Board of Directors


The Board of Directors exists to provide strategic direction, set policy, ensure the association’s financial viability, provide sufficient resource allocation and oversee the performance of the Executive Director. Directors are elected by the membership. The board works as a unit to govern the association and serve the best interests of the profession as a whole. It also oversees the Executive Director who employs a professional staff to carry out the board’s directives.


Michael Burke, CMP

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Director, Conference & Travel Services
The Hanover Insurance Group
Worcester, Mass.
(508) 855-2344


Erin Longo, CMP

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Vice President, Event Management
Newark, N.J.
(973) 802-2911

Past Chair

Wayne Robinson, CMP, CMM

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Assistant Vice President
FM Global
Johnston, R.I.
(401) 415-1271


Meredith Brewer Buggelli

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Corporate Vice President - Corporate Events, Industry Relations
New York Life Insurance Company
New York, N.Y.
(212) 576-8293

January Cantrell, CMP

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AIG Retirement Services
Houston, Texas
(713) 831-4335

Heidi Carlisle

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Second Vice President
Columbus, Ga.
(706) 596-5079


Allison Cooper

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Vice President
LPL Financial
Fort Mill, S.C.
(704) 733-3831

Pam C. Schrock, CMM, CMP

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Senior Manager
Baltimore, Md.
(410) 209-5642

Jennifer Squeglia, CMP

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Independent Contractor
Boston Private
Providence, R.I.
(781) 248-6606



Executive Director

Steve Bova, CAE

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Executive Director
Financial & Insurance Conference Professionals
Chicago, Ill.
(312) 245-1023

View a list of past presidents/chairpersons.