Executive Committee

  • Dallas Bentley

    Dallas Bentley

    President

    Dallas Bentley is Director of Hospitality Sales for Marietta Drapery Company, a family business that manufactures and install…

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  • Penny Shelton

    Penny Shelton

    VP/Administration

  • Todd Fuller

    Todd Fuller

    VP/Development

    Atlanta Chapter, Vice President of Development on the 2020 Executive Board

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  • Rhiannon Gibson

    Rhiannon Gibson

    Treasurer

  • Tara Hebert

    Tara Hebert

    Past President/Parliamentarian

  • Jennifer Wellman

    Jennifer Wellman

    Executive Advisor

    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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Board of Directors

  • Tara Hebert

    Tara Hebert

    NEWH, Inc. Delegate

  • Penny Shelton

    Penny Shelton

    NEWH, Inc. Delegate

  • Brian Hew

    Brian Hew

    Scholarship

  • Amy Parry

    Amy Parry

    Membership

  • Connie  Land

    Connie Land

    Programming

    Connie Land is the Regional Sales Manager for Hanes Hospitality, a division of Leggett & Platt. Connie has a BSc in Furnishin…

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  • Nicole Lijana

    Nicole Lijana

    Fundraising

  • Jessica Kendrick

    Jessica Kendrick

    Marketing

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Committee Chair

  • Megan Markham

    Megan Markham

    Chair/Scholarship

    Megan Markham is a National Account Manager in Hospitality Sales for Marietta Drapery & Window Coverings. She is a graduate f…

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  • Shweta Deo

    Shweta Deo

    Green Voice

  • Brittany Panachida

    Brittany Panachida

    Chair/Membership

  • Holly Johnson

    Holly Johnson

    Chair/Programming

    Team-oriented sales professional with the proven ability to assess client needs to effectively promote goods and services. Hi…

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  • Emily Hatch

    Emily Hatch

    Hospitality

    Growing up with a father who owned a residential tile company, Emily found herself immersed in all things ceramic from a youn…

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  • Nina Perala

    Nina Perala

    Publications

    Nina Perala is a Sales Manager for Quiltcraft Industries. She's an Industrial Design graduate from Georgia Tech & got her sta…

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  • Courtney Fetterolf

    Courtney Fetterolf

    Internet Communications

  • Jennifer Butler

    Jennifer Butler

    Community Service

  • Jennifer Cahill

    Jennifer Cahill

    Strategic Alliances

  • Debanshee Kalani

    Debanshee Kalani

    Student Representative

Dallas Bentley

Dallas Bentley

President

Dallas Bentley is Director of Hospitality Sales for Marietta Drapery Company, a family business that manufactures and installs window coverings. He is a graduate of the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia, and his previous position was Director of Marketing at Kennesaw State University, the 3rd largest university in Georgia. He is passionate about mentoring and education, and is a proud Big Brother in the Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta program.

Todd Fuller

Todd Fuller

VP/Development

Atlanta Chapter, Vice President of Development on the 2020 Executive Board

Jennifer Wellman

Jennifer Wellman

Executive Advisor

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, and is now VP of Architecture and Design Sales.
Jennifer has worked on several large hospitality projects including the Fort Worth Omni, Trinidad Grand Hyatt, and the Arizona Biltmore.

Connie  Land

Connie Land

Programming

Connie Land is the Regional Sales Manager for Hanes Hospitality, a division of Leggett & Platt. Connie has a BSc in Furnishings and Interiors from the University of Georgia. After graduation, Connie worked for iconic interior designer Dan Carithers and with IHG prior to opening her own residential design firm, which she ran for 10yrs. Connie has been in hospitality design and sales since 2014, first with Grohe/American Standard prior to joining Hanes Hospitality in 2018.

When not working, she enjoys spending time with her busy 15yr old son, running, playing tennis or volunteering and is the founder of Atlanta’s Shamrock N Roll road race and Estrellitas.

Megan Markham

Megan Markham

Chair/Scholarship

Megan Markham is a National Account Manager in Hospitality Sales for Marietta Drapery & Window Coverings. She is a graduate from the School of Communication & Media at Kennesaw State University and a member of the KSU Society of Leadership & Success. Megan enjoys working with students and volunteering her time to help with NEWH Scholarships.

Holly Johnson

Holly Johnson

Chair/Programming

Team-oriented sales professional with the proven ability to assess client needs to effectively promote goods and services. Highly motivated self-starter with strong interpersonal and persuasive communication skills. Strong closer, expert in establishing rapport and client trust.

Emily Hatch

Emily Hatch

Hospitality

Growing up with a father who owned a residential tile company, Emily found herself immersed in all things ceramic from a young age. While in college she started a job as a Design assistant for a Stone & Tile company in Atlanta. After graduating with a degree in Business Administration and a minor in Interior Design from GA State, she continued her work in the Design and Tile industry working for a company in Savannah, GA as a kitchen and bath designer. She moved back to Atlanta to become an A&D rep. For the past 5 years, Emily has worked as a Senior A&D Rep in the Atlanta market with a focus on National Accounts and Hospitality. Emily currently lives in Atlanta, GA with her husband, Paul Tilbian, and the two most spoiled mutts, Huxley & Hashbrown.

Nina Perala

Nina Perala

Publications

Nina Perala is a Sales Manager for Quiltcraft Industries. She’s an Industrial Design graduate from Georgia Tech & got her start in the hospitality industry with Wendover Art Group as an Art Consultant. Nina lives with her dog, Queso, in West Midtown & arguably plays way too much tennis.