Stephanie L. Mcjury

Director of Meetings & Conferences

About Me

Stephanie L. Mcjury is a passionate hospitality worker who prioritizes compassion, optimism, and honesty while building relationships. She surrounds herself with people that are enthusiastic about their career and understands the importance of keeping ties with others. Mcjury's passion for travel and hospitality has provided her with several opportunities for personal and professional growth.

Mcjury is a committed volunteer who has worked as a wreath layer at Arlington National Cemetery for over 10 years throughout the holidays. Mcjury is the co-leader of the Niagara Falls University alumni association's Washington National Capitol Chapter and has volunteered at Honor Flight Network, Inc. for the last 10 years. She is committed to reconnecting soldiers with their families via the Honor Flight Network and to commemorating veterans' service through her volunteer work at Arlington National Cemetery.

Work Qualifications
Mcjury is skilled in putting together volunteer teams, negotiating contracts, developing and implementing budgets, and overseeing all aspects of event logistics. She has the following abilities:

Successfully work with a wide range of suppliers to guarantee an event's success.
As a hospitality industry leader, you will recruit and train volunteers as needed.
Budgets must be set and followed in order to keep event expenses within the allotted amount.
Create a network of people who are enthusiastic about an event and are willing to volunteer, lead, or help in its planning.

She has a kind manner and is always eager to provide leadership advice or answer questions. She understands the importance of gaining the trust of those around her. She puts a high value on cultivating these contacts in order to continue her career in event planning and beyond.

Academic background
Mcjury graduated from Niagara University with a Bachelor of Science in Event & Meeting Management. She is now pursuing the Events Industry Council's Certified Meeting Professional designation, and she is a Health Education Services Pandemic Compliance Advisor. Mcjury is constantly looking for ways to improve her skills and finds time to explore educational opportunities that come her way. Academics are essential to her, and she is an active member of her previous university's alumni organization, where she gives back to students with similar interests.

Stephanie L. Mcjury has served as a Senior Meetings Coordinator at NCURA: National Council of University Research Administrators since 2009. She has recently been elevated to Director of Meetings & Conferences, a position she has held since 2019. She also worked in Washington, D.C. as a Meetings Coordinator and Meetings Assistant between 2009 and 2011. Mcjury is proud of her accomplishments at NCURA and recognizes that success involves hard work and dedication. She was elevated to director after years of mastering the firm's varied tasks and seizing promotional opportunities when they arose.

Life in General

Stephanie L. Mcjury is dedicated to helping others in her own life. Mcjury has volunteered at the Andy and Jordan Dalton Foundation, John R. Oishei Children's Hospital in Buffalo, Lollypop Farm, and SOME, So Others May Eat, in Washington, D.C. She is happiest when she engages with people and aids them in some way. Mcjury is concerned about children and donates money to charity that do important work. She also supports anti-hunger programs, therefore she works with groups like SOME.

She is an avid runner who is constantly searching for new physical challenges. She cherishes her health and has engaged in sports since she was a youngster. She used to be a cheerleader in high school, and her positivity and joie de vivre have carried over into her professional life. Mcjury understands the importance of physical health and how it helps him to live a more pleasant and true life. She can focus more efficiently on the most difficult aspects of her profession if she gets adequate running time.

Mcjury formerly served as a soccer coach for children. She has completed two Marine Corps Marathons, eight half marathons, and several 5k, 10k, and 10-mile races. She loves attending military-related activities because she believes that remembering those who have served is important for returning veterans.

Mcjury knows the crucial need of always proceeding with honesty, communication, and an open ear. She is prepared to exceed any event planning criteria and assembles teams to complete assignments. Her brightness acts as a light of hope for people working in the hospitality industry.