Kim Santos is a Meeting Manager for Veritas Meeting Solutions where she manages annual and regional meetings and education courses for hundreds of attendees from around the world each year. Before joining Veritas, Kim was a Coordinator for Meetings & Expositions. She managed all registration activities for six nonprofit associations, including managing events, processing transactions and addressing customer challenges. She also coordinated registration collateral materials and on-site meeting registration, and marketed exhibit space, sponsorship, support and advertising to potential vendors.
In addition to her non-profit experience, Kim worked with Hilton Hotels Corporation for 9½ years, starting in the front office at Hilton O’Hare and then moving to sales after graduating with a BA in Sociology from the University of Illinois at Chicago. A sales department consolidation transferred her to Palmer House Hilton as a Sales Manager and later as a Market Analyst for the sales department. After completing her tenure with Hilton, Kim joined Starwood Hotels as a Sales Reporting Systems Analyst for the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers and the Westin River North for four years.