Our Team

The staff at the Palm Beach County Convention Center consists of true professionals, who are at your service to help you plan, coordinate and execute your event.
From your initial contact with our office to the end of your event, our staff cares and works hard to make your job easier and your event a complete success.

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Food & Beverage

Photograph of Vincent McPhail

Vincent McPhail

General Manager of Spectra Food Svc & Hospitality

Phone: 561-366-3031
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Photo Headshot of Paul Bunney, Executive Chef

Paul Bunney

Executive Chef

Phone: 561-366-3059
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Photo headshot of Jacqueline Lovell-Santos, Catering Director

Jacqueline Lovell-Santos

Catering Director

Phone: 561-366-3065
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Photo Headshot of Leyla Metz, Catering Manager

Leyla Metz

Catering Manager

Phone: 561-366-3028
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Photo headshot of Gairat Hoda, Food and Beverage operations manager

Gairat Hoda

Food & Beverage Operations Manager

Phone: 561-366-3027
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Photo headshot of Kelsi Trites, office manager

Kelsi Trites

Food & Beverage Office Manager

Phone: 561-366-3049
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Photo Headshot of Carlo Massaro, Director of Event Services

Carlo Massaro

Director of Operations

Phone: 561-366-3011
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Photo Headshot of Bob Yeomans Chief Engineer

Bob Yeomans

Chief Engineer

Phone: 561-366-3046
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Photo Headshot of Mervin Lee Set-up & Housekeeping Manager

Mervin Lee

Set-up & Housekeeping Manager

Phone: 561-366-3068
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Photo Headshot of Howard Sapper Parking Manager

Howard Sapper

Parking Manager

Phone: 561-366-3305
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IT Manager Dave Friend portrait

Dave Friend

Information Technology Manager

Phone: 561-366-3067
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Photograph of Ben Zagrobelny

Ben Zagrobelny

Public Safety & Guest Services Manager

Phone: 561-366-3048
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