Vice President, External Affairs & Events
Kartraice Hooper joined NMPA in 2016 where she manages and executes all NMPA events, in addition to assisting in public affairs.
A Certified Meeting Professional, Kartraice began her career at the Consumer Technology Association (formerly Consumer Electronics Association) where she spent over 10 years managing logistical arrangements for International CES® (North America’s largest tradeshow) and CTA stand-alone events and executive programs. She also worked at MCI USA (formerly Coulter Companies) as Director of Events, managing events for associations and clients including American Express OPEN, National Law Journal and the Chamber of Commerce. Most recently, she was Director of Meetings and Events for the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists.
Hooper is a graduate of Howard University in Washington, DC, where her degree in human communications includes a major in legal communications and a minor in history. She hails from Motown but came to D.C. by way of the Music City.