Neysa Morrissey – President & CEO
Neysa Morrissey, President and Chief Executive Officer of Morrissey & Associates, is a meeting planning professional with over 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry. After founding the company in Arizona in 2007, Neysa oversees all operations and directs business strategies. Neysa’s vision for the company was born from a need in the market based on customer feedback and has grown into a full-service meetings and travel solutions company.
Although born in Seoul, South Korea, Neysa was raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where she began her career with Wyndham Hotels & Resorts in 1984. Over the years, Neysa gained experience in the industry working her way from property-level sales to national sales, and eventually landed at the Greater Phoenix Convention & Visitors Bureau. There, she partnered with groups from 50 to over 100,000 people – specializing in city-wide events and conferences. Before starting her own company in Phoenix Arizona, Neysa also worked on a special sales team with Marriott International. Responsibilities grew from international business and special markets for the Marriott Resorts of Scottsdale to a portfolio of 3,500 properties within the Marriott family of brands. At Morrissey & Associates, Neysa has partnered with Fortune 500 companies, national and state associations as well as non-profit organizations, working in both domestic and international markets.
Participating actively in the Arizona events community, Neysa has served as a Board Member of Meeting Professionals International (MPI) and Hospitality Sales and Marketing Professionals (HSMAI) and been a member of the Arizona Association of Society of Association Executives (AZSAE) and Religious Conference Management Association (RCMA). With her company, Neysa is a member in good standing locally with the City of Phoenix at the global headquarters as a certified SBE & DBE, nationally with the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), federally as an SBA 8(a), certified, small-business, minority-owned, woman-owned company. Neysa resides in Cave Creek, Arizona.