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Armando Acosta
Armando Acosta
City Manager
P: 210.921.9492     F: 210.921.9492
E: aacosta@eaglemg.com

Armando Acosta, San Antonio City Manager. Previous to joining the trade show industry in 1986, Armando was a firefighter for 34 years. His experience allowed him to adapt quickly to the fast pace that the trade show industry demands. He became the City Manager of San Antonio in 1994. In addition to supervising our San Antonio operations, Armando travels to other cities to support large events.
Arthur Ximenes
Arthur Ximenes
City Manager
P: 817.626.3274     F: 817.926.7166
E: aximenes@eaglemg.com

Arthur Ximenes, Dallas/Ft. Worth/Houston City Manager, has held this position since 1998. His varied technical background and self-discipline make him one of the most customer service oriented City Managers/Carpenters in the industry. Arthur has served as a firefighter with the Ft. Worth Fire Department since 1975 with a heavy emphasis as a special operations educator in such specialties as HAZMAT, high angle and confined space rescue. To expand his areas of expertise, Arthur began working in tradeshows. His trade skills include custom remodeling/cabinetry, building, framing, plumbing and electrical. In 1994, he was introduced to Eagle Management Group, where he excelled as a lead carpenter and was tapped to assume the duties of City Manager of the Dallas/Ft. Worth/Houston region.
Charlie Downie
Charles Downie
City Manager
P: 954.589.1753     F: 954.589.1753
E: cdownie@eaglemg.com

Charles Downie, Miami/Ft. Lauderdale City Manager, became a member of the Boston teamsters union in 1988 and joined the Eagle Management Group team as a lead the following year. In 1990, he assumed the responsibilities as Boston City Manager where he served until July of 2004. In August of 2004, Charlie transferred to Florida where he continues to serve as City Manager of our Miami and Ft. Lauderdale operations.
Drew Kollman
Drew Kollman
City Manager
P: 609.490.5500     F: 609.490.5500
E: dkollman@eaglemg.com

Drew Kollman, City Manager for Atlantic City/Philadelphia/New York City operations. Drew has been involved in the tradeshow industry since 1993. He has undertaken many different responsibilities including carpenter, exhibit builder/technician and on-road project manager and supervisor. In 1998, Drew joined Eagle Management Group as City Manager of this busy region. He expertly interacts and maintains solid relationships with the different union affiliations to ensure seamless service.
Kerry Kieper
Kerry Kieper
City Manager
P: 219.548.2591     F: 219.548.2591
E: kkieper@eaglemg.com

Kerry Kieper, Chicago City Manager. Kerry has worked in the tradeshow industry with Eagle Management Group for the past 16 years. She started with our organization as a show-site Customer Service Representative, where she honed her interpersonal skills, knowledge of the area venues and the varied unions required for a successful tradeshow in the Chicago area. In later years, Kerry worked as an assistant to the Eagle Management Group City Manager. In 2011, Kerry took over the helm as City Manager of the busy Chicago region. Her strength and determination have allowed her to move up the ranks as one of the few female City Managers in the tradeshow labor industry.
Manny DeBattista
Manny DeBattista
City Manager
P: 650.363.0732     F: 650.363.0749
E: mdebattista@eaglemg.com

Manny DeBattista, City Manager for our Northern California Operations, covers such cities as San Francisco, San Jose, Sacramento and Santa Clara. With over 35 years of experience in the tradeshow industry, Manny’s past responsibilities and longevity translate to a great benefit for our clients on the show floor. Beginning his career in 1973 as a paint shop assistant, he worked his way through the ranks taking on such duties as lead journeyman, traveling project manager, booth designer and builder. His intimate knowledge of both exhibit production and show floor labor management provides our clients with seamless service.
Phil Markusic
Phillip Markusic
City Manager
P: 702.221.2167     F: 702.221.2509
E: pmarkusic@eaglemg.com

