Michelle Berrios began her career in the hospitality industry, working with major hotels in the San Francisco Bay Area. After a few years as Director of Catering, she decided to transfer her skills to Event and Meeting Planning.
She currently has over 15 years of experience as an Event and Meeting Planner, working with major corporations, associations and organizations, including PMI, Kaiser Permanente and AAA in the San Francisco Bay Area. She earned her certification as a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP).
In addition, Michelle has extensive experience with web design and creation, database management and IT. While at Kaiser Permanente she worked with key stakeholders to lead the research, presentation and training for a national online registration product.
Her continuing education focus has been hotel and vendor contracts and budgets. With colleagues at Kaiser and AAA, she led the creation of standard contract clauses to provide contracts in the best interest of the organization. Event planning allows Michelle to use both her creative and analytical skills.