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

Chris Schimek

Chris Schimek

President

Executive VP & COO Expositions
Freeman

Neil McMullin

Neil McMullin

President Elect

Vice President, Shared Services
Fern Exposition & Event Services

Rob Ryley

Rob Ryley

Vice President

Sr. Dir., Natl. Sales & Development
GES

Damon Ross

Damon Ross

Secretary/Treasurer

Vice President
CORT Trade Show and Event Furnishings

Rich Curran

Rich Curran

Immediate Past President

Vice President and General Manager
Expo Convention Contractors, Inc.

Board Members

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

Sheila LeMaster

Sheila LeMaster

Official Contractor Member

Vice President of Exhibitor Services
GES

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

Rich Stone

Rich Stone

Associate Member

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

Ray Suppe

Ray Suppe

Venue Member

Vice President of Customer Safety
Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority

Kevin McLaughlin

Kevin McLaughlin

Labor Member

National Representative
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America

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