2016 Industry Leader | Kariuki Epps

By Connect Staff, September 24, 2016

Kariuki Epps
National Sales Manager: Religious, Fraternal, Ethnic
Cincinnati USA CVB
Cincinnati

They say Red Bull gives you wings. After working as a district sales manager for Red Bull, Epps flew into the hospitality industry with his positive energy—not from the drink—and his committed work ethic. Now, with seven years of hospitality experience as a sales manager in various locations, including Cleveland and Akron, Ohio, Kariuki Epps has helped bring the Cincinnati USA CVB to new heights as a senior sales manager.

Career Accomplishments Epps is an integral part of the SMERF meeting industry in Ohio. In his time as a sales manager in the hospitality industry, Epps has helped secure several meetings and events for high-profile groups, including the National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice, Central Conference of American Rabbis, Christian Booksellers Association and National Black Law School Association. His connections and experiences reach all over the world, enhancing his reputation as a hard worker with a positive, friendly attitude.

Rave Review “I consider [Kariuki] a true professional with great talent and an asset to the destination he works for. He cares for his clients and destination with a solid reputation to deliver,” says David Bradley of Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau.

If I weren’t in the hospitality profession, I’d be…
working in government or social services to help develop strong communities and families.

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