American Tradeshow Services
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Andrew Bautista Andrew Bautista
Onsite Technician
985.809.0600 ext 0

Sammi Greco Sammi Greco
Marketing Representative
985.809.0600 ext 205

Joy Hymel Joy Hymel
985.809.0600 ext 215

Kelly Johnson Kelly Johnson
Project Manager
985.809.0600 ext 0

Ellie Harper Ellie Harper
Director of Online Registration
985.809.0600 ext 205

Kevin Fogg Kevin Fogg
985.809.0600 ext 220

Thomas Deseamus Thomas Deseamus
985.809.0600 ext 223

Whitney Wagner Whitney Wagner
Project Manager
985.809.0600 ext 221

Joshua D Joshua D'Arcangelo
Project Manager
985.809.0600 ext 222

JT Clark JT Clark
985.809.0600 ext 0

Christina Dinvaut Christina Dinvaut
Marketing Rep
985.809.0600 ext 224

Jessica Taylor Jessica Taylor
Marketing Assistant
985.809.0600 ext 217

Denise Mitchell Denise Mitchell
Accounting Assistant
985.809.0600 ext 201

Holly Quick Holly Quick
Director of Marketing
985.809.0600 ext 211

Amber Schmitt Amber Schmitt
Project Manager
985.809.0600 ext 221

Bo Doll Bo Doll
Onsite Technician
985.809.0600 ext 0

Chanelle Vargas Chanelle Vargas
Project Manager
985.809.0600 ext 231

Jason Stein Jason Stein
Onsite Technician
985.809.0600 ext 0

Raymond Locatto Raymond Locatto
Sr Developer / Programmer
985.809.0600 ext 226

Susannah Sirera Susannah Sirera
Online Registration Technician
985.809.0600 ext 229

Jermaine Brisco Jermaine Brisco
Independent Contractor
985.809.0600 ext 0

Mike Schwartz Mike Schwartz
985.809.0600 ext 207
As the president and owner of ATS, Mike Schwartz's goal is to make each and every tradeshow a rousing success for his clients. A graduate of the University of New Orleans, Mike has dedicated himself to offering the most cutting edge technology and best customer service in the tradeshow industry since he founded ATS in 1996. His B.S. in Geology combined with eight years working as an Environmental Consultant has made him a big proponent of using sustainable materials and green technologies in ATS products and services. Mike personally attends over 20 tradeshows a year, mingling with clients to find out how ATS can make their lives easier. When not traveling, you can find him at home in Louisiana enjoying the great outdoors with his wife and two boys, Jack and Pete, or on the tennis court channeling Roger Federer.

Peter Schulz Peter Schulz
Vice President / General Manager
985.809.0600 ext 204
General Manager and Vice President Pete Schulz’s favorite saying is, “you have two ears and one mouth, so use them proportionately.” Good news for ATS clients. Understanding each tradeshow is unique, Pete listens carefully, gleaning each client’s objectives so he can customize a package of products and services that fit their specific needs. An LSU alum, during football season he wears both his heart, and the purple and gold on his sleeve. When not traveling to catch up with clients at tradeshows across the country he is back home in Louisiana with his wife and three children. Except, of course, for Wednesday evenings, when you will find him on the basketball court perfecting his three-pointer.

Paul Bremond Paul Bremond
National Sales Manager
985.809.0600 ext 202
Since working in the convention industry since 1997 as an event coordinator, managing tradeshow computer rentals and registrations, National Sales Representative Paul Bremond knows firsthand the challenges meeting planners and show managers face. That’s why Paul will work tirelessly to help clients tailor ATS’ products and services to fit the specific needs of their show. Your success is his success! Born in New Orleans, Paul attended Southeastern Louisiana University. Like every Big Easy resident, he’s a huge Saints fan. Paul loves to travel and has been to 30 states and 10 countries, attending tradeshows and having fun. When he does unpack his suitcase, you’ll find him with either a golf club or fishing rod in hand.

Leslie Baltzley Leslie Baltzley
National Sales Manager
985.809.0600 ext 218
Leslie Martinez began in the trade show industry in 2004. She is thrilled to be a part of the ATS family and brings experience as a National Sales Manager from the decorator side producing events all over the United States. Leslie’s number one goal is to ensure her customers are treated with exceptional customer service and that their experience is seamless. “I treat my customers the way I would want to be treated” is Leslie’s motto. Born and raised in Dallas, Leslie is an avid fan of the Dallas Cowboys and a true Texan at heart! In her free time she enjoys working out, hanging with friends & family, and spending time with her dog.

Karen LeBlanc Karen LeBlanc
Director of Accounting / Office Manager
985.809.0600 ext 212
Karen LeBlanc, Accounting Director/Office Manager, is one multi-talented tradeshow professional. Karen has been working in the convention business since 1996, and has had experience in all aspects of event management, from Registration, Financial Reporting/Budgeting, Education Session planning, Graphic design of print materials, and dealing with hotels and outside vendors. Here are ATS, not only does Karen handle the financial aspects of our company, she also uses her graphic design skills to assist show managers with marketing designs and materials. Karen graduated from the University of New Orleans with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. When not in the office, Karen enjoys spending time with her husband, Keith, and her three dachshunds. Karen loves to sew and do embroidery as well as cook and bake, a quality her fellow ATS team members appreciate, too. You can also hear Karen rooting for the LSU Tigers, New Orleans Saints, and Texas Rangers year round.

