EAG Team

We are a skilled group of event experts with 100+ combined years of industry and business experience producing large, complex, and high-profile trade shows, conferences, and corporate events. While the Managing Partners and senior consultants have all managed and launched all sizes and types of events, each possesses expert skills in particular disciplines. This diversity of expertise enables the EAG team to connect the dots across functional departments and provide comprehensive and cohesive execution services and advice across all aspects of events.

Managing Partners



Karen Vogel, CEM

For more than 25 years, Karen has managed and launched successful event brands with innovative branding, marketing, and business development strategies. She honed her skills in leadership positions at Reed Exhibitions, Fortune 500 companies, event / marketing agencies and event / data technology providers. Through her guidance, event teams accelerated revenue growth, enhanced brand presence and industry thought leadership, improved attendance, and achieved event goals and objectives.

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Mike Muldoon

With more than 30 years in the trade show business, Mike is a proven expert in the management of major leading trade shows and conferences with a special focus on major food industry events. Mike has managed events for leading associations, including American Meat Institute, International Dairy Foods Association, United Fresh Produce Association, National Restaurant Association, Food Marketing Institute, American Beverage Association, National Association of State Departments of Agriculture, and many others.

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Ray Luca

For more than 20 years, Ray has led the sales and operations for leading trade shows and conferences in multiple industries, including food manufacturing, retailing, and food processing & packaging machinery.

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John Gallagher

John P. Gallagher has been involved in the trade show and exhibition industry for over 20 years. He has produced trade shows in the USA and around the globe, including International Food Ingredients and Additives Exhibition and Conference in Tokyo Japan Agro Expo China in Beijing and AFB and AFF for National Association of States Departments of Agriculture.

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Sales Team

Patricia Kim Wanzer

Patricia (Patty) specializes in catapulting events revenue generating activities, including exhibit sales and sponsorships. Her 20+ years’ working in the audio-visual, telecom, medical coding, property/casualty insurance, military, and financial services industries lends to her varied experience.


Charlotte Keppers

Charlotte supports EAG with event sales support, including exhibit & sponsorship sales and lead generation. She specializes in growing top line revenue through sponsorship and exhibit sales for member-based organizations.


Consult with an EAG Team member

Evaluating the performance of your events? Need a strategic plan? Want to know what new strategies will achieve financial goals? Is your staff performing optimally?

Your unique needs deserve customized solutions. The EAG Team wants to understand your specific challenges and event goals, so we can provide the right solutions to meet your organization’s needs.