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_JENNIFER H. STOCKER, CPCE_ _1000 Ashland Court Forney, TX 75126 | Tel: 214.497.1076 | Email: js931310@westpost.

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EXPERIENCE: FREELANCE MEETING PLANNER, DALLAS, TX (2006 a" 2010) _MEETING PLANNER & CONSULTANT, HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL - CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS_ * Program Folio: CEO's International & North American Tours, Board of Director Meetings, World-wide Senior Leadership Meeting. * Responsible for venue analysis, site selection and contract negotiations with luxury properties in North America, Europe, Asia, & India. * Responsible for hotel logistics, food & beverage menu design, on-site program management, budgeting, post-conference operational analysis. _ON-SITE TRIP DIRECTOR_ * Responsible for on-site management of registration, housing, meetings and events, food & beverage management, amenity preparation, and transportation. * Program Folio Includes: Fortune 500 companies, national and international associations. * Program size range: 200 a" 6,000 persons. THE PHOENICIAN RESORT, SCOTTSDALE, AZ (2004-2006) _FOOD & BEVERAGE MANAGER, WINDOWS ON THE GREEN GOLF CLUBHOUSE COMPLEX_ * Responsible for overall operations of a 4-Diamond, Wine Spectator award-winning fine-dining restaurant, bar and banquet facility, in addition to a casual outdoor restaurant, snack bar and golf beverage cart service in a 5-Diamond luxury resort. * Developed and implemented the comprehensive training program and operational systems that earned the restaurant 4-Diamond recognition. * Through training and motivation, five additional members of the fine dining service staff members sought and earned credentials of Certified Sommelier. * Oversaw complete renovation of fine dining restaurant.

ARIZONA GRAND RESORT (FORMERLY POINTE HILTON SOUTH MOUNTAIN RESORT) PHOENIX, AZ (1996-2000) _DIRECTOR OF CATERING & CONFERENCE SERVICES_ * Responsible for overall operations of catering and conference sales department with 115,000 sq. ft. banquet facility in a 650-room 4-Diamond luxury resort. * Additionally responsible for all catering and conference sales in resort restaurants and off-property themed event venues. * Coordinated and supervised meetings and banquet functions for 10 to 2,500 persons. * Increased annual catering and conference services revenues by 25% * Directed expansion of wedding market. Achieved an increase in number of weddings on property from 20 to in excess of 125 per year. * Oversaw installation of Delphi software system training and programming for resort. _SPECIAL ASSIGNMENT: TASK FORCE, PHANTOM HORSE BAR & GRILL_ * Responsible for training and development of management team. * Implemented numerous operational and cost control systems: _SENIOR CONVENTION SERVICES MANAGER_ * Responsible for comprehensive planning of high-profile meetings and conferences. _CONVENTION CATERING SERVICES MANAGER_ * Responsible for _custom design_ of convention catered events and all related DMC services. EXPERIENCE (CONTINUED):

DALLAS GRAND HOTEL, DALLAS, TX (1993-1994) _DIRECTOR OF CONVENTION SERVICES & CATERING_ * Responsible for establishment and overall operation of catering and conference services department with 40,000 sq. ft. banquet facility in a 710 room downtown hotel undergoing

complete renovation and reopening. * Coordinated and supervised meetings and banquet functions for 10 to 1,500 persons. * Increased annual catering and conference services revenues by 45% * Developed and implemented Hispanic wedding and social market program.

CHICAGO ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION, CHICAGO, IL (1991-1993) _ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF CONFERENCE SERVICES & CATERING / DIRECTOR OF SPECIAL EVENTS _ * Responsible for administration of catering and conference planning department and supervision of all related service operations in 30,000 sq. ft. banquet facility within an exclusive full-service private club and boutique hotel. * Increased annual catering and conference services revenues by 20% * Responsible for planning, coordination, and sales/marketing of all club holiday, cultural, and novelty events for membership. * Planned and coordinated private functions for 10 to 1,000 persons on and off-site.


* Developed Training Program S.T.E.P. 1 that was recognized for excellence. Portions of this program were subsequently submitted to Hilton's Corporate F&B team for insertion into Standard Operating Policy. _ASSISTANT MANAGER: PAVILION RESTAURANT_

CHICAGO MERCANTILE EXCHANGE CLUB, Chicago, IL (1987) Beverage Manager EDUCATION: HILTON HOTELS CORPORATION (1988) Hilton Professional Development Program * Intensive Training: F&B Finance, Convention & Conference Services, Exhibit Hall & Concessions, Catering, Banquets, Restaurants, Beverage, Room Service, In- Suite Dining & Gold Service, Stewarding, Main Kitchen & Pastry Departments, Engineering/Facilities Management, Purchasing * Department Training:_ _Sales, Marketing, PR_, _Rooms, Front Office, Reservations, Housekeeping, Guest Services, Security, MOD, Engineering/Facilities, Purchasing, Spa/Salon PENN STATE UNIVERSITY, UNIVERSITY PARK, PA (1987) B.S. in Hotel Restaurant and Institutional Management. Minor in French. FOREIGN STUDY: L'UNIVERSIT DE NICE SOPHIA-ANTIPOLIS, FRANCE _EUROPEAN BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC SYSTEMS._



Jennifer Stocker is a free-lance meeting planner with over two decades of experience in the hotel industry and meetings & special events management. She is well-respected for her attention to

detail, her ability to clearly and concisely communicate, her food & beverage expertise, and her overall knowledge of the hotel and event planning industries as a whole.

She has managed and planned single events and conferences ranging in size from 40 persons to 6,000. Her clients have included Verizon Wireless, Eli Lilly, Coca Cola, Amgen, Novo Nordisk, Honeywell International, The United Nations, Computer Associates, and The International Diabetes Federation.

Her early career began at Hilton Hotels Corporation as a Hotel Management Trainee. There, she trained extensively at several of the company's flagship properties, learning the intricacies of the various divisions. Upon completing her initial training period, she then embarked on an intensive Food & Beverage training program that focused on Culinary, Restaurant, Beverage, Banquets, Catering, Conference Services and Exhibit Hall Management.

Jennifer brings a wealth of experience from AAA four and five-diamond hotels and resorts, as well as exclusive high-end private clubs. She has worked for the Luxury Collection of Starwood Hotels, Destination Hotels & Resorts, and both the Hotel and the Resort divisions of Hilton Hotels Corporation.

A seasoned former Director of Convention Services, Jennifer has been responsible for overseeing several of the largest hotel conference facilities in two major U.S. markets. She has led Catering, Conference Services and full-service Destination Management Services teams.

In the year 2000, Jennifer received her certification as a Certified Professional Catering Executive. She is currently pursuing her certification as a Certified Meeting Professional.

She has taught Event Planning & Catering Management courses on a collegiate level.

Jennifer is a graduate of Penn State University. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Hotel, Restaurant, & Institutional Management. She also holds a minor in French and a minor in European Business & Economic Systems from the Institut Universitaire de Technologie, L'Universit de Nice, France. She speaks conversational French. Today, Jennifer lives in the Dallas, Texas, USA.