

Senior Vice President, Exhibition Sales
GES

Board Members

Saira Beig

Saira Beig

Official Contractor Member

Assistant General Manager / Vice President Sales & Marketing
STRONCO

Steve Basch

Steve Basch

Official Contractor Member

C.E.O.
Shepard Exposition Services

Dustin Blaine

Dustin Blaine

Official Contractor Member

VP of Operations
Blaine Event Services

Cory Clayton

Cory Clayton

Official Contractor Member

Sr VP Operations
Freeman

Mark Staples

Mark Staples

Official Contractor Member

President
American Exposition Services

Taylor Vriens

Taylor Vriens

Official Contractor Member

President
Modern Expo & Events

Diana Warren Gonzalez

Diana Warren Gonzalez

Specialty Contractor Member

National Sales Executive
Agile Trade Show Furnishings, An Afr Company

Damon Ross

Damon Ross

Specialty Contractor Member

Group Vice President
CORT

Rich Stone

Rich Stone

Associate Member

Chief Executive Officer
EXPOCAD by A.C.T., Inc.

John Adams

John Adams

Venue Member

General Manager
Colorado Convention Center

Al Lichtman

Al Lichtman

Labor Member

Business Representative
I.U.P.A.T.

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