P.B is a CMP-certified Meeting Planner with 8+ years of experience working in the association and government contracting industries. She has experience managing small VIP meetings as well as conferences with 200-1000 attendees. She also managed hotel arrangements for a city-wide event with 30,000 attendees. P.B. is currently freelancing, working mostly as a contractor planning and supporting government meetings. Prior to this, she worked for 5 years as a Meeting Planner at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, National Association of County and City Health Officials, and Institute of Medicine. Her expertise includes speaker and VIP management, onsite lead, logistics, hotel sourcing and contracts, process streamlining, CSR databases and event software management. She speaks Japanese at an intermediate level. She received her BA from American University in International Studies.