People Update: Andrea O’Hara


The Hotel Lodging Association of Greater Kansas City (HLAGKC) recently welcomed Andrea O’Hara, CMP as Executive Director.  Andrea joins the Hotel & Lodging Association of Greater Kansas City with over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry.

Throughout her years in the industry, she has taken her conventions and meetings expertise across the nation, serving at Kansas City Convention & Visitors Association, Nashville Convention & Visitors Bureau, San Diego Tourism Authority, and Visit Overland Park.  Andrea earned her bachelor’s in Business Administration from the University of Oklahoma and holds a Certified Meeting Professional designation from the Convention Industry Council.


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