Meet Our Team

Cheryl McShane, CMP
Cheryl McShane, CMPPresident, Co-Owner
As president and co-owner of PEC Meetings Company, Cheryl is a hands-on leader. She believes in empowering her team, and with almost 10 years of steady growth, PEC Meetings Company flourishes under Cheryl’s direction. A recognized leader in her field, Cheryl earned her CMP certification in 2009 and is currently working on her CMM certification. Cheryl continues to find new ways for the company to best serve our clients, community and co-workers.
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Denice Waldhuetter
Denice WaldhuetterVice President, Co-Owner
Denice Waldhuetter is Vice President and co-owner of PEC Meetings Company. Denice gained over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry, working for both hotels and organizations. Denice has steadily increased the impact of PEC Meetings Company meeting planning services since inception by contributing to the development of company initiatives in the areas of strategic partnerships, sales, and key customer contact.
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Kris Otzelberger
Kris OtzelbergerOffice Manager
Our Office Manager is the most integral part of our firm. She works directly with the officers and managers of the firm to establish policies and protocol, develops trainings, and keeps our firm moving in a forward direction. But more importantly, she is a sounding board for team members who have questions and want to voice opinions.
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Sheila Vichich-Beutin
Sheila Vichich-BeutinMeeting Planner
Our Meeting Planners are also pros at site selection and hotel contract negotiation. They work hand-in-hand with New Business Development. Superior organization skills, and an ability to multi task with several accounts simultaneously is key. She is instrumental in ensuring hotel contract deadlines are communicated on a timely basis. Detailed research of viable hotel options, request for proposal submission, collection of prospective hotel proposals and development of hotel viability reports is this planner’s daily focus.
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Kristin Lisak
Kristin LisakMarketing Coordinator
Kristin Lisak joined PEC Meetings Company as a Marketing Intern in November, 2013.  Kristin has impacted the presence of PEC Meetings Company on several social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and LinkedIn) by creating compelling digital content and engaging audiences through social media.  In addition to initiating all social and mobile platforms to increase brand awareness, Kristin also designs and writes our monthly newsletter, articles and blogs with relevance to PEC Meetings Company lines of service. 
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Mary Denis
Mary DenisMeeting Planner
Our meeting and event planners make the magic happen!  These talented individuals are experts at multi-tasking, budget tracking and staying on top of deadlines.  Mary brings to our team over thirty years of experience in hospitality and tourism. She began her career in event planning and has been a VP of Marketing and Strategic Partner Development, a Director of Marketing and Sales and a Tourism Promotion Manager.

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