Ashly Stewart

Content Marketing Manager

Ashly Stewart has been writing and editing on marketing teams for big tech, marketing agencies, and nonprofits over the past 10 years. In the past five years, she’s provided creative direction to HR and healthcare organizations. She recently oversaw training and education programming at a national nonprofit for editors and writers. She also publishes poetry and lifestyle articles.

Rich Vallaster, CEM, DES

Director of Marketing and the Tradeshow Wonk

Rich Vallaster, CEM, DES serves as the Director of Client Relations & Trade Show Wonk at Personify. He has spent the bulk of his career in the events business, from large scale outdoor events to tradeshows and conferences. He is an appointed member of the CEIR Research Council, TSNN Expo Chat moderator and is an active member of IAEE and PCMA. Rich serves on several exhibitor advisory committees and speaks to organizers, exhibitors, and attendees regularly on industry related topics.