New executive director for MPI Foundation

Christine Roberts will direct the MPI Foundation's fundraising and operational activities.

Christine Roberts
Christine Roberts

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) has chosen Christine Roberts to serve as executive director of the MPI Foundation.

In this role, Roberts will be responsible for setting strategic and financial goals as well as directing fundraising and operational activities for the foundation. She will be reporting to Darren Temple, COO of MPI and executive vice president of the MPI Foundation.

Roberts has more than 25 years of experience in the hospitality and meeting and event industries. She is a current member of MPI and previously served as president of the MPI South Florida Chapter.

"We believe Christine will be an excellent leader for the MPI Foundation thanks to her deep understanding of MPI and our industry, coupled with her solid business development and management experience," said Temple.

Roberts said: "I am delighted to join MPI to lead the MPI Foundation. I have been an engaged chapter member, volunteer leader and business partner with MPI for many years, and I credit much of my personal leadership experience to my membership and involvement with MPI."

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