PRA, a leader in the business events industry with the broadest-owned network of offices in the Americas, is pleased to announce leading industry veteran Bill Drew has joined the PRA San Diego team as the general manger.
As key leadership of the San Diego team, Drew is responsible for local strategic direction and developing new business opportunities, increasing revenue streams and managing the San Diego team, while building strong relationships with local contacts to continue to promote PRA’s leadership in the San Diego market. Drew is an innovative, creative business leader and sales professional with more than 20 years of experience as a general manager and sales manager in the hospitality industry. He is an effective senior manager with strong business acumen demonstrated through revenue growth and personnel development throughout a highly successful and diverse career. Most recently he served as regional vice president and general manager for San Diego-based Bright Events Rental, where he was responsible for overseeing operations in four locations with 350+ team members in the full-service event rental arena. Drew also served as a sales manager for ARAMARK Uniform Services where he successfully managed sales teams responsible for revenue growth, new client acquisition and profitability for a Fortune 250 managed services company.
“We are delighted to welcome Bill as the new General Manager of PRA San Diego,” says Annette Gregg, CMM, MBA, regional senior vice president. “He brings great depth and experience to the leadership position. Bill is a proven sales leader with an exceptional track record of leading and scaling high-performing teams while delivering accelerated growth. He will play an important leadership role in our highly sought-after San Diego market and we are thrilled to have him on board.”
PRA San Diego and its excellent team of experienced business event professionals have produced innovative and expertly executed program operations for valued clients across every industry type, from executive retreats to grand-scale events. For more info, email SanDiegoInfo@PRA.com or call (619) 234-9440.
Headquartered in Chicago with 28 offices throughout North America, PRA is a leading business event management firm, creating experiences which move hearts, minds and businesses forward. Through its ownership of events and communication agency One Smooth Stone, PRA offers end-to-end integrated solutions for event experiences. PRA blends Passion, Reach and Authenticity to consistently deliver incomparable experiences that engage participants and exceed business goals. PRA’s reach runs deep, delivering value to millions of participants over nearly 40 years in every major destination across North America and beyond. For more info on our complete portfolio of services, please visit PRA.com or email: mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow PRA on our blog or any of the following social media sites through the links below.