J. Spargo & Associates Inc., an exposition and conference management company, has announced the addition of a new group vice president for the healthcare sector.
Sue Deveaux joins J. Spargo & Associates Inc. as group vice president, healthcare sector. Deveaux and her team will provide exposition sales and management services to some of the country’s largest medical meetings. Clients include the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society of Hematology, the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), the American College of Nurse Practitioners, the American Osteopathic Association, the Drug Information Association, the National Medical Association and others.
In addition, Deveaux will be involved in the development of new business and oversee account transitions.
“Sue’s 20 years of industry experience including her 15 years at Pri-Med where she played a pivotal role in the growth of the organization made her an outstanding candidate for this position,” said Susan Bracken, president and COO, J. Spargo & Associates Inc.
While serving Pri-Med, Deveaux’s accomplishments included increasing the number of events produced from 24 generating $17 million in revenue to 95 generating $60 million.
Deveaux possesses an understanding of the regulatory and compliance environment in which J. Spargo clients are operating. She is well versed in the PhRMA guidelines, the Medical Device Code of Conduct, ACCME regulations and new legislation requiring exhibitors to follow strict federal reporting guidelines when interacting with physicians.
Deveaux has led teams charged with exhibit and sponsorship sales, client services, operations, meeting planning and registration and prides herself on ensuring that those on her team are committed to providing an exceptional level of customer service to all constituencies. She received her BA from Tufts University and later attended graduate school at Boston College earning her MBA.