Denise G. Jackson has more than 25 years’ experience in the association management and hospitality field. She specializes in relationship building, change management, strategic planning, and revenue growth for her clients.
Denise is an expert in all aspects of association management, including membership development, financial growth, contract negotiation, board and volunteer engagement, leadership recruitment and business development. Denise currently serves as Executive Director for MSP’s largest client, Association of Water Technologies. She also was the client leader for Patent Trial and Appeals Board Bar Association, Academy for Women’s Health (APTA), Commercial Real Estate Brokers Association (CREBA), and the Project Management Institute. In her current role, Denise leads the MSP Executive Director Team, manages new business, and helps drive the strategic direction of the company.
Denise started her career with Hilton Hotels Corporation, ultimately working as the Director of Association Accounts for Hilton National Sales in New York and Washington, DC. Denise helped lead the Washington office for the San Diego Convention and Visitors Bureau and was the Regional Director of Sales for NYC and Company responsible for bringing meetings and conventions to each destination from the Washington association market.
Denise has served on the Board of Directors for the AMC Institute, and for many years served on the ASAE Research Foundation Development Committee. Denise is currently Vice-Chair of the Visit Alexandria Board of Governors.