The Team

Executive

Officers

Michael Dominguez President & CEO  at ALHI

Michael Dominguez

President & CEO

Michael is actively involved in leadership roles in the Meetings and Events Industry including the executive committees for US Travel Association and Meetings Mean Business Coalition. He speaks in the industry often on topics of disruption, the state of the industry, the economy, behavioral lessons.

Ashly Balding Chief Sales Officer

Ashly Balding

Chief Sales Officer

Ashly joined ALHI in 2003 where she first served as a National Sales Manager in the Atlanta office and was then promoted to Vice President of Sales, then to Regional Vice President. Currently, 17 years with ALHI, Ashly  serves as ALHI's Chief Sales Officer, where she serves the organization through member communications, sales strategy and strategic business development.

 

Executive Team

Suzanne McKayVice President of Human Resources at ALHI

Suzanne McKay

Vice President of Human Resources

Suzanne is an experienced hospitality industry HR generalist who is passionate about developing and executing a holistic HR strategic plan to drive organizational, financial and operational success. Her specialties include employee and labor relations. Suzanne is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management.

Silvia Zamora, CMP, CMM Vice President, Meeting Design & Experience

Silvia Zamora, CMP, CMM

Vice President, Meeting Design & Experience

An Austin native, Silvia holds a bachelor's degree from UT Austin and is a certified meeting professional with certificates in meeting management, meeting design, and sustainable events. She has 15+ years of experience in the corporate, pharmaceutical, and luxury markets. Silvia will lead ALHI's expansion in the event space, drive event content, and play an integral part in building the brand.

 

Jennifer Duffy Vice President of Marketing at ALHI

Jennifer Duffy

Vice President of Marketing

Jennifer has 15 years of experience in storytelling and brand building in the luxury hospitality space with specialities in brand development, public relations and integrated marketing strategy. She is responsible for overseeing the ALHI brand while ensuring our luxury hotel portfolio stays connected with key meeting planner audiences in ways that are engaging, educational and meaningful.

 

Dr. Lalia Rach Executive Managing Director

Dr. Lalia Rach

Executive Managing Director

Dr. Lalia Rach is a successful consultant, educator and leader who is recognized for her ability as a pragmatic thinker.  Her approach to issues of strategy and leadership development produces insightful and distinctive thinking advancing the ability of emerging and established executives.  Her success as a consultant, keynote speaker and moderator are directly connected to her relatable honesty and practical and thoughtful information.

 

Armine Terzyan Vice President of Sales Operations & Analysis at ALHI

Armine Terzyan

Vice President of Sales Operations & Analysis

Armine has more than 16 years of hospitality experience focusing on sales and catering technologies, sales operations and analytics, she is responsible for improving sales performance through identifying, implementing and managing standardized processes, tools, reporting and insights across regions. 

 

Angelique Aubry Vice President of Administration & Chief of Staff at ALHI

Angelique Aubry

VP of Administration & Chief of Staff

Angelique joined ALHI in 2019 with 14 years experience in the meetings and convention industry including working with MGM Resorts. In her spare time she enjoys watching live sports, exploring new restaurants, traveling the world and spending time with her husband, Gary. 

 

Emily Ballard Director of Member Development and Chief of Staff to Ashly Balding

Emily Ballard

Director of Member Development & Chief of Staff

Emily joined ALHI in early 2019 and has over 8 years of experience working in sales, marketing, and revenue management. As Director of Member Development and Chief of Staff, Emily plays an important role in providing organizational and administrative support to CSO, Ashly Balding, while also maintaining existing member relationships and helping to identify strategic opportunities to expand the portfolio.