The Team

West

Amber Voelker Regional Vice President, Sales - West Region at ALHI

Amber Voelker

Regional Vice President, Sales

Amber has led the West Region team for ALHI since 2015 and is responsible for leading a team of 10 GSOs and five sales associates. She serves as a member of MPI and SITE. She has over 20 years of experience in the luxury hotel market including on-property and in global sales. She was named by Pasadena Magazine to its "40 under 40."

 

Bill Light, CMP, MBA Vice President, Sales  at ALHI

Bill Light, CMP, MBA

Vice President, Sales

Bill graduated from the University of Denver's School of Hospitality Management and earned his MBA from the University of Colorado at Denver. He has worked for ALHI for 14 years and has won seven President's Awards for outstanding sales achievement including Sales Person of the Year in 2009. Bill is a former PCMA Rocky Mountain Region Chapter president and has served on the board of the Meetings Industry Council of Colorado. In 2010 he was awarded the Supplier of the Year for RMPCMA. 

 

Jennifer Shafer Vice President, Sales & Business Development at ALHI

Jennifer Shafer, CITP

Vice President, Sales & Business Development

Jennifer has been with ALHI since 2015, bringing more than 20 years of experience to the job as an industry leader in Southern California. She is involved in a leadership role with SITE SoCal and serves the Board of Directors as an advisor. A graduate of the University of Oregon, she is an innovator with creativity and a passion to partner with long-term relationships as a trusted advisor. In addition to Jennifer's role in Southern California, she is helping to lead ALHI's Business Development team and represents ALHI with the SITE Global Community.

 

Lisa Lewis Director of Global Sales at ALHI

Lisa Lewis

Director, Global Sales

Lisa is involved with Sunbelt MPI and AZSAE. In 2018, Sunbelt MPI recognized her leadership. She participated for two years on the planning committee for the Sunbelt MPI Awards Banquet. She also was awarded top Global Sales Manager by Global Cynergies.

 

Jamie Lee Tiffany Director of Global Sales at ALHI

Jamie Lee Tiffany

Director, Global Sales

Jamie Lee has cultivated relationships with professionals across the globe while serving since 2015 on the SITE SoCal Board of Directors. She also served as the chairwoman of the SITE Global Young Leader and recently assumed the role of leadership development director with MPI San Diego. She was born and raised in San Diego and her passion for travel and new experiences often finds its way into her professional life. 

 

Paul Howe Director of Global Sales at ALHI

Paul Howe

Director, Global Sales

Paul is a motivated sales professional with over 20 years experience in hotel sales, meeting management and operations. His experience is focused on group sales in various market segments and territories. He has worked in London, Florida, Chicago, D.C., Nashville, Las Vegas and now Washington State, working with hotels from 250 to 4,000 rooms and contracting meetings from 10 to 25,000 attendees.

 

Myra Howay Director of Global Sales at ALHI

Myra Howay

Director, Global Sales

Myra has over 24 years of experience in meetings and events, operations, tourism and comprehensive sales. She is involved in MPI and CalSAE and has served on the board of SGMP, where she received national recognition. She also served as director of business development for Visit Oakland, promoting visitor and business group travel to spur the local lodging economy.

 

Mai Lim Director of Global Sales at ALHI

Mai Lim

Director, Global Sales

Hospitality veteran, Mai Lim has been in the industry all her life. She grew up working at her family's travel agency in the Philippines and Thailand before migrating to America. Mai joined ALHI after 19 years in hotel sales, holding different management roles in Las Vegas and San Diego for MGM Resorts International, Viejas Casino and Resort and Station Casinos. Mai serves on the board of MPI Southern California Chapter and received the 2020 Chapter Leader of the Year award. She also spends time speaking at universities to mentor hospitality students.

Mallory Neithart Global Sales Associate at ALHI

Mallory Neithart

Global Sales Associate

Mallory recently graduated from Westmont College with a degree in Psychology and a minor in Spanish. She is new to the hospitality industry having previously worked at a small Beauty & Wellness company as well as an assisted living facility for adults with severe mental illnesses. She is the GSA to regional VP Amber Voelker and is currently based out of Summerland, CA.

 

Emily Kern Global Sales Associate at ALHI

Emily Kern

Global Sales Associate

Emily is a Global Sales Associate supporting Jennifer Shafer’s office in the West region. Her background in hospitality has given her an understanding of the full lifecycle of meeting and incentive programs from RFP to program operation. She is thrilled to be utilizing her strong organization skills and passion for creativity in a supportive role to assist in sales and marketing initiatives for ALHI.

 

Shelby Beveridge Global Sales Associate at ALHI

Shelby Beveridge

Global Sales Associate

Shelby earned her bachelor's degree in Psychology with a minor in Sports Management from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She started her career as a corporate meeting planner for a health and wellness company before switching to the hospitality industry, working for 3 years with Marriott managing events. She is based out of San Diego, CA and is excited to be a part of the ALHI team.