NRF Staff

Administration and Finance

Adrienne Alexander
Sr. Manager, Revenue Accounting
Brian Baskins
Coordinator, Office Administration
Janet Dan
Manager, Accounts Receivable
Judy DePalma
Executive Assistant to the President and CEO
Chief Human Resources Officer
Sharon Guevara
Director, Human Resources
Chief Financial Officer
Su Yeon Ko
Sr. Director, Accounting
Leta McDowell
Executive Assistant to the Chief Financial Officer
Monique Meleance
VP and Controller
Chastity Nelson
Manager, Office Administration
Rocio Quintanilla
Manager, Accounts Payable

Communication and Public Affairs

Director, Special Projects and Executive Communications
Coordinator, Media Relations
Senior Director, Media Relations
VP, Communications and Public Affairs
SVP, Communications and Public Affairs
Sr. Manager, Media Relations


Justene Brys
Director, Meetings and Special Events
Jennifer Dewey
Sr. Director, Meetings and Special Events
VP, Meetings and Special Events
Lisa Harkins
Director, Speaker Logistics
Dasha Kimelman
Director, Attendee Registration
Libby Landen
Director, Sponsorships
SVP, Conferences
Adam Reiter
Director, Event Experiences
VP, Sales
Sr. Director, Speaker Logistics


Ira Golthi
Manager, Event Production and Operations
Lindsey Henry
Director, Content Production & Operations
VP, Education Strategy
Director, Partnerships and Programs
VP, Education Strategy

Government Relations

VP, Retail Technology and Cybersecurity
VP, CSR and Sustainability
Maisha Davis
Manager, Government Relations Operations
VP, GR and Workforce Development
VP & Deputy General Counsel
SVP, Government Relations and Executive Director, NCCR
VP, Supply Chain and Customs Policy
Sr. Manager, Political Affairs
Director, Policy
Sr. Director, Grassroots
VP, Legal Affairs
VP and Senior Policy Counsel
Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel
Rachel Oh
Paralegal & Contract Administrator
Shawna Purvis
Executive Assistant
VP, Government Relations and Political Affairs
VP, Government Relations Food and Energy Policy
VP, Tax Policy


Sylvia Diaz Garces
Coordinator, Data Integrity
Holly Eva
Sr. Director, IT Projects
Chief Information Officer
Sr. Director, Infrastructure Management
Christina Morris
Web Developer
Steve Riley
Director, Database Management
Ingrid Savino De Moraes
Manager, Data Integrity
Clint Thompson
Manager, Design & Usability
Bob Troutman
Director, Web Development
Catherine “Cass” Wright
Sr. Director, Data Policy


Adrienne Andrews
Marketing Analyst
Erica Aquilina
Director, Creative Production
Director, Social Media and Digital Communications
Sherry Chaudoin
Sr. Director, Creative Production
Marketing Manager
Sr. Director, Marketing Insights and Analytics
Mary Kita
Executive Assistant
Senior Director, Marketing
Sara Lott
Senior Director, Digital Marketing
Manager, Web Content
Samantha Murphy
Director, Marketing
Sr. Director, Content Strategy
CMO & EVP, Content and Retail Strategy
Director, Editorial Content
Allison Taylor
Digital Designer

Member Relations

Sr. Director, Member Relations and Administration
Kirstin Erfe
Senior Director, Membership Development
SVP, Membership and Development
VP, Asset Protection and Retail Operations
Stephanie McCain
Director, Member Engagement
Beth Stanaland
Vice President, Membership Operations and Special Projects
Senior Director, Member Engagement and Recruitment

NRF Foundation

Barbara Collins
Manager, RISE Up Customer Engagement
Michael Cooper
Sr. Director, Communications and Content Development
Kathleen Fessler
Director, RISE Up Outreach
Samantha LaManna
Manager, Special Projects & Corporate Engagement
Executive Director, NRF Foundation
Marisa Mitchell
Manager, Partnerships & Outreach
Director, University Relations and Programs
Coordinator, University Relations & Scholarships
Jessica Viera
Coordinator, Operations & Outreach
Margaret White
Director, Development & Corporate Engagement


VP, Industry and Consumer Insights
Research Analyst
Chief Economist
Executive Director, Research