Phillip Markusic, Las Vegas City Manager, began working for a local display house in Chicago as a Floor Supervisor and installer in 1989. He joined Eagle Management Group in 1991 as a carpenter and he quickly moved through the ranks to lead person status.  During the fall of 1993, Phillip took on the responsibility of City Manager in Las Vegas, the largest tradeshow city in the U.S. Because of his strong work ethic, integrity and organization, Phillip is the longest running City Manager of any labor company located in Las Vegas, offering our clients the stability to provide the best service possible. As they say Las Vegas is always open and the same is true for Eagle Management Group; Phillip is ready to serve our clients 24/7.
John Sienkiewicz
John Sienkiewicz
City Manager
P: 410.908.4892     F: 410.282.8784
E: jsienkiewicz@eaglemg.com

John is a seasoned member of the tradeshow industry with over 25 years of experience dedicated to the labor management arena. He began his career in the trenches as a carpenter in the local DC union. Working his way through the ranks, he joined a national labor management company initially as a lead man and then worked his way up to assistant area manager. Eventually, John became city manager for another national labor management company where he remained for 14 years. John has demonstrated his loyalty and commitment over the years. It wasn’t until his former company closed that he accepted the position as city manager with Eagle for the DC/Baltimore/Northern Virginia region. He brings a wealth of knowledge and rare dedication to this role.
Bobby Johnston
Bobby Johnston
City Manager
P: 615.334.1191     F: 615.334.1191
E: bjohnston@eaglemg.com

Bobby Johnston, Nashville and Atlanta City Manager. Looking for a change of pace and new challenges, Bobby left Nashville for Atlanta and landed feet first in the tradeshow industry. In 1996, he went back to his roots in Nashville where he began working at a display house, first as warehouse manager and then as a traveling road supervisor. An opportunity became available as a maintenance supervisor/carpenter of the hands-on exhibits at a local children’s museum and Bobby accepted that challenge. In 2002, Bobby began working with Eagle Management Group as a lead carpenter. In 2003, Bobby assumed the role of City Manager for Nashville, where he continues to serve today.
Russ Markusic
Russell Markusic
City Manager
P: 352.241.6438     F: 352.241.6438
E: rmarkusic@eaglemg.com

Russell Markusic, Orlando/Tampa City Manager, became an entrepreneur as a teenager. Along with his brother, he began a Chicago-based home rehabilitation company that purchased older properties in disrepair, provided renovation and re-sold the revived properties. Looking for a change of pace, Russell began working in the tradeshow industry in 1989 as a carpenter with a variety of contractors at the McCormick Place. In 1992, Russell joined Eagle Management Group as a lead person, where he worked for the next three years supervising crews and assisting clients with some of the more challenging exhibits. Due to his work ethic and drive, Russell was elevated to the position of City Manager and assumed the reigns in Orlando/Tampa, one of the most popular tradeshow locations nationwide.
Laura Marzella Fee
Laura Marzella Fee
Vice President, Sales & Marketing
P: 330.468.2881     C: 216.406.6715
E: lfee@eaglemg.com

Laura Marzella Fee leads the Eagle Management Group sales team. In addition to working at a strategic level, she is also responsible for managing several high level accounts. Laura is an industry veteran with more than 27 years of labor management experience. Her ability to understand the marketplace and build strategies for success has enabled her to be one of the most successful account executives in the industry. Promoted in 2012 to Director of Sales & Marketing and then in 2013 to VP of Sales and Marketing, Laura’s extensive experience uniquely qualifies her to lead Eagle’s sales team in the company’s many growth objectives. She is an active member of and has been an invited speaker at the Exhibit Designers & Producers Association (EDPA), Exhibitor Show, Healthcare Exhibitor Association Annual Meeting (HCEA), as well as other industry and client events. Laura has served on the Board of Directors for EDPA since 2006.
 
