Living in Color

Showcasing fashion inspired by or made in The Palm Beaches

Wednesday, March 8, 2023
5:00 – 6:15 p.m. EST

Location: Riverview B

Join Amanda Perna for the inaugural PCMA Foundation fundraiser to celebrate authenticity, pride, compassion, and living life boldly and in vivid color! Cheer on your industry friends and colleagues* who will be taking to the catwalk in their favorite Palm Beach inspired attire (featuring Lilly Pulitzer and Amanda Perna), and sharing their personal story of how they live their life in color.

Come out to support industry friends are walking the catwalk: Marcus Eng, Megan Finnell, Sara Haywood, Bobby Heard, Shameka Jennings, Desiree Knight, Pranati Kumar Skomra, Gary Murakami, Kim Napolitano, Beth O’Brien, Kirsten Olean, Bill Reed, Stuart Ruff-Lyon, Cortney Whitlow, Tosha Williams and Joy Womack.

The PCMA Foundation fundraiser this year will celebrate the Palm Beaches’ theme of “Living in Color”.

The Palm Beaches are home to a diverse population and more than 39 cities and towns with neighborhoods that reflect the energy of a rich, cultural heritage. Our vibrant and holistic approach to life means living with authenticity, inclusion, connection, and compassion. This colorful lifestyle and our vivid natural landscapes inspire arts & culture, dining and wellness, to bring each event the Between-The-Sessions experiences that showcase the diversity of our local communities and visitors.

Tickets are $99 per person.

Amanda Perna

Amanda Perna

Creative Director/ Owner The House of Perna
The House of Perna

Samantha Butler

Samantha Butler

Strategic Sales Executive
Maritz Global Events

Marcus Eng

Marcus Eng, CMP, DES

Associate Director, Meetings
American Public Transportation Association

Megan Finnell

Megan Finnell, CMP

CMP Director, Meetings & Conferences
Medical Group Management Association

Sara Haywood

Sara Haywood, CMP

AVP Conferences
National Conference for Behavioral Health

Bobby Heard

Bobby Heard, MBA, CAE

American College of Emergency Room Physicians

Shameka Jenkins

Shameka Jennings, MTA, CMP, DES, CAE


Desiree Knight, CAE, CMP, DES

Senior Director, Meetings & Events
American Psychological Association

Gary Murakami, GTP, GLP, CMP, CMM, DES

VP of Sales and Industry Relations

Kim Napolitano

Kim Napolitano

Executive Director/Industry Relations/Group Intermediary Group Sales

Beth Obrien

Beth O’Brien, CMP, DES

CMP, DES Senior Director of Meetings and Conventions
Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy

Kirsten Olean, CAE, CMP, IOM

Director of Meetings
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Gladys O’mahony

Gladys O’Mahony

Vice President Global Sales Caribbean & Latin American
Marriott International, Inc.

Bill Reed

Bill Reed

Chief Event Strategy Officer
American Society of Hematology

Pranati Kumar Skomra

Business Owner, Rohi’s Readery
Palm Beaches Destination Champion

Annette M. Suriani, CMP, CFMP, DES

Business Event Strategist
AMS Meetings Solutions

Cortney Whitlow

Cortney Whitlow, CEM

CEM, Conferences Manager
Futures Industry Association

Tosha Williams

Tosha Williams

Founder of The Pink Retreat
Palm Beaches Destination Champion

Joy Womack

Joy Womack, CMP

CMP, Director, Operations, Meetings and Events, Learning, Leadership Development, and Evaluation
Association of  American Medical Colleges

Presenting Sponsor:

Supporting Sponsors:

Explore St. Louis

Champagne Sponsors:



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