Rhea Stagner, CIS, CITP, Vice President of Supplier Relations and Sourcing at Maritz Travel, has worked in the meetings, events and incentive travel industry for 17 years. In her current role she focuses on building strategic relationships with destination management companies, hotels and supplier partners. She also leads our business intelligence team in charge of data intelligence and industry insights. During her tenure, Rhea has served in a variety of roles with responsibility for ensuring innovation and quality control for Maritz Travel and its clients. She has led several corporate-wide customer events, implemented new standards for buyer performance, and developed new metrics and standards to foster more strategic supplier relationships. She recently completed two terms as a Trustee at SITE Foundation, leading the Foundation as its global president in 2017. Rhea is in constant demand as an industry expert and has spoken at events all over the world on the power and purpose of incentive travel.