JoAnn is an energetic and enthusiastic professional who brings more than 25 years of successful corporate, association, and non-profit meeting and event planning experience to the hospitality industry.
With a background in site selection, budgeting, contract negotiations, strategic planning, meeting design, production, and management; her dynamic and detail-oriented approach assures clients that their requirements and specifications will be met at every stage. JoAnn’s skill set has enabled her to establish and cultivate strategic partnerships and key relationships across the globe. JoAnn is passionate about sharing her experience and ongoing collective knowledge with not only her clients but industry colleagues as well. In addition to being a small business owner, JoAnn is the Founder of The Giving Gown Foundation. What began as a vision in 2007 has continued to grow and touch the lives of over 10,000 young women. Although JoAnn has now turned over the day-to-day operations she is still one of the foundation's biggest fans. In her free time, JoAnn loves to travel and you'll most likely find her along with one of the many beautiful beaches surrounding the Caribbean sea or planning her next trip there!