President and Founder
Ellie has been making her mark in the industry for over 20 years. Originally born in Jamaica, Ellie grew up in Rochester, NY, to eventually live in Dubai and Hong Kong before settling down in sunny Florida. She started out her career with Inc Magazine after getting dual degrees in accounting and criminal justice. At Inc Magazine, Ellie was appointed to oversee a newly developed program to include CEO symposium, employee conferences and customer loyalty conferences. Most recently, Ellie successfully started Incentive Meeting Services, and she hasn’t looked back since. She has also been granted the position of Vice President/Membership for SITE Florida & Caribbean. With all that Ellie has accomplished, she still manages to find free time, where she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling and playing games.
Jo-Ann first joined the IMS Team as an on-site Program Coordinator in 2016 and moved into the planning arena as a Program Manager the following year. With 18+ years of corporate meeting & event planning experience, Jo-Ann quickly became an integral part of our team, putting her out-of-the-box problem solving skills and innovative ideas to use whenever challenges arose. IMS clients have come to rely on Jo-Ann’s logistical guidance, suggestions, and creativity that continues to bring our meetings & events to the highest level possible.
Megan is a recent graduate student from Florida Gulf Coast University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Hospitality Management, concentration in Event Management and minor in Entrepreneurship. She has lived in the Tampa Bay area for most of her life and loves everything it has to offer. From a young age, Megan has always been very creative, coming up with innovate ideas in both her personal and work life. She joined our team as Event Coordinator, and is excited to use her skills and abilities to create wonderful experiences for our clients. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, shopping and staying active.
Wendy joined the IMS team as a travel manager. She has helped businesses to improve relationships, promote sales and development through travel adventures. Her dynamic vision for a well executed program brings confidence to the host companies that helps participants get out of their comfort zone, and welcome new experiences.
Being passionate about travel herself has helped to guide hosts and participants to maximize their experiences domestically and internationally. Meeting new people, learning about new cultures and having uninterrupted face time brings a team closer and makes for many wonderful memories.
In her personal life, she loves scuba diving, fireworks displays, dancing, labor intensive divine food, roller coasters and sporting around in her convertible with friends and family. Always up for a travel adventure especially if there is a beach and a little gambling.
Data Entry Specialist II
Rena Trembly holds an Associates degree in Business Management, which she earned while working full-time and raising the youngest of 5 children.
She loves to bake, craft, read and travel. Rena also loves the sunshine and hates the cold.
Marketing and Event Coordinator
Elizabeth Soucy is the Marketing and Event Coordinator at Incentive Meeting Services. With 2 years of experience in marketing and on-site event management, she expertise and creativity to her role. From her background as a full-time music educator, Elizabeth has recently transitioned to a full-time part of the world of marketing and events world. When she's not coordinating memorable experiences for clients, she enjoys spending time with her two pets Luckee and Whiskey, exploring the outdoors through hiking, playing the violin, and giving back to the community through volunteering.
Vicky Meza joined IMS in 2023 as the team's Executive Admin. With a love of systems and optimization, Vicky brings a wealth of experience in streamlining operations, project collaboration, and helping colleagues win the day.
Outside of the office, you can find her exploring hiking trails with her dogs, discovering hidden gems in the Tampa Bay area, or cheering on her favorite UFC fighters.
Garth, Trudi, and Luckee are the esteemed Bark-eting Managers and Paw-some Morale Captains at IMS. Garth, our tail-wagging ambassador of cheer, paws-itively uplifts everyone's spirits with his playful nature.
Luckee, the mischievous motivator, keeps us howling with laughter and reminds us to find joy in the little things.
Trudi, the cuddle expert, brings fur-ocious comfort and serenity to all who seek her snuggles. Together, this dynamic trio creates a pawsitively pawsome and welcoming atmosphere, making our workplace feel like home. When not spreading happiness, you can find them unleashing their energy in parks, chasing squirrels, or enjoying paw-dorable belly rubs from their adoring colleagues.
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