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mary banks


~~No one knows more about settling in and finding her way around than Mary Banks. Although she has called Hilton Head Island home for over 15 years, she has also lived in seven countries in Asia, Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Mary spent most of her professional life with international airlines working in sales, travel and event management, where she planned and organized industry conferences, promotions and sporting events both in the US and Europe. She carried that experience into not-for-profit work overseas, including the organization of career days for high school students, volunteerism and fund-raising, and local church programs. Mary was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA and attended Pennsylvania State University; she is married with three children, one working in Washington DC and two currently attending university.

~Lindsay's career in the event industry spans over 13 years. After graduating from the University of Georgia, she began working for one of the top convention contractors in the US, helping to execute some of the largest tradeshows and conventions in the country. However, Lindsay's expertise is in managing high level executive groups at exclusive sporting events. She loves being able to create and manage events at first class sporting venues and other premier destinations around the globe. Lindsay also enjoys volunteering and helping with various non-profit events in her spare time. She is very passionate about her event work, strives to be creative and loves to make others feel wowed! She lives in Bluffton, South Carolina, with her husband and two children.

Lindsay Ernst