D'Arcy Klingle - Manager, Global Accounts
D’Arcy Klingle, CMP, joined HelmsBriscoe as Manager, Global Accounts in 2014. With more than 12 years of industry experience, D’Arcy’s enthusiasm, attention to detail and passion are all attributes that contribute to her success. Her career began with The Webster Group, a Washington, DC-based, global event planning agency where she gained experience in event production, marketing, fundraising and more. She later joined the National Alliance to End Homelessness where she was responsible for planning and executing all conferences, awards ceremonies, board meetings and staff trainings. This position gave her further opportunity to work with hotel partners, and she quickly became a loyal HelmsBriscoe client.
D’Arcy received her degree in public relations from Northern Michigan University, and gained her Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation in 2011. She has been involved with the Association of Meeting Professionals (AMPs) since 2009. She joined the AMP’s Board of Directors in 2012, and was later nominated to Secretary of the Executive Committee. After an international move to Taiwan, the AMP’s board requested her continued involvement from overseas. She served remotely on their Membership/Marketing committee for four years while living in Taiwan. In 2017, she joined the Board of Directors of the Association for Women in Events (AWE), an international association dedicated to promoting the advancement of women in the hospitality industry.