Beaverton, OR – April 1, 2011 – Opus Solutions is proud to announce Cathy Burgess as its new Director of Event Services; Paula Grayson as its new Vice President of Events and Tradeshows; and Kristin Waters as its new Vice President, Account Management.
Cathy became a part of the Opus Solutions family in 2004 as a Project Manager and has over 18 years of experience in the events industry. Throughout the years, Cathy has had the opportunity to work on conferences, seminar tours, product launches, sponsor expos, and C-Level galas with clients such as Cisco, VMware, salesforce.com, Symantec, Intel and Brocade. As the new Director of Event Services, Cathy will oversee the Event Services Division and manage Opus’ large contractor pool.
Paula came on-board in February of 2000, and has worked with a variety of clients including Cisco, Intel, Liebert, salesforce.com, McAfee, and Xerox. In her new role as VP of Events and Tradeshows, she will be responsible for facilitating a work environment that allows for high profitability, strategic planning, customer success, and employee growth. This will be done through direct management of the events team, ensuring best practice integrated event solutions are in place to create operational success, gaining and sharing industry knowledge, and profitability management.
Kristin joined the Opus team in 1999 as a Project Coordinator, bringing with her an extensive background in not-for-profit as well as high-level seminars, roadshows and large gala events. As VP Account Management, Kristin will be responsible for the leadership, strategic planning and support of the North American team, with a focus on enhancing the customer experience and growing account relationships.
“We are very excited to promote these talented individuals who have played an integral role in our organization for many years,” said Monte Wood, President of Opus Solutions. “Our plan is consistent and controlled growth; putting these three in their new roles will help to facilitate our current and projected business.”
Opus Solutions is known as a leader in the event industry. Opus Solutions provides a high-profile client base, such as Cisco Systems Inc., Salesforce.com and Symantec Corporation, with a full-suite of event and production services ranging from registration services to event management, promotional product and logistics coordination. The headquarters of Opus Solutions, LLC is located in Beaverton, Oregon where nearly 60 event professionals are based. Opus Solutions is a privately held company.
About Opus Solutions (www.opus-solutions.com)
Opus Solutions provides comprehensive event management and marketing logistics services to Fortune 1000 companies such as Cisco, General Mills Inc., salesforce.com and Symantec Corporation. By providing complete event management, technology and services support, Opus Solutions has become the premier provider of single-source, start-to-finish solutions for event planning, execution and analysis. As an Opus Solutions company, Airport Marketing Income (AMI) further extends a client’s brand impact through airport-based experiential marketing and sponsorship. With close ties to the event industry, AMI’s comprehensive approach to marketing in airports brings together the country’s top port authorities with major consumer brands, helping to create meaningful one-on-one experiences. AMI clients include: Bank of America Corp., Dunkin’ Brands Inc., Google Inc., PepsiAmericas Inc., Siemens, Sprint Nextel and Under Armour Inc. Together, Opus Solutions and AMI create impactful programs that generate real results for a global client base.
Monte Wood, President of Opus Solutions
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