Featured Alumni from The College of Human Ecology

 

Sabrina Colquitt ’99, hospitality management, has a passion for meeting planning. Since 2006, she has worked for Chicago-based BCD Meetings & Incentives, specializing in third party meetings and incentives. Currently, she serves as purchasing manager for SunTrust BCD Meetings & Incentives where she focuses on sourcing, site selection, contract negotiations, risk mitigation and cost avoidance. Prior to the SunTrust account, Sabrina worked on the BCD Bank of America Meeting & Event Management team focusing on contract negotiations, risk mitigation, cost avoidance and logistical planning. From 2000 to 2005, she was the director of convention services for Adam’s Mark Hotel in Charlotte, N.C.

In 2009, Sabrina achieved the Certified Meeting Professional designation—no slight achievement. She has been an active member of the Professional Conventional Management Association and of Meeting Planners International (MPI), and she has acted as a guest speaker at Johnson & Wales College.

Sabrina is a Delta Zeta Sorority alumna and was initiated in 1996 to the Zeta Lambda Chapter at East Carolina. She is a past president of the Charlotte Alumnae Panhellenic Association as well as a past president of the Charlotte Delta Zeta alumnae chapter. She is current College Chapter Director for the Kappa Phi Chapter of Delta Zeta Sorority at the University of North Carolina/Charlotte.

Sabrina has been married to Jason Colquitt (ECU ’98, ’09) for 10½ years. Jason obtained both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in criminal justice from ECU. Sabrina and Jason have two “future Pirates,” Meredith, 7, and Lindsay, 4.

Sabrina says, “My time at East Carolina was a wonderful experience. Being a Pirate offered me numerous opportunities to grow in leadership, communication and organizational skills. The faculty, staff and students are second to none, and I value both my education and the relationships built during my collegiate career. I am proud to be an East Carolina alumni and proud to wear the Purple & Gold! GO PIRATES!”

     
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