With over 25 years of experience, Kathleen Palmer offers expertise in event management, information technology, and human resources. She has a unique combination of technical and managerial expertise. Kathy has held managerial positions with global responsibilities at two large consulting services companies. She has been the Director of Operations for two clients. Kathy is currently the Executive Director for the Travel and Tourism Research Association. She plays a key role in the success and growth of events and is adept at contract negotiations and future event site selections. As General Manager of Treeline Associates, Palmer oversees human resources for the Treeline staff. She is a member of Meeting Planners International and is a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP). Kathy is also a member of the Michigan Society of Association Executives (MSAE) and the Association Management Company Institute (AMCI). She has a B.A. from the Detroit College of Business.