Davitta Ealy, Director, Conferences & Meetings

Davitta is currently the Conferences and Meetings Director for Affirma, overseeing several Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) logistical support contracts. She has over 15 years of professional logistics and conference management experience and her skills include meeting planning and implementation; staff supervision and training; and negotiating hotel and travel contracts. Davitta is experienced in working with international travelers, persons with special needs and multicultural participants and is an expert in negotiating favorable hotel and other vendor contracts for meetings and conferences. She has planned and implemented more than 300 HHS meetings and conferences including annual meetings attended by an average of 400 participants representing all 50 states and the U.S. territories. She received her B.S. from the University of Maryland, College Park, M.S. from Nyack College in Washington, DC and a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) certification from the Convention Industry Council.