Board

Meridith Walters, CSEP

PRESIDENT

Member Since: 2010
Current Business: General Manager, Rocky Top Hospitality

Chapter Involvement:

  • 2015-2016 President
  • 2014-2015 President-Elect, TWE Committee Volunteer Chair, Trinity Committee 
  • 2015 ISES-GT Core Value Award for Inspiration                                             
  • 2013-2014 ISES-GT Vice President of Communications, TWE Commitee Volunteer Chair, Trinity Commitee Co-Chair
  • 2013 Esprit Nominee for Best Event Photography
  • 2012-2013 ISES-GT Vice President of Communications, TWE Committee Volunteer Co-Chair
  • 2012 Esprit Award Winner for Best Event Photography
  • 2012 Order of the Lemmon Recipient
  • 2011-2012 ISES-GT Director of Proceedings, Trinity Committee Chair, TWE Committee Volunteer Chair
  • 2011 Esprit Nominee for Best Event Photography
  • 2010 Trinity Committee Co-Chair

 

Ryan Pflumm, CSEP, CPCE

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT

Member Since: 2010
Current Business: Owner, SPIN

Chapter Involvement: 

  • 2015-2016 ISES-GT Immediate Past President
  • 2014-2015 ISES-GT President
  • 2014 Espirit Nominee for Best Entertainment Production
  • 2014 Espirit Nominee for Best Team Effort
  • 2014 Trinity Award Winner for Best Event Innovation
  • 2014 Trinity Award Winner for Best Team Effort
  • 2013-2014 ISES-GT President-Elect
  • 2013 Order of the Lemmon Recipient
  • 2012-2013 ISES-GT Vice President of Membership, TWE Committee Volunteer Co-Chair
  • 2012 Trinity Award Winner for Best Entertainment Production
  • 2012 Trinity Award Winner for Best Team Effort
  • 2011 SEARCH Scholarship Winner
  • 2011-2012 Membership Committee Member

 

Kate Pope

PRESIDENT-ELECT

Member Since: 2014
Current Business: Owner/Photographer, Kate Pope Photography

Chapter Involvement:

  • 2016 VP of Programs & Education
  • 2015-2016 Director of Programs & Education
  • 2015 Trinity Award Winner, Best Editorial

 

 

 

Shelley Pearson

VICE PRESIDENT OF MEMBERSHIP

Member Since: 2009
Current Business: Owner, Expressions of Love Florist

Chapter Involvement:

  • 2015-2016 VP of Membership
  • 2015 ISES Trinity Award, Best Design/Decor Budget under $25,000
  • 2014 ISES Trinity Award, Best Design/Decor Budget under $75,000
  • 2014 Nominee ISES International Espirit Award, Best Team Effort Budget under $75,000
  • 2013 ISES Trinity Award, Best Team Effort Budget under $75,000
  • 2012 ISES Trinity Award, Best Design/Decor Budget under $25,000

    

Elana Walker

VICE PRESIDENT OF PROGRAMS & EDUCATION

Member Since: 2012
Current Business: Owner, Elana Walker Events

Chapter Involvement:

  • 2016 Director of Programs & Education
  • 2016 ISES Trinity Award, Best Wedding Budget $75,000 to $200,000
  • 2015 ISES Trinity Award, Event of the Year 

 

Stacey Webb

VICE PRESIDENT OF COMMUNICATIONS

Member Since: 2013
Current Business: Events Manager, Make-a-Wish Eastern North Carolina

Chapter Involvement:

  • 2016 Director of Programs & Education

  

William J. Allen

DIRECTOR OF SPIRIT OF EXCELLENCE

Member Since: 2003
Board Responsibilities: Director of Sprit of Execellence

Chapter Involvement:

  • 2015-2016 Director of Spirit of Excellence
  • 2013-2014 Order of the Lemmon Recipient
  • 2013-2014 Triangle Wine Committee, Catering Chair
  • 2003-2010 Triangle Wine Committee, Catering Chair
  • 2003-2005 ISES-GT Vice President of Communications
  • Representing Mitchell's Catering & Events:
  • 1 Esprit Nomination
  • 6 Trinity Awards

 

Lewis Bordeau

CO-DIRECTOR OF FUNDRAISING

Member Since: 2000
Current Business: President, Lewis Bordeau Enterprises
Board Responsibilities: Co-Director of Fundraising, the Triangle Wine Experience

Chapter Involvement:

  • 2015-2016 Co-Director of Fundraising, TWE Committee Chair
  • 2014-2015 Co-Director of Fundraising, TWE Committee Chair 
  • 2014 Trinity Award Winner for Best Team Effort, Budget $75,000-$200,000
  • 2011-2014 Triangle Wine Committee Co-Chair
  • 2011-2012 Order of the Lemmon Award Recipient
  • 2010-2011 ISES-GT Director ar Large
  • 2002-2003 ISES-GT Director at Large
  • 2001-2002 ISES-GT Director at Large
  • 2001-2010 Triangle Wine Committee

 

Angie Wright

CO-DIRECTOR OF FUNDRAISING

Member Since: 2006
Current Business: Catering Sales Manager, Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club
Board Responsibilities: Director of Fundraising, the Triangle Wine Experience

Chapter Involvement:

  • 2015-2016 Co-Director of Fundraising, TWE Committee Chair
  • 2014-2015 Co-Director of Fundraising, TWE Committee Chair
  • 2013-2014 Order of the Lemmon Recipient
  • 2013-2014 ISES-GT Director at Large, Fundraising Chair
  • 2013 President’s Award Recipient – Most Diplomatic
  • 2012-2013 ISES-GT Director at Large, Fundraising Chair
  • 2010-2012 ISES-GT Director at Large, Fundraising Chair
  • 2007-2009 ISES-GT Served on Membership, Programs and Fundraising Committees

 

Rick Bryda

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

Member Since: 2001
Current Business: President, Total Production Services, Inc.
Board Responsibilities: Director of Finance

Chapter Involvement:

  • 2015-2016 Director of Finance
  • 2014 Rick Bryda Distinguished Service Award
  • 2012 Trinity Award Winner
  • 2011 Order of the Lemmon Award Recipient
  • 2010 Order of the Lemmon Award Recipient
  • 2010-2011 ISES-GT Vice President of Communications
  • 2012-2013 ISES-GT Director at Large, Fundraising Chair
  • 2010-2012 ISES-GT Director at Large, Fundraising Chair
  • 2007-2009 ISES-GT Served on Membership, Programs and Fundraising Committees