Paragon Events Announces Francesca Radabaugh as new COO and President of Association Division
By: Paragon Events
During her time at Paragon Events, Francesca has worked in every department: event, marketing, and accounting. She took over the association management department and operations in 2015 as the Vice President of Operations and Director of Association Management. Throughout her 15 years at the company, she has remained a pillar of leadership and strength for the entire team and even clientele.
"I could not be more proud of Francesca and her continued dedication to Paragon Events," said Renee Radabaugh, President & CEO of Paragon Events. "Through the unique challenges of the past 18 months, Francesca has guided our team with steadfast determination and innovation. She projects an unspoken, confident energy, making her a natural leader as we continue to expand the Association Management Department and Paragon Events as a whole."
Spearheading the development of the company's Association Management Division, Francesca has grown the department with expanded services across numerous industries.
"I'm so honored to work with this incredible team of dedicated professionals who both challenge and support each other in all areas here at Paragon Events," said Francesca Radabaugh. "I am both excited and invigorated to take on this new role and the challenges it will bring. I am grateful to Paragon Events, our leader Renee, and my colleagues for their nurturing and support of me personally and my career, and I look forward to reinvesting that energy back into those around me 10-fold. I am excited to build on the strong foundation that exists and continue to enhance the successes that are already firmly rooted here at Paragon Events."
Francesca has received the President's Award from MPI South Florida, and has been recognized as a Changemaker by MeetingsNet, and a 40 under 40 recipient by Connect Association, an industry award honoring association and event professionals. Francesca holds a Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential, the marker of a committed professional who has demonstrated the wide range of knowledge essential to manage an association in today's challenging environment.
About Paragon Events: Paragon Events is a full-service meeting, association management, and marketing firm headquartered in Delray Beach, Florida, operating both nationally and internationally. Our current portfolio of clients is comprised of corporate, government, technology, healthcare, and non-profit organizations. President & CEO, Renee Radabaugh, possesses over 35 years of experience, leading our team of experts to work closely together to achieve our clients' goals with accuracy, efficiency, and passion. We are proud to be recognized as a certified WBENC Women's Business Enterprise.
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