Our Team

We’ve built our business based on our reputation. Clients know that when they hire Premier, they will get professional, personal service.

Our Team

We’ve built our business based on our reputation. Clients know that when they hire Premier, they will get professional, personal service.

Lynn Bjostad, CMP

Lynn is a Certified Meeting Professional with more than 30 years of experience in the industry, both on the hotel/resort side (Kiawah Island Resort and Hyatt) and the corporate side (Ernst & Young and Jenkens & Gilchrist). Her areas of expertise include developing strategic theming, creating unique participant experiences, tightly managing budgets and delivering exceptional customer service.  She is the President and Owner of Premier Meeting & Event Management. Premier has been in business since 2002, serving a variety of clients in the Dallas Fort Worth metroplex and around the world.

Joanna Newcomb

Joanna has 17 years of experience in the marketing, communications, events, planning and project management arenas. Prior to joining the Premier team, she was a Director of Affiliate Strategy & Planning for Susan G. Komen for the Cure, where she was responsible for creating training programs, support resources and communication tools to assist Komen’s domestic Affiliates in their efforts to fight breast cancer. In other past roles, Joanna has led advertising and branding campaigns, managed sales efforts, and developed educational and promotional materials for government agencies.

Lynn Bjostad, CMP

Lynn is a Certified Meeting Professional with more than 30 years of experience in the industry, both on the hotel/resort side (Kiawah Island Resort and Hyatt) and the corporate side (Ernst & Young and Jenkens & Gilchrist). Her areas of expertise include developing strategic theming, creating unique participant experiences, tightly managing budgets and delivering exceptional customer service.  She is the President and Owner of Premier Meeting & Event Management. Premier has been in business since 2002, serving a variety of clients in the Dallas Fort Worth metroplex and around the world.

Joanna Newcomb

Joanna has 17 years of experience in the marketing, communications, events, planning and project management arenas. Prior to joining the Premier team, she was a Director of Affiliate Strategy & Planning for Susan G. Komen for the Cure, where she was responsible for creating training programs, support resources and communication tools to assist Komen’s domestic Affiliates in their efforts to fight breast cancer. In other past roles, Joanna has led advertising and branding campaigns, managed sales efforts, and developed educational and promotional materials for government agencies.

Additional Team Members

Though the management structure is lean by design, Premier maintains a roster of independent contractors that are used as needed to provide graphic design, printing, promotional, planning, administrative, and onsite program support.

Additional Team Members

Though the management structure is lean by design, Premier maintains a roster of independent contractors that are used as needed to provide graphic design, printing, promotional, planning, administrative, and onsite program support.

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