Meet Michael S. Hyatt, DAAR’s New Business Development and Marketing Manager

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Michael S. Hyatt, Business Development and Marketing Manager, DAAR

We are pleased to announce that Michael S. Hyatt is DAAR’s new Business Development and Marketing Manager effective Monday, August 28th.  His primary responsibilities will include managing affiliate development, marketing, member communications and event programs for the Association.

Michael comes to us with extensive experience in corporate sponsor sales, communications and marketing, event and trade show management, including site selection and negotiations, as well as strategic planning.

For several years, he worked for the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) as Manager of Professional Development Sales and Meetings where he served as the team lead for procuring sponsors of the institute’s events, meetings and conferences.  In addition to generating and negotiating sponsor contracts, he focused on meeting planning as well as direct marketing, including content generation and social media strategy.

Prior to his work at NIRI, he served as a communications coordinator with a graphic arts organization where he worked on a variety of communications, including direct email marketing, print materials for seminars and advertising.

Michael earned his Bachelor of Science from George Mason University – School of Management and is currently pursuing the distinguished Convention Industry Council (CIC) Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) certification.  Mike also holds a security clearance for contracts at the USDA, Homeland Security, Walter Reed Medical facility and the Smithsonian Institute.

Michael, who resides in Sterling, VA with his family, serves as a youth coach for Loudoun’s NFL Flag Football League.

Mike can be reached at reached at 571-291-9802 or  Please take a moment to stop by the office and say hello.