Leslie BaltzleySenior National Sales Manager
With over 19 years of experience in tradeshows and conventions, Leslie has amassed a wealth of knowledge that enables her to expertly meet her clients' needs. She brings a winning combination of expertise, energy, passion, professionalism, focus, and fun to every project.
Leslie's unwavering commitment to delivering exceptional results within budget underscores her dedication to providing her clients with an unforgettable event experience. Her exceptional customer service skills ensure that every client receives the best possible service, from start to finish.
What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this?
Be a nurse.
If you could learn to do anything, what would it be?
Tyra B. McGary, CMP, MBANational Sales Manager
Tyra is a certified meeting professional and skilled event planner with more than 15 years of international experience. She has curated events for many Fortune 500 companies and organizations, partnering to deliver the highest standard of service over the full event lifecycle. She truly understands the importance of meeting deadlines and exceeding customer goals and enjoys spearheading the planning and collaboration efforts that lead to successful events.
Tyra holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Loyola University New Orleans. An active community leader, Tyra enjoys cheering on the New Orleans Saints, traveling, shopping, and fine-tuning her karaoke skills when not in production mode.
What is your hidden talent?
I am a Published author & illustrator - A’Tiffa’s Mystery Adventure
Where would you like to go on a dream vacation?
Antarctica, as it's the last continent on my list to visit.
Kayla CraigNational Sales Manager
Many years as a Project Management Professional in the tradeshow & convention industry provides Kayla with unique knowledge to be able to listen to her customers' needs and create a positive event experience. Regardless of the size or scope of the event.
Her ability to build and foster relationships as well as attention to detail ensures each event exceeds customers' expectations. She truly has a passion for the industry and her customers which shines through her work.
Kayla is a Charlotte, NC native but has a niche for travel and has a hard time saying no to adventure. When she is not traveling for work or pleasure, you can find her home cooking in the kitchen or enjoying time with family and friends.
Where is your hometown?
Born and raised in Charlotte, NC!
What do you always want to try and never did?
Bungee jumping in New Zealand, still waiting on the opportunity.
Ellie HarperNational Sales Manager
People would be surprised if they knew:
People are surprised to know that I do not have any first cousins.
What is on your bucket list?
A bucket list item of mine is to go scuba diving in the Bahamas.
Mackensie buras, mbaNational Sales Manager
Mackensie is an optimistic sales professional with a passion for building and maintaining relationships across the globe. After receiving her MBA from Louisiana State University, Mackensie pursued her passion for event planning at American Tradeshow Services. Because of her experience as a Senior Project Manager, Mackensie is skilled at developing the right action plan for each client's unique needs and committed to helping them choose the best products and services to achieve those goals. She attributes her success to her ability to listen to clients and put their needs first. When she is not working, Mackensie loves to spend her time laughing at the local suburban mom Facebook page and convincing her husband to rescue a second dog.
If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do?
First, I would call my mom and then I would buy a farm.
You're happiest when?
I am happiest when I am with the love of my life and it is sunny and 75.
allison woodallNational Sales Manager
Allison graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor's Degree in International Studies & Political Science and a minor in Spanish. In her free time, she's usually having a pool day with her family or traveling to visit friends
Favorite travel spot?
Where is your favorite place to eat?
Sal & Judy's in Lacombe, LA