Cynthia Lavery joined Global Events Partners when doors opened in June 2005 and has over ten years experience in the Baltimore Hospitality industry. Her experience began with sales training from one of the largest recognized hotel chains internationally. Her experience includes Destination Management Services, hotel group sales, business travel, and catering sales. She has found a passion in selling the city of Baltimore and creatively brings the great attributes and logistics of Charm City to her client’s programs. Past clients that Cynthia has nurtured strong working relationships with include: Monumental Life, PNC Bank, Experient, Frito-Lay, and Campbell’s to name just a few. Local involvement is crucial in GEP Baltimore’s success and she has an active role within her hotel industry, is a member of local CVB Visit Baltimore s membership committee, and an active member of her local PCMA chapter. Her passion has lead the growth of the city’s leading Baltimore DMC.Director of Operations
Marie Rauschenbach, DMCP has spent the past seven years in the events industry developing her reputation for attention to detail and big-picture, results-oriented planning and execution. Before joining the GEP Washington Team in 2006, Marie worked in social events, growing with a boutique wedding planning company in Charlottesville, VA. Following that valuable introduction to events, Marie spent the next two years working with a D.C. catering company as a Catering Sales and Event Manager. There, she gained valuable knowledge in the art of catering as well as learning the ins and outs of Washington venues. Marie holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics from the University of Virginia.