Meet the Team


Meet Lisa Berry (Glosson), your
Vice President of Gift & Souvenir!


Lisa has been with Clarion Events for 18 years and has received numerous awards and industry recognition for her dedication and commitment to excellence. For Lisa, teamwork is everything. She works closely with each member of her respective teams to expand and enhance all the Clarion Shows! Lisa lives in Georgia with her husband, Jason and their little feisty Chihuahua, Pepi!

Contact Lisa at:
Email Lisa
678.370.0334


Meet April Holinek, your
Show Director!


April Holinek has been working at Clarion for 8 years. She is the show director of the Las Vegas Souvenir & Resort Gift Show and the Philadelphia Gift Show. She is a brand 2 to 2 children, who are her pride and joys! In her free time, she spends time with her family and traveling to the beach. She also loves flamingos. April is always willing to help!


Contact April at:
Email April
678.370.0326

Jhana Jordan
 

Meet Jhana Jordan, your
Key Accounts Manager!

Jhana Jordan is Global Key Account Manager for Clarion Events. In this role, she works to cultivate relationships with retailers and exhibitors across the nation to secure their attendance at a number of Clarion shows. Jhana works on the Las Vegas Souvenir & Resort Gift Show, Philadelphia Gift Show, Smoky Mountain Gift Show, and The Gathering East & West. With more than 50 years of experience in the souvenir resort, gift, home and trade show industries, Jhana has also held buyer relation posts with Western Exhibitors, DMG and GLM and Urban Expositions. Before moving into the trade show arena, Jhana was a sales representative for Pomegranate Communications, Inc. Jhana has built strong relationships with museums, handcrafted retailers, national parks and manufacturers with Made In America products. She has extensive knowledge and a strong reputation in the industry for having the contacts for sourcing a wide range of Made In America products.

Contact Jhana at:
Email Jhana
509.859.2419


  Meet Marni Golden Vinci, your
Sales Manager!


Marni is the Show Manager for the Las Vegas Souvenir & Resort Gift Show as well as the Show Director for the Halloween & Party Expo. She has over 20 years in the events business and has been at Clarion Events for 4 years.  She prides herself on building strong relationships with her customers by understanding their needs and working consultatively with them to achieve their goals and success at our shows.  Marni lives in Connecticut with her husband, 2 children and her golden retriever Jack.

Contact Marni at:
Email Marni
203.242.8712
David Gilfoyle

Meet David Gilfoyle, your 
Sales Manager!


David has the experience of being an exhibitor and sales rep for many years at trade shows all across the U.S. He can relate to exhibitors’ needs from this experience and the most important thing to him is to see their success. He is Sales Manager for the Las Vegas Souvenir Resort Show. He has been with Clarion Events/Urban since 2010 and prior to that with Western Exhibitors for many years. He lives in Northern CA with his beautiful wife Angie and is a “Girl Dad” to 3 lovely daughters

Contact David at:
Email David
415.725.1182
Bill McNulty
Meet Bill McNulty, your 
Sales Manager!


Bill has worked in the wholesale/retail market for over 14 years as Publisher of Independent Retailer and Souvenir, Gift & Novelties magazines.  From those experiences, he has gained a deep understanding of the business from both the buyer and supplier sides.  Bill lives in Connecticut with his wife Donna, daughter Kayla and Cookie the Wonder Dog.  He spends his free time obsessing over the Chicago Cubs and Seton Hall Basketball.

Contact Bill at:
Email Bill
203.580.8650

Meet Samantha Grimaldi, your 
Marketing Director!


Samantha is the Marketing Director for the Smoky Mountain Gift show as well as the Las Vegas Souvenir & Resort Gift Show and Halloween & Party Expo. She has been at Clarion/Urban for 6 years and loves to work with the team to ensure the events are delivering what you’re looking for. You can find her creating our plans to keep our exhibitors up to date on all they need to prepare for the show as helping buyers discover new and unique products. While she’s not working she loves traveling, watching Hallmark movies, and rooting for Villanova basketball.

Contact Samantha at:
Email Samantha
203.242.8123
Nadira Ramatally

Meet Ashley Cope, your 
Senior Marketing Manager!
 

Ashley is the Senior Marketing Manager for the Las Vegas Souvenir and Resort Gift Show. She works out of our Tulsa office and has been at Clarion for 6 years. Ashley loves working across different industry sectors and delivering the best experience for our attendees and exhibitors. In her spare time outside of work, you can find her outside enjoying a long walk, reading, poolside (when weather permits) and spending time with family and friends.


Contact Ashley at:
Email Ashley

918.831.9801
Meghan Tooth
Meet Lynne Casey, your 
Exhibitor Services Manager!


Lynne Casey is the Exhibitor Services Manager for the Las Vegas Souvenir & Resort Gift Show as well as Airport Experience Conference, The Gathering, The Gathering West, and FDIC International. She has over 10 years in the trade show business and has been at Clarion Events since the start of 2022. She is also a visual artist working in mixed media, watercolor, acrylic, collage exhibiting with Long Island City Arts and The Arts Students League of New York.

Contact Lynne at:
Email Lynne
203.344.7159
Sue Palmer
Meet Sue Palmer, your 
Event Operations Manager!


Sue is the Event Operations Manager for the Las Vegas Souvenir & Resort Gift Show as well as the Smoky Mountain Gift Show. She is a new addition to the Clarion Events team, but not new to trade shows. She has been in the trade show industry for over 30 years. Sue enjoys working across several of the industry brands in the Clarion portfolio. Pre-event and onsite she works closely with the show team and vendors to execute successful events. When not at work, Sue loves to spend time with her husband and three grown daughters. She likes to travel, read, garden and play disc golf. Sue is also an avid sports fan, she loves to watch sports, whether it's a MN or Iowa State University team.

Contact Sue at:
Email Sue
203.344.7116
Meghan Tooth
Meet Meghan Tooth, your 
Marketing Coordinator!


Meghan is a Marketing Coordinator for the Las Vegas Souvenir & Resort Gift Show, as well as the Smoky Mountain Gift Show, Halloween & Party Expo and Airport Experience Conference. She ensures all attendee needs are met prior, on-site and post show. Outside of Clarion Events, Meghan has a not so mini (60lbs!), mini labradoodle named Chip. On any given day, you’ll find Meghan training for her next half marathon, kayaking, paddle boarding, hiking, or re-watching Greys Anatomy for the millionth time!

Contact Meghan at:
Email Meghan
203.242.8718
Sydney Cebalt
Meet Sydney Cebalt, your 
Marketing Coordinator!


Sydney lives in Michigan where she enjoys traveling to and exploring all the Great Lakes and hiking trails. She spends most of her free time coaching Learn to Skate classes for young kids learning how to ice skate and cheering for the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Contact Sydney at:
Email Syndey
203.344.7113
Olivia Prescott
Meet Olivia Prescott, your 
Audience Engagement Coordinator!


Olivia is the Audience Engagement Coordinator for Las Vegas Souvenir & Resort Gift Show. She ensures that both attendees and exhibitors get the most out of our MATCH! meeting program. You can oftend find Olivia walking down the many aisles of the show floor on a mission, and happily stopping to talk and check in on any of the passing attendees or exhibitors. In her free time she loves walks on the beach, sunset picnics, and baking for friends and family!

Contact Oliva at:
Email Olivia
203.274.9217