TBA Global Events has announced key executive appointments in their Miami, FL office. Ron Kelly was named general manager and Elaine Keller was appointed to the new role of senior account executive.

“We are pleased to announce these executive appointments. Ron brings many years of experience to TBA and Elaine has been a big part of our success in South Florida. Their combined experience will benefit our clients greatly,” states Jeff Kline, executive vice president of Business Affairs. “Expanding the company presence in Florida is consistent with our growth strategy and commitment.”

In his new post, Ron Kelly will be responsible for supervising and guiding of all business in the South Florida market. Kelly comes to TBA Global Events with more than eight years of experience in the destination management industry. Prior to joining TBA, Kelly was a key executive at Hello Florida where he managed top accounts including Wachovia Corporation, Starwood Hotels, Maybelline New York, and Nestle Waters.

Elaine Keller has been with TBA Global Events for more than four years and has a wealth of experience in the hospitality industry. During her tenure, she has been instrumental in the development of TBA’s Miami office working with Fortune 1000 companies throughout the region. In her new role as senior account executive, Keller will be responsible for spearheading sales focusing on national accounts throughout the state of Florida. Prior to joining TBA, Keller served as general manager and director of operations for Restaurant Management Group.