burton, cmp

senior vice president

Really good at: Being able to have conversations on a wide variety of topics

Known for: Being motivated, connecting people with like needs and interests and also finding good restaurants

Loves: A really good meal, spa treatments, puppy bellies and breath and Saturday nights in Tiger Stadium

Guilty as charged: Having a loud laugh and getting hangry, if not fed regularly

About lisa

As Senior Vice President of the meeting management business unit, Lisa Burton, CMP, is responsible for the day-to-day operational management and strategic direction of the group, which is comprised of meeting planners, registration staff and site selection/contract management staff. Her focus is on client oversight, continuous improvement and growth of the department, while maintaining proper service levels. Lisa’s work has earned her ConventionSouth magazine’s Professional to Watch Award.

Lisa joined Meeting Expectations in 1996 and has extensive experience with clients world-wide and has worked with client events ranging from customer/franchisee conferences, seminar series, sales and analyst meetings to city-wide conventions. Her customer portfolio includes industries such as high-tech, franchise, salon/spa and agriculture.

Lisa holds a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Louisiana State University. She is active in the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE).