Executive Committee

  • Katie Popp

    Katie Popp

    President

    Katie Popp is a recognized designer in both the residential and hospitality industry. She is NCIDQ certified and licensed in …

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  • Jen Conley

    Jen Conley

    VP/Administration

  • Anne Hiter

    Anne Hiter

    VP/Development

    Anne’s experience at The Gettys Group as a Procurement Agent combined with three years of experience at Hyatt Corporation a…

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  • Miriam  Tamayo

    Miriam Tamayo

    Secretary

  • Claire  Mattingly

    Claire Mattingly

    Treasurer

  • Kristofer Moore

    Kristofer Moore

    Past President/Parliamentarian

    Kristofer Moore is an Account Leader with Thomas Interior Systems, an authorized Herman Miller Dealer and creator of EPIC wor…

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  • Andrea Sims

    Andrea Sims

    Executive Advisor

Board of Directors

  • Jen Conley

    Jen Conley

    NEWH, Inc. Delegate

  • Anne Hiter

    Anne Hiter

    NEWH, Inc. Delegate

    Anne’s experience at The Gettys Group as a Procurement Agent combined with three years of experience at Hyatt Corporation a…

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  • Michael Bress

    Michael Bress

    Scholarship

  • Trish Albertini

    Trish Albertini

    Membership

  • Wayne Borsheim

    Wayne Borsheim

    Programming

  • Jessica Linden

    Jessica Linden

    Fundraising

  • Jessica Shepard

    Jessica Shepard

    Marketing

Committee Chair

  • David Abbott

    David Abbott

    Chair/Regional Tradeshow

  • Mary Ann Best

    Mary Ann Best

    Hospitality

Katie Popp

Katie Popp

President

Katie Popp is a recognized designer in both the residential and hospitality industry. She is NCIDQ certified and licensed in the state of Illinois. Since entering the hospitality industry, she has specialized in Marriott and IHG design specifications. Along with the knowledge of standard room designs, Katie also contributed to independent properties and emerging markets. After joining Hyatt, she has focused on the designs for the Hyatt Place and Hyatt House brands throughout the Americas. In her free time, she enjoys playing soccer on a co-ed recreational league and traveling, whether it be for work or pleasure. With an Interior Design degree from The Illinois Institute of Art – Schaumburg, she states that the unique mixture of creative and technical elements is what makes her so passionate for this profession.

Anne Hiter

Anne Hiter

VP/Development

Anne’s experience at The Gettys Group as a Procurement Agent combined with three years of experience at Hyatt Corporation as a Capital and Operational Purchasing Coordinator make her a meticulous Project Manager. She seamlessly handles the management of project budgets, reviews cashflow projections and project timelines with on-time deliveries of FF&E. Her past experiences have also made her wellversed in collaborating with hotel management on pricing for capital and FF&E items, analyzing hotel spend against capital budgets and assisting with marketing, food and beverage and brand standards projects.

Kristofer Moore

Kristofer Moore

Past President/Parliamentarian

Kristofer Moore is an Account Leader with Thomas Interior Systems, an authorized Herman Miller Dealer and creator of EPIC workplaces. Prior to joining Thomas Interior Systems, in 2016, Kristofer worked in procurement for 9 years with The Gettys Group & Hyatt Hotels. Kristofer received a BS in Hospitality Management from The Ohio State University. He is currently President of the NEWH Chicago Chapter and previously served as Programming Director, Treasurer, VP of Development and VP of Administration.

Anne Hiter

Anne Hiter

NEWH, Inc. Delegate

Anne’s experience at The Gettys Group as a Procurement Agent combined with three years of experience at Hyatt Corporation as a Capital and Operational Purchasing Coordinator make her a meticulous Project Manager. She seamlessly handles the management of project budgets, reviews cashflow projections and project timelines with on-time deliveries of FF&E. Her past experiences have also made her wellversed in collaborating with hotel management on pricing for capital and FF&E items, analyzing hotel spend against capital budgets and assisting with marketing, food and beverage and brand standards projects.