Lora Olmstead
Lora Olmstead
Senior Account Executive
P: 321.765.4446     C: 609.847.4125
E: lolmstead@eaglemg.com

Lora Olmstead started with Eagle Management Group as a Planning Manager in 1999. Her attention-to-detail and strong work ethic led to a promotion to Account Executive in 2001. In her current position, Lora manages a large volume of business, and ensures that jobs are proceeding on schedule and that clients are completely satisfied. Prior to joining Eagle, Lora was a recruiter and a manager responsible for interviewing and placing both temporary and full-time employees. Her strong people skills and managerial experience continue to serve her well today.
Rich Barca
Rich Barca
Senior Account Executive
P: 856.848.1423 x1007     C: 609.221.1611
E: rbarca@eaglemg.com

Rich Barca joined Eagle Management Group in 1997 as City Manager for the Philadelphia/Atlantic City region. After three years, he gained extensive knowledge of the day-to-day operations of the trade show industry, and easily transitioned into an Account Executive position. His experience in the trade show business, along with his 16 years as an Account Executive in the furniture industry, makes him uniquely qualified to provide strategic management to a large client base.
Jackie Reitnauer
Jacqueline Reitnauer
Senior Account Manager
P: 215.671.8175     C: 267.242.5565
E: jreitnauer@eaglemg.com

Jacqueline Reitnauer joined the Eagle Management Group family in 2001. After working as a Customer Service Representative, Jackie came to Eagle as an Account Manager and she quickly began moving up through the ranks. Time and again she has demonstrated her ability to think on her feet and seamlessly manage even the most complicated projects. Jackie makes every job look easy, but it takes a lot of skill and hard work to pull that off.
Jane Guthrie
Jane Guthrie
Senior Account Manager
P: 856.848.1423 x1006     C: 856.430.8489
E: jguthrie@eaglemg.com

Jane Guthrie serves as both Senior Account Manager supporting the sales team and Service Partner Network Manager overseeing the activities of Eagle’s service partners. Jane joined the company as an Entry Clerk in 1996, and moved on from there to become a Planning Coordinator in the Southwest region. Her responsibilities in that position prepared her for account management. Since being appointed to that role in 2001, Jane’s skills and abilities have played a major role in growing the business she oversees.
Satyra Oberfrank
Satyra Oberfrank
Senior Account Manager
P: 856.848.1423 x1013     C: 609.929.3533
E: soberfrank@eaglemg.com

Satyra Oberfrank was promoted to Senior Account Manager shortly after joining Eagle Management Group in 2007. Working at a tactical level, Satyra is responsible for obtaining all pertinent information for each show and communicating to the Planning Department and Field Operations. Her background in the printing industry and her many years as a volunteer EMT/Firefighter have taught her to work quickly, efficiently, and with passion and integrity. Satyra’s detail-oriented nature and exceptional communication skills make her a pleasure to work with in the pressure-filled trade show industry.
Vicki Randles
Vicki Randles
Account Executive
P: 863.852.9339     C: 407.427.0358
E: vrandles@eaglemg.com

Vicki Randles first came to Eagle Management Group in 1996 as a temporary employee working on labor orders. Her potential was immediately obvious, and the Rowan University graduate was quickly hired full-time in Account Management. Vicki became the East Coast Planning Coordinator and eventually Customer Service Representative (CSR) for the Orlando area. In 2011, Vicki took on the additional role as an Account Manager working to service one of Eagle’s largest accounts. In 2015, Vicki’s work ethic and leadership led to her promotion as a full-time Account Executive. As a true team player would, in addition to her sales role, Vicki continues to assist the Orlando region as CSR when needed.
Ray Montague
Ray Montague
Senior Account Executive
C: 609.820.9221
E: rmontague@eaglemg.com

Ray knows the trade show business from all sides. In 1985, he became co-owner of Display Arts Studios. Under Ray’s leadership, the business grew from $1.2 million in sales to $23 million. He sold the business to Folio in 1999 and ran Folio’s Philadelphia division until 2002, when he purchased the assets of Folio Philadelphia. With his partners, he then operated Avalon Exhibits until 2007. Avalon Exhibits merged with Art Guild, and Ray continued working for Art Guild until he joined EMG in 2012. Ray is also a founding Director and current Board of Directors member of the EDPA Foundation (Exhibit Designers and Producers Association). Ray’s unique experience and leadership skills are an invaluable contribution to EMG’s sales team.
 
