Emily Colucci joined DECA Inc. in November 2019 as Meetings Manager, tasked with facilitating logistics for the organization’s high school and collegiate educational conferences, including the International Career Development Conferences. Emily works closely with the Chief Program Officer to source and manage relationships with conference partners, hotels and vendors, while striving to provide the best value and experience for our attendees. She brings more than ten years of meeting planning and business development experience in the insurance, finance and hospitality industries, with prior roles at Aflac Group Insurance, the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association (EMPEA) and Hilton Worldwide. Emily has planned meetings and events around the globe ranging from informal sales dinners and receptions to large scale international development conferences. Emily began her career as a Sales Manager at Hilton Worldwide representing three of Washington, D.C.’s busiest convention hotels. She graduated from the University of Miami with a bachelor’s degree in International Finance and Marketing.