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


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



Tyler Wong
Membership and Operations Associate

Contact Tyler for:


Kevin Hurley
Marketing Director

Contact Kevin for:

  • Advertising opportunities in VRMA publications
  • Advertising opportunities at VRMA events
  • Questions about/ content submissions for:
  • VRMA logo requests


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
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)
  • Questions about VRMA educational offerings
Shannon Baily
Event Services Manager

Contact Shannon for:

  • Questions about the Annual 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
Caitlin Schmierer
Event Services Coordinator

Contact Caitlin for:

  • Event Sponsorship and booth space
  • Table-top fulfillment


Additional Support

The following are not full-time staff members, but represent the association on behalf of various association initiatives.

Jessica Wyatt

Public Relations Representative
MMGY Global 
(646) 442-6768