Rick Eisenman is the Founder and CEO for E&A. His duties include business development and strategic focus. Rick previously served as the Executive Vice President for numerous state, regional, national, and international associations as well as doing meeting consulting for many others. In 2011, he received the John R. Dufour Lifetime Professional Achievement Award and received the VSAE CEO Award of Excellence in 2015.
Tom is COO and President, Consulting Services for E&A. He has more than 30 years of hospitality experience in sales, marketing, and operations. A graduate of the College of William and Mary, Tom is a longtime member of VSAE, ASAE, AENC, and the Greater Williamsburg Chamber & Tourism Alliance. He is a 2013 recipient of the John R. Dufour Lifetime Professional Achievement Award.
Tami Guthrie is Vice President of Finance for E&A. She is responsible for the bookkeeping and audit preparation for E&A and five clients. In addition, she is Vice President of Membership for one client and handles the exhibitor portions of conferences for two clients. She also attends meetings as the meeting planner assistant for several clients. She has over 25 years of finance experience.
Jessica is Director of Communications & Meetings for E&A. She is responsible for managing meetings and events for E&A’s clients, as well as providing communications support. She has over 10 years of experience with associations and higher education, particularly in communications, programs, and events. Jessica holds a B.A. in English from George Mason University.
Joe Hart is Vice President of Consulting Services for E&A. Joe has more than 20 years of hospitality experience, and has worked in hotel operations, sales, marketing and high level account management. Currently, he manages local, regional, and international accounts that range from small in size to Fortune 500 companies.
Zach Eisenman is an Account Manager for E&A who works with a variety of clients in the association management and meetings consulting business, including serving as the day-to-day support for the Local Government Attorneys of Virginia. He has over four years of non-profit experience and is a 2014 graduate of the University of South Carolina.
Pam Kirby is the Administrative Assistant for E&A. She works behind the scenes to keep the day-to-day functions of the office running smoothly. A former elementary school English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher, Pam also does freelance proof-reading and editing. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English at Dickinson College.
Lorraine Meade is Communications Manager of E&A. Lorraine is an award-winning design professional who brings over 20 years of experience to the E&A team, offering clients the most creative solutions possible. When she is not designing magazines, brochures, advertisements or logos, she is creating in her art studio, where she is a mosaic artist and instructor. Lorraine holds a degree in Marketing and Business Administration from Rochester Institute of Technology.