Executive Committee

  • Kelly Bowen

    Kelly Bowen

    President

  • Jennifer Wellman

    Jennifer Wellman

    VP/Administration

    Jennifer Wellman started in the hospitality industry in 2000. With a Bachelor of Fine Art in Sculpture from Georgia State Uni…

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  • Ashley Salzmann

    Ashley Salzmann

    Secretary

  • Mike MacFarlane

    Mike MacFarlane

    Treasurer

    My career has been in wholesale distribution. Industrial, Electrical, HVAC, and Plumbing. I graduated from Florida State Uni…

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  • Stacy Costa

    Stacy Costa

    Past President/Parliamentarian

  • Jennifer Loux

    Jennifer Loux

    Executive Advisor

    Jennifer joined NEWH as a member of the Atlanta Board of Directors in 2012 and quickly found her place as Director of Program…

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Board of Directors

  • Jennifer Wellman

    Jennifer Wellman

    NEWH, Inc. Delegate

    Jennifer Wellman started in the hospitality industry in 2000. With a Bachelor of Fine Art in Sculpture from Georgia State Uni…

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  • Dallas Bentley

    Dallas Bentley

    Scholarship

  • Christine Lakso

    Christine Lakso

    Membership

  • Bridget  Vogelhuber

    Bridget Vogelhuber

    Programming

  • Michael Uhler

    Michael Uhler

    Fundraising

  • Cathy Mansour

    Cathy Mansour

    Marketing

Committee Chair

  • Brian Hew

    Brian Hew

    Education

  • Elizabeth Juarez

    Elizabeth Juarez

    Continuing Education

  • Samantha Opdenbosch

    Samantha Opdenbosch

    Sustainable Hospitality

  • Penny Shelton

    Chair/Membership

  • Amy Parry

    Amy Parry

    Chair/Programming

  • Joel Robinson

    Joel Robinson

    Chair/Fundraising

  • Jennifer Cahill-Letourneau

    Public Relations

  • Megan May

    Megan May

    Public Relations

  • Tara Hebert

    Tara Hebert

    Community Service

  • Lubi Dimitrova

    Lubi Dimitrova

    Student Representative

Jennifer Wellman

Jennifer Wellman

VP/Administration

Jennifer Wellman started in the hospitality industry in 2000. With a Bachelor of Fine Art in Sculpture from Georgia State University she naturally wanted to pursue a career in art and accepted a job with Deljou Art Group. Since her first job in art, Jennifer has gone on to work with Soho Myriad starting as an art consultant and leaving as the Director of Sales. She then became the Managing Director at EDL Art Consultants, and remained there until she accepted a position with Lexmark Hospitality as the Director of Architecture and Design Solutions.
Jennifer has worked on several large hospitality projects including the Fort Worth Omni, Trinidad Grand Hyatt, and the Arizona Biltmore.

Mike MacFarlane

Mike MacFarlane

Treasurer

My career has been in wholesale distribution. Industrial, Electrical, HVAC, and Plumbing.
I graduated from Florida State University.

Jennifer Loux

Jennifer Loux

Executive Advisor

Jennifer joined NEWH as a member of the Atlanta Board of Directors in 2012 and quickly found her place as Director of Programming. She currently serves as the Atlanta Chapter President and loves the collaborative spirit that being a member and leader of the organization brings forward to her career along with the opportunity to grow lasting relationships within the industry.

Jennifer is a certified and licensed interior designer with extensive experience in commercial and hospitality projects. Her current role as Design Consultant and sales representative for Symmons Industries and past experience in sales focuses her expertise and background to best service architects and designers in Atlanta and Miami. She is dedicated to being a key resource to her clients with the utmost level of industry and product knowledge and offers a friendly and collaborative approach to sales. Her previous positions include A&D Sales for BCA Hospitality, Specialty Tile Products as well as Interior Designer at Gensler Atlanta.

A native of South Carolina, Jennifer earned a bachelor in fine arts degree — majoring in interior design, with a minor in architecture — at Savannah College of Art and Design. She is a lover of outdoor activities such as hiking and camping; of animals, especially dogs; and of music, including acoustic guitar which she taught herself to play.

Jennifer Wellman

Jennifer Wellman

NEWH, Inc. Delegate

Jennifer Wellman started in the hospitality industry in 2000. With a Bachelor of Fine Art in Sculpture from Georgia State University she naturally wanted to pursue a career in art and accepted a job with Deljou Art Group. Since her first job in art, Jennifer has gone on to work with Soho Myriad starting as an art consultant and leaving as the Director of Sales. She then became the Managing Director at EDL Art Consultants, and remained there until she accepted a position with Lexmark Hospitality as the Director of Architecture and Design Solutions.
Jennifer has worked on several large hospitality projects including the Fort Worth Omni, Trinidad Grand Hyatt, and the Arizona Biltmore.