Pat McManus, CMP, CTSM, is an event planner, retired after 20 years with the Global Sales & Marketing group at The Boeing Company. She has organized events in 21 countries. Pat has held leadership positions at the St. Louis Art Museum, Missouri Botanical Garden, Washington University School of Medicine, and as Director of Conference Services with The Ritz-Carlton, where she lead a team in preparation for the company’s receipt of the Malcom Baldrige Award.
Pat holds the designations of Certified Meeting Professional and Certified Trade Show Marketer. She served on the St. Louis SportsCommission’s Local Organizing Committee as Hospitality Chair for the NCAA Men’s Final Four Basketball Tournament in 2005 and the NCAA Women’s Final Four in 2001. Pat is a board member of the St. Louis Chapter of Les Dames d’ Escoffier International, a worldwide philanthropic society of professional women leaders in the field of fine food, beverage and hospitality, and a past board member of the St. Louis Ovarian Cancer Awareness group.