Barbara Best, CMP - Director, Global Accounts
Barbara A. Best, CMP joined HelmsBriscoe in late 2003 after spending over twenty years in Hotel Sales. She has worked with several major hotel companies to include Hyatt Hotels & Resorts, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, and Intercontinental Hotels Group. The majority of her career was spent working for Hyatt Hotels and Resorts in the Washington, DC National Sales Office.
During her career, Barbara has continued to be actively involved in PCMA, MPI and ASAE. She is a Past President of the Potomac Chapter of Meeting Professionals International and is a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP). She holds a B.S.B.A with a major in marketing from the University of Florida. In 2006, Barbara achieved President's Club with HelmsBriscoe. She currently resides in the northern Virginia suburbs of Washington, DC and has done so for the past nineteen years. Specializing in assisting clients with site selection and contract negotiations, her significant product and industry knowledge coupled with the tools of HelmsBriscoe are invaluable assets to the business acumen of the organizations she serves.