The CM&I management team leverages the relationships we’ve formed with top hotels and resorts, hospitality industry vendors, premium suppliers and marketing firms to provide our clients with truly unique ideas combined with unsurpassed value. With a collective 60 years of industry experience, we will bring the optimal combination of people and services to your event, ensuring your reputation – and ours – are never jeopardized.
Managing Director, Charlotte
Corinne Connor joined CM&I in May, 2006 as the managing director of the firm’s recently opened Charlotte, North Carolina office. She comes to CM&I with 10 years of event management experience. Previously, Corinne was a senior meeting planner with Wachovia Corporation focusing on multi-track investor conferences, sector specific CEO Summits, client incentive travel, golf tournaments and high-end client hospitality. Corinne gained international meeting planning experience with a European engineering firm, planning over 15 trade shows a year as well as client entertainment programs in the US, Canada and Europe.
Corinne holds marketing degree from Clemson University.
Nick Van Stratt
Managing Director and Chief Technology Officer
Nick has been managing conference and event technology for over 12 years. He has expertise in registration development, graphic design, event technology, web programming and registration management.
Nick holds an MBA in Supply Chain Logistics from Penn State University.
Global Sales Manager
Joey Middleton has been a part of the CM&I team for more than 10 years. He specializes in client relations and professional person-to-person connections in an effort to maintain the client’s objective is fulfilled. Before CM&I, Joey served the construction industry for nearly a decade as a sales representative.
Joey holds a communications degree from the University of Utah
Founder, Director of Operations and Logistics
Pam Martin has 20 years of event management experience. At CM&I, she focuses on program design, development and management. As the firm’s comptroller, Pam also oversees all program operations and staffing components. Prior to establishing CM&I, Pam held numerous positions in the fields of education, journalism and food and beverage marketing.
Pam currently serves on the Board of Directors, and as Vice President of Education, of the WestField Chapter of Meeting Professionals International (MPI).
With more than 30 years of experience in the corporate market and the hospitality industry. Jim Martin gained experience in event planning, educational seminars, incentive programs and training programs while working at major corporations including American Express and GE Capital. Jim’s primary responsibilities at CM&I include business development, marketing, client relations and vendor negotiations.
Jim holds a Masters Degree in Education and MBA in Marketing.