As the Associate Vice President, Events, Kiersten Walker is responsible for making her innovative visions realities. An award winning meeting professional, Kiersten was named a Smart Meetings Magazine 2020 Planner of the Year.
Bringing more than 12 years’ experience in association and nonprofit planning to The WICT Network, she is a detail-oriented professional with strengths in event strategy, planning and execution.
Prior to joining The WICT Network, Kiersten oversaw the meetings and events portfolio at the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), having earned her stripes at the American Society for Association Executives (ASAE). She has always had a knack for enhancing special events (from 5k Fun Runs to Golf Tournaments to Fashion Shows & Fundraising Galas) with her unique creativity and flair.
Graduating from San Diego State University in November 2020, Kiersten will be a member of the very first cohort in North America to earn a Master’s degree in Meeting and Event Management. Partnered with Meeting Professionals International (MPI), this program sets the standard for meeting professionals everywhere.
Hailing from the Steel City, Kiersten is a lifelong Pittsburgh Steelers fan and a Pennsylvania State University graduate. Her love for sports is only matched by her love for global travel, having explored over 20 different countries with her sights set on 20 more.