Corcoran announces key new hires and promotions

Corcoran Expositions, one of the country’s largest independent trade show organizers, today announced four key new hires and four promotions of existing team members.

“We are excited to welcome these new team members and promote others who have made great contributions in helping our clients to unlock the potential in their shows,” said Dan Corcoran, Chief Operating Officer of Corcoran Expositions.

New Hires

Laura Dann, Exhibit Manager -- Laura joins Corcoran Exhibitions from the American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA) where she served as their Meetings & Exhibits Coordinator since 2013. Laura will be working with the ASCD and the National League of Cities as their Exhibit Manager.

Celeste Fuchs, Exhibit Manager -- Celeste joins from the North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers (NAFEM), where she served for 12 years in several roles and most recently as their Membership Manager. Celeste will be working with the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration, the American Specialty Toy Retailing Association and the Illinois Library Association as their Exhibit Manager.

Sean Fitzgerald, Sales Associate -- Sean joins Corcoran from Computers Nationwide, where he was a sales representative and technology consultant. He is a recent graduate of Indiana University with a degree in Communication and Media Studies. Sean will be marketing exhibit space for various clients.

Scott Brewster, Sales Associate -- Scott joins from the American Academy where he served as Director of Meetings, Corporate Relations and Sponsorships. Scott will be marketing exhibit space for various clients.

Pictured left to right:  Laura Dann, Celeste Fuchs, Sean Fitzgerald, Scott Brewster

Pictured left to right: Laura Dann, Celeste Fuchs, Sean Fitzgerald, Scott Brewster

Promotions

Carly DiVito, Exhibit Manager, has been promoted to Group Account Director. Carly provides trade show oversight and strategic planning to the portfolio of shows managed by her team of Exhibit Managers. She is also Show Manager for the Association of Healthcare Environment, the Intelligent Transportation Society of America and the Public Library Association.

Gavin McAuliffe, Sales Associate, has been promoted to Exhibit Manager. Gavin is the Exhibit Manager for the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Materials Science & Technology and the Minerals, Metals & Materials Society.

Jennifer Kattalia, Exhibit Coordinator, has been promoted to Exhibit Manager. Jennifer is the Exhibit Manager for the Association of Supply Chain Management and the Association of College & Research Libraries.

Kyle Corcoran, will manage the WQA (Water Quality Association) Convention and Exhibition. Kyle had been directly involved with a number of special projects in the areas of sales, systems implementation and finance.

Pictured left to right:  Carly DiVito, Gavin McAuliffe, Jennifer Kattalia, Kyle Corcoran

Pictured left to right: Carly DiVito, Gavin McAuliffe, Jennifer Kattalia, Kyle Corcoran