April 17, 2015 - Please join Infinity Conference Group in celebrating two senior conference planner anniversaries this month, Linda Lohneis and Erika Perez.

Linda P. Lohneis joined Infinity as a Conference Manager in 2000, bringing with her five years of previous experience as an Association Conference Manager. At Infinity she has been promoted successively to Associate Project Manager to Senior Conference Manager to her current position as Project Director. Linda supervises and consults with internal meeting planning teams, liaisons with clients to provide conference management expertise such as supervising task assignments, budget forecasting and monitoring, developing conference project plans, reviewing and conducting hotel contract negotiations, managing speakers, overseeing production of conference programs and other conference materials, making hotel arrangements, and providing on-site management. During her tenure at Infinity, Linda has specialized in health-related meetings for the National Institutes of Health and Walter Reed National Medical Center.

Erika Perez, CMP, was enrolled in college when she was hired by Infinity in 1996 as a Registration Assistant. She was promoted successively from that position to Management Information Systems Coordinator/ Registration Systems Manager to Registration Accounts Manager to Conference Planner to Conference Manager to her added position of Associate Project Director. Erika has been a Certified Meeting Professional since 2006. In addition to conference management tasks similar to Linda’s above, Erika expertly manages daily IT operations, database development, and network maintenance for Infinity Conference Group. Thanks to Erika’s coordination efforts in the community service arena, since 2014, Infinity staff members have been involved as participants in the annual Race for Every Child on behalf of the Children’s National Health System.