EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP

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Wendy Burk
CEO & Founder
With over 30 years of experience in the travel industry, Wendy is the founder and guiding force of Cadence. She believes that our greatest assets are our relationships, from preferred industry partnerships to passionate travel specialists to our loyal clients.

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Harold Frysh
Chairman
Harold has contributed to the success of Cadence since the travel company's very beginning. As our chairman, he oversees organizational processes, financials and strategies for development across all divisions.

SENIOR MANAGEMENT

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Arlene Jan
Director of Finance
Arlene comes to Cadence with an impressive background in financial management including VP of Finance of a $100M furniture chain and Senior Director of Accounting of a $650M apparel chain. In her down time, she enjoys practicing Chinese calligraphy, walking and learning to play musical instruments.

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Ashley Case
Director of Operations, Meetings & Incentive Travel
With unparalleled dedication to every program she manages, Ashley has been an integral part of the Meetings & Incentives division at Cadence for over ten years. The strategic role she plays in achieving client objectives gives strength and credibility to the Cadence brand.

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Eitan Geft
Director of Business Travel
Eitan has lived, worked and traveled around the world leading educational institutions and software development companies. At Cadence he has found the manifestation of his core belief that passionate professionals with a love of customer service can accomplish anything.

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Gail Concepcion
Director of Host Agency
Since joining Cadence in 2005, Gail has been an advocate for our travel company. Today she is responsible for overseeing our entire Leisure division. Her passion and attention to detail guarantees we have the best vendor relationships and host agency support in the industry.

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John Knob
Senior Manager, Sourcing & Industry Relations,
Meetings & Incentive Travel

With over 17 years of experience in meetings and incentives travel, John's strong industry presence and expertise spans from pre-sale strategy and program design to site selection and meetings procurement.

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Leah Shader
Director of Sales & Account Management, Business Travel
With 8 years in the industry, Leah leads our sales and account management efforts, ensuring they are consistently elevated and representative of the Cadence brand. This means building genuine long lasting partnerships based on an obsession with customer service- Leah's personal forte.

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Tracy Judge
Senior Director, Meetings & Incentive Travel
Tracy is a Certified Meeting Professional and member of MPI, SITE, and the Student Relations Committee Chair for the PCMA Southwest & Pacific Chapter. Tracy holds a Master's Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management from San Diego State University.

Melinda Powers
Director of Marketing + Communications
Melinda's understanding of the travel industry and passion for creative content keeps the Cadence brand fresh and sophisticated. She uses her background in luxury design and understanding of marketing tools and strategies to reach our audience on a personal level.


MANAGEMENT

Anna Nelson
Meeting Manager, Meetings & Incentive Travel

Joanna Turner
Registration & Event Manager, Meetings & Incentive Travel

Mindy Ross
Air Travel Manager

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Chardell Robinson
Business Travel Sales Manager

Lindsay Graham
Senior Account Executive, Meetings & Incentive Travel

Monica Lopez
Group Air Manager

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Chelsea Petre
Manager of Host Agency Marketing

Meaghan Carfrey
Senior Account Executive, Meetings & Incentive Travel

Deborah Thomas
Manager, Meetings Technology & Implementation

Meg Meyer
Manager, Host Agency