Neal Rumpke
Neal Rumpke
City Manager
P: 513.474.0269     F: 513.474.0269
E: nrumpke@eaglemg.com

In 2002, after more than 20 years of running his own successful glass business, Neal was looking for a new challenge. Eagle Management Group’s City Manager at the time admired Neal’s management skills and work ethic, so he persuaded Neal to do some work with Eagle. Neal certainly found the challenge he was looking for; and the company found someone who knew how to get the job done. Neal’s part-time work led to his becoming the full-time right-hand man for the City Manager. With lots of hard work and experience behind him, he eventually transitioned into the City Manager position.
Russell Elliott
Russell Elliott
City Manager
P: 228.466.5144     F: 228.466.5135
E: relliott@eaglemg.com

Russell knows the true meaning of “the show must go on.” He began his career in the entertainment industry where he owned and operated movie theaters. A friend asked for his help with a trade show, which eventually led him to the stagehand union in New Orleans. With a blink of an eye, he landed a position as lead man with a national labor management company. He was able to continue in his love for show business while utilizing his many talents on the show floor. Soon after, he was offered a city manager position with another national labor management company where he remained for 27 years. His loyalty and work ethic are truly commendable. When his former company closed, he accepted the position of city manager with Eagle in New Orleans. He brings with him a wealth of knowledge, as well as a sense of commitment and dedication that Eagle values.
Trey Kadow
Trey Kadow
City Manager
P: 949.481.3763     F: 949.481.3763
E: tkadow@eaglemg.com

Trey Kadow, Southern California City Manager, has worked in the tradeshow industry since 1994. He began his career in the construction industry and found that the transition to tradeshows made perfect sense. Trey worked with another labor company for five years before joining Eagle Management Group in 1999. He quickly rose to the number one lead position in Southern California, and was highly sought after by our clients. Trey was the obvious choice for City Manager upon the retirement of his predecessor in the fall of 2014. Trey’s knowledge, experience and dedication, combined with his leadership skills enables him to deliver a level of service that is unsurpassed.
Cody Bruce
Cody Bruce
City Manager
P: 409.539.5530     F: 409.497.2510
E: cbruce@eaglemg.com

Cody Bruce, Houston City Manager. Cody began his career as a firefighter in the Houston area in 2008. While fighting fires, he wanted to expand his talents and knowledge. He was introduced to the tradeshow arena in 2009 by his father. Continuing dual roles in both the fire department and on the tradeshow floor, Cody spent five years honing his carpentry and people skills. In 2014, Cody joined Eagle Management Group as our founding Houston city manager. His professionalism, work ethic, and passion for life, combined with his desire to help others, makes Cody the perfect person to manage our Houston operation.
Stacy Barnes 
Stacy Barnes
Senior Account Executive
P: 208.365.0631     C: 208.963.2938
E: sbarnes@eaglemg.com

Stacy Barnes joined Eagle Management Group in 2015 as a Senior Account Executive. She brings over 20 years of sales and industry experience to Eagle, with a background in systems, flooring and freight. Prior to her time in the industry, she served as a sergeant in the Armed Forces from 84-88. Stacy worked for 10 years in the Las Vegas market – gaining invaluable show floor experience. This diverse background enables her to understand our client’s overall tradeshow needs at a much higher level. Stacy’s knowledge and expertise in the industry, combined with her awesome personality and enthusiasm, makes her a perfect fit for the Eagle sales team. Her commitment, dedication, and work ethic will not only translate to excellent customer service, it will greatly enhance Eagle’s sales initiatives. Stacy is an active member of the E2MA, Exhibit Designers & Producers Association (EDPA) and a former board member. She works with and mentors the students that are in the Fashion Institute’s Exhibit Design Master’s degree curriculum. Received the Star award in 2012 for her contribution to the program.

 

Chris Maes 
Chris Maes
City Manager
P: 209.321.0065     F: 209.888.5223
E: cmaes@eaglemg.com

Chris Maes, City Manager for our Northern California Operations, covers such cities as San Francisco, San Jose, Sacramento and Santa Clara. Chris’ work in woodworking/cabinetry and metal fabrication lead him to the tradeshow industry in 1996 to create exhibits with various display houses. In 2010 Chris took on the role of City Manager with a nationwide labor company based in the San Francisco, and now brings these many years of knowledge, relationships and skills to the table to provide our clients with seamless service.