Armed with over 25+ years of sales and marketing experience, acquired during her tenure at Sandals Resorts and David's Bridal, Melissa began her Alliance Connection journey armed with an undeniable entrepreneurial spirit and passion for marketing. Today the Alliance Connection portfolio includes over 600+ world-class brands that turn to Alliance Connection to propel their marketing objectives to new heights.
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Madison's signature Make It Happen mentality is fueled by her overwhelming desire to exceed client expectations and deliver effective promotional programs that are highly aligned with our clients’ business objectives. You will find Madison spearheading the nations leading campaigns and producing exceptional results while working with Melia Hotels & Resorts, Universal Music Group, CMT, Hard Rock Hotels, Sony Music, and Sandals and Beaches Resorts.
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Carrie brings more than 20 years of hospitality experience to the Alliance Connection team. During her career, she has spearheaded promotional and sales initiatives for Omni Hotels & Resorts, GoGo Worldwide Vacations, Sandals
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Lyssa's extensive background in international business, event management, and brand partnerships, acquired while at Sony Music for seven years, captured the attention of Alliance Connection where she currently spearheads partnership development, including operations and implementation of some of the industry's leading integrated brand partnerships. Lyssa’s recent work includes launching the first ever KIDZ BOP experience in the world at the all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotels.
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Bob continues to drive business and brand strategy through concept development. You can find Bob's promotional work throughout his career in cutting-edge campaigns with Lyft, U.S. Airways, Target, and Pepsi. A marketing maverick, Bob continues to ensure that Alliance Connection stays in front of the marketing curve and founded our #ACTastemaker program that includes innovative influencer initiatives that drive social media engagement and content initiatives for the world's leading resorts.
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April comes to Alliance Connection with over a decade of experience in PR and Marketing, including 10 years working on promotional partnerships and events for Sandals and Beaches Resorts. April looks forward to taking her creativity and passion for bringing brands together in exciting and innovative ways to her role as Senior Director of Integrated Partnerships and Resort Programming for Alliance Connection’s portfolio of clients.
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Prior to coming to Alliance Connection, Cooper Kanne gained agency and marketing experience at Creative Artist Agency and Universal Music Group, successfully launching and marketing albums and single releases for some of country music's biggest stars. Cooper is managing the #ACTastemaker relationships, as well as coordinating production for events and content initiatives.
Alliance Connection's Director of the Talent Relations currently works in TV Production in Los Angeles, C.A. She is a talent coordinator and the member of the Director's Guild as a Stage Manager. She has worked on productions such as: Grease Live!, Academy of Country Music Awards, CMT Awards, Dancing with the Stars, American Idol Finale's, World MMA Awards, to name a few.
As Director of Special Events, Jason currently directs and co-produces for alliance Connection. He is director of theatre and live events in New york City and around the world. for the past 13 years. Jason has worked with incredible legends like Art Garfunkel, James Taylor, Aretha Franklin, Ben Vereen, and Liza Minnelli.
As Alliance Connection's Musical Director, she is a pianist, vocalist, and conductor for theatre, film, TV, and live events. She is on the directing team of the U.S. Open Tennis Ceremonies, whose stars though the years include Diana Ross, the Broadway casts of Movin' Out, II Divo, Tony Bennett, Idina Menzel, Carole King, and Gloria Estefan.
As the exclusive Creative Production Lead for the Alliance Connection brands, Steve comes with 25 years of experience producing dynamic, award winning results. His commitment to excellence and passion for thinking outside the box have proven him to be an asset in the branding and marketing of our many ventures.
Jaime is a Cornell University B.F.A. grad, with a concentration in drawing and painting. He co-founded AJV Media (www.ajvmedia.com), a video production company specializing in concerts, plays & musicals and well as behind-the-scences interviews. Jaime is proud to work with Alliance Connection on their live music events worldwide.
Kathy has been part of the Alliance Connection Inc. family since it's infancy. She has more than 25 years of experience as a sales professional and loves being a part of this crazy, innovative team. When she is not crunching numbers for Alliance Connection, she is busy being a loving wife, mother, and grandmother who splits her time between Michigan and sunny Florida.
Pat is 27-years-old music professional from Atlanta, GA and is currently Technical & Production Director for Alliance Connection. Pat has toured and recorded across the US with original artists, played on songs used in TV shows and movies, directed rock band camps for kids, melted faces at privates shows for companies like Microsoft, Google, and Wells Fargo, and rocked with patients in children's hospitals.
Planes, trains and automobiles! Well, maybe not trains, but Sharon coordinates all aspects of air and ground travel logistics for Alliance Connection’s international, large-scale events. Her extensive background in entertainment, coupled with a UNLV Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management, is the perfect combination for this role. From coordinating the booking of flights with our resort partners, to resolving those unexpected travel problems, she makes sure everyone gets there and back home!