STAFF

Jillian Heddaeus, CMP, IOM

Executive Director

325 John Knox Rd, Ste L103
Tallahassee, FL 32303

Jillian holds over 15 years’ experience in association and organizational management. She works in the capacity as an executive director for both state and national associations and specializes in financial and information management. She is a graduate of the Institute of Organizational Management at the University of Georgia. She previously served on the board of the Tallahassee Society of Association Executives and is a previous winner of the “Association Professional of the Year” from TSAE. Jillian holds a B.S. degree in Information Systems from The Florida State University. 

Christina Welty

Program Manager

325 John Knox Rd, Ste L103
Tallahassee, FL  32303

Christina brings over eighteen years’ experience working with state, regional and national associations. She is a member of the Florida Society of Association Executives and completed the Qualified Association Specialist Program. Also, she is a graduate of the TSAE Program in Association Leadership. Christina holds a B.A. in Communication from Hanover College and a M.A. in Communication from The Florida State University. 

While not working, she enjoys spending time with her family, including her husband, two children and their dog.  Christina enjoys being outside, reading and watching sports.  

Holly Banks, CMP

Meeting Planner

325 John Knox Rd, Ste L103
Tallahassee, FL  32303

Holly has served as FSLA Convention Meeting Planner for the past 6 years.  She has been an Association Management Professional for over 30 years, with areas of expertise in Membership, Corporate & Chapter Relations, Education & Training and Governmental Relations.  Holly has focused the past 10 years in Conference and Trade show Management.  

Top areas of accomplishment are helping Associations create and grow their Corporate Sponsorships, Membership, Conventions and Trade shows for multiple years.  This includes planning and execution of numerous statewide events including 1999 Inauguration of Governor Jeb Bush (Tallahassee, Tampa and Miami Inaugural events).  

Holly’s greatest joy is being married to husband, Doug for 27 years and being mom to Hannah (22) and Sarah (20).

Ashley Kalifeh, Esq.

Capital City Consulting

124 W. Jefferson Street
Tallahassee, FL  32301
Phone: 850-222-9075

Ashley Kalifeh began her career as a practicing attorney, representing regulated entities in administrative and appellate proceedings. Subsequently, Ashley was recruited to serve as Legislative Affairs Director for Florida’s Chief Financial Officer, rising through the ranks to Deputy CFO at the Department of Financial Services. While there, Ashley orchestrated several legislative successes in insurance—including in the property, auto, workers’ compensation, and health insurance markets, as well as in agent regulation, banking, and state contracting—and also oversaw that agency’s cabinet responsibilities, including the Financial Services Commission, the State Board of Administration, and Internal Improvement Trust Fund.

A graduate of Vanderbilt University and the Florida State University’s College of Law, Ashley Kalifeh joined Capital City Consulting in 2013 and helps clients monitor, engage, and succeed in the insurance, banking, education, and healthcare sectors.