Meet

Our Advisory Board

Robert Allegrini

Robert Allegrini

Vice President at Aspen Dental Management, Inc. (ADMI)

Meet Robert!

Robert Allegrini is a public relations executive, author and civic leader who currently serves as the Vice President of Comms at ADMI. Previously, Allegrini served as Vice President of Communications-the Americas for Hilton Worldwide. In this capacity Allegrini managed the public relations team serving all the Hilton family of brands, corporately managed properties throughout the Western hemisphere. Previous positions held by Allegrini at Hilton Worldwide include VP of Public Relations, Luxury Brands and Regional Communications Director for Hilton’s central division. In this capacity Allegrini oversaw the public relations activities of all corporately managed Hilton properties in a 23 state area. In 2015 Allegrini was named one of the Top 25 Extraordinary Minds in Hospitality Sales & Marketing by the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI).

Simon T. Bailey

Simon T. Bailey

Breakthrough Strategist, Keynote Speaker, Innovator, Author

Meet Simon!

Breakthrough strategist, author and acclaimed public speaker, Simon T. Bailey, is joining us to serve as a subject matter expert. Simon has been named one of the top 25 people who will help you reach your business and life goals by SUCCESS magazine. SalesBoost has created 12 courses in collaboration with Simon in the Brilliant Presenter and Spark for Leaders series. We are thrilled to welcome Simon as a SalesBoost affiliate!

Alan Berg

Alan Berg

Global Speaking Fellow

Meet Alan!

Alan Berg is the wedding & event industry’s only Certified Speaking Professional®. Through his companies AlanBerg.com and Left of Center Marketing & Publishing, he’s dedicated to the education, consulting and coaching of highly motivated individuals and businesses. With over 25 years experience in sales, marketing and sales management, 20+ in wedding related marketing, Alan Berg is uniquely qualified to help businesses reach their potential. Alan’s clients range from large corporations to individuals and solopreneurs. If you’re motivated to take your business, career or team to the next level… and beyond, Alan’s your man.

Anne Binns

Anne Binns

SalesBoost HR Advisor

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Anne Brownlee

Anne Brownlee

Strategic Communications and Marketing Consultant

Meet Anne!

Anne is a creative integrated communications marketing leader with experience in brand campaigns, internal and external audience engagement, media strategy, content marketing and crisis management. She is an expert integrator and facilitator across leaders, employees, business divisions, agencies and geographies. She is a dynamic storyteller, thought starter, team builder, collaborative problem-solver. Anne was named one of PR News’ 2015 Top Women in PR, and the 2014 Corporate Communications Professional of the Year by Bulldog Reporter, recognized for creative approach and dynamic leadership. Anne has an expertise in brand development, storytelling, reputation management, integrated multi-channel communications and thought leadership. Leads award-winning programs that start conversations, build awareness, engage audiences, stimulate sales and increase brand presence.

Lori Champion

Lori Champion

Founder & Managing Partner, CCG GLobal Advisors

Meet Lori!

Lori Champion is passionate about business growth. She is a highly regarded expert in people and process improvement. She possesses a deep understanding of organizational development, puting that understanding into practice working globally with individuals and organizations to yield astounding results.Distinguishing Lori from other consultants in the market is her unique skill set and approach to instructional design, learning, and strategy/team facilitation. She specializes in successful customer acquisition and retention solutions — implementing CCG’s “Extreme Customer Satisfaction” method. Lori’s experience spans the hospitality and technology sectors. Having worked in diverse roles from leadership to sales to operations, Lori is able to collaborate with clients both strategically and tactically. Her extensive consulting experience has provided her the opportunity to partner with leaders across a variety of industries including luxury hospitality, cyber security, technology, pharmaceutical, commercial real estate, auto rental agencies, and law firms.
Lori is a native Virginian. She splits her time between Washington, D.C. and Houston, Texas.

Tom Faust

Tom Faust

Vice President Sales, Benchmark Hospitality

Meet Tom!

Tom is a charismatic leader and sales expert who measures success by exceeding revenue goals and fosters an environment where the entire team can succeed. A strong coach, mentor, and consultative sales advocate with broad experience in achieving results within hotel and corporate environments. Tom currently sits as the VP of Sales for Benchmark Hospitality.

Loren Gray

Loren Gray

Founder of Hospitality Digital Marketing

Meet Loren!
Keith Hymel

Keith Hymel

Retired Hilton Exec & Conference Direct Director

Meet Keith!

Keith is an accomplished 25+ year senior lodging and hospitality leader with unmatched expertise in strategic partnerships in both the corporate, association and non-profit industry sectors. Engaged in authentic, collaborative, long term “trusted adviser” relationships…taking a consultative and collaborative approach to align organizational goals and objectives…focusing on growth, enhancing customer experiences, risk mitigation, supporting retention and growth, streamlining processes and leveraging preferred best in class terms through deep global hotel chain and independent partnerships.

Bill Scanlon

Bill Scanlon

President at Strategic Solution Partners

Meet Bill!

Bill is the President of Strategic Solution Partners founded in June of 2007. Bill’s experiences as the SVP of Sales & Marketing at Wyndham Worldwide; VP of Sales and Marketing, Central and South Americas, VP of Sales and Marketing NE, and VP GSO for Marriott; as well as SVP of Sales & Marketing for HEI Hotels and Resorts allows Strategic Solution Partners to be uniquely qualified to assist their Clients in growing revenue and leveraging their revenue generating resources.

Ken Smith

Ken Smith

Retired Hilton Executive

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Jean Spaulding

Jean Spaulding

Director, Sales & Marketing, Grand Cypress Resort

Meet Jean!

Ms. Spaulding has held senior executive roles with Omni Hotels & Resorts, Noble Investment Group, Interstate Hotels and Resorts, Millennium Hotels and Resorts, Starwood Hotels, ITT Sheraton, Westin Hotels and Resorts and Four Seasons Hotels. She held various positions with revenue and marketing responsibility for owned and managed properties as well as responsibilities for developing sales organizational programs, including sales recruitment, training, motivation, retention and incentive plan programs. Additionally her experiences have included destination marketing where she held positions as Vice President of Tourism Marketing for the Greater Los Angeles Convention and Visitors Bureau and Vice President of Convention Sales for the Seattle Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Ms. Spaulding was honored to be named to the “Most Powerful Women in Travel “ in 2002 and the Washington DC HSMAI Hall of Fame in 2001. She has been an active member of the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association, throughout her career, including the position of President of the Washington DC Chapter from 2002-2005. From 2006 to 2010 she served on the Board and Executive Committee of the Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau. She also served on the Customer Advisory Board for Newmarket International from 2006-2011 and served on the Board of Directors of Experience Kissimmee, the destination marketing organization for Osceola County, Florida. She currently serves on the Customer Advisory for Salesboost.

April Urbine

April Urbine

Executive VP of Sales

Meet April!

April joined SalesBoost in October of 2018 as the interim Vice President of Sales. She brings over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry, including her role as Vice President of Global Sales for Wyndham Hotel Group and most recently, as the Senior Vice President of Private Events Sales at ClubCorp. During her 8 1/2 year tenure there, she managed eight Regional Private Events Directors around the country and the National Sales Organization. April was also instrumental in implementing SalesBoost at ClubCorp for 250 clubs nationwide. April now oversees direct selling efforts for SalesBoost, including both enterprise and retail accounts.

Mark Young

Mark Young

Independant Consultant

Meet Mark!

A results driven hotel executive offering a wealth of knowledge and comprehensive experience within the hospitality franchise and hotel operations space. Innovates new concepts to trigger the development, growth, and improved performance of hotel brands.Currently providing transition pre-opening support, consultation, and strategic advice to full service hotel management companies, hotel franchisers, owners, and hospitality brokers. Dynamic team builder and leader who provides administrative, operational, creative direction and support through strategic planning expertise, a history of recognizing and developing talent and opportunities, and the ability to transmit vision into reality, strategy into action, and innovation into practice.