Welcome to AMADC

Our leadership team is connected, committed, and advanced.

Their connections bring the best personal and professional development programs to members. Their commitment and vision drive our organization forward. Their advanced knowledge keeps us on the cutting edge.

Let’s meet them!

Board of Directors


Regan is the Chief Marketing Officer at at OTM Partners, an integrated marketing and social responsibility agency based in Arlington, Virginia. She has more than two decades of experience shaping, advancing and achieving business objectives.

President Elect

Brent has more than 15 years of professional experience within a variety of industries including energy, telecommunications, manufacturing and currently hospitality. In his current role as a Contract Manager with Hilton Worldwide Inc.

Chief Financial Officer

Affectionately known as The Advertising Diva, Karen Maria Alston is a branding and marketing expert.  In 2002, Karen stepped out on faith, left her job at America Online to follow her passion and create Alston Marketing Group now d/b/a, AM+G Marketing Communications.

Chief Creative Officer
Secretary & Chief Operations Officer

Justin H. Schauble is the Executive Producer for New District Media, LLC, a Washington, DC-based video production and multimedia provider.

Immediate Past President

Mike Gardner is an executive search and career management professional. He is the founder of Thinkinghire, a Washington DC firm that specializes in providing HR Consulting, Executive Coaching and Talent Management services.

VP Programming: How To Series

Melanie Bernstein, founder of Bam! Pow!

VP Programming: Speaker Series

Morgan Bramlet is the founder and principal of BlueFusion Creative & Marketing, a cutting edge digital agency in Washington, DC.

President, Linda Roth Associates, Inc.
VP Programming: Networking

An aficionado of the hospitality public relations industry, Linda Roth, the founder and president of Linda Roth Associates, Inc. (LRA) is the “go-to” woman when the hospitality industry’s message needs to get out.

VP Special Events

Byron Hoover is a global marketer who has led and transformed iconic brands at some of the world’s leading companies. A skilled communicator and influencer with a passion for innovation and change, he is recognized as a value creator for brands and organizations.

VP CMO Community

Wendy helps organizations find their voice and tell their stories in engaging ways. She has helped global corporations and local nonprofits redefine and revitalize their brands and refine their messaging to more powerfully engage customers, employees, donors and partners.

VP Young Professionals Community

Brian DeMoss, a Vice President at Envision is an energetic marketer who uses his entrepreneur creativity to bring innovative products to life.

VP Programming: Intellectual Capital

For over 20 years, Shane has worked to create those moments.

Angela Long
VP Mentor Program

Angela is a strategic marketer with a passion for creating brands that connect with customers and that uniquely position firms in the marketplace.

VP Programming: SIGs

As the middle child in a family with all boys, Chris Ewing was always looked upon to bridge the gap in communication and bring everyone together. This theme has been a driving force throughout Chris’s eclectic career, ranging from digital design and development to beer pong and branded clothing.

VP Programming: Community Relations

Beth Dailey is a veteran marketing and digital strategist who’s passionate about driving real, measurable results through multimedia advertising.

VP Communications: Web/ Newsletter/ Email

Stephanie Sikorski is currently Director of the re-imagined NACS Foundation and Mission Marketing for NACS, the Association for Convenience and Fuel Retailing. In this role, she develops marketing strategies and executes campaigns to effectively grow the organization’s brand.

VP Social Media

Philip Luca is an award-wining marketer with a thirst for excellence and all things social.

VP Public Relations

Jim is principal and founder of Alluvus – a new kind of integrated marketing and communications agency, committed to delivering mindful and meaningful results.

VP Membership

Beth T. Hampton is the Vice President, Marketing & Communications for AACC, the American Association for Clinical Chemistry, a global scientific society dedicated to achieving better health through laboratory medicine.

VP CEA Coordination

Yvette’s early career began in Chicago working for Hyatt. While juggling global clients and travel, she was engaged with the local Chicago AMA Chapter.

VP Technology

Michelle is a Program Director at ICF Interactive with more than 20 years of marketing and digital project management experience in industries including media, fashion, beauty, other consumer products, and government IT.

VP Sponsorship

Ryan began his career in hospitality sales and marketing and spent much of the past decade helping hoteliers connect with their customers. He has spent years helping outline digital strategies that resulted in hotels exceeding budgets and increasing revenues.

90 Second Update

"Need to know" information in just 90 seconds!

The AMADC 90 Second Update is a monthly, fast-paced audio recording. There's nothing to read, and nothing to slow you down. Simply launch the player and hear from AMADC about upcoming events and the things we're doing to help you Get Ahead – all in 90 seconds.