Kiersten Olson Promoted to National Sales Manager for AlliedPRA South Florida

MIAMI, Florida, September 17, 2015 – AlliedPRA, Inc., a global leader in the Destination Management CompanyKiersten Olson (DMC) sector, announces Kiersten Olson of AlliedPRA South Florida has promoted to National Sales Manager effective immediately, according to Christopher McAnany, Vice President of AlliedPRA East Coast Operations overseeing AlliedPRA South Florida and AlliedPRA Washington, D.C offices. As a key leader on the AlliedPRA South Florida team and in her new role, Olson is responsible for developing new business leads while building strong relationships with local contacts to firmly establish AlliedPRA as an industry leader for DMC requirements in the Miami area.

With a proven track record of success, Olson served as an Account Manager in the South Florida offices for the past year in Miami. She put her skills and knowledge to great use, eager to work alongside the best in the industry and cross-trained in several departments within the office to expand her sales knowledge and solidify her strong standing within the organization. With an impressive run and outstanding client interaction, Olson’s efforts were recognized and she was quickly promoted to a national sales role. The new position is an ideal fit for Olson’s eagerness to grow professionally, while personally challenging herself to continuing to serve as a leader within the team.

“Kiersten quickly realized early on in her career that hospitality was the perfect industry to hone in on her unique skill set and passion for the destination management arena,” shared McAnany. “She has proven to be an incredible asset to our team, having operated several extraordinarily successful programs and client interactions. It is an honor and a privilege to have her career evolve and grow with AlliedPRA. We look forward to many more positive endeavors, confident that her journey with us will be a long one.”

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Founded in 1981, AlliedPRA is a leading global destination management and event planning company with a worldwide reach across more than 100 destinations, serving the most respected companies in every major industry sector. AlliedPRA offers clients the same unsurpassed quality from one AlliedPRA office and destination to the next. AlliedPRA offices provide the full spectrum of destination management services ranging from unique special events to complex transportation solutions, team building programs, sightseeing tours, meetings, incentives, conventions, and events.

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