founding partner and president
Really good at: Finding talented people. Being straight-forward and getting to the heart of a matter.
Known for: Being inquisitive and imagining all things possible
Loves: Traveling abroad and making memories, photography, fossil hunting, finding the perfect gift for someone special…and my family
Guilty as charged: Too much brainstorming and meetings running over
Founding Partner of Meeting Expectations with a 30-year history of leadership and accomplishments in the association & events industry, Jalene Bermudez resumed her role as president of Meeting Expectations in the summer of 2018. She is a tenured entrepreneur with a diverse skill set related to event design and architecture, logistics management and implementation of strategic initiatives for corporate and association clients.
As president and founding partner of Meeting Expectations, Jalene Bermudez contributes to the development of company initiatives, bringing innovation to clients, developing strategic partnerships, sales initiatives and providing direction for evolution.
In 1992, Jalene launched Meeting Expectations as a full-service events management company focusing on the technology industry. Meeting Expectations evolved into a worldwide provider of diverse association management and conference management solutions. Jalene has led client organizations to plan and execute brand experience events ranging from sales kickoffs, product launches and C-level forums to city-wide customer educational conferences in multiple countries around the world.
Jalene earned a Bachelor of Science degree in hospitality management and marketing from Metropolitan State College in Denver, Colorado, and a CMP certification in 1996.