Chris McLaughlin, CGMP

SUPPLIER NAME:  Chris McLaughlin, CGMP
ARE YOU A CGMP (Yes/No):  Yes
PROFESSIONAL TITLE:  Director, Government Global Sales  
COMPANY NAME AND BRIEF DESCRIPTION:  Red Lion Hotels offer eight (8) dynamic brands in over 900 locations across North America; Hotel RL, Red Lion Hotels, Red Lion Inn & Suites, Signature Inn, GuestHouse, Americas Best Value Inn, Canadas Best Value Inn and Knights Inn.  
ARE YOU IN A LEADERSHIP POSITION OR COMMITTEE WITH SGMP? (please provide details): Currently, Chris McLaughlin serves as SGMP National Treasurer and Co-Chairs the National Sponsorship Committee.  On July 1, 2021, Chris will begin a new term as SGMP National 2nd Vice President. 
SHARE A FUN FACT ABOUT YOURSELF:  In October of 2019, Chris started participating in Taekwondo.  In June of 2021, he was promoted to Brown Belt and is he expected to earn his Black Belt by June of 2022.
WHAT MOTIVATES YOU?:  Achievements are important milestones; however, the journey itself and friendships made long the way is the most motivating reward to me.
ACHIEVMENT YOU ARE MOST PROUD OF:  2020 Sam Gilmer Supplier of Year