Infinity Conference Group Staff
Founder & CEO
Ms. Albertson has specialized in all facets of conference management since 1984, planning events of up to 2,000+ participants. Utilizing 23 years of Infinity business and financial operations experience, she also oversees non-profit scientific societies and association management/secretariat services. In addition to business development, operations, and staff training, she serves as contracts administrator and provides technical guidance on various projects. Ms. Albertson also maintains personal contact with clients with the goal of ensuring quality service.
Ayesha Navagamuwa, CMP
Conference Director and Senior Project Manager
Ms. Navagamuwa joined Infinity in 2016. She has over 14 years’ experience in program and conference management for government and commercial clients. Ms. Navagamuwa is well-versed in engaging international stakeholders and managing events with significant international participation. She specializes in delivering in-person and virtual events ranging in size from 20 to more than 1,500 participants.
Pam Jensen, CMP
Project Director and Director of Membership Services
Ms. Jensen has been with Infinity since 2004 and has 18 years of previous meeting planning experience in meeting planning and non profit association management/secretariat services. She earned her CMP in 1983 and CAE in 1995. She specializes in association membership services, contract/project management and managing conference logistics. Her expertise encompasses associations with up to 8,000 members and planning large events and trade shows of 10,000+ participants for the scientific community, corporations, associations, and the federal government.
Linda P. Lohneis
Ms. Lohneis joined Infinity in 2000, bringing with her five years of previous experience managing conferences for associations. She supervises and consults with internal meeting management planning teams, manages contract deliverables, as well as offering clients conference planning and strategic marketing advice. She manages all phases of conference logistics, specializing in large events for corporations, associations, and the federal government. Additionally, Ms. Lohneis provides association management services, which include board meetings and providing minutes.
Preston Bruce, III, CMP
Senior Conference Manager
Mr. Bruce joined Infinity in 2016, bringing a wealth of experience in all aspects of conference planning, design and execution. He has worked with a variety of clients over the years, managing logistics and facilitating onsite operations for meetings and conferences ranging from 50 to 9000 participants for private organizations, associations and the federal government. He also handles logistics for Expos and Trade Shows.
Associate Project Manager
Ms. Stein joined Infinity in 2016 bringing 10+ years of project/program management experience. She provides logistical support, program management, and meeting planning services to federal government clients. Her expertise includes management, scheduling, and facilitation of webinars; management and coordination of scientific working groups; and development of website materials.
Erika Perez, CMP
Associate Project Director
Ms. Perez has been with Infinity since 1996 and manages the daily operations of IT services, including database development; installing web site and online registration pages; and network maintenance. A Certified Meeting Professional since 2006, she also coordinates logistics and staffing for scientific and other conferences of 1,000+ participants, including creating and implementing work plans and budgets; developing online abstract submission systems; producing conference materials; arranging facilities; and on-site management.
Holly Harrington, CGMP
Associate Project Director
Ms. Harrington joined Infinity in 2002. A Certified Government Meeting Professional (CGMP) since 2011, she provides conference management for meetings of 20-600+ participants. Her expertise include creating and implementing management plans; developing and monitoring budgets; conducting site searches; managing travel logistics and reimbursements; coordinating, monitoring, and reporting for Continuing Education/Continuing Medical Education(CE/CME) certification requirements; producing conference materials; and managing on-site logistics.
Project Coordinator and Graphic Design Specialist
Ms. Berry joined Infinity in early 2013 to provide support to the Conference Management Teams with special emphasis on developing online registration and websites; designing and developing graphics and publications; producing conference materials; researching logistical information; coordinating small meetings; assisting with travel logistics; association membership support and secretariat services.
Project Coordinator and Administrative Manager
Ms. Freese joined Infinity Conference Group in 2016 to provide support to both the Association Management and Conference Planning teams. She brings with her eight years of previous experience in conference management with a focus on registration and housing. She also comes with accounting and membership account management experience and is the Administrative Manager for non-profit societies/association membership and financial services.
Ms. Peters joined Infinity in 2016 and supports the Program Management Team. She works closely with Project Managers to deliver administrative supportive primarily to federal scientific government contracts. Her roles include webinar support, conference call facilitation, schedules and other scientific group management. Her background includes managerial experience, project management training and almost 10 years of administrative support.
Director, Conference Accounting and Registration Services
Ms. Balderson, an Infinity associate since 1993, provides administrative management, including human resources, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable and corporate filings. She also directs registration bookkeeping operations and oversees quality assurance.
Ms. Best joined Infinity in 2005 and serves as Administrative Manager for Non-profit Societies and Association financial services. In addition she assists with corporate accounts receivable, accounts payable, and bank account reconciliation. She also provides support to the Registration Services Team and processes conference participants' travel expense reimbursement claims.
Ms. Lovett joined Infinity in 2016 and serves as an Administrative Assistant. Her projects include corporate accounts receivable, accounts payable bookkeeping, and bank account reconciliation. She also provides support to the Registration Services Team and processes conference participants' travel expense reimbursement claims.
Amy Amerson Verd, CMP
Ms. Verd, a Senior Manager, joined Infinity in 2008 and offers additional on-site staffing management and support as needed.