Denise Mitchell Denise Mitchell
Marketing Assistant
985.809.0600 ext 217

Melissa Roberts Melissa Roberts
Director of Project Management
985.809.0600 ext 203
Producing a successful tradeshow is akin to producing a movie or TV show. Both require someone behind the scenes who can juggle a million tasks while managing a multi-million dollar budget. No one knows this better than Melissa, who has worked in both industries. Seven years as a Production Manager in film and television followed by eight on the tradeshow circuit working in various capacities make her one of the best Project Managers in the business. She truly enjoys building relationships with her clients and doing whatever it takes to get the job done. Melissa, who attended LSU for three years before graduating from the University of New Orleans, applies the same tenacity to her personal life. She loves to travel, snowboard and hang out with her five nieces. An avid runner, she just completed her first triathlon.

John Gorumba John Gorumba
Director of Onsite Services
985.809.0600 ext 230
John Gorumba brings many talents to his position as Project Manager. After six years as an Audio/Visual tech in the hotel and convention industry, John can seamlessly work with both show and hotel staff to overcome any issues that might arise. Add to that the very cool skills he learned while attending the University of New Orleans Film School, both directing and producing special effects for small budget movies, and as a Scenic Artist at Six Flags New Orleans designing a Haunted House, and he is a master at creating custom A/V productions for ATS’ diverse clientele. Born and raised in New Orleans, John is a graduate of Southeastern University in Hammond, LA. He loves the travel that comes with his job. When not on the road, his two children keep him busy “learning to be a father.”

Wendy Westbrook Wendy Westbrook
Project Management Assistant
985.809.0600 ext 206
ATS has been lucky to have Wendy Westbrook as an Exhibitor Services and Accounting Coordinator for 9 of the 16 years she been providing stellar customer service to exhibitors. Her intimate knowledge of ATS' cutting-edge lead retrieval products and services means exhibitors can definitely count on Wendy to get the best return on investment. A Louisiana native, Wendy loves the state's rich culture, traveling to festivals with her husband and son to sample jambalaya and two-step to live Zydeco music. Her favorite New Orleans restaurant? K-Paul's hands down.

Keith LeBlanc Keith LeBlanc
Director of IT
985.809.0600 ext 209
As Lead Programmer, Keith LeBlanc has been instrumental in establishing ATS’ reputation as the leader in state-of-the-art registration and lead retrieval software and products. With ATS since 2001 after eight years in the U.S. Army, he is a great motivator who enjoys collaborating with his team of skilled programmers. Keith is a big fan of baseball and SciFi, and can run if chased. He is married to ATS Accounting Director Karen LeBlanc, adding literal credence to the ATS “one big happy family” environment.

Liz Strickland Liz Strickland
Director of Programming
985.809.0600 ext 206
Liz Strickland brings over 20 years of customer friendly programming experience to ATS. Her career spans a diverse range of industries including airport systems, nuclear power plants, telecommunications, human resources, and many others. Throughout her career she has demonstrated expertise in developing unique solutions to fit customer needs. By working directly with customers she insures that software solutions exceed expectations. Liz is also the reigning state Senior Olympic champion in singles, doubles, and mixed doubles table tennis, a sport in which she engages 3 to 4 times a week. In addition to table tennis Liz also enjoys the sport of scuba diving and was actually an instructor for 4 years. If you have a chance to corner her, she will be more than happy to share some of her underwater pictures and stories.

Mike Truesdell Mike Truesdell
Director of Logistics
985.809.0600 ext 216
After ten solid years in the convention industry as a Show Coordinator, Mike Truesdell knows the ins and outs of pulling off a successful event. As he says, “I thrive in the hustle and bustle of coordinating a show.” Mike has lived in New Orleans his entire life, even graduating from Loyola University with a B.A. in Political Science. As expected, he is a huge Saints fan, but roots for the Chicago Cubs during baseball season. When not enjoying one of the many cities he regularly travels to when working a show, Mike spends time with his wife and two children, taking in the New Orleans’s cultural and music festivals.

Andrew Asaro Andrew Asaro
National Sales Manager
985.809.0600 ext 0
Andrew Asaro, a lifelong resident of Louisiana, brings enthusiasm and strong work ethic to American Tradeshow Services. Andrew is a graduate of St. Paul’s high school in Covington, Louisiana and attended the University of Southern Mississippi for three years where he studied Public Relations and Marketing. Like most Louisiana natives, Andrew bleeds black and gold. Andrew is also a fan of LSU and the Houston Astros. In his off time, Andrew enjoys sporting events, kayaking, and music festivals.


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