February 5 - February 7, 2023 | Greater Philadelphia Expo Center | Oaks, PA

Meet the Team


Meet Lisa Berry, your
Vice President of Gift & Souvenir!

Lisa has been with Clarion Events for 18 years and has received numerous awards and industry recognition for her dedication and commitment to excellence. For Lisa, teamwork is everything. She works closely with each member of her respective teams to expand and enhance all the Clarion Shows! Lisa lives in Acworth, GA with her daughter, Sarah, and two feisty pups, Pepi and Max.

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Meet April Holinek, your
Show Director!

April has been working at Clarion Events for 10 years and is the show director of the Las Vegas Souvenir & Resort Gift Show and the Philadelphia Gift Show. April loves to travel to the beach and spending time with her family. She is a mom of two, and working from home during the pandemic has been an added bonus because she can see her family more throughout the day and takes in all the baby snuggles she can! April also loves flamingos and is always willing to help!

Contact April at:


Meet Jeannie Dorchak, your
Senior Sales Manager!

Jeannie has been with Clarion Events for 14 years! Jeannie has spent the last 12 years working on the Philadelphia Gift Show, and it has become very near and dear to her heart. She loves being in the sun, and her hobbies include traveling, deep sea fishing, boating, biking & baseball. If you have questions about your booth, Jeannie is your girl!

Contact Jeannie at:

Samson Rutkin

Meet Bill McNulty, your
Sales Manager!

Bill has worked in the wholesale/retail market for over 14 years as Publisher of Independent Retailer and Souvenir, Gift & Novelties magazines.  From those experiences he has gained a deep understanding of the business from both the buyer and supplier side.  Bill lives in Connecticut with his wife Donna, daughter Kayla and Cookie the Wonder Dog.  He spends his free time obsessing over the Chicago Cubs and Seton Hall Basketball.

Contact Bill at:
Jhana Jordan

Meet Amy Bloom, your
VIP Coordinator Manager!

Amy recently started at Clarion Events as the VIP Coordinator. She has over 20 years Experience in customer service.  Amy’s background in the philanthropic world makes her a great fit for the VIP concierge service coordinator.  She has a strong desire to help others and offers white glove service to her clients/buyers.  She lives in Connecticut on a little farm with, two dogs, two cats, two goats and two horses.  

Contact Amy at:

Nadira Ramatally

Meet Ashley Cope, your 
Senior Marketing Manager!

Ashley is the Senior Marketing Manager for the Las Vegas Souvenir and Resort Gift Show. She works out of our Tulsa office and has been at Clarion for 6 years. Ashley loves working across different industry sectors and delivering the best experience for our attendees and exhibitors. In her spare time outside of work, you can find her outside enjoying a long walk, reading, poolside (when weather permits) and spending time with family and friends.

Contact Ashley at:

Samson Rutkin

Meet Molly Dineen, your
Marketing Coordinator!

Molly works in the marketing department producing many of the online communications leading up to, during, and after the show. She works with along side our Marketing Manager to deliver the most up-to-date information for all the buyers and exhibitors of the Philadelphia Gift Show. In her spare time, Molly enjoys going to the beach, spending time with her family and friends, and loves to cheer on the Washington Capitals.

Contact Molly at:
Samson Rutkin

Meet Tristan Lueck, your
Marketing Coordinator!

Tristan joined Clarion Events in June 2022. She graduated from Savannah College of Art and Design in 2015 before crossing the pond for a Masters of Letters in Creative Writing from the University of St. Andrews in 2019. She is very excited to expand her marketing knowledge and attend all the events that Clarion has to offer. Outside of work, she likes to watercolor, attempt to write the next great American romance novel, daydream about her new travel adventure, and cuddle with her three cats (Moriarty, Dr. Watson, and Irene Adler.)
Contact Kara at:
Tristan Lueck@clarionevents.com
Samson Rutkin

Meet Kara Halewood, your
Event Operations Manager!

Kara joined Clarion Events in May 2022. She brings over nine years of experience in Event Management and has planned a variety of events including trade shows, corporate retreats, product launches, fundraising events and more. She is enthusiastic to create meaningful experiences within each industry at Clarion Events. Kara lives in Clearwater, Florida with her six-year-old son, Rowan and dog, Ollie. On the side, Kara is a CrossFit Coach and Part-Time Photographer. With her off time, you’ll find her working on digital design, playing the piano, enjoying the outdoors or working on learning German.

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