Meet The Team
Our collective backgrounds in corporate and incentive programming, tour development and special event design means our work is backed with years of experience. Combine this with a true love for our city and you’re guaranteed success!
Terry Epton, CIS, CITE, DMCP
Terry has been with the Hosts brand since 1982, beginning as the New Orleans Director of Sales. The company grew through the decades, establishing a stellar reputation and winning numerous awards. Terry’s role expanded to Vice President of Sales, Executive Vice President, President and CEO, all prior to the company’s purchase and subsequent rebranding to Hosts Global in 2011. This saw a restructuring under new CEO, Jennifer Patino and Terry working through the transition into his most recent position as President of the New Orleans operation. Terry’s hands-on approach builds strong relationships with clients, Hosts Global partners, local industry suppliers and destination leaders. Terry has filled many leadership positions in our industry including: 6 years on the SITE International Board of Directors, 2 terms as the President of ADME International; several years on the New Orleans CVB Board of Directors and most notably, as the first post-Katrina Chairman of the Board… deeply involved in the restoration of the most revered brand of New Orleans. Terry has the relationships, business savvy, and experience Hosts Global and our clients require.