TBA Global Events LLC has announced the appointment of Charlotte Downs to the position of senior account executive, destination management. Downs will be responsible for managing relationships with Fortune 1000 clients.

“Consistent with our growth strategy and commitment in this space, we have attracted many high caliber and talented professionals,” says Jeff Kline, executive vice president, TBA. “Charlotte’s experience and creativity are assets for TBA and our clients. I am confident that all will benefit from Charlotte being on our team.”

Downs comes to TBA with more than 25 years in the event planning and travel industries. Prior to joining TBA, she was senior sales manager at The Design Group, specializing in special event production décor and destination services. Recognized for her expertise in creative thematic concepts, she worked with Tamar Productions on McDonald’s Worldwide Annual Convention where she produced many winning events for her client. Among her accomplishments, Downs was instrumental in the development of Premier Convention Services into one of the largest DMC providers in Central Florida. She will be based out of TBA’s Orlando office.