ALTA® Hires Director of Conventions & Meetings

October 18, 2007

Cornelia Horner has joined the ALTA staff as Director of Conventions & Meetings. If you attended the Annual Convention last week in Chicago, you may have met Cornelia who was our meeting consultant. Now she has joined the staff full-time.

Prior to joining ALTA, Cornelia had her own meeting planning company, and served as meeting planner for nearly eight years with CropLife America, a trade association. In addition, she had more than ten years experience working on Capitol Hill and in government relations.

She received her Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation in 2002 for having met high standards of proficiency in meeting management and for her industry experience, and is currently serving as the President of Meeting Professionals International Potomac Chapter.

Cornelia is a graduate of the University of Alabama where she received her degree in Accounting.