Name: Michael “Mikel” Staton
Quick Bio: Originally from the East Coast, I lived in most of the major cities there like Boston, New York and DC! I moved here in 2008 working for the Hilton at the time. I just finished the Meeting & Event Planning Professional Certificate Program at San Diego State University.
What is your favorite part of being a new SITE member? Galas, Meeting, Educational Seminars and a chance to volunteer.
What are you hoping to gain from being a SITE member? As a newcomer to the area and this niche market I want to align myself with mentors and gain as much education possible.
Why did you decide to work in the incentive travel industry? There’s nothing more rewarding than to be a part of a vision and place a group with the ideal venue and city for attendees to enjoy all the local experiences and culture.