Professional Staff


Mike Copps
Executive Director

Contact Mike for:

  • Questions about VRMA's Board of Directors
  • Questions about VRMA's Strategic Plan
  • Questions about VRMA's professional staff
Greg Holcomb
Government Relations Senior Coordinator

Contact Greg for: 

  • Government Affiars Committee
  • Questions about Government Relations and Advocacy

Jack Charlton
Membership and Operations Coordinator

Contact Jack for:

  • Information on joining VRMA
  • Information about VRMA member benefits
  • Membership renewal information/questions
  • Becoming a VRMA volunteer
  • Information about the European Seminar
  • Industry organizations: Information on becoming a VRMA-affiliated association
  • VRMA logo requests
  • Questions about or
  • Corporate Sponsor Fulfillment


Tyler Wong
Membership and Operations Associate

Contact Tyler for:


Kevin Hurley
Marketing Director

Contact Kevin about:

  • Marketing and communications initiatives
  • Strategic partnerships
  • Member email communications
  • Social media


Cellie Morales
Education Manager

Contact Cellie for:

  • Questions about VRMA's Conference Education
  • Questions about VRMA's education offerings
  • Questions about VRMA's monthly webinars


David Perez-Hernandez
Sales Director

Contact David for:

  • Corporate Sponsorship opportunities and information
  • Event Sponsorship opportunities and information
  • Advertising opportunities in VRMA publications
  • Advertising opportunities at VRMA events

Cynthia Cortis
Director of Event Services

Contact Cynthia for:
  • Questions about the Eastern Seminar, Western Seminar or Annual Conference
  • Information about VRMA Vendor Showcases (tradeshows)

Shannon Baily
Event Services Manager

Contact Shannon for:
  • Questions about the National Conference

Sydney Vranna
Event Services Manager

Contact Sydney for:
  • Questions about the European Seminar

Sara Haukap
Event Services Manager

Contact Sara for:
  • Questions about the Easter and Western Regional Seminars

Emily Schmitt
Editorial Manager

Contact Emily with questions about/ content submissions for:
  • VRMA's quarterly magazine
  • VRMA's weekly e-newsletter
  • VRMA's blog

Caitlin Schmierer
Event Services Coordinator

Contact Caitlin for:
  • Event Sponsorship and booth space
  • Table-top fulfillment