Meet Your MPA Team

What are the most important traits you want in an employee? For MPA it goes beyond talent, intelligence, and skill, it is passion. Our team members, while highly trained and qualified in their respective fields, possess an unbridled passion for our clients’ success and accept nothing less.

Madigan Pratt

President

The master of hospitality marketing strategy. Offering thirty years of insights into driving profitable revenue for independent luxury hotels, many in the Caribbean.
 

Fun fact: Holds the most March Madness wins in the agency.

Ann Hughes

Executive Vice President

A direct marketing professional with an eagle eye for detail, Ann has a knack for always asking the right questions. Organized and diligent, Ann keeps the team focused.
 

Fun fact: She’s always ready for a new challenger at the team’s shuffleboard table.

Amy Kerr

Director of Public Relations

Working with top journalists to share client news in key media outlets, Amy revels in connecting clients with key audiences. Her storytelling resonates and delivers results.
 

Fun fact: The 10-year-old next door thinks Amy throws a football better than his Dad.

Harshad Methrath

Creative Director

This dynamic digital designer makes clients’ work shine and be recognized. His secret is crafting the backend to ensure it’s seen by affluent travelers. UX guru. Not sure what that means? Ask him.
 

Fun fact: The quietest guy in the office has the wittiest sense of humor.

Catherine Smagala

Account Supervisor

Catherine brings fresh ideas to clients that drive profitable revenue and keep them at the forefront of hospitality CRM. A whiz at creating presentations with solid facts, clear analysis and calls-to-action.
 

Fun fact: Even with a cracked halo, she’s a standout singer on the church worship team.

Stephanie Miller

Account Exec / Social Media Manager

From developing rate strategies to engaging with guests on social media, Stephanie’s passion for balancing client goals with managing guest expectations makes her a treasured team member.
 

Fun facts: "I just have a great sense of direction." (Psst – the piñata's behind you.)

Erica Hammett

Public Relations Account Executive

Always meeting and pitching travel journalists, Erica helps writers discover and report clients' stories that are relevant to today’s travelers. She's the founder of #FreelanceFriday.
 

Fun fact: Our resident foodie moonlights with her own epicurean Instagram account.

Matt Roche

Search Marketing Director

Matt is our SEO, SEM and PPC expert who makes sure the world knows about our clients. Nerd alert: He’s an AdWords Certified Agency Partner and AdWords certified.
 

Fun fact: If missing, search the powder in Aspen or the wake behind his boat.