Malcolm Smith

Senior Vice President, Business Development General Manager, IPW

In his current role, Malcolm Smith is responsible for overseeing U.S. Travel’s business development activities, which include strategic partnerships, premier membership, sponsorships and advertising sales. Additionally, in 2011, Smith assumed the role of general manager of IPW, the premier international inbound trade show for the United States, formerly known as International Pow Wow.

Jamie Morris

Manager of Media Relations

Jamie Morris is the Manager of Media Relations for the U.S. Travel Association. In her position, Morris is responsible for the day-to-day external communications for U.S. Travel's leading public affairs priorities.

Cathy Reynolds

Manager, Media Relations and Lead Manager, IPW Press Operations

Cathy Reynolds (nee Keefe) works in U.S. Travel’s renowned public affairs department, where she is responsible for conveying the association’s public affairs, research and advocacy initiatives to political, business and trade media, both domestic and international. She also oversees all aspects of press operations for IPW (formerly International Pow Wow), including management of the popular all-day Media Marketplace. Nearly 500 international and domestic business and consumer media from 70+ countries attend IPW.

Karen Reinhard

Director of Human Resources

Karen Reinhard joined U.S. Travel in March of 1999, as the first Human Resources professional on staff, bringing with her 15 years of prior experience. 

Contina Djaouga

Director of Financial Management & Controller

Contina Djaouga joined the U.S. Travel Association in 2014 eager to expand on her 15-plus years of leadership and management experience with nonprofit organizations. She manages the accounting department and ensures the timely and accurate preparation of monthly financial statements for the Association.

Michelle Tuffin

General Counsel

Michelle Murray Tuffin has served as the General Counsel of U.S. Travel Association since August 2011.

Dave Mimm

Vice President, Finance

Dave Mimm joined the U.S. Travel Association as Accounting Manager in 1999. He was promoted to Director of Financial Management/Controller in 2000 and then to Vice President of Finance in 2005. He has over 35 years of accounting experience with most in the non-profit arena. He oversees the day to day accounting operation, cash management responsibilities, budgeting and financial reporting duties of the Association and its Foundation. He is also Treasurer for the U. S. Travel PAC.

Katie Denis

Former Vice President, Project: Time Off

Katie Denis led the Project: Time Off initiative, a national movement to transfrom American attitudes and change behavior around vacation time. 

Cait DeBaun

Former Director, Project: Time Off

Cait DeBaun joined the U.S. Travel Association in April 2014 as the Director of Communications for the Project: Time Off initiative. In her position, DeBaun was responsible for day-to-day strategy and operation of communications and media activities for Project: Time Off.

Kathleen Riley

Senior Director of Web Operations

Kathleen Riley is the senior director of website operations for the U.S. Travel Association. In her current role, she oversees the management of multiple online assets and the email marketing programs of the